Rainer Diekamp

Bass and vocals

Rainer Diekamp ©byEla Mergels 2020

Rainer Diekamp

For over 40 years active as a musician, mainly Bass and harmony vocals.

After several practice-attempts in schoolbands, bassplayer with “Promenadenmischung” a folkband from Aachen, co-founder of “Aachener Folk Treffs”, an institution in the Aachen Music Scene in the 70s and 80s.

Switched to Bassfiddle, and being fully flabbergasted by a Bluegrass concert,  logicaly joined Aachen Bluegrassband “Blue Moon of Kentucky”.

During the Folk-Era sessionbassplayer for many projects in the 80s, when Bassplayers were rare.

After his Folk period came Cover-Rock with “On the road again”, for over 20 years well known in the Aachen area. After disbanding (old-age related: “hope to die before I get old”) done with carrying heavy PA Equipment and in 2011 back to the roots with various acoustic projects. Member of the Trio “Dreckpäck” since 2016.

Currently regularly on the road with: Dreckpäck (the voice and the boys) www.dreckpaek.de and Halden Music ( Happy American Roots Music) https://www.halden-music.de