Thu 6 July > Rebel Up! @ Pantropical presents: Los Mirlos, WORM, Rotterdam

Hola!
this thursday, concert of famous Peruvian chicha cumbia band Los Mirlos in Rotterdam!!!

Pantropical is extremely proud to present the legendary Los Mirlos during their first ever European tour! Widely known as the masterminds of Peruvian-Amazonian Cumbia, Los Mirlos have recorded over 500 songs during their career. If you haven’t been living under a rock, chances are you have heard at least one of them, one way or another. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see this fantastic 8-piece live band led by founder Jorge Rodríguez Grández.

LOS MIRLOS (PE) – starts 21h15 !
Named after a black bird in their native jungle, Los Mirlos are the uncrowned kings of tropical Peruvian Cumbia, or Cumbia Amazonica. The band came together in Lima during the oil boom of the 70s and created a uniquely new and powerful party music inspired by the Anglophone psychedelic rock and surf music of the time. Fast-forward some 40 years, and Los Mirlos have travelled and performed in almost every Latin American country, and are still considered essential for the culture of Amazonian Cumbia, not in the last place because of popular compilations such as “Roots of Chicha”, “Back To Peru”, and “Cumbia Beat Vol. 1”. Songs like ‘La Danza de Los Mirlos’, ‘Sonido Amazónico’, ‘Lamento en la Selva’, ‘Muchachita del Oriente’, and ‘Chinito en Onda’ are kept in the memory of many people worldwide, who all danced to them at one point of their life.

DJ support by Rebel Up! SebCat & DJ Pinchado (AR), everything Peruvian from huayno folklore, selva, cumbia, guaracha & chicha cumbia!
Visuals by Jonathan Castro (PE).
+ Mecchanana cocktail bar

FB event / WORM site
@ WORM – Boomgaardsstraat 71, Rotterdam
20:30 – 01:00 | Los Mirlos: 21:15 | entrance: 15€
*** limited capacity! ***

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Sun 2 July > Last Call Tenace @ Tenace Boat, Bxl

Final party of the Tenace boat in Brussels!!

from 14-18h:
thé dansant with female DJ’s only!
DJ Cecilia Yzarra (Peru)
DJ Zoë McPherson (Empty Taxi, Bxl)
DJ Nixie (Bxl)
+ vinylmarket with Attila Tralala, Rebel Up, Uncollect & more
+ pancake tarot

18-21h Plat du jour veggie

from 20h concerts:
MOTT FLYF (lovesongs & toys)
https://mottflyf.bandcamp.com/releases
DIANA SELFISH (experimental punk)

FB event or website
@ Tenace
Quai des Matériaux
(next to the grass field of Zinzinerie/ Allee du Kaai)

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Fri 30 June > Rebel Up @ Recyclart Holidays; Peruvian Night w/ Los Wemblers de Iquitos, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Shushupe & Cecilia Yzarra

This friday, heavy cumbia action at the start of Recyclart Holidays, a true Peruvian Night with almost a complete Peruvian lineup!  Tamos listo?

Chicha Amazonica & Peruvian bass!

Los Wemblers de Iquitos (PE)
The inventors of the Amazonian chicha cumbia, Los Wemblers are a group that started in the 70’s by a shoemaker/guitarist and his five sons in Iquitos, a city in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. This legendary group, especially rediscovered by Dengue Dengue Dengue, has just released a new EP in the spring and is exploring the Brussels bush. Selva-delic!

Dengue Dengue Dengue (PE)
The most psychedelic electronic duo of Lima, who behind their crazy masks and vibrant colorful visuals bring massive Peruvian electro bass! With a mix of digital future, cumbia, tropical bass, dancehall, chicha from the 70s, they are in constant motion and constantly release new sounds with influences allover. Expect a set bridging the gap between Latin America, Africa & the West. One thing is sure: they’ll fire up the Recyclart!

ShuShupe (PE)
The name of this female producer comes from one of the most venomous snakes in the Amazonian forest, makes its full sense on the dancefloor. She will inject toxic rhythms into your limbs and make the heat rise until you catch a tropical disease. Also she is part as activist of a growing LGTB scene and a woman on the forefront of the female Latin American electronic sound.

DJ’s SebCat & Cecilia Yzarra (Bxl/PE)
This Belgian & Peruvian duo will do the outdoor warmup with cumbia, chicha, boogaloo, guaracha, criolla and much more Vinyl only, with lots of vintage dusty discs. SebCat needs no introduction but Cecilia Yzarra is one of the few female dj’s from Peru, with an incredible selection of vintage vinyl.

All info: FB event + website

5€ in
@ Recyclart
Rue d’Ursulines 25 Bxl

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Thu 29 June > Rebel Up @ Cafe Congé Méditerranée, Bxl

Hello,
3x Rebel Up action in Brussels from this thursday until sunday!
Starting with this thursday @ GC Elzenhof, Cafe Congé Méditerranée.

FREE IN!
Programme:

16:00-19:00 DJ Miguel Menendez (ES)
Miguel is a spanish DJ and record collector based in Brussels. His sets as “Rumba Hispano Belga” specialise in gypsy rumba and flamenco festif but also in flamenco recordings made by spanish immigrants in Belgium during the 60’s and 70’s. https://www.facebook.com/rumbahispanobelga/

16:00-18:00 Spanish kids animation, crea/bricolage met Sofia Yero

18:00 Flamenco demo & dance initiation Sofia Yero, (ES/B)
Born in Brussels, Belgium and second-generation Spanish, Sofia Yero started dancing at the age of 5 with her mother, the great Torre de Montijo, who transmitted her the flamenco culture. She continued her training in Madrid, Sevilla and Jerez with the greatest flamenco dancers. At Café Congé she will give a demonstration & flamenco initiation !
http://sofiayero.com/

19:30 Concert Çapasud (Sud-Italie)
Çapasud veut valoriser et diffuser la connaissance des cultures musicales du sud Italie en explorant les langages musicaux de la tradition orale. Un voyage parmi les différentes regions du sud d’Italie, chaqu’un influencé par leur rapport avec la Méditerannée et les pays qui la touchent. Çapasud utilise des instruments de musique typique de la tradition de la musique populaire, datant d’une époque ancienne; comme la “zampogna” cornemuse et le tambourin.

20:30 Concert Arumbo (Rumba fusion, ES/B)
Arumbo is a rumba/fusion group with influences from the middle east bringing danceable songs with melodies from the heart. You will be taken on a sunny trip accompanied by a singer with a warm and generous voice that will caress your ears and knows how to excite your emotions. Arumbo was born in the summer of 2015.
Their first EP is called “Mi Bruselas”.
www.arumbo.com

22:00-23:00 Rebel Up! (B) & Gan Gah (Maroc, souktronics)
Fed by traditional « Gnawa » and Berber rythms ever since he was born in the suburbs of Agadir, young DJ and producer Gan Gah is now based in Brussels. His first EP “Souktronics” is a declaration of love to his Moroccan roots and to modern electronic music which is more than likely about to make a lot of noise on worldwide dancefloors. Moroccan Bass, you said? Together with Rebel Up! SebCat he will bring a truly pan-mediterranean sound, not just southern europe, the balkan or levant but also northern africa!
https://soundcloud.com/gangahsnj
https://www.facebook.com/gangahsnj/
https://www.mixcloud.com/Rebel_Uppa/
https://www.mixcloud.com/RebelUpNightshop/

+++ COCKTAILS & GREEK FOOD by A Discovering Network +++

FB event

@ Elzenhof,
Avenue de la Couronne 12
Ixelles 1050

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23-24-25 June > Rebel Up 4x festival weekender; Bostival (Utrecht), Zomer Op de Koer + Yoppeleyeppe (Bxl), Novi Sub Sole (Ardennes)

Ahoy!
was a great summer weekend and up to the next one!

Starting on friday 23rd in Utrecht (Vleuten) at the small & cosy Bostival.
Yes! The Bostival is an unique festival: only one edition, only by invitation so guestlist around 150.
live sets by: Kalio Gayo, Nilza Costa and Trees Don’t Travel + afterparty Rebel Up! SebCat.

All secret info here.

Next day, Saturday, back in Brussels!
Zomer Op de Koer @ Academie of Anderlecht, organised by GC de Rinck & Cultuurdienst Anderlecht.
a full day from afternoon till late evening with animation, theater, circus & music.
Free in!

CONCERTS
16u00: De Zinnefolee
17u00: Ander Brass
18u30: AGO Benin Brass
20u00: Mariachi Reloaded
21u00: Rebel Up! SebCat

All info here.
Later on the same night, the Yoppeleyeppe party!
Fundraiser for the Borgofuturo festival in central Italy, with fair food and concerts/DJ’s. Its action is aimed at reflecting about possible alternative societies and economies out of the consumerism model.

Line-up:
20:30 : Antimonstre
[Hip-hop live set] (FR/BE)
21:00 : LDGU (IT/ID) [Impro/Drone, bronze beats live set] >> soundcloud.com/ldgu
22:00 : NODEF [Tribal Mexican bass] (IT / MX) >> soundcloud.com/nodef
23:00 : TBC
24:00 : Rebel Up! SebCat

Prix libre
All info here.

And on sunday in the green Ardennes > (already happening on friday + saturday) the 3 day Novi (Sub) Sole Festival to celebrate the solstice!

A true world & electronic festival with some of the best DJ’s & artists of the ethno global electronic scene, just see the lineup! 🙂
Online = 16€ / Doors = 20€
friendly prices for drinks & food

All info here and here.
Find your way to Forrieres through the FB group.

See you somewhere this weekend! 🙂

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