Big Bo


Going to Memphis, TN

  January 30, 2016: BIG BO – IBC16 – FINALS – On our last day in Memphis we headed over to the Orpheum to see the Finals of the IBC16. The Orpheum is a huge theatre in classic 20’s style. The finals would take 8 long hours so we didn’t get the chance to see all of the acts performing there when we went outside for some food and do a little shopping, but we saw most part of it. The Orpheum was almost sold out and we saw The Delgado brothers perform a great set. What I thought would be the winners proved right: The Delgado Brothers won the IBC16 in the band category. I had high hopes for Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons, an incredibly talented[…]

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New cd: ‘Traveling Riverside’ out now

UPDATE march 21, 2016: My cd “Traveling Riverside” was awarded for BEST DUTCH BLUES CD 2015. Thanks everyone for voting.You are truly magnificent. VOTES ARE OPEN! Please vote for my cd! You can vote for BEST DUTCH BLUES CD 2015. Please go to the website of the Dutch Blues Foundation and vote for my cd: Traveling Riverside here: *VOTING CLOSED* DECEMBER 26, 2015: CD TRAVELING RIVERSIDE OUT NOW! I am proud to present my self-produced cd today: ‘Traveling Riverside’. After weeks of studio work and a lot of dedication from my partner and manager Vera, we can finally say it all worked out wonderfully well. You can purchase the cd in my SHOP. Thanks for your support!   On his self-produced cd titled: Traveling Riverside, Big Bo presents[…]

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Exclusive Interview

24.07.13 BOSCHTION TV – Het Artiestencafe Interview met Big Bo door Boschtion TV. Bo speelt een aantal nummers en vertelt over de Blues als rode draad in zijn leven. Bekijk hier de uitzending:  

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BIG BO - General information - short biography


Dutch bluesman Bo Brocken (stage name: Big Bo) plays his Blues from the heart and soul. He has been around for quite a while now, touring Europe and the world for almost 30 years, playing his traditional style Blues. Performing as a one-man-band, using a full foot-operated drum set, acoustic and electric guitars, resonator guitars, Cigar Box Guitars and harmonica, he plays traditional blues in Delta, Piedmont, Misissippi Hills and Ragtime style. (Photo: Jos de Jong) Solo: 1987-now: Big Bo: vocals, guitars, harmonica, foot-drums Bands: 1990-1999: Big Bo and Mr. Bas 1998-2008: Slow Blow Fuse 1999-2010: The Mercymen 2000-2002: Bo and Boiré 2016- now: Big Bo and his Voodoo Machine

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