Sat 23 Feb > Rebel Up & Babylon Trio @ Bewogen Festival *Bal Bougé*, Beursschouwburg + afterparty Moussem Cities w/ Jabo @ Cinema Nova

Bewogen festival is a 4 day intercultural festival throughout Brussels. *Bal Bougé* is a party of 182 nationalities. Party across boundaries, languages, cultures and nationalities. Immerse yourself in performances and short films, enjoy delicious food and dance to fantastic music. FREE IN!

Babylon Trio will play a live set and an afterparty dj set by Rebel Up SebCat.
read below for all info!

PROGRAMME @ BEURSSCHOUWBURG CAFÉ

For children
17:00 – 20:00 Issouf IlboudoGlobe Aroma

Food
18:00 Pizza by Samen Voor Morgen
18:00 Bites, tea, soup by Femma

Short films
17:00 – 19:00
BRAL.Brussels and Centre Vidéo De Bruxelles present 4 short films by Selfcity (http://www.selfcity.be/selfcity.html). Citizen collectives Corvia, Les Casseuses de Crise, PaletActif and Buurtpensioen 1000 BXL were filmed and assisted by Centre Vidéo de Bruxelles. All sort films are in French with subtitles.
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// De Zondebok (Laura Vandewynckel)
// Abbas Kazimi (UNCHR)
// Kortfilms van Beehome Academy (made by children in refugee camps in Gaza)

Performance
17:00 – 19:30 Expo WORDS WORDS WORDS Globe Aroma
17:30 – 21:00 Live tekenen Zam Zadeh #homesickvegetables
18:00 – 19:00 Transe-en-Danse
19:30 Performance WORDS WORDS WORDS
20:15 Performance WORDS WORDS WORDS

Concert
19:00 – 19:30 GHASEM & ALI
19:45 – 20:15
Stalin Black
20:30 – 21:00
JAY MNG
21:00 – 22:00
Babylon Trio

DJ afterparty
22:00 – 23:00
Rebel Up / SebCat (Sebastiaan Bassleer)
23:00 – 02:00
Bledarte
02:00 – 03:00 Marla J (
Rrita Jashari)

Gratis / Gratuit / Free !

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@ Beursschouwburg
Rue A. Orts 20-28
Bxl

and afterwards, Rebel Up SebCat & Jabo will be spinning at the afterparty of Moussem Cities:Damascus festival in Cinema Nova from 23h30 to 3h…FREE IN!

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@ Cinema Nova
Arenbergstraat 3
Bxl

Sat 2 Feb > Babylon Trio & Rebel Up in Cafe Loburg, Wageningen

This saturday 2 Feb, The good folks from Baobab Live have invited us and Babylon Trio

After the concert the Rebel Up DJ’s will take over the stage to close the night in style with a wide variety of contemporary Arabic and Middle Eastern tunes.

Tickets sold at the door: €7,50. (CASH ONLY)

LINE UP:
22:00 – 00:00 Doors + Baobab Music Soundsystem
00:00 – 01:30 Babylon Trio (live)
01:30 – 03:00 After party by Rebel Up!

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@ Cafe Loburg,
Molenstraat 6
Wageningen

Fri 21 + Sat 22 Dec > Babylon Trio @ Yallah Yallah night, Grounds Rotterdam & Merleyn Nijmegen

Rebel Up Records group Babylon Trio will play their Iraqi and Arabic sounds on 2 nights in Netherlands > Rotterdam and Nijmegen as part of the Arabic music Yallah Yallah party nights.

Away with fairy tales and belly dancers: in the 1.002nd night of Yallah Yallah people dance on real modern and traditional Arabic pop and grooves.

on friday 21.12 they will play at Podium Grounds in Rotterdam
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and saturday 22.12 they perform at Merleyn in Nijmegen.
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Go check our Brussels finest Iraqi sensation of the moment!


Friday 16 Nov > 2x Rebel Up @ Schiev festival panel talk + @ Stoemp w/ Babylon Trio, De Koer

Friday 16 November, 2 Rebel Up actions in Bxl >>>
from 18.00 – 19.00: Rebel Up SebCat will moderate a panel talk at Schiev festival @ Beursschouwburg > “New electronic aesthetics in Maghreb and the Middle East” a conversation between ZULI (eg), GAN GAH (be/ma), Soumaya Phéline (be) & DJ Dziri (be).
More info + free in.

After this, the music will be ON at Stoemp! Live evening at De Koer in Anderlecht, curated by Rebel Up Records.

with a live set by Babylon Trio, our amazing Iraqi Brussels electro arab trio who play the wildest street rave melodies and hipshaking beats. Also Nicolas Hauzeur & friends with their Brussels Balkan orchestra sound. Support by the Rebel Up Nightshop dj’s.

FREE IN!
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from 19h to 22h30
@ De Koer
Dapperheidsplein 21
Anderlecht (metro Saint-Guidon)

Thu 18 Oct > Rebel Up & Babylon Trio @ La Bellevilloise, Paris (FR) w/ Akuphone label & Praed

Akuphone presents an evening dedicated to the new wave of contemporary Arabic music. Spearheading this music scene is the Lebanese band PRAED, who will play its contemporary cutting edge shaabi, with captivating psychedelic accents. For the first time in Paris, the young Iraqi/Brussels trio Babylon Trio will give a wild performance!

To complete the evening, Akuphone invites Brussels collective Rebel Up. Cheb Gero (Akuphone) and SebCat (Rebel Up) will share the decks in the first half of the evening for a set of various styles from choubi-choubi to dabke, electro shaabi, maghraganat, rai, reggada and beyond.

Praed (LB)
founded in 2006 by Raed Yassin and Paed Conca and is a group that explores popular Arabic music (or shaabi) and its interconnections with other psychedelic and hypnotic music genres, such as free jazz and psych-rock. Raed Yassin performs keyboards and vocals, Paed Conca, clarinet and electronic bass. The group performed during many festivals and toured Japan, Europe and Canada. Praed has developed an international network of famous musicians, raising musical collaboration to the umpteenth square. Their next album will be released on the Akuphone label next year.
http://www.paed.ch/praed/
https://praed.bandcamp.com/releases

Babylon Trio (IQ/Bxl)

plays an electrified mix of contemporary Iraqi and Arabic styles, such as choubi choubi, dabke, maqam and electronic hybrids that set the dance floor on fire. The debut album “Habibi” of the trio is filled with songs about their old life in Iraq and their new life in Brussels, Belgium, about topics such as separation, love, beauty. They have played Nuits Sonores festival, Forest Sounds, Gentse Feesten and Fete de la Musique to name a few. The band will present their debut album “Habibi” on the Brussels label of Rebel Up Records (with the help of Rebel Up, NGHE Mediatheque, Ateliers Claus and Angstrom Studio in Brussels), available in LP and digital and available on the spot this Tuesday night
https://babylontrio.bandcamp.com/

+ contemporary arabic dance actions by Troupe Kif-Kif Bledi.
+ dj sets Cheb Gero (Akuphone) & Rebel Up SebCat

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$$ TARIFS $$
Reservation 11.50€ // at the door : 10€
The organiser strongly advises you to reserve your place before, as it might sell out!
Tickets here.

@ La Bellevilloise,
19-21 rue Boyer
75020 Paris