HAZMAT modine 2016
EUROPEAN 10th YEAR JUBILEE Tour
JUNE 16 – JULY 16
Wade Schuman – harmonicas, lute guitar, vocals
Mazz Swift – violin, vocals
Pam Fleming – trumpet
Steve Elson – saxophone, clarinet, duduk
Michaela Gomez – guitar, slide guitar
Erik Della Penna – guitar, vocals
Jon Sass– tuba
Kevin Garcia – drums
The 2016 Spring Tour will take Pam and the band to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Slovenia and Holland.
June 16th – JAZZCLUB, Eisenach – Germany
June 17th – BÜRGERHAUS. Ingolstadt – Germany
June 18th – FESTIVAL JOURNÉES DES 5 CONTINENTS. Martigny – Switzerland
June 19th – KAMMGARN, Hard – Austria
June 20th – NEW MORNING, Paris – France
June 22nd – KATHARINEN RUINE OPEN AIR, Nürnberg – Germany
June 23rd – MUSIKTHEATER REX, Lorsch – Germany
June 24th – BURGANLAGE OPEN AIR, Saarburg – Germany
June 25th – HUNSRÜCKHALLE, Hunsrück – Germany
June 26th – MUSIKPAVILLON der KONRAD WITZ SCHULE, Rottweil – Germany
June 28th – ALTE KIRCHE, Rulfingen – Germany
June 29th – STADTTHEATER LANDSBERG, Landsberg am Lech- Germany
June 30th – WOODSTOCK DER BLASMUSIK, Ort in Innkreis – Austria
July 1st – BLUESIANA ROCK CLUB, Velden am Wörthersee – Austria
July 2nd – LENT FESTIVAL, Maribor – Slovenia
July 3rd – TOLLHAUS, Karlsruhe – Germany
July 4th – LABORATORIUM, Stuttgart – Germany
July 5th – FABRIK, Hamburg – Germany
July 8th – HALLENBAD, Wolfsburg – Germany
July 9th – BLUES ROOTS & SONG FESTIVAL, Schneverdingen – Germany
July 10th – LUXOR, Arnhem – Netherlands
July 11th – HOT JAZZ CLUB, Münster – Germany
July 12th –SAVOY, Bordesholm – Germany
July 13th – BLUENOTE, Osnabrück – Germany
July 14th – KAMMGARN, Kaiserslautern – Germany
July 15th – OBJEKT 5, Halle – Germany
July 16th – ZAPPANALE, Bad Doberan – Germany
Vintage Hazmat Modine, but All new Hazmat Modine songs!
16 June, 2016
After flying to Frankfurt, and taking a train to Eisenach, we arrived safely yesterday afternoon, and had a good long sleep! We play tonight at the JazzClub, which is also a fantastic Jazz “Museum”, with lots of artifacts, books, recordings, photos – all accessible to peruse!
Here’s my Warm-Up Room of the day.
The air smelled so good in Eisenach behind the Jazz Museum!
17 June, 2016
Here’s some of my Band Mates in Ingolstadt, Germany
Erik Della Penna, Mazz Swift, Steve Elson, Jon Sass, Michaela Gomez, Kevin Garcia
Most interesting No Smoking sign!
Wade doing the Table solo!
18 June, 2016
FESTIVAL – JOURNEES DES 5 CONTINENTS
Here’s the view from my hotel room in Martigny, Switzerland! Well deserved, after driving in the bus all night from Ingolstadt, Germany. Tomorrow- we go to Hard, Austria, then, Paris! – Country hoppin’!!!
I know it doesn’t look like late Spring, but it is! So let’s hope the rain holds off for the Festival in Martigny.
Our Manager, Uli Balss took this shot at the Festival last night in Martigny, Switzerland. With Michaela Gomez, Erik Della Penna, Wade Schuman, Kevin Garcia, Mazz Swift, Jon Sass, Pam Fleming and Steve Elson.
19 June, 2016
These kids inspired my Warm-Up today!
Watched them bounce around vigorously on a see-saw.
… and here they are off the see-saw. Diggin’ The Pink Panther theme!
HAZMAT MODINE live at the Kammgarn in Hard 2016
Foto: Adrian Biatel
20 June, 2016
Wonderful to have a day off to stroll around Paris the day after our concert.
Started the day in a Paris Cafe… (There’s a song there somewhere)!
Nice peaceful garden behind a church. This man is painting designs on the little fences. — and what park in NYC would actually put up a Pigeon House?
In Paris, I came across some markets that sell everything! -wish I had a kitchen! Can you see the bees enjoying the sweet pastries? And the craft beer shop was a hang. Playing reggae music. I heard my Boyz Kevin Batchelor and Jerry J !!! Steel Pulse.
…and some more views of my stroll thru – The Paris Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
22 June, 2016
St. Katharina Open Air 2016 – Hazmat Modine
23 June, 2016
In the bus again
View from my Hotel room in Bensheim, Germany. Sunrise. There were castles on many mountain tops! Thank you, (new) Rex Theater for having Hazmat Modine in your town!
The sunset hour is longer over here in Europe… I would keep shooting, except I have a musical job to do!
Here are the kids we were playing with! – They stayed for the whole Hazmat Modine show!
24 June, 2016
Saarburg, Germany had some nice sights. Special thanks to Christof, our promoter there, who has us back year after year!
25 June, 2016
My private plane just landed at the Hotel, and a fine meal was waiting…
My new friend Peter was waiting for me too!
26 June, 2016
MUSIK PAVILLON der KONRAD WITZ SCHULE
Concert only starts after EM soccer game!!!!!
Hazmat Modine fans who happen to be in New York while I am on tour in Europe… Miss you guys!
27 June, 2016
Ahhhh. After 11 days straight, with Hazmat Modine shows- A much needed Day Off in Rottweil, Germany. After a 4 hour soak and swim at the salt water spa, I had a wander, and a very German Dinner.
28 June, 2016
ALTE KIRCHE RULFINGEN
The sky at dinner time. Rulfingen, Germany
We played at the Alte Kirche (Old Church), and it is so beautiful inside. Out back is the local cemetery. Blessed Be.
Auf dem Weg nach Rulfingen : Hazmat Modine. in Rottweil
29 June, 2016
Landsberg am Lech, Germany
Check out this cool Cat Ladder on the side of this house! I watched a black cat zigzag his way up in Rulfingen Germany.
Stork’s seem to like this area. …and church tops, for their nests. There was a big nest on top of Alte Kirche, where we played last night in Rulfingen, and here in nearby Mengen, Germany.
Jon Sass, (tuba) and some views in Landsberg.
30 June, 2016
WOODSTOCK DER BLASMUSIK
Ort im Innkreis, Austria
…and check out the ceiling! Trombone, even! – or would that be a sacbutt? (We play tonight in Austria, at the “Woodstock of Brass” Festival in Ort Im Innkreis.)
This gorgeous church in Landsberg has an amazing organ! During our dinner last night, we heard this organ playing, of all things, a fantastic version of the Star Wars Theme. Imagine That! —Surreal.
My Warm-Up room today at “The Woodstock Of Brass” Festival in Ort, Austria.
Lots of crazy Brass lovers and players of all kinds today. Partying Bunch! Wow!
ALL kinds of Brass Players!!!!!!!
A few LIVE shots, so you realize we actually are gigging!
1 July, 2016
BLUESIANA ROCK CLUB
Velden am Wörthersee, Austria
Velden, Austria. A few steps from my hotel room.
Gotta check out of our rooms now, but we make the most of the minutes we have!!!
…and I have really been into windows, doors, and walls lately…
2 July, 2016
Then, Hazmat Modine enters Maribor, Slovenia! Among other things- more walls, windows, and what lurks about…
3 July, 2016
Dinner with Andre Stein, one of Hazmat Modine’s most loyal fans!
Building a subway in Karlsruhe, and some more beauty.
4 July, 2016
My warm-up room in Stuttgart-the Laboratorium
5 July, 2016
My warm-up room behind Fabrik, in Hamburg. …
And I’ll take my Felines wherever I can get them!
Fabrik dressing room is covered in stickers and graffiti – lots of my musical friends here on the walls. And this reflection is actually in a metal toilet flush button!
pictures by Steffen Schindler
Hamburg Day Off moments…
I want to learn more about the people painted on the wall….
6 July, 2016
Look who I found last night! He renewed me!
Hamburg by night. The sunset was around 10pm!
Great tapas at Altamira, and a stroll around…
9 July, 2016
BLUES ROOTS & SONG FESTIVAL
The happy folks in Schneverdingen, under the hugest parachute I’ve ever seen!
10 July, 2016
Too long on the road. . .
Lovely to see some friends tonight!
11 July, 2016
HOT JAZZ CLUB
Münster – Germany
It wasn’t the hottest 😅, but the hottest 🎸😀💦🎤🎷🎺🎼🔥🔥🔥 show in the Hot Jazz Club in Münster on Monday!
12 July, 2016
Bordesholm – Germany
Shhhhhhh! Wade had another Road Birthday!!!
Cool painting in my hotel room!
Flag half American half German? Hmmmmm?
Went swimming in Einfelder See in Muhbrook, Germany with Uschi in the morning before the bus took off again. Temperature: Just Right!
13 July, 2016
Osnabrück – Germany
View out my Hotel window in Osnabruck, Germany. Nice, huh? Why can’t they build like this anymore? If these buildings were sprouting up in Brooklyn, I’d be happy!
14 July, 2016
Kaiserslautern – Germany
We had to hang out after the gig at Kammgern Cotton Club last night, before driving all night. These were some of the things to see in the dark.
15 July, 2016
Halle – Germany
Bus Moments…. Lotsa Miles goin’ down!
We drove all night and arrived in Halle, Germany. This will be my warm up room soon, outside the Objekt 5 club. Nice bier batten. And that is our wonderful tour bus in the background. ShoutOut to Annette, our bus driver, for smooth Dream Time!
Our Dearest fan, Andre Stein, just saw Hazmat Modine for the 45th time!!! (Not the guy in the middle…) He knows the music better than we do!!!
… and our last concert on this tour!!!
16 July, 2016
Bad Doberan – Germany