Rockpalast News

Rockpalast father Peter Rüchel celebrates his 80th birthday today

Instead with a drum roll or a fanfare we, the team of MIG Music, congratulate Peter Rüchel today on his 80th birthday with – how else – a Rockpalast clip, a fine serenade by Telecaster wizard Roy Buchanan. Happy birthday, Peter, and keep on rockin’!

Peter Rüchel is one of the fathers of the TV format “Rockpalast”. His birthday will not be the only thing to (more…)

Blues brothers: New DVDs in our “Live At Rockpalast” series

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MIG Music transforms February 24, 2017, into a day for the blues – with three new releases in the series “Live At Rockpalast“: the concert of Champion Jack Dupree from 1980, George Thorogood from 1980 and Pat Travers from the year 1976, one of his very first shows in Europe. All three of them love the blues, each interpreting it in his very particular (more…)

Champion Jack Dupree – New Rockpalast live DVD commemorating the 25th anniversary of his death

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On January 21, 2017, it has been 25 years since the great barrelhouse blues pianist and singer Champion Jack Dupree died. Dupree who was born in New Orleans was one of the very first blues musicians to cross the Atlantic in 1959 to escape a life of segregation and racism still prevailing in the United States at that time.

The Caribbean influences of his home town (more…)

PAT TRAVERS – November/ December 2016 Tourdates cancelled

Only recently, PAT TRAVERS has cancelled his European tour dates from November 17, 2016 to December 17, 2016. Why, he explains on his website:
To all my fans, friends and music business associates. I regret that I will NOT be embarking
on the European tour we had scheduled for Nov 17- Dec 17th, 2016. Although the promoter
involved had made many promises to my management, in the end, (more…)

Preview of the upcoming ROCKPALAST releases

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Here is our updated preview of the upcoming ROCKPALAST releases.

The start (as well as the end of the Rockpalast year 2016) will be a special highlight – ASWAD with their superb concert from 1980. The British reggae band from London played on the 3rd of July at the WDR studio B in Cologne. At this point they had only released their first two (more…)

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