Yesterday we did a Rebel Up & Friends session at Kiosk Radio with Sebcat, Cami Layé Okún & Edna Martinez. Tune in here for their selections between jazz, latin, afro, chutney soca and global sounds!
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Sunday 05.09 > Rebel Up & Friends @ Saintklet, Bxl w/ Cami Layé Okún, Edna Martinez, Fresh Nunas & SebCat
After last year’s fun, Rebel Up & Friends are coming back at Saintklet summer outdoor terrace on the Bxl canalside! with a great international lineup of special guests DJ Cami Layé Okún, Edna Martinez & Fresh Nunas, hosted by SebCat.
Cami Layé Okún (Havana, Cuba)
Cuban DJ/selector who collects vinyl records from allover the world as a way of sharing stories through music with similar organic roots. Her sound spans from the tropical to the tribal; think African and Caribbean rhythms mixed with a Latin soul and sensibility, engaging audiences and dancefloors with Cuban disco, Afro-Caribbean rarities and tropical Amazonian funky grooves. Currently based in Havana, she is so far the only local DJ that produces and promotes events in a 100% vinyl format. Since 2020 Cami hosts her own monthly show ‘Insolar’ on London’s NTS Radio where she curated sunny music from different parts of the world.
Edna Martinez (Cartagena, Colombia / Berlin)
DJ / curator, artist and radio host from the Colombian Caribbean based in Berlin, Germany. Her musical selection is linked to her artistic research in which she explores autobiographical migratory routes with the concept of resistance as its axis. Her sound involves Afro-Caribbean organic rhythms, jazz bases, tribal polyrhythm, Arabic folklore, and more. She is the woman behind projects such as “Latinarab” a trip from Jaffa to the Arab Caribbean, and “El Volcán El Orgullo de Berlin”, the only soundsystem picó party in Germany. She also moderates monthly radio shows on Radio Alhara (Palestine), Worldwide FM (London) and Boxout.fm (India).
+ afrogrooves by Fresh Nunas (Mozambique/Bxl) & eclectic global sounds by Rebel Up SebCat.
16h – 22h, free donation (2€ advised)
Quai des Peniches / Akenkaai
Fri 24 aug > Rebel Up @ Courtyard session TBC + Fiesta Latina festival, Bxl
and friday, more Rebel Up fun in Brussels before we leave to Morocco for 2 weeks on summer tour.
From 18:00 to 21:30, we will play at a courtyard opening session in Molenbeek, exact location and venue + FB event to be confirmed in next days, watch this space!
And from 23:00 to 0:15 we will continue at Fiesta Latina festival in Bois de la Cambre. For the first time, we will play together with Cuban percussionist Victor Hugo on stage next to us, who will provide extra beats during our dj set. Also our dj buddy Pedrolito of Muevelo will spin after us. Fuego puro!
all info, tickets and programme of the 3 day Fiesta Latina festival (fri-sunday).
see FB event or website.
Thu 2 June > Rebel Up! SebCat @ AfroFrite Session, Swan Bar Bxl (FREE!)
This thursday > Afro Latino jam session, °° Acid Special Edition °° (FREE IN!)
La tercera es la vencida !
with band session & Rebel Up! SebCat to warm up & afterparty….
@Swan Bar, St Gery, Bxl
FB event here