Silje's appearances

the year 2008


additional information is welcome

date place, country / broadcast venue details
this year? ..., Norway   probably early 2008; New Years concert for Toyota Norway employees; accompanied only by guitar?
January 26 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria), Spain Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Sala San Borondón El Rincón del Jazz
promo sheet | setlist and ticket
January 27 Málaga, Spain Teatro Cervantes
February 7 Halle (Saale), Germany Opernhaus Festival Women in Jazz (February 6-10); in the Band for sure were Helge Lien, Bjorn Charles Dreyer and Jarle Vespestad
February 15 Berlin, Germany Internationales Congress Centrum (ICC), Palais am Funkturm (guest at the ?) Gala presentation of the Echo Awards (the German 'Grammys'); Silje's Darkness Out Of Blue was one out of five nominated albums
February 28 Oslo, Norway Spektrum concert organised by Jan Fredrik Karlsen and Arthur Buchardt to raise money for the Radiumhospitalet; among other artists like Kurt Nilsen, Madcon, Espen Lind, Alejandro Fuentes, Ole Edvard Antonsen, Vidar Johnsen and Peter Nordberg; Silje did some songs with her band, for instance the gig with the  "Ukulele-kameratene"; Band: Helge, Håvard, Finn and Jarle
the concert was broadcasted on TV 2
March 17 Dutch TV: Net5 serie Julia's Tango, 2nd season, episode 3 fragment of the albumsong Now And Then as background music
March 29 Bussum, Netherlands Theater Spant 25th Goois JazzFestival
setlist and ticket
April 5 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso, Grote zaal concert with the string orchestra and the rhythm section of the Dutch Metropole Orchestra (conductor Vince Mendoza); from the Band only Jarle Vespestad is present;
the day before Silje practised for this concert with the orchestra at the MCO (Muziekcentrum van de Omroep) in Hilversum
setlist | photos concert and afterwards 
help to sing the song Love
April 6 Dutch Radio 6 program Spotlight; long interview framed with Silje's music choice
full transcipt of the interview
May 1 - 4 Hamar, Norway Silje was artistic adviser for the AnJazz Festival
program AnJazz
June 18 Oslo, Norway Dronningensgate 15 (entrance Prinsensgate) at the opening -not singing- of the new hairdresser's shop "Hope Hair"; Silje is one of the regular clients; also present was Silje's personal hairdresser Viveke Trønsdal, because she started this visionary shop together with some colleagues
June 23 Oslo (at the peninsula Bygdøy), Norway Nors Folkemuseum St. Hansfeiring, outdoor concert (it was raining); Silje and Heine Totland among other artists
July 17 Oslo, Norway Akershus Fortress (Festning), at Karpedammen concert with the Royal Norwegian Navy Band
July 26 Wolfsburg, Germany Autostadt 5th. International Jazz & Blues Festival (July 25-27.)
September 26 Kristiansund, Norway Kirkelandet kirke Kirkekulturfestivalen; with band (Helge Lien, keys; Håvar Bendiksen, guitar; Finn Guttormsen, bass; Jarle Vespestad, drums) and the Festival quartet (strings; joining with The Waltz);
setlist: «Frozen», «Be Still My Heart», «Beachcomber», «Before You Called Me Yours», «Tell Me Where You're Going», «The Waltz», «I Don’t Wanna See You Cry», «Come In From The Garden», «Dance Me Love», «Take A Long Long Walk», «Lullaby To Erle» and «Japanese Blue»
November 1 Askim, Norway Askim Kulturhus line-up band: Helge Lien, keys; Håvar Bendiksen, guitar; Finn Guttormsen, bass; Jarle Vespestad, drums