Sat 1 June: Rebel Up warmup @ Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek, Ekko, Utrecht

Cosmosis presents a series of concerts with the most special pop music from non-Western countries. What can you expect? No traditional world music, but urgent and danceable future music from distant countries.

Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek
Two years after the great success of the single “Nem Kaldi”, psych-pop sensation Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek finally released the long-awaited debut album “Kar Yağar” on Bongo Joe Records. And it was well worth the wait! The distinctive sound of the bağlama, the great voice of Derya Yildirim and the band makes the whole more modern, more danceable and more psychedelic. A hymn for the rich history of the Anatolian folk rock, restored and translated into the 21st century. They are coming to Ekko Utrecht just a week after the album comes out. Not to be missed!


Warmup & cooling down tunes in Turkish, Anatolian and Levantine sounds by Rebel Up SebCat.

tickets > 13,50 €

19h30
> doors & dj
20h30
>showtime Derya Yildirim
22h > end


more info > FB event / website

@ Ekko
Bemuurde Weerd Westzijde 3,
3513 BH Utrecht

Sat 16 June > Rebel Up 2x in Wallonie! @ Festival Bucolique (near Liege) + Turkitsch

On saturday afternoon, evening & night > Bucolique Festival!
A sweet, organic, cosy, global, artistic micro festival in the countryside near Liège from the afternoon til deep into the night. Rebel Up SebCat will play an afternoon vinyl dj set around 15h.

< LINE UP > 14h – 6am…
Calme Oublié
DJ SebCat (Rebel Up)
Duo de nous deux (Michel Feilner)
Najib Amazigh
Cariban
Mnd-Exp (Global Hybrid Records)
Ultimo Viene Il Corvo
Las Lloronas
Beat Brother
Cedric Blavier (Love is the Answer)
and much more TBC

< PRICE >  7 €

< PLACE >
Cerexhe-Heuseux (between Liège and Verviers)
– 15min from Liège, 1h from Bruxelles
– Parking possible – Free camping – Toilettes – Bar – Food – Special decoration – Good vibes

All info > FB event

address >
Rue du Curé 31,
4632 Soumagne

Then saturday evening > Rebel Up will travel down to the industrial Le Rockerill venue in Charleroi.

a special day in celebration of Turkish culture, with expo, theater, concerts and dj sets. Experimental art by Turkish-Carolo artist Omer Oczetin and traditional Turkish shadow theater Karagöz ve Hacivat by Shems.

══ Concerts ══

Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek
This Turkish singer / multi-instrumentalist has an unheard voice, imbued with both melancholy and desire. She is accompanied by Grup Şimşek musicians and their hypnotic psyche pop from Anatolia. A cocktail of Turkish folk, groove and psychedelism that balm to the heart.

Ko Shin Moon
This duo mixes instrumental and digital compositions, contemporary electronic sounds, traditional music and samples from field recordings, Ko Shin Moon blurs the boundaries.

Lopenstraat
This instrumental sextet from Istanbul integrates bits and pieces of experimental music, an improvised structure and to our greatest happiness, the psyche of Anatolia!

❂ Rebel Up Nightshop DJ’s SebCat & Front Chaud ❂
Turkish delights from the past & present

14h00: Ambiance musicale avec DUKE vs Curver
18h00: shadow theater Shems
20h00: Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek
21h00: Ko Shin Moon
22h00: Lopenstraat
23h00: Rebel Up  Nighshop dj set

► Turkish specialities (buffet)
► Entry: 5€ from 18h
►  website / FB event

Thu 23 Nov: Turkish Pyschedelic Groove night with Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek concert, afterparty with Rebel Up, Radio Martiko & Front Chaud

A very special night of Bonnefooi Invites, in collaboration with Rebel Up, with some very special guests
Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek (TR/DE/FR/IT/GB)

Young singer/multi-instrumentist Derya Yıldırım teams up with fantastic drummer Greta Eacott (G-Bop Orchestra / One-Take records) and 3 quarters of Catapulte Records’ Orchestre du Montplaisant (Antonin Voyant, Graham Mushnik, Andrea Piro). With members originating from Turkey, Germany, France, Italy and Great Britain, Grup Şimşek (pronounce « Shimshek ») encapsulates the Outernational generation.

Upon hearing Turkey’s Derya Yildirim, it only takes a few seconds until your soul willingly allows itself to be bowled over. This singer/multi-instrumentalist namely possesses a unique voice that exudes both melancholy and longing. Musically, she is accompanied by Grup Şimşek that excels with its hypnotic Anatolian psych-pop. Turkish folk, grooves and psychedelica. Aside from own compositions, Derya Yildirim also interprets gems by Turkish artists like (protest)singer Selda Bağcan, rock pioneer Barış Manço, Moğollar and the Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet. After their amazing performance at the 10 Years of Rebel Up party in Recyclart last march and more recently at the Feeerieen festival by Ancienne Belgique in August, be sure to get in on time for a good spot to shake & cry with us.

Listen to her 4 song EP ‘Nem Kaldi’ , co-released by Les Disques Bongo Joe & Catapulte Records in early 2017, to capture her deeply melancholic voice and the eloquently groovy sounds by Grup Şimşek.
https://lesdisquesbongojoe.bandcamp.com/album/nem-kaldi

DJ Support & afterparty by Rebel Up SebCat, Radio Martiko & Front Chaud of Drache Musicale
Eastern vinyls & sounds in Turkish, Greek, Gypsy, Tsifteteli, Sefardic, Yugo etc folk, pop & rock sounds and much more global tunes from beyond the everlasting horizon.
http://www.radiomartiko.be/
https://www.mixcloud.com/radiomartiko/stream/
https://soundcloud.com/radio-martiko
https://www.mixcloud.com/DracheMusicale/

FREE IN, get in early to grab a good spot 

FB event
@ Bonnefooi

Rue des Pierres / Steenstraat 8

Wedn 23 Aug > Rebel Up dj @ Feeërieen w/ Mdou Moctar (NE) & Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek (TR/FR)

Feeërieen festival @ Parc Royale, organised by Ancienne Belgique.

2 concerts > Niger desert rock to groovy psych-pop from Anatolia + Rebel Up dj support

Mdou Moctar
Thanks to label boss Christopher Kirkley, who can easily be described as the modern day Alan Lomax, Sahel Sounds has also become one of those unmissable benchmarks. To him we owe the discovery of Les Filles De Illigahdad (recently catchy at BRDCST) and the desert blues of Mdou Moctar. On his debut, Mdou Moctar further distinguished himself from other Touareg acts, like Bombino or Tinariwen, by the striking use of the auto-tune. Live, Mdou Moctar mostly sounds raw and extremely energetic. Moctar also provided the music for the very first Touareg film ‘Akounkounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai’ about a young musician who wants to make it big. Fun Fact: the film was a remake of ‘Purple Rain’. He just has released his new allbum ‘Sousoume Tamachek‘ on Sahel Sounds. Desert power!

Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek.
At the 10 years of Rebel Up / Nightshop party in Recyclart, some of you already had the good fortune of seeing Derya & Grup Simsek play. Hearing the voice of Derya Yildirim, it only takes a few seconds until your soul willingly allows itself to be bowled over. This singer/multi-instrumentalist namely possesses a unique voice that exudes both melancholy and longing. Musically, she is accompanied by Grup Şimşek that excels with its hypnotic Anatolian psych-pop. Let’s just say: a smooth mix of Turkish folk, grooves and psychedelica. Aside from own compositions, Derya Yildirim also interprets gems by Turkish artists like (protest)singer Selda Bağcan, rock pioneer Barış Manço, Moğollar (founding father of Turkish folk rock) and the Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet. A piece of trivia for the benefit of your inner joy: those who fall for the sound of Derya Yildirim, will also love Altin Gün who is to perform at Global Street Sounds (17.09.2017) in AB, curated by Rebel Up & AB.

DJ support by Rebel Up SebCat, expect sahel guitars, indian grooves, oriental psyche and much more.

@ Parc Royale
19:00 – 22:00
FREE IN!

Rebel Up! 10 Year Anniversary > 3 day wild weekender in BE & NL

9, 10 to 11 March > our Rebel Up! 10 Year Anniversary!!!!
a 3 day wild weekender in BE & NL

Thu 9 March, De Vooruit, Gent,  Outer Limits Club & Rebel Up!
with Gato Preto (MZ/GH/DE), Ibaaku (SN) & Octa Push (PT/GW)
site + FB event

Fri 10 March, Recyclart, Brussels > Nightshop Rebel Up! 10 Years
with Ibaaku (SN) & Octa Push (PT/GW) + Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek (TR/EU)
site + FB event

Sat 11 March, OCCII, Amsterdam
with Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek (TR/EU) + Zea & Afework Nigussie (NL/ET)
site + FB event