This weekend Rebel Up and Giraffes & Penguins action in Bxl & Western Flanders.
Friday 19.05 Jam in Jette festival afterparty by Giraffes & Penguins at Excelsior Stam Cool café in Jette > before at festival don’t miss the Nadia McAnuff & the Ligerians and Avalanche Kaito live shows. Free in! FB event
Saturday > Jam’in Jette festival day with Gaisha, M.CHUZI, Jaune Toujours,Meta and the Cornerstones, Ambolley with Sekondi Band and Guiss Guiss Bou Bess. FB event / website
Sunday > SebCat spinning global tunes at Kokopelli World Festival@kokopellifestival in Gullegem, West flanders, Free in, with M.Chuzi, Omar Perry & Asham Band and Merdan Taplak Orkestar and much more.
Rebel Up invites 𝐆𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐡 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐤𝐨 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥 The legendary Goulash Disko festival is turning 10y this year, and Brussels is on the map of celebrations with a few events coming up in the next months! Goulash Disko is a human-sized, community-driven festival taking place on the shores of the Adriatic sea, on the remote island of Vis, Croatia. It’s a big family of beautiful souls, sharing the same love for global, underground music, and the celebration of diversity.
On 15 april, a night of live music, international DJ’s, food, visuals and more!
𝐑𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐥 𝐔𝐩 𝐒𝐞𝐛𝐂𝐚𝐭 Busy bee SebCat runs the Rebel Up collective and record label, part of Festa Afro Tuga and Giraffes & Penguins crews and promoter/curator of countless parties in Brussels and beyond. He hosts eclectic radio shows & sessions on Radio Campus Bruxelles, BRUZZ and Kiosk Radio. Expect a exploration of contemporary electronic global sounds, grooves, bass and mysterious balkan vibes. https://www.rebelup.org https://www.instagram.com/rebelup_
𝐑𝐚𝐟𝐚𝐞𝐥 𝐀𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐨𝐧 Rafael Aragon’s music is trance-inducing, powerful yet delicate, constantly changing and continuously breaking borders. Sweaty dancefloor stompers and soulful anthems with a magic touch inspired by forgotten traditions and ancient folklores from all around the world. Mystic chimes, ritual drums and witchcraft music meet raving kicks, deep basslines and electronic polyrythms to provide a rich, dancy and psychedelic experience! Goulash Disko veteran and ambassador, Rafael will bring some Komiza fire to Brasserie Illegaal, freshly landed after his first ever Japan tour. https://soundcloud.com/rafiralfiro https://www.instagram.com/rafaelaragondj/
𝐁𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐎𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 Brass band balkan-anachronique, le Bernard Orchestar fait des pompes tous les matins. Sportifs et hors compétition, les champions de l’équipe à Bernard ont traversé l’Europe de l’Est en courant, jusqu’aux portes de l’Orient. Les joggeurs de demain reviennent maintenant avec un répertoire festif et athlétique, dopé(s) à l’électro. Ce que ces spartiates en survêt’ préfèrent, c’est suer sur scène. Ils branchent les synthés, lustrent les cuivres… C’est parti pour la boum du futur, nostalgique mais visionnaire, musclée mais sensible. Il faut s’échauffer avant d’y aller, mais surtout ne pas les rater! https://bernardorchestar.bandcamp.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK-JgHgmqGKsJGVMsHTyqyQ
𝐀𝐥𝐦𝐚 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐚 (𝐂𝐋) Based in Berlin, born in Chile and raised all-around western Europe, DJ, producer, journalist and activist Alma Linda is a dancefloor magician, with an open heart and a sharing soul. Her music breaks down borders and is inspired by rhythms from diverse cultural backgrounds, and united through the pulse of electronic beats. She blends these worlds, melodies and musical memories into her most personal stories, delivered right from her bare soul, preaching emancipation and self-love as a political act. https://soundcloud.com/alma_linda https://www.instagram.com/alma_linda_music/
𝐁𝐥𝐞𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫 (𝐂𝐎) Luis Felipe Hernandez aka Bleepolar is a DJ / producer hailing from Colombia, bridging the gap between organic and electronic music. He learned music as a drummer, then took his knowledge into the world of music producing and later DJ’ing. Since his debuts as a techno and house producer, he started integrating the rich folkloric tradition of his homeland, with cumbia or champeta. As he develloped as an artist, he kept widening his inspirations to afro-latin music in general, and lately dived into the new sounds of urban Africa, focusing on genres like Afrohouse and Amapiano, while keeping the deep, minimal and elegant electronic aesthetic that became his signature sound. https://www.bleepolar.com/ https://bleepolar.bandcamp.com/
𝐅𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐦ï 𝐑𝐨𝐮𝐳 (𝐌𝐔) Logeshen Moorgan aka Fourmï Rouz, is a groundbreaking DJ/broadcaster/curator from the multiethnic subtropical island of Mauritius. Now pacing international stages sowing the seeds of musical multiculturalism with panache, Berlin/Zagreb-based jack-of-all-trades Logeshen Moorgan alias Fourmï Rouz has established a name synonymous with panchromatic groove science and genre-unbound open-mindedness, laying the foundation to a body of work marked by an inextinguishable thirst for music in all its forms and manifestations.
Liquid visuals by 𝐖𝐞𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐗 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 psychedelic colours moving through water…..
Food: Goulash stew! (végé) by 𝐀𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐊𝐢𝐭𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐧 collective, a resourceful kitchen (with the means at hand), anti-waste (recycling) and festive (long live the good mood!). They defend the principles of sharing and solidarity and with social ties! Reserve your plate before saturday noon via: firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.facebook.com/AtomiKitchenBXL (served between 20-23h)
—————————— Brasserie ILLEGAAL rue Bollinckx, 300. 1190, Forest
Parking vélo at venue Gare de Forest Midi / Station Vorst Zuid à 2min te voet – SUPER FACILE ! Bus 73 – Arrêt/halte INTERNATIONAL Bus 78 – Arrêt/halte BOLLINCKX Tram 82 – Arrêt/halte MAX WALLER Tram 97 – Arrêt/halte MAX WALLER
Wednesday 19 Oct, the Global Club Music Network will celebrate their 10 years anniversary with a yearly opening afterparty at the Womex showcase festival.
The GCMN is a network of international DJ’s, producers, organisers and booking agents who work in the field of global club music, which Rebel Up is part of too.
The party will be at Titanic Sur Mer, an iconic riverside venue which can hold up to 200-250 people. There will be a live concert by Miroca Paris & band, a live dj set by Colombian DJ Guitto and dj sets by Rebel Up SebCat B2B Didi of Tropical Djipsies, Kosta Kostov, Makala, D Watts Riot, David Chavez Soundculture, Oonga, Boris Viande, Ali T, Chief Boima and more… plus also a jam outside on the riverside terrace.
Rebel Up SebCat will be at WOMEX in Porto this week, for the expo, showcase and as part of the Global Club Music Network. An amazing lineup with lots of international global artists in various venues in the Porto city center. See here for tickets to the festival evening & night showcases.
Every year the GCMN hosts a free afterparty for all on the Womex opening night. On wednesday 27.10 pre/afterparty at Ferro Bar (next Sao Bento train station) from 18h to 4am, on 2 DJ levels (rooftop & main room) with this lineup:
Kosta Kostov (DE/BG) DJ Ali T (DE/MR) DJ Makala (ES) Darius Darek (DE/PL) Oonga (Montreal, CA) David Chávez aka Sound Culture (Chicago, US) Rebel Up Sebcat (Brussels, BE) DJ Chris Tofu (London, UK) Boris Viande (FR) & more TBC
On friday 29.10 (16h30-17h30) the GCMN has their annual networking session at the Womex conference, to meet people from our global club scene and make connections. Info here.
Thursday 19.08 Global night in latino vibe with concerts & DJ sets at VK Vaartkapoen! Andino & Cumbia time with 2 Argentinian music acts + Rebel Up DJ set
17:00 DJ Rebel Up duo 19:00 Nacion Ekeko > electro-acoustic sounds from the Argentinian selva & andes. for fans of Chancha Va Circuito / Nicola Cruz and more! 20:30 Fanfarria del Capitan > festive cumbia, balkan beat, reggae, ska & rock from Buenos Aires! 21:30 more Rebel Up sounds until the end….
Rebel Up Duckfood presents: Quarantine Corona Worldwide Mashup Mix. with songs from allover the globe, from the Balkans to the Caribbean, Latin America, Maghreb, Sahel, Africa, the Arab World, India, Persia and even Tibet. Stay home, stay safe & healthy!