Ruud Fieten is a folk musician from the Netherlands. Ruud returns for his 2nd Double-Dutch Tour of Kent, together with compatriot Timo de Jong, organised by Music Management & Promotions - Europe, after a very successful & popular 1st visit in 2017, where they won a lot of new friends & fans.
Blessed with a warm, intriguing voice he sings his captivating folk tunes. Some of the songs are small and lyric driven, some loud and energetic, but all of them raw and meaningful. Fieten’s first recordings came out in 2015 as a self-released EP called IN ORBIT which was praised by Alternative Music blogs and reviewers.
Many in the Netherlands were introduced to Ruud Fieten via his appearance on National television in ‘De Beste Singer-Songwriter van Nederland’, support shows for big Dutch acts like Tangarine and playing well known Dutch festivals like Eurosonic and Popronde Nederland. Ruud has been winning over audiences through powerful performances, taking to the stage alone with his guitars, always trying to make a real connection with the listener - & it works!
Among his many musical Influences for his songs & style are: David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Townes van Zandt, Nick Drake, Fleet Foxes, Tom Waits, Ray Lamontagne, Bob Dylan, Robin Pecknold, Joni Mitchell.
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