A picture taken during the 1994 dAdAdA-tour in Cologne. The band is obviously
performing the title song of their new CD.
Yet another picture from the November 1994 Nits concert in Cologne, E-Werk.
The stage used on the dAdAdA tour. Coloured lights were used to light the
white disks in the background, and also slides were projected on them.
Photo by Tom Telman.
Entrance ticket from a concert during the Nest tour, with big smiling
Henk playing guitar on stage during the 1995 Nest concert in Heerlen.
A tour poster announcing the 1996 concert in Gent.
The Alankomaat stage with the two big video projections. The current song
is Hold Me Geneva.
Photo by ArjoFrank, taken in Amsterdam, September 1998.
The following photos from the 1998 Cologne concert were taken by
Ioana Rölleke and Stefan Preis and appear with permission.
Small meeting of Nitslist readers just before the show. From right: Kirsten,
Oliver, Stefan and Jochen.
Henk and Laetitia during Nescio. The Amsterdam-Rhine-Canal is
barely visible on the screen behind them.
Henk presents and explains the Bulbul, an exotic instrument from India.
It attracts cows, but fortunately only those on the screen.
Photographed without a flash this shows a somewhat blurry Henk, but also
the video projection and the lighting of the stage.
Henk plays the harmonica while Rob and Arwen are watching a French
soccer player during a worldcup match.
Robinson with the plastic fish swimming around on the screens.
The following pictures were taken during the 2000 Eindhoven concert, the first
Nits gig in the Netherlands. The video projectors are still in use, but
not as extensively as during Alankomaat.
Promotional poster in front of the Effenaar.
Some more pics, this time from the Nijmegen concert. The club was smaller
and Rob could be seen much better now.
Two pictures of the Köln concert. This club was even smaller than
The final concert of 2000 took place in the Nijmegen theatre. The
videoscreens have new positions (and new videos, of course), Leona is
permanently on stage and the stage features a grand piano, used by
Henk and Titia.
In July 2000, the Nits recorded a TV special in Haarlem. Most
guest musicians appearing on Wool were present, including Leona,
the ZAPP! String Quartet, The Stylus Horns and Peter Meuris on
percussions/vibraphone/marimba. The whole Wool CD was played twice
Henk, smiling broadly at the 2001 concert in Freiburg (photo by
Five happy Nits members after successful show in Freiburg (photo by
In April 2002 there was a special meeting in the Paradiso in Amsterdam
with pop musicians born between 1945 and 1955 called the babyboomers.
They did a discussion about that time and what has become of them nowadays.
In the panel were The Lau of the Scene; Hans Waterman, who was in Solution
and is now a writer of poparticles; Jerney Kaagman, she as the golden
voice of Earth and Fire and nowadays director of Conamus; the well known
Henk Hofstede; Jaap van Beusekom, who was a famous musician with
Cuby and the Blizzards and nowadays director of the Dutch
Popinstituut; Professor Boomkes and the discussionleader Geert. J. Peelen.
(from left, photo by Christiaan Krouwels)
Henk with glasses. (photo by Christiaan Krouwels)
Henk was doing a nice set on piano with Jaap van Beusekom on steelgitar.
(photo by Christiaan Krouwels)
A photo of the new stage design. Tom really did a great job this time with
the little lamps and new video projections on the tiles (unfortunately not
Nits performing live in the Prime Club, Köln.
Robert-Jan playing keyboard and singing.
The following pictures were taken backstage, after the 1995 Nest concert
and the 1998 Alankomaat concerts in Heerlen and Winterswijk.
From left to right: Aad Link, Peter Meuris, Martin Bakker, Paul Telman,
Jochen Stein, Robert-Jan Stips, Henk Hofstede and Rob Kloet.
New Nits lineup posing in front of a ballet poster in the Stadsschouwburg's
backstage area. From left: Rob, Henk, Arwen and Laetitia.
Back row from left: Paul Telman (standing in door), Jochen, Lutz (with
Dutch flag), Laetitia, Arwen. Front row: Rob, Tina, Henk. Not visible are
Alex (right of Henk) and Peter (aka the T-Shirt guy, taking the photo).
Summit meeting of Nits webmasters, from left: Dennis Versteeg (Nits Concert
File), Tom Telman (Official Site), Jochen Stein (Nearly Official Site).
Not exactly backstage, there was a meeting of Nitslisters just before
the recording of the 2000 TV special in Haarlem. Back row from left:
Henrico Pit, Frank Cremer, Marten Holst, Jochen Stein, Clemens van
Driel, Ferdi Oude Nijeweme, Marjolein de Jong,Jelle van Amersfoort,
friend of Kristina. Front row from left: Dennis Versteeg, Wilco Barg,
Jolanda van Huizen, Brian Williams, Kristina Engel.
Yet another meeting of Nitslisters, this time after the last concert
of 2000 in Nijmegen. Back row, from left: Jochen, Ferdi, Henrico, Jelle,
Dennis, Marjolein, Sandra. Front: Jolanda, Clemens, Kristina.
Basically the same as above, with the added presence of Henk, Rob, Leona,
Arwen and Titia (and some guy on the far left).
Jochen A. Stein, jst at nitsfans dot org
Last modified: 22-03-2005