Miro June 2022

Miro June 2022

  On the 17th of June, despite still being somewhat knocked about by Long Covid, I will be performing a set at Miro. Guests will get to enjoy gorgeous Indonesian food and then what the Dutch call a huiskamerconcert, which basically means a performance in 

Olivia O’Keef Art Gallery Feb 2022

Olivia O’Keef Art Gallery Feb 2022

On the 26th of February 2022 I performed two sets of my music at Olivia O’Keefe’s art gallery in Houten, The Netherlands. Olivia’s been running her gallery and workspace for 14 months now and after the long hard years of Covid, we loved the idea 

Christmas Light

Christmas Light

A van Dam Christmas Card for family, friends, colleagues, neighbours and…you! It’s a big time in history, so we hope this finds you well, safe and happy. Sending much love for a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2021 and that 2022 treats you 

Enough

Enough

Life before the Covid Pandemic was a busy machine and now, after 16 months of high-pressure living, things have only got worse for some. I know what that pressure is. In my late teens and early 20’s I burnt out…then dropped out… Luckily for me, 

Stick it in the Bin!

Stick it in the Bin!

We have too many disposable face masks littering our environment. That’s ridiculous!   Stick It In The Bin! Kylie van Dam 2020 It’s on your face Or it’s in your hand. It’s in your pocket, Or it’s in your bag. If it’s cloth, it’s in 

Near Me

Near Me

These Covid 19 days are intense. They’re filled with new experiences, challenges and waves of emotion. They’ve been odd in so many ways, not the least of which is how we seem to move through mass moments of experience. And I don’t mean, everyone is 

The Bauble is the Bubble

The Bauble is the Bubble

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2019! There’s a lot we could talk about after the last of the twenty-teen years: world politics, the environment, changing social landscapes, domestic challenges, career highs and lows, physical and mental health… But seriously… Let’s just ban 

Thanks for the Sky

Thanks for the Sky

  This song has been written for Nicky, who somehow manages to give and simultaneously, create, enormous amounts of energy in others. Nicky loves the work of the English artist, Celia Smith, who drawers the natural environment with wire and this little song tries to 

Gluren bij de Buren 2019

Gluren bij de Buren 2019

Wow! What a fantastic experience that was!! On the 6th of October 2019 Houten held an arts festival called ‘Gluren bij de buren’, which is a name taken from a Dutch expression meaning to ‘peek into your neighbor’s house’. So, fifty private homes opened their 

A Better Day

A Better Day

When we’re teenagers, even for the kids who don’t notice it at the time, music seems to play a vital role in our developing psychological landscape. I have friends with no connections to music as adults but who’ll jump up at a party when something