On the occasion of the celebration of the Flemish Community, we will spoil you with a free performance by The Mellevids Bigband and afterwards all the tiles will be played with Peter Koelewijn & The Rockets.
The Flemish Holiday will take place in the Wautersdreef at the location of the cultural center ‘t Lijsternest.
The municipal council, local associations, catering and shops organize countless activities for young and old on it Monday 11 July 2022 van 18 until 9.30 p.m.
The Mellvids Big Band plays with a traditional big band line-up in 4 sections: trumpet, trombone, saxophone and rhythm, complemented by a talented singer. Lander De Roo, professional jazz trumpeter, conducts this ensemble from Melse.
In the mid-1950s, the band Peter and his Rockets founded. In the 60s they scored their first big hit with ‘Kom off that roof.” On January 8, 2020 it was exactly sixty years ago that this single was first played on the radio. The song reached number 1 in 1960 inthe Dutch and Belgian charts.