Huge interest in online concert The Streamers

The interest in the free online concert of The Streamers is great. According to the organisation, over a million people watch the show from the Amsterdam Royal Theatre Carré. There is also an animo for the initiative from abroad.

The Streamers consists of a large collection of Dutch artists, including Guus Meeuwis, Kraantje Pappie, Maan, Danny Vera, Suzan & Freek and Rapid.

Tickets for the concert were free, everyone can watch via a live stream. Just before the start, the interest was so great that there were problems with the website. The link to the livestream was unreachable for some time.

Social media responds enthusiastically to the show and the hashtag #thestreamers is trending. “Supercool initiative this”, writes someone on Twitter. “Exactly what the Netherlands needs in this strange year.” Many also see the advantages of such an online edition. “No traffic jams, good wine, toilet at hand without having to plow through half the field..”, let someone else know.