Rooster is a Dutch radio blues and roots station
from Omroep Venlo, broadcasting in the South of
the Netherlands, every Sunday evening from seven until nine 'o clock.
Until now they have had more than 1000 radio shows. They started in April
Blues- and roots music is
hot in this region.Throughout the year there are several blues and
roots festivals, like the Bluesrock festival (Tegelen) and the
Moulin Blues festival (Ospel). Also the various singer-/
songwriter concerts in
Café Cambrinus in Horst are well-known. Many famous artist
already have been playing there, like Albert Lee, Tish Hinojosa and
Well, what can one expect
during these two hours? The first half starts with bluesrock, next the
music slows down with traditional blues music and slow blues. In
the second hour there's room for singer/songwriters, americana bands,
and musical styles like country, soul, jazz and rock. New blues and
roots albums are reviewed by Fons Daamen from
Moulin Blues. The program closes with a liveblok.
At regular times there are
guests and bands in the studio (see Pictures
- Dutch version).