Rootsriders come to Eindhoven to bring a final musical greeting to the recently deceased Doe Maar frontman Henny Vrienten. To honor the singer/bassist/composer for his major role in the popularization and recognition of reggae music in the Netherlands, but of course also as a farewell to a childhood hero. Because the members of Rootsriders also grew up with his timeless music. Doe Maar's songs have been immortalized in the Dutch collective consciousness, as de Volkskrant strikingly describes it. For this one-time show, the band is assisted by former band member Tjerk Schoonheim as a singer.
Rootsriders are known for their Bob Marley tribute shows with which the band toured the Dutch and international stages with great success. At the beginning of this year, they participated in The Tribute of SBS6 where they reached the final four in the final. It resulted in a performance in a sold-out Ziggo Dome.