Sam's Scene!

Articles and interviews served up by ARA City Radio DJ Sam Steen

Sam's Scene interviewChat with "Blossoms" ahead of Rotondes gig

Indie rock band Blossoms play at Rotondes on Sunday, February 5 in support of their self titled debut album. The five piece from Manchester have been making waves in the industry over the last few years. Lead singer Tom Ogden took some time to talk to Sam Steen about their journey so far. More

Friday October 16Rockhal is 10!

One of Luxembourg’s favourite music venues, the Rockhal, will celebrate it’s tenth anniversary this Friday. The impressive music hall in Belval opened it’s doors in September 2005 and since then it has hosted hundreds of both international and local artists. More

Sam's SceneIce In My Eyes Rock-A-Field preview

Local band Ice In My Eyes played at the Fête De La Musique in Dudelange at the weekend and the four-piece are also scheduled to play at this year’s Rock-A-Field festival. Sam Steen caught up with frontman Olivier Treinen to find out more about the band. More

FridayBig hitters at second night of Sonic Visions

The lyric-laden line-up of night 2 of Sonic Visions packed a punch with established and emerging artists performing side by side. For Sam Steen, though, the cherry on the top was Benjamin Booker, he explains in this summary of the night. More

RockhalSonic Visions day 3 highlights

Saturday was the third and final night of this year's Sonic Visions festival and it was the biggest night of the event, growing to four stages as the Rockhal Box opened its doors for some of this years’ headliners. More

Sam's Scene interviewJungle Fever at den Atelier

Jungle are one of the most talked about bands coming out of the UK in years. They were nominated by the BBC as one of the artists to look out for in 2014 and have also been nominated for a Mercury Music Price for their self-titled debut album More

Exit07'Congés Annulés', no rest for the wicked!

It’s August in Luxembourg and maybe you think the music scene has gone into hibernation. Sure it’s a lot quieter at some of the more well-known venues, but now is the time to discover another, more intimate, venue in the city. More

Day 1Photo highlights from Rock-A-Field 2014

Luxembourg's Rock-A-Field music festival got underway in Roeser on Friday with a dazzling array of bands including Triggerfinger, 30 Seconds to Mars and local act Angel at the My Table. Here, Sam Steen summarises day 1. More

InterviewBlondie bring anniversary tour to Luxembourg

Blondie roll in to town this Thursday on a tour that both celebrates their 40th anniversary and promotes their brand new album “Ghosts Of Download”. Band co-founder and guitarist Chris Stein spoke to Sam Steen about the tour and their new material. More

InterviewUS punk rockers Against Me! play the Blues at den Atelier

Florida four-piece Against Me! play at the Atelier this Friday, currently touring Europe to promote their sixth album - “Transgender Dysphoria Blues” - inspired by singer Laura Jane Grace's 2012 decision to come out as transgender. But there's more to the music than that, drummer Atom Willard said in an interview with Sam Steen. More