At the top of their game, The Red Devils performed its essential “2 Meter Sessies” set during its European tour in May 1993.
14 gigs, 9 sellouts, 8,500 fans … the contracts behind The Red Devils’ 1993 tour of Holland.
Our friend Eddie Clark provided these photos of 13 from what he said was the group’s second to last tour of the Netherlands and Belgium in February 1998. “We had left Sneek, NL and had to go way north to the Nordzee to get back to Amsterdam,” Clark wrote. “That is a massive dike weContinue reading “Pics: 13’s day off at North Sea Feb. 1998”
Photographer Rens Horn sheds light on how he captured an iconic image of Lester Butler. Based in The Netherlands, Horn shot Butler during his 1997 tour through Europe. The photographer has posted some outtakes, and explained to us how the elements came together, from concept to session: The pictures were taken in Rotterdam on Sept.Continue reading “Outtakes from famous Lester Butler photo session”
Our good friend Feelgood has sent us a number of magazine clippings that help fill in some of the dates on the Red Devils timeline. Much of these come from the Agenda section of Block, a blues magazine based in The Netherlands. There are several clippings available, but we’ll start with 1993. The first twoContinue reading “Block magazine fills in 1993 calendar holes”
We are continuing to sift through Feelgood’s fantastic collection of Red Devils and 13 memorabilia. He’s sent us a lot of great stuff to look at, including images of several ticket stubs, and the really cool handbill at right. It is from the Nov. 18, 1993, gig at Schaaf, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Appears that PaulContinue reading “More Netherlands ticket stubs, 1993-97”
There is no better way to show your devotion to a band than a concert T-shirt. Unfortunately, there are very few options for The Red Devils or 13; when we saw 13 on tour in the Midwest in 1997, they really had no merch to speak of (and unfortunately, the Devils’ 1992 tour is somethingContinue reading “Hard-to-find Devils & 13 T-shirts”