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Backlog from Kvarkenfest

This blog entry is a backlog story from summer 2022 and Kvarkenfest festival in Vaasa, Finland. One Desire band gave there a big live show and concert with Shadow Orchtestra built around musicians of Wasa Sinfonietta. Concert was recorded and released as at Blu-ray, DVD, 2LP and CD with name "Live with The Shadow Orchestra".

Jimmy Westerlund's TAISTO guitars in concert
Jimmy Westerlund's TAISTO guitars in concert

Taisto Guitars was also invited to One Desire crew to take care of tuning and setup for all Jimmy Westerlund's guitars. Jimmy played in this concert 3 of his TAISTO branded guitars. All guitars played by Jimmy:

  • Red TAISTO FIRENZA-FR Adrenalizer guitar

  • Black TAISTO AROK-FR Shadowman guitar

  • White TAISTO V25-FR Desire guitar

  • Black Fender Stratocaster guitar

  • Sunburst Fender Stratocaster guitar

  • Gibson LP guitar

  • Gibson Hummingbird acoustic guitar.

Below you can see cover picture made for releases about this concert.

The band

André Linman – lead vocals, guitars

Jimmy Westerlund – guitars, vocals

Ossi Sivula – drums

Jonas Kuhlberg – bass

Johnny Nordström - keyboards, background vocals

Geir Rönning - guest vocals on 'Hurt'

Wasa Sinfonietta Symphony Orchestra


One Desire has released also 3 videos to Youtube from this concert


1. Through the Fire

2. Never Gonna Stop

3. Rio


Full concert was recorded with song list

1. Never Gonna Stop

Jimmy Westerlund plays TAISTO AROK-FR Shadowman guitar with dropped tuning

2. Apologize

Jimmy Westerlund plays TAISTO AROK-FR Shadowman guitar with dropped tuning

3. Heroes

Jimmy Westerlund plays TAISTO AROK-FR Shadowman guitar with dropped tuning

4. Through The Fire

Jimmy Westerlund plays Gibson Hummingbird and Fender Stratocaster with special dropped tuning

5. After You’re Gone

Jimmy Westerlund plays Gibson LP with standard tuning

6. Rio

Jimmy Westerlund plays Gibson LP with standard tuning

7. This Is Where The Heartbreak Begins

Jimmy Westerlund plays TAISTO V25-FR Desire guitar with dropped tuning and capo

8. Shadowman

Jimmy Westerlund plays TAISTO FIRENZA-FR Adrenalizer guitar with dropped tuning

9. Whenever I’m Dreaming

Jimmy Westerlund plays Fender Stratocaster with dropped tuning

10. Hurt

Jimmy Westerlund plays TAISTO V25-FR Desire guitar with dropped tuning

11. Buried Alive Jimmy Westerlund plays Fender Stratocaster with dropped tuning




Wasa Sinfonietta as Shadow Orchestra in Concert
Wasa Sinfonietta as Shadow Orchestra in Concert

In concert day preparations included training session at Vaasa City Hall and final training session at Elisa Stadion which was venue for Kvarkenfest and One Desire concert.


Concert preparation at Vaasa City Hall
Concert preparation at Vaasa City Hall

Jimmy Westerlund  with AROK-FR guitar during final training session
Jimmy Westerlund with AROK-FR guitar during final training session


Video clip: Jimmy Westerlund plays Taisto Guitars FIRENZA-FR guitar in Studio


Video clip: Jimmy Westerlund plays Taisto Guitars AROK-FR Shadowman guitar in Studio


Video: One Desire - Live Hurt - Jimmy Westerlund plays Taisto Guitars V25-FR Desire









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