Live In Your Living Room NYC Festival

From november 13th til the 23rd Ruud will perform solo as featured artist at the Live In Your Living Room NYC Festival. Each year, one emerging, promising act from Holland is featured, alongside NYC-acts co-billing each concert-night. Aside from the usual real living rooms, each edition of the Live in Your Living Room NYC Festival a few venues are included. This year, these are the CitizenM Times Square Hotel, and Rockwood Music Hall. More information

Hope to see you there. For tickets, just call the hosts (phone numbers). Full schedule:
Fri 14 Nov East Village, Manhattan 917-439-6365
Sat 15 Nov Park Slope, Brooklyn  invitation only
Sun 16 Nov Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 646-545-8832
Mon 17 Nov Bushwick, Brooklyn 347-446-8728
Tue 18 Nov Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, 196 Allen St  212-477-4155
Wed 19 Nov Rolling Orange, 269 Baltic St, Brooklyn  718-935-0695
Thu 20 Nov CitizenM Times Square, 218 West 50th Street, 212-461-3638
Fri 21 Nov East Village, Manhattan
Sat 22 Nov Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan  646-441-1093
Sun 23 Nov Sunset Park, Brooklyn 917-544-1559 / 917-587-3883

Other acts performing are: Walking For Pennies, Nat Osborn, XNY, Nikolaus Schuhbeck & The Avalanches, Sri, Aron Blue & The Bootleggers, Matt Kanelos ft. Ilusha Tsinadze & Dana Lyn, Rachel Sage, Marco With Love, Buffie Rosanne, Greg Smith Group and Beecher’s Fault. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Posted on October 7th, 2014

New single: Against The Tide

A new single will be out on Wednesday August 20th, on iTunes. It is Against The Tide, which can be found on the album A Gentle Sting. Hopefully you will hear it on Dutch radio! Fingers crossed.. The cover painting is by Canadian fine artist Jennifer Walton.


Posted on August 19th, 2014

Some nice press

We are very happy 3FM, Holland’s leading rock radio station posted this on their website (Dutch). We were once the first band to be picked for their succesful Serious Talent platform, 8 years ago. Also a piece appeared in Haarlems Dagblad today (Dutch). A piece will also appear in the September edition of Music Maker magazine.
Posted on August 14th, 2014

We won an Independent Music Award!

A Gentle Sting has won an Independent Music Award at the 13th Independent Music Awards for Best Rock/Indie Album of the year. The American awards are anually given to ‘exceptional independent artists from all over the world’, writes the organisation. There’s an award picked by industry notables aswell as an award chosen by the general public for each category. We’ve won this years Vox Populi award!

Past winners include Jamie Lidell, Joan As Police Woman, Pokey Lafarge, Gemma Ray, Fun. en Angus Stone. For the duration of a year the winners will be promoted to millions of music lovers all over the world by the IMA’s and it’s affiliates.  A Gentle  Sting was released a year ago and has been produced by Tristan Longworth (UK). Since it’s release it has been played by more than 160 college radio stations in the USA and Canada.

We especially want to thank everybody that has voted for us. Thank you for your support! <3


Posted on August 12th, 2014

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