The july edition of the "summer in the city" event series held unusual interpretations through playfulness. Reason: the "orange shakers performed at the saumarkt. For three hours the summer in the city center on wednesday got rhythm, world hits and decibels from blues, rock, soul and funk.
Actually, it was a homecoming that the "shakers" as of 7 p.M. The "summer in the city experienced through them years ago the prelude, so now were the five men with the probably astonishing 200 songs paying repertoire back again. But what is the special apart from the music at "summer in the city"?? There was the inner circle, the innermost core, a beer garden under four lime trees in the square. Who sits here, has music, atmosphere and language; there was also the under gate and a fountain in the back as well as half-timbered houses to look at; there were also guest houses and the possibility to sit down beyond the action and follow the music from there.
Making a name for himself
As long as you have a clear view, because it is to be expected that about 200 people will join you standing around the beer garden. In the case of the "orange shakers" from kronach was that so, they attract audience and have made a name for themselves upper franconia wide. The "musician and the drummer" (whimsical formulation on their website) have basically made up for the recently canceled due to weather concert.
"Dear friends, dear fest guests, guitarist stefan kratofil dug the audience. And the man, who wore a confession to the dire straits on his t-shirt, showed himself in top form. With his red gibson, he created cutting and pleasant tones, and phrased classics like "papa was a rolling stone" with punch and went with wah-wah effect on clapton’s tracks. A little bit like clapton’s hairy voice sounds also sanger larry "the only frenchman, who masters the american-californian dialect perfectly", as it says in the band.
Music from four decades
The 44-year-old american has a certain lassitude in his voice, which is dark and controlled. But even if they meet regularly for band rehearsals and gigs, the "orange shakers" are still coming there is no getting around the limelight fever. "I can’t get rid of it", also said sanger larry, who imagined what to expect from the day after the performance at saumarkt: "i won’t make a sound." Compact, credible soulful and as serious as relaxed the quintet (bass, drums, electric guitar, keyboard, vocals) completed a fast-paced ride through good music from four decades of mabbish popular music.
One of the last numbers the band played after well over two hours was a very soulful interpretation of the beatles classic "come together". A great live-performance came to an end, each musician had left a deep impression through his joy of playing.