Blues-rock power trio Rob Orlemans & Half Past Midnight has inspired enthusiasm and loyalty among fans around the world through their explosive live performances and exceptional musicianship. The band is a frequent headliner at Blues festivals throughout Europe, and has earned a growing audience for their live performances in the USA, Europe and at home in The Netherlands.
For years, Rob Orlemans toured with the legendary Curtis Knight, mentor of Jimi Hendrix, and they recorded several albums together. Half Past Midnight’s appearances at major European blues festivals are eagerly anticipated by the group’s dedicated fans. The “face” of the band is Rob Orlemans, an innovative and entertaining southpaw guitarist, steeped in guitar lore who has a dynamic, exciting guitar style and sound. In recent years, Rob has led the band to a remarkable international breakthrough. Half Past Midnight’s incredible rhythm section, comprised of super drummer Ernst van Ee and Piet Tromp , a great player on the bass, delivers a powerful yet fluid foundation for Rob’s guitar pyrotechnics. MORE