Backstage with Bob Geldof after festival concert with De Derre June, 2014. Venue: Grefsenkollen, Oslo. Photo: private.
Coolest festival venue this summer: Verket, Moss, on tour with Di Derre 2014. Note: The small, black box down left is the huge stage! Phoo: Unni.
Festival Tour with Di Derre, Moss 2014. Photo: Private.
First TV-show with Di Derre, 2013 (TV2). Special guest: Band members: Espen Stenhammer (drums), Jo Nesbø (vocal, ac. guitar), Magnus Larsen Jr. (bass), Unni (electric guitars), Lars Jones (mandolin, guitars, vocals).
Excellent backline engineer Theodor WilhelmThorne, wearing my Katzenjammer hat (made by Solveig from Katzenjammer) and Jo Nesbø, lead singer in Di Derre (and author of N.Y. Times best seller crime novels. Just saying). Photo: Unni.
The famous N.Y. Times Best Selling Author Jo Nesbø, wearing the white leather jacket given to me by Linn Skåber. He's even wearing it on stage. Photo: Unni.
Backstage coziness before gig, provided by backline engineer Theo and drummer Espen. It's hard to be a Rock'n'Roller. Photo: Unni.
Mr. Theodor Wilhelm Thorne IV. Backline engineer for Di Derre, Festival Tour 2014. Wearing my ski hat and Easter ear fluffers, getting ready for show. Photo: Unni.
The legendary Mr. Erik Vea has his own Di Derre song named after him. Jo Nesbø has written a beautiful song about Vea's long distance skating escapades in the 1973 World Championship. One of my four favourite Di derre songs. Venue: Backstage in B
Finally, I can wear my top hat on stage, after over 1600 concerts without it. Playing in a band allows you to renew yourself in different directions. Espen and Jo changing in the background. Festival Tour 2014. Photo: Selfie by Unni.
Looking over my equpment during preproduction at Stovner Rockeverksted, May 2014. Dusting off my Gretsch Silver Jet guitar for the upcoming festiaval tour. Programming my brand new Helicon VoiceLive3. Photo: Private.
Festival Tour 2014: My hat goes well with this wall. That's why I saved this otherwize blurry photo. Venue: Backstage in Larvik. Photo: private.
Recent knee surgery will not stop me. Good atmosphere in Steinkjer 2014. Band and crew enjoying themselves. Photo: Unknown.
Toughness and dresscode is key. Venue: Youngstorget, Oslo, Cup Final Concert 2013. Photo: Johannes Andersen.
Singing Trond Viggo's 'Tenke Sjæl' a capella as last extra number in Harstad. Festival Tour 2014. Photo: Unknown.
Another Day, another Venue, another Festival, another Show. Touring with Di Derre 2014. Venue & Photo: Unknown.
Kissed on the cheek by Jo Nesbø. Touring with Di Derre 2014. Venue & Photo: Unknown.
Showing off band aids on three day old knee surgery (menisk), and showing off wine colored, velvet booths as well. Life is good except for the knee. Touring with Di Derre 2014. Photo: Unknown.
Kissed on the cheek again by Jo Nesbø. Happens every time. Touring with Di Derre 2014. Venue & Photo: Unknown.
Dueling with Lars Jones. Touring with Di Derre 2014. Venue & Photo: Unknown.
Official photo and Di Derre logo. Band members: Jo Nesbø, Lars Jones, Magnus Larsen Jr. (front), Espen Stenhammer, Halvor Holter and me.
Photo shoot by Akerselva, Nydalen (Oslo). All dressed up, freezing our fingers off! And yes, I styled myself, using my own clothes. And yes, the top hat thing was my idea. Photo: private.
Interview in Nydalen 2013. Photo: Gitte (Scanpix).
Photo shoot by Akerselva, Nydalen (Oslo). All dressed up, freezing our fingers off! And yes, I styled myself, using my own clothes. And yes, the top hat thing was my idea.
Great reviews all over. New ticket sale records, exstatic festival excecutives and satisfied audiences! It's been a fabolous summer on tour with Di Derre 2014. Can't wait 'til next summer - we're all eager to continue this journey. Photo: Private.