Maggie & The JAR is a band formed around singer songwriter Maggie de Bruin.
Inspired among Blondie and influenced by The Foo Fighters and The Cult Maggie & The JAR is a mix of 70th 80th rock twined with new-wave undertones, melding heavy guitars and punk sensibilities with power pop topped with Maggie’s ( the Patti Smith of The Netherlands ) velvety and powerfull vocals.
In 2016 the band set out on their ” Whatever Tour ” which was big success, with shows in Paradiso Amsterdam, Winston Kingdom, OT301 and the popular local festivals. They also performed at the opening of the RIFF film festival in Rome.
Well known and notorious in Amsterdam and surroundings for their energetic full blast shows they had their international breakthrough in 2017. With the release of their second single ” Resurrection ” a protest song for the critical economic situation in Venezuela they became very popular in South America since ” Resurrection ” is crowned as the freedom song of a nation and is widely broadcasted around the continent.
New Single V I C E
Last week they released their newest single a rock ballad named V I C E. The music video caused a lot of stir around The Netherlands due of its explicit content.
March 23rd they will throw a VICE release party at the Dutch rock temple ” De Prael ” and this night will be the kick off of their club tour