Dan meets Portland live.

Hey guys,

today I can finally write another blogpost about a concert. It's been over a month since I've been to a concert (felt likes years though). It was a Milow concert where Martin and James were the support band. (No, I didn't not blog about that because of several reasons). 

So yesterday my Mum and I went to Frankfurt (for the third time this year.. tehee.) to the "MUSE|UMS|UFER|FEST 2012". We roadtriped there because we wanted to see my friend Dan Dietrich perform with his band called Dan meets Portland. After 1 hour driving and 1,5 hours of stop and go we finally arrived. (being stuck in traffic can be pretty entertaining when you look at random people ;) ) 

Not knowing how huge this fest is we were totally blown away seeing tons of people. Truly incredible. And magical. And lovely.
We definitely discovered the beautiful part of Frankfurt.

We sat down at some pretty neatly made location in front of the hr3 stage
Soon the soundcheck started. (I really love hearing bands doing their soundcheck before a show. :) Completes the whole concert feeling.)
Perfectly in time Dan started to perform two solo songs. What a voice!
After that the rest of the band joined him. 

Those guys definitely know how to entertain a crowd! But they are not only funny as hell but also talented. 

I was definitely surprised by how big the variety of songs they played was. From great originals to older cover songs (like "Free Fallin'" by Tom Petty) to songs everyone knows (like "What shall we do with the drunken sailor?") to new songs (like "Just the way you are" by Bruno Mars).
There was just music for everyone. 

(I really really really hope you are going to check out their music!!! Links are at the bottom.)

Meeting Dan afterwards was awesome. He's just wonderfully nice, really! 
So Daaan, you're probably reading this right now, so let me thank you:
thanks for great two hours of listening to great music (also thanks to Carlos and Julian!), thank you for the CD (I love it), thank you for being sooo so nice.  :) Can't wait for the next show. (and my driver's license :D)

It was a pleasure meeting you and talking to you. :) 

Two hours of great music, next to the wonderful river, lots of music lovers around, different cultures, great weather - what could be better? 

Here are some impressions:

You'll hear a lot more of those great musicians. :) 

Hope you enjoyed ;)

x Vanessa.

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  1. The photos of the sky really captured my attention. So pretty!

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  2. No, let me thank you for these awesome impressions really everyone felt who have been around this wonderful fest ! You´re a great writer ! THANK YOU ! hugz dan

    1. Thank you so much! That just means a lot to me. :)I guess I'm going to be there next year again - it's just fascinating. Thanks again! :)

  3. Amazing Photos!
    i´m a new Follower

    Lovely Greetings from Austria :)


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