Jan Akkerman's Concert History

Jan Akkerman (born Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 December 1946) is a Dutch guitar virtuoso. In 1973 Akkerman was voted 'Best Guitarist in the World' by the readers of the British music magazine, Melody Maker. Akkerman is best known for his work with Amsterdam-based symphonic rock band Focus, with organ/flute player, Thijs van Leer, as its frontman. Akkerman was born in the heart of Amsterdam, the son of a scrap iron trader. At age five he took guitar lessons and at the age of fourteen his first single was released. He was a member of instrumental guitar combo Johnny & His...

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Feb 22, 2019 Knight Of The Guitar
Jan Akkerman / Anton Goudsmit / John Hayes / Ruben Hoeke / Leif de Leeuw
Bibelot Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands
Jul 08, 2011 –
Jul 10, 2011
North Sea Jazz Festival 2011  
Snoop Dogg / James Blake / Paul Simon / Janelle Monáe / Prince / Flying Lotus / Seal / Chaka Khan / Tom Jones / Gregory Porter / Raphael Saadiq / Madeleine Peyroux / Selah Sue / B.B. King / Gotan Project / Natalie Cole / Mavis Staples / Bootsy Collins / Sergio Mendes / Roy Ayers / Esperanza Spalding / Andreya Triana / Amadou & Mariam / Charles Bradley / Ben l'Oncle Soul / Robert Randolph & The Family Band / Rumer / Ruben Blades / Susan Tedeschi / Ahmad Jamal / Nikki Yanofsky / Bugge Wesseltoft / Adriana Calcanhotto / Candy Dulfer / Otis Taylor / Raul Midón / Alain Clark / branford marsalis / Portico / Kurt Elling / Jonathan Jeremiah / Return to Forever / Richard Bona / Brandt Brauer Frick / Lee Konitz / Jacky Terrasson / Chucho Valdes / Branford Marsalis Quartet / Black Dub / Jungle By Night / Sabrina Starke / Space Invadas / Matt Schofield / Kneebody / Ruben Hein / Randy Brecker / Jan Akkerman / Kris Berry / Tomasz Stańko / Ntjam Rosie / Saravah Soul / Rudresh Mahanthappa / Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band / Charles Lloyd Quartet / Dr. John & The Lower 911 / Schradinova / John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension / Michel Portal / Tia Fuller / Dj Maestro / Fay Claassen / Joe Lovano Us Five / Al Foster / Buddy Defranco / Kytecrash / Mostly Other People Do The Killing / Pharoah Sanders Quartet / Tony Malaby / Lilian Vieira / Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet / Woima Collective / Mary Halvorson Quintet / Mona Lisa Overdrive / Jacky Terrasson Trio / Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau Duo / Barry Harris Trio / Chris Lightcap / Tom Harrell Quintet / Castel / Gerald Clayton Trio / Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music Society / Ahmed Fofana / Toots Thielemans Quartet Trombone Shorty / Tineke Postma Quartet / Harmen Fraanje Trio / Clemens Van Der Feen Band / Tyshawn Sorey Quartet / New John Scofield Group / Francesco Bearzatti Tinissima Quartet / Kc the Funkaholic / Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo / Giel Jazz / Tea for 3 / Rudresh Mahanthappa's Samdhi / Award Ceremony / Terje Isungset Icemusic / Michiel Borstlap Band / Deelder Draait / New Gary Burton Group / DJ Lovesupreme / Clinic Rudresh Mahanthappa / John Law Art of Sound Trio / Amparo Sánchez Tucson / Ambush Party / Corkestra / Rafael Zaldivar Trio
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Sep 19, 2010 Jan Akkerman Santander Cultural Porto Alegre, Brazil
Aug 29, 2009 Rock 'N' Roots Guitarnight  
Gary Moore / Ruben Hoeke / Jan Akkerman
Heineken Music Hall Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Jun 13, 2009 London Guitar Show 2009  
Nick D'Virgilio / Jan Akkerman / Chris George Band
ExCel London, England, United Kingdom
Apr 29, 2009 Jan Akkerman Santander Cultural Porto Alegre, Brazil
Apr 06, 2008 Jan Akkerman The Cellars at Eastney Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
May 18, 2007 –
May 19, 2007
The Hague Jazz Festival 2007  
Earth, Wind & Fire / SebastiAn / Koop / Kraak & Smaak / Alice Russell / Ladysmith Black Mambazo / Percy Sledge / Marcos Valle / spyro gyra / Candy Dulfer / Nigel Kennedy / Nicola Conte / Joy Denalane / Max Sedgley / Jean-Luc Ponty / Gare du Nord / Brooklyn Funk Essentials / Zuco 103 / James Carter / Allan Holdsworth / Silje Nergaard / Amsterdam Klezmer Band / Tania Maria / Mezzoforte / Jhelisa / Room Eleven / Benjamin Herman / Gianmaria Testa / Robin McKelle / Jan Akkerman / Hans Teeuwen / B3 / Slide Hampton / Solomon Burke / The Jazzinvaders / Kid Creole / Marta Topferova / Dj Maestro / Ian Parker / Rita Reys / Hans Dulfer / Tineke Postma / The Al Mckay Allstars / Zijlstra / Josh Dion / Monsieur Dubois / State of Monc / Jules Deelder / Lils Mackintosh / Boogie Boy / Eric Ineke / Randal Corsen / Bill Baker / Tamara Maria / Boris Van Der Lek / Martin Verdonk / Kaat Hellings / Nina Ebbenhout, / Rinus Groeneveld, / Dim Kesber / Caroline De Rooij
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Dec 16, 2005 Jan Akkerman Kino Frosina Skopje, Grad Skopje, North Macedonia
Nov 15, 1997 Wirral International Guitar Festival  
Jan Akkerman
New Brighton Floral Pavilion Theatre New Brighton, England
Nov 14, 1997 Wirral International Guitar festival Candlelit Concert  
Jan Akkerman
Birkenhead Priory Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
May 04, 1989 Night Of The Guitars (Jam) / Jan Akkerman / Leslie West / Ted Turner & Andy Powell / Phil Manzanera / Pino Daniele / Robbie Kreiger / Randy California / Steve Hunter / Pete Haycock Town & Country Club Kentish Town, London, UK
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Concerts Per Year:
2019 1 concert
2011 1 concert
2010 1 concert
2009 3 concerts
2008 1 concert
2007 1 concert
2005 1 concert
1997 2 concerts
1989 1 concert
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