NOTP Countdown: dinner at Milano, Antwerp

Dinner in Milano, October 20.

Great and generous dinner at Milano in Antwerp, hosted by Jan, the great guru behind NOTP, So many people, so little time.

Source: Twitter

The official site of Milano

According to the site, Milano is the oldest Italian restaurant in Antwerp. The restaurant is located in the very heart of town, within walking distance from the central station, and is frequently visited by important people from around the world and Belgian celebrities.

NOTP Countdown: Photo of Roxette, videos coming!

This brandnew photo from the rehearsals was just posted on! 😀

Roxette with Clarence and Christofer at NOTP rehearsals

Edit: Per on twitter:

Roxette home videos from the NOTP-rehearsals available very very soon at

Fantastic! Worldwide fandom is able to follow this tour via YouTube again (like Party Crasher tour)! 😀

NOTP Countdown: Rehearsals with orchestra

Night of the Proms logoAs ‘Night of the Proms’ producer Jan Vereecke tells on his blog, Roxette just enjoyed the orchestra ‘Il Novecento’ playing their repertoire. Now they use recordings of the orchestra to rehearse along to that. Tomorrow afternoon Roxette will finally play live together with the orchestra!

Source: NOTP Blog (in Dutch)

Edit October 20: Per comments on twitter:

Fantastic to hear Chris & Claire’s orchestra arrangements to our songs. More than 100 people playing and singing. Let’s find a new religion.

First rehearsal with the whole orchestra & choir today. Feel like David Gilmour.

NOTP Countdown: Roxette & the band are in Belgium!

Night of the Proms logoAs we informed previously, Roxette went to Antwerp, Belgium yesterday. Tonight they will have the first rehearsal, Per Gessle informs on his Twitter – it is a very probable it will be a rehearsal with the orchestra.

Only 5 day are left till Night of the Proms tour start in Antwerp.

We got following information from Pascal:

According to a post from Proms organizer Jan Vereecke on his weblog, Roxette is currently (19:30 GMT+1, on 18-10-2009) doing a soundcheck. Tomorrow the band will do a first rehearsal without orchestra. A full rehearsal with orchestra is scheduled for Tuesday.

Update October 19, Per writes on twitter:

Great rehearsals last nite. Had a ball playing with Jonas again.
And Marie’s singing was yeehaa! Looking good.

Additional NOTP concert on November 11

Roxette. NOTP - Belgium.The programme of the 25th Night of the Proms edition with Roxette, Sharon den Adel from Within Temptation, OMD, Toots Thielemans and Peter and Zoltan Katona is highly appreciated. To meet the demand for tickets, an additional concert on November 11 (Wednesday) has been announced today. This brings the number of concerts in Antwerp, Belgium up to 13. Along with the concerts in the Netherlands and Germany 42 concerts will take place.



Antwerp, Arnhem and Rotterdam tickets problems.

The sending of the tickets for the concerts in Antwerp, Arnhem and Rotterdam has been delayed. The good news is that the ticketpaper is already delivered. The tickets will be sent as soon as possible by TeleTicket Service. Do you have questions or would you like any further informations, please call 070 345 345 (for Belgium) or 0900 45 000 45 (for the Netherlands).

Thanks to Project_Z @ R2R.

Extra concert in Antwerp announced today.

Roxette. NOTP - Belgium.It seems like the 25th edition of The Nokia Night of the Proms is not only a kind of success in Germany, but also in Belgium. Today the 11th (eleventh!) concert in Antwerp, Belgium at Sportpaleis Antwerpen on November 10 (Wednesday) was announced. The advanced sale has started today. The tickets are one of the cheapest on NOTP tour – from 19 euros for standing till 39 euros for sitting place.

Buy it here.

OMD is also the last artist that was added today till The Nokia Night of the Proms in Antwerp, Rotterdam and Arnhem.

Source: NOTP, Twitter