Wed 7 June > Africa Negra concert @ Muziekpublique, Bxl > Sao Tomé Afro funk

Africa Negra in Brussels!
The legendary Sao Tomé band, only show in Belgium @ Muziekpublique.

The band is extremely renowned in the lusophone African countries and its worldwide diaspora, be it Europe or North and South America (Colombia especially!), and are loved for their own inimitably guitar based style of heavenly mellowed São Tomé Rumba, Soukous or Socopé, with blissful hints of Highlife. Their first three records are highly sought after by record collectors and unsung gems of african insular music. If you are not familiar with it, here are a few of their classics of our own choice > Carambola, Que Santomé, Nao Nao Senhor.

They have undergone through several different formations; but never really stopped and their current formations includes three members from the early days  (the charismatic lead singer João Seria, lead guitar player Leonildo Barros and bass guitarist Albertino). In 2014 they celebrated their 40th anniversary and that brought  the band back to their brother country of Portugal for a few performances (Lisbon at Club B’leza and FMM Festival in Sines), something which hadn’t happened since the early 80’s as well as a historical first appearance at in Berlin at the Weltmusik Festival. They had never played outside of Portugal before; even if they kept busy in their home country. Here the video of their performance on national television.

We made a special Rebel Up edit for this concert, check it here and free to download! 🙂

warmup tunes + afterparty in the foyer by Rebel Up & Le Grand Mechant Loop.

doors @ 20h
concert Africa Negra @ 21h

Best get your tickets before,
7 € members or 9 € presale non-members
12 € at door.

info >
FB event
Muziekpublique website

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Thu 22 Dec > Rebel Up! in Lisboa (PT) @ Crew Hassan

This week Rebel Up! SebCat will be in Lisbon for Xmas,

Thursday 22 Dec, SebCat will be spinning tunes @ Crew Hassan, our favorite alternative hangout in the lively Intendente bairro, a music bar combined with a record shop and basement club for the Lisboa underground.

Also Kuzi Whan of global band XA Cute (Berlin) will spin some global dub & beats with us! 🙂

from 22h till 2am

FB event.
@ Crew Hassan
Rua Andrade 8
(metro Intendente)

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Sat 30 April > Rebel Up! @ El Pulpo Mixtissage night, La Tentation Bxl

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Si si, Saturday 30 april, El Pulpo presents big Mixtissage party @ La Tentation!

Mixtissage is a musical trip between Africa and Latin America, the blend of underground sounds and world music.

With 2 live bands, afterparty & food!

Radio Palenke (CO / FR / PT)
This band is a musical journey between Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. It is through the world of Afro-Caribbean music where Radio Palenke expresses itself with swaying guitars and intoxicating rhythms. Everything between soukous, soca, Colombian champeta, palenke, cumbia and reggaeton. These five musicians and their high energy create a 100% tropical atmosphere to dance in.
https://www.facebook.com/Radio-Palenke-1494897210840746/


El Felino Macabre y los de la Cava (AR/ UR / CB / CL / MX / Bxl)
Argentinian Singer-guitarist Leandro Capello and his Latin American friends had the nice idea to combine their music sessions in Brussels with musical energy and dynamism of all the band members. Expect a very festive opening set with Latino rock and *Whisky* cumbia.
https://www.facebook.com/elfelinomacabroylosdelacava
http://vi.be/elfelinomacabroylosdelacava

Afterparty from midnight with international DJ’s!

DJ Cucurucho (ES)
Spanish DJ and founder of web Radio Groovalizacion, as a selector he always guarantees a sunny tropical set between Latin and African spheres.
http://musicasmigratorias.com/


Rebel Up! SebCat (Bxl)
Resident DJ El Pulpo and ofcourse Rebel Up!. Expect a wild mix of the most swinging tropical sounds!

Manucho (PT)
DJ of Radio Palenke and he will give you a danceable set, filled with electronic global beats from Africa to Colombia!
https://soundcloud.com/manuchonrv

Sugamix (CO)
Pure Colombian selections of this Brussels Colombian to put the audience on fire, from cumbia to champeta and much more!
https://www.mixcloud.com/diegosandovalochoa/

++++++ Visuals by BenRichard ++++++++
http://inarinokami.tumblr.com/

● Also Food! > Ecuadorian tapas by Si Sa all night long! ●
El Menu >
★ Ceviche de pescado Ecuatoriano
★ Yucas fritas con salsa
★ Empanadas (vege / carne)

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20u > DJ Warmup & Food
21u30 > El Felino Macabre y de la Cava
22u30 > Radio Palenke
23u45 > Afterparty!

FB Event or Tentation website
All night 5€
20h – 4am

@ La tentation
Rue de Laeken 28
1000 Bxl

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Sat 13 June > Rebel Up! SebCat @ Out Loud night, Beursschouwburg, Bxl w/ Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant (UK/FR) &Mocambo (BR/BE)

Hello Brussels!

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This saturday a sweet night at Beursschouwburg together with kunstencenter De Vooruit from Ghent as part of the yearly Out Loud festival.
British afropunk-poppers Zun Zun Egui sadly had to cancel their show, but Rebel Up! helped arranging some fine replacements for them, 2 bands even, yay!

We´re proud to present French-British outfit Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant and local Brussels & Ghent afro-heroes Mocambo to fill this night with their special global sounds.

Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant specialises in all global styles with a heavy psychedelic sauce. They bring together world rhythms and moody cinematic moments playing blues and dance pieces, with notable influences from Congolese Soukous, African highlife, Ethiopian jazz, cumbia, séga and a whiff of Middle-East and Turkish Psychedelia to make your head & body spin.


Mocambo
will shake you up with their heavy Afro-Brazilian & urban Afrobeat rhythms. It´s the project by rapper Le Tagarel and composer Tartaruga and joined by our own Brussels artist Témé Tan and several other master musicians. Their strong sound takes you from Angola to Brasil in many colours and spheres. Get ready to rumble with this wild band!

Before, between & after global tunes from around the world by Rebel Up! SebCat

and oh yes, IT´S FREE IN!!!!!

Schedule:
22:00 Mocambo
23:00 Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant
00:00 DJ SebCat

Info, check BSB site here or FB event.

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Thu 11 Dec Rebel Up! @ Bonnefooi Bxl w/ Celeste Mariposa (PT)

Another Rebel Up! dance night at Bonnefooi, our last one of the year.
Wanna dance?

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Celeste Mariposa is a DJ duo from Lisboa. They started as techno Dj’s but the last couple of years they have become true connoisseurs of music from the ex-portuguese colonies like Angola & Cabo Verde. The last time they played at Bonnefooi it was an amazing set full of uplifting and crazy funana. Really looking forward to this one!
Check this mini mix > > > >

Celeste/Mariposa live act by Celestemariposa on Mixcloud

Your local Dj pirates Rebel Up! will surely help to make this night even more exiting!

as always, FREE IN
from 22:00 till very late…
Steenstraat 9 Rue des Pierres, 1000, BXL

FB event here, or Bonnefooi site

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