News

January 10, 2024
What a great way to start 2024! On Thursday the 18th we’ll have our first gig of this New Year at one of the most renowned and beautiful venues in the Netherlands: Luxor Live Arnhem. We can’t wait and we hope to see you there!!

December 5, 2023
The good news just keeps on coming! We are proud to announce that we will be the support act for Cardinal Black on Tuesday December 12, 2023! The band, featuring the insanely talented Chris Buck on guitar and the enchanting voice of Tom Hollister, is currently touring Europe and we are excited to share the stage with this amazing band at the Effenaar in Eindhoven! Tickets are available here. Hopefully we’ll see you there!

November 18, 2023
We’ve had our first gig in Belgium and it was a blast!!! We all fell in love with the respectful audience and the Crossover Music Pub’s (Gent) owners hospitality. Thank you Belgium: we’ll be back!

October 10, 2023
We are very proud to announce that we will be the support act for guitar hero Eric Steckel on Saturday October 21, 2023! Eric is seen as one of the greatest talents within his genre. With his signature blues metal sound he leaves the crowd breathless time and time again, and we are really looking forward to firing up the crowd during this epic event! It’s going to be one hell of a night, so make sure you don’t miss it!

Bio

Box of Kings is a rock band from the Netherlands. Their debut EP Symphony of Superficiality (SoS) was released in 2019 and was well received. The band was nominated no less than 3 times at the Dutch 3 voor 12 Awards, including Best Newcomer and Best Album. In 2020 the band released a Live EP, which was recorded during one of the concerts the band gave during their SoS tour. In 2021 the band released the 3 singles Avalon, Smoke on the Horizon (We Only Know Everything), and Molly, My Dear. With the release of these singles the band shows a new, fresh and above all unique sound. Their music is inspired by decades of rock, blues and pop music, something you can clearly hear then listening to their music or visiting their shows. The band released their debut album Fake With Grace on December 2nd 2022. This album reached over a 100.000 streams on Spotify within a year.

Band members are:
Chris Hordijk – Lead vocals
Jeroen Doppen – Guitar
Frank Strokap – Bass
Wesley Gerrits – Drums

Shows

Upcoming shows:

February 24, 2024
Muziekcafé Lievense, Breda (NL)
https://cafelievense.nl/box-of-kings/

March 1, 2024
Boothill Saloon, Amersfoort (NL)
https://boothillsaloon.nl/agenda/

March 23, 2024
Bockbierfestival, Janskerkhof Utrecht (NL)
Lentebock Festival Utrecht 2024 (lentebock-festival.nl)

May 11, 2024
Poppodium Astrant, Ede (NL)
Support act for The Cards
The Cards (UK/USA) + Box of Kings – Astrant (astrant-ede.nl)

September 29, 2024
Muziekcafé The Pocket, Katwijk (NL)

November 30, 2024
Rockcafé Taste, Groenlo (NL)
https://rockcafetaste.stager.co/web/tickets

Past shows:

October 21, 2023
Poppodium DRU, Ulft (NL)
Support act for Eric Steckel

November 18, 2023
The Crossover Music Pub, Gent (BE)

December 3, 2023
Café de Afzakkerij, Veghel (NL)

December 12, 2023
Effenaar, Eindhoven (NL)
Support act for Cardinal Black

January 18, 2024
Luxor Live, Arnhem (NL)

Media

Reactions from the media:

De Blueskrant (Dutch music magazine): Honest songs, straight in your face, dripping with emotion. The breakthrough is coming and not just on the blues stages, so keep an eye out for these guys.

Tony Corner (Rock Radio UK DJ): Fantastic band, fantastic album!

Jeroen van Inkel (Iconic and famous Dutch DJ): Chris Hordijk, truly one of the very best singers in the Netherlands.

Kees Baars (Dutch classicrock radioshow Countdown Café DJ): What a wonderful band and the guitarist is extraordinary.

Bluestown Music (Radioshow on Dutch station Arrow Classic Rock): Their classic rock is based on excellent compositions with polyphonic vocals and tight arrangements.

James Rhodes (Mark Skin Radio USA): Box of Kings; outstanding vocals and guitar.

Fake With Grace (2022)