Thu 25 July > Rebel Up SebCat @ Aperodroom, See U velodroom, Ixelles Bxl

Happy heatwave to you!

Thurusday 25 July, from 16 to 22h, Rebel Up SebCat will spin global heartwave tunes at the Aperodroom velodroom at the new See U cultural site in Ixelles.

See U is the new cultural site in Ixelles at the old police horse cazerne, with a wooden velodroom constructed by Bruno Herzele and Elke Thuys, together with the architects of architect office Dallas and cycling group Hors Categorie, especially for the Grand Départ du Tour de France.

There are bars, foodtrucks and every thursday to saturday local Brussels DJ’s.
Come for an apero or evening drink and dance to some tunes!

Free in,
FB event

See U
Rue Fritz Toussaintstraat 8
next to VUB (Boulevard General Jacques)
Bus | Tram | Train : 95, N08 | 7, 25 | Etterbeek Station

Thu 28 June, Rebel Up 2x > Music-o-Jardin @ Elzenhof + Demarrage IV @ C12

Hello Brussels!

This thursday 28 june, 2 events with Rebel Up tunes 🙂

Music-o-Jardin brings summer vibes to the Elzenhof garden in Ixelles.
Come and enjoy the sun and music with cocktails, kids animation and catering by Our House. Free in!

17:00 => 23:00 DJ SebCat (Rebel Up) > vinyl set!
17:00 => 20:00 Activities for children
17:00 => 21:00 Food by Our House Project
20:00 => 21:30 Match Belgium – England (indoor)

FB event
@ Elzenhof, Avenue Couronne 12, Ixelles

and afterwards, playing at the Demarrage IV night in C12 venue. a free party night, also to celebrate the end of the student exam period.

Theme of the night is DJ set in different BPM tempo’s, changing every hour, with a big array of Bxl & BE dj crews, such as Rebel Up, Mentality, Slagwerk, Under My Garage, Deep in House, Break The Silence, Dar, Lait de Coco and more.

Rebel Up SebCat will do 45mins from 100 to 120 BPM, expect lots of cumbia, dancehall, bass, gqom and afrohouse 🙂

Free in, see you there!
FB Event

@ C12
Grasmarkt 116, 1000 Bxl

24/25/26 March: Festa Afro Tuga #2 weekend in Antwerp & Brussels

Afro Tuga time again!  After our 1st super successful party in Brussels last June, it is time for Afro Tuga #2 and this time 2 nights in 2 cities: Antwerp & Brussels.
Amazing artwork for both made events by Bichel Editions.

Friday 24 March in Het Bos in Antwerp >
With 2 special guests from Lisboa, Portugal, for a night of true Afro Portuguese music styles from vintage styles to urban afro tech & beats >

Celeste Mariposa (Lisboa / PT) /
Wilson Vilares started out as techno dj but the powerful music of the African ex-Portuguese colonies lured him in and he became a true connoisseur of the Luso-African music diaspora from Angola & Cabo Verde, Guinee Bissau, Sao Tomé and further. Last year a label under the same name, releasing talented Luso-African artists living in Lisboa such as Chalo Correia, Julinho da Concertina (both in Recyclart last 2 years). Expect wild funana, funky coladeira, shaking semba, rebita and much much more!
https://soundcloud.com/celestemariposa

DJ Noronha – BlackSea Não Maya crew- (Principe, Lisboa / PT)
Only 24 years old, DJ Noronha aka Fabio d’Alva Noronha is a young and talented producer / dj of the Lisbon southside Bairro da Jamaica area, across the river Tejo river. Part of the Blacksea Não Maya crew together with Dj Kolt, Dj Perigoso & Dj Joker who have released 2 LP’s already on Principe Discos. The Blacksea Não Maya sound is an urban blend of Afro Portuguese ghetto beats, spanking percussion and electronic tones, like slower funaná crossed with the rudiments of kuduro. Alien rumba for ballroom dance matinées. Puxa pa!
https://soundcloud.com/black-ea-n-o-maya

Rebel Up! SebCat (Bxl)
The only non-Portuguese dj on the bill as local support. Part of the Brussels global crew Rebel Up!, which needs no introduction for those who come to their underground global nights. Expect some hot warming up in Luso African spheres, from vintage sounds to modern beats.
https://www.rebelup.org/

Calacas DJ’s (Mechelen)
Driven by their love for the analog sound, DJ duo Calacas explores the world of tropical grooves as cadencelypso, cumbia, guaguanco, afro disco and more. Their ultra-danceable sets leave no dance floor unmoved! Immerse yourself in a heavy sweaty trip through the Creole univers.
https://www.mixcloud.com/Calacasdjs/islands/

7€
23:00 – late….
het Bos,
Ankerrui 5-7, Antwerp
site / FB event

Next day, Saturday 25 March > Brussels time!
Festa Afro Tuga #2, organised together with NGHE Mediatheque.

same lineup as above!

In a sweaty basement + upstairs bar in the Kuumba venue, Flemish-African house in the heart of the Matongé area, Ixelles. Expect all the wonder of the Afro Portuguese music, from vintage funaná & semba from Cabo Verde, Angola & diaspora to the contemporary Afrotech of Lisboa’s suburbs via Principe Discos label.

6€
23:00 – 5:00
@ Kuumba
Chaussee de Wavre 78, Matongé, IXL
FB eventsite

On Sunday, *afterparty* chill style in Brussels.

We will end the Festa Afro Tuga in the NGHE mediatheque in Molenbeek with a presentation & label talk by Celeste Mariposa & a special documentary about music in Cabo Verde (1hr).

Open door & mediatheque from 14:00
Label talk & Cabo Verdian docu from 19:00

FB event
prix libre
@ NGHE Mediatheque
Rue des Mariniers 6
1080 Molem
tram 51 (Porte de Flandre / Ch de Gand)
metro Comte de Flandre / Graaf van Vlaanderen

Thu 30 June > Rebel Up! LeBlanc @ Café Congé goes Caribbean, Elzenhof, Ixelles Bxl *FREE IN!*

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Café Congé again! that means the garden of Elzenhof will be changed into a summer bar with party in a certain theme. On this 1st night, they will go Caribbean. With loungegarden, kid activities, concerts and DJ’s in the garden, cocktailbar and food, dance workshop, visuals and more. In collaboration with Rebel Up! DJ’s, MI-Casting, Brede School and Bib Sans Souci. *FREE IN!*

Programme >

15:00-18:00 Loungegarden & kids animation & Silver Canary Soundsystem
15:30-17u30 Latino kids animation by Multicolor ASBL
17u30 Latino dance initiation for kids
18:30 Modeshow MI-Casting + dansinitiatie
18u50 Dance initiation for adults by Yamilet (Cuba)
19:30 concert Turikumwe (traditionele cumbia)
20:30 concert The Concrete Coconuts (calypso)
22:00 DJ’s Rebel Up! & Drache Musicale (Radio Panik)

++ Visuals, Caribbean food & cocktailbar ++
*FREE IN!*

more info > FB event or Elzenhof site.

@ Elzenhof
kroonlaan 12 Av. Couronne
1050, Ixelles

Sun 7 June > Rebel Up! @ Matong@ Europe festival, Foot Piknic, Parc Leopold, Ixelles Bxl

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The Matongé-Europe Festival is back, with Foot Piknic on 7 June: a football match with a culinary dimension in parc Léopold, organised by Kuumba and C.I.E. Transitscape.
From 10 am to 8 pm, eight mixed and intercultural teams will challenge each other in the mini-football tournament on the sports ground in parc Léopold. At the same time there will be a family picnic and Rebel Up! dj SebCat will provide the necessary sunny tunes from Africa and further around the world. Sunday promises to be a nice hot day too, so bring your tastiest picnic and come to relax or play!

Foot Piknic aims to bring together residents, workers and users of the Matongé neighbourhood and the European quarter, as also happened at the Matongé-Europe Festival. Enrol here as a volunteer or footballer : info@kuumba.be

and afterwards at 21:00 in Kuumba, we all go watch the friendly football game between France & Belgium!

All info, check with Kuumba or see the FB event.