Roberto Jacketti & the Scooters, the pop group with presenter Eric van der Hoff which broke up in 1989, is touring. During the shows, the band plays 80’s hits and the band members reminisce with each other.
“For years, the question has been recurring: Are we going to tour, yes or no?” says van der Hoff. Now is the time when we can no longer resist the demand. We will. “
The tour starts on November 2nd in Bergeck and will end in April 2024 in Burmerend. Ticket sales began on Tuesday afternoon.
The group, discovered by Angela Grothuisen, was in its heyday in the 1980s. The group consisted of five high school students who quickly became teen idols.
The most famous hit of Roberto Gachetti and his scooters is I save the day. In 1984, they were high in the Top 40 for about four months.
The group has received many awards, including the Silver Harp. Roberto Gachetti and Scooters broke up in 1989. The main reason was van der Hoff’s television career, which became famous, among other things Bloc. The band members reunited sporadically in the following years for occasional shows, including De Vrienden van Amstel LIVE.
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