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Trench with Ryan McMullan and Lotte Walda

TRENCH is a co-production between Kaleido and Muziekgieterij. We give both up-and-coming and local artists the big stage to showcase their work. Besides great live music we create a food and drink menu that suits the music to enhance the overall experience of the night. Dinner is always served between 20.00 and 21.00 and the drink of the night is available throughout the entire evening.


Ryan McMullan (UK)

Lotte Walda (NL)

Vegetarian ‘Toad in the Hole’ (Yorkshire pudding with filling) served with a potato and chicory salad

Irish Cider


Entrance 5€
Students 2€

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Ryan McMullan (UK)
Ryan McMullan’s talent is a rare jewel in the crown of the current popular music scene. With a voice raw with story telling and filled with rich and varied tones, Ryan’s youth clearly doesn’t deter from his ability to communicate story and emotion. Home to the likes of Foy Vance and Iain Archer, Northern Ireland is and always has been a hub of song writing talent. Ryan McMullan is no exception.
Hailing from Portaferry, a small seaside town in Northern Ireland, the 25 year old is a fresh new talent on the singer/songwriter scene. With a voice reminiscent of Paolo Nutini and early Tom Waits, Ryan has been putting in the necessary graft in local pubs for a number of years. With hugely successful recent support shows with Foy Vance and American alt-country rockers NEEDTOBREATHE, Ryan is fast gaining a reputation as an exciting talent. His debut EP Listen gives a taste of his musical ability and has been well received on these recent tours.
His voice and potential has recently caught the attention of other singer songwriters also born out of the grass roots Northern Ireland music scene. With their backing, Ryan’s craft of songwriting being harnessed and endorsed by some of the music industries biggest names (Gary Lightbody), Ryan’s future is certainly set to be a bright one.

Ryan is currently on a 31 date European & UK Arena tour
supporting Ed Sheeran.

Lotte Walda (NL)
Lotte Walda is singer-songwriter and street artist from Heerlen. She shares her music as a source of inspiration for others. Her songs have both a strong melody and lyrics and are influenced by the stars of the 60’s and 70’s.
Music has had a huge influence on her from an early age and age 16, in 2014, she joins Kunstbende to participate in a musical project in Curaçao. In 2015 she won the Pinkpop cover competition with the song “In Your Arms” (by Chef’s Special). In 2016 Lotte was one of the finalists of the Dutch talent show ‘Giels Talentenjacht’ where she shared Paradiso’s stage with Douwe Bob.
Early 2017 Lotte joined Pledgy and started working on her first single release “Out of the Circle” in collaboration with Sony/ATV, written with Hellen Vissers, produced by Reyn Ouwehand and mastered by Darcy Proper at Wisseloord Studios.

Lotte performed her first single at Pinkpop 2017 in the Garden of Love.

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