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Friendly Folk launch tour

Friendly Folk launch tour!

October 17, 2017

We recently became a part of Friendly Folk Records! Needless to say we’re very proud of that! To celebrate the occasion we’re happy to announce the official Friendly Folk Launch Tour! The kickoff will be on the 4th of November in Utrecht alongside some of our folky buddies! The dates and locations for the following gigs will be announced Soon(tm) so keep your eyes peeled! 

Join us for a fun filled night together with our friends from LQR! There are more bands playing but we’re keeping those a secret until next week! Check  the Friendly folk event page to find out! Pre-sale tickets (available here) are €12. Tickets at the door will be €15.

We also want to congratulate Frienly Folk Records for hitting the 200 likes on facebook! If you don’t think 200 likes is enough, like the page here!

We are looking forward to this party and hope to see you at the stage!

Spuds Music Monday #4: 8-bit Mayem!

July 3, 2017

To celebrate being five years old as a band, we want to do something retro: Royal Spuds 8 BIT! How cool is that?

But first things first. We promised to announce the winners of the tickets for fantasiafest, which we will do later
this week, so hold on for a couple of days. If you have no idea what we are talking about, visit our contest. You have still time to enter the contest!

Back to 8-bit, because we are also getting old…nope that’s not it…just because its awesome! Enjoy our next song, a good way to prepare for the next party.

How about our song Wanted? Wanna buy a Nintendo already? download

Check out this 8Bit party, our song Silver Linings download

Or our brand new song: Too old for this, which we will play live (and not 8-bit ) for the first time on Fantasiafest! download

And last but not least: Two More Pints, a perfect way to end every party!download


Spuds Music Monday #4: Win Tickets!

June 26, 2017

Tis that time of the week again: Spud Music Monday! This week we’d like to remind you of the competition we’re having.
2017 is our fifth year of being. And because are always there for us, we want to give something back. 2017 is also our sixth year playing at the awesome Fantasia Fest and for that special occasion we’ve been given 5 x 2 weekend tickets to give away!

For more information about the contest visit our facebook event

Since we can’t enter our celebration with only old songs, we are quite busy writing new stuff, and our headerphoto is not one of those songs! Well.. we don’t want to give away new stuff too soon.. We may post a preview next week, but for now: do you know which song it is in the header? Post your answer in in the event above and enter our contest strong!

We’re picking winners for our contest next week, so hurry up and tell us a cool story!


Spuds Music Monday #3: Bandoutfits and Partytime

June 12, 2017

Time for some more music news ( because we’re a band and all.. ), since last week was
about our sound and light tech.

But first things first, ever wondered where our awesome bandoutfits come from?
Our bandoutfits are made by Wilmy of Pagan ways. Go check out her shop, she’s present on most of the fantasy-festivals, and she’s amazing!

Back to the music! It’s gonna be hot the next couple of days, so there is no excuse not to come to the indoor Solution beach party in Hillegom this Saturday,
where we will play together with The Albert Mooneys. Let’s cool down with a beer ( or eight ), and some kickass music. Check out the event here

See you there!


Spud Music Monday #2: Behind the scenes

June 5, 2017

We started last week with the very first Spud Music Monday, where we announced our cooperation with Friendly Folk Records.

Today it’s time for Spud Music Monday #2: Behind the scenes – Sound & Light

It’s time to spotlight the guys behind the scenes who makes our show turn out great every time ( and we don’t mean the bartender, although we always value those guys )
We are, of course, talking about our sound and light technicians.
You don’t often see them, but they deserve a compliment.

First of all we have Loek Deen. He’s the guy in charge of drinking our beer.. We mean mixing our sound.
Next to being a musician himself ( guitar and bass player and vocalist) in the bands Alek Dronik and Kayamata. He always joins our party and we like it!

Next we have Robbert Hees, our amazing light tech. He normally works at Podium the Vorstin, and Fort33, but also joins us at the bigger shows.
He is an amazing light tech, knows how to work with our music and, maybe even more important, is a great guy who fits our crazy group.


(lights by Robbert, photo by Marielle photography)

fantasiafest 2017

Back to where it all began..

May 31, 2017

Yes, friends! We’ve been asked once again to return to the place where we’ve played our very first gig and to which we have been returning every year since! FantasiaFest Leeft has been with us for so long it feels like returning home each and every year. 5 years ago the Royal Spuds where born, and since Fantasiafest is the place we started, we decided to celebrate our 5th birthday on Fantasiafest here!

To give you a nice warming up on how it all started, check this cute video!

We started out with a different bass player, and a guitarplayer less, but no worries, they joined within two months.
From here on.. well you know the story, lots of music, beer and parties!

To celebrate our birthday, we are giving away 5×2 weekend tickets to this badass festival! How can you win those tickets? Check out here: Facebook

friendly folk records

Spud Music Monday #1: Friendly Folk Records

May 29, 2017

Ladies and gentleman. We did it. We made it. We’re in! We got ourselves signed to a brand spankin’ new recordlabel!

Our very own manager-lady Kathy Keller started Friendly Folk Records, in collaboration with Indieplant, and we’re (one of) the first band(s) to sign up.


So, what does that mean for the band? Not that much for the time being. But when we release our next album (it’s coming, but don’t ask us when, we’re working hard, but not too hard) we get the full benefits of a global release and some extra perks!

We’ll keep you up-to-date. But in the meantime: have a pint. We’ll have two and we’ll see you at the bar! Also, don’t forget to check out Friendly Folk Records. There’s loads of cool stuff happening there!

almost one hundred shows!

April 30, 2017

While we still feel like we are just started as band, we already played, partied and enjoyed almost 100 shows!
If you check the shows list you can find look back to the very first show we played at Fantasiafest, back in 2012!

We’ve come a long way since then! Do you think our 100th show should be a special party? Why not give us a heads-up on facebook?
And for our next goal: how about 500 shows? See you there!

the Royal Spuds at Imaginarium Festival

April 29, 2017

We have been announced on the Imaginarium festival in Tietsjerk!

It’s our first time playing on this nice festival, and we will party there all weekend.
Come and join one of our shows, dance, and share some mead, it’s gonna be one hell of a party!

royal spuds archeon

New website

April 17, 2017

Hooray! Our new website is online, and what better way than to start with a photo from one of our first gigs.
This photo was taken at the midwinterfair 2012, and it has been an awesome ride ever since!

For everyone who joined our shows, thanks for the support!

Check out our new site, and let us know what you think, or leave a review on facebook.

And for the future: Lets party hard!