Then next day on sunday, Rebel Up! plays on the street at the free Ô de Molenbeek festival. Ô’de Molenbeek is a cozy street theater festival in the heart of Molenbeek. The square at metro station Graaf Van Vlaanderen for one day turned into a scene of circus, street theater, animation and initiation of clowning to real acrobatics for the young (at heart)! Food, drinks and much more.
Rebel Up! djs SebCat & LeBlanc will play warm up, cool down and freestyle street dance tunes inbetween all the acts!
This friday, a special night of STRICLY CUMBIA in St Gilles!
18:00: Apero – Tropical cocktail & Music crafts for the little ones.
18:00: Play it Loud CUMBIA: TURIKUMWE
The winner of the Play it Loud battle will surprise you with freshly cut tunes. Memo Pimiento Electric Orchestra, El Felino Macabro y los de la Cava, Turikumwe, Los Demonios de la Cumbia & Quantum Café battled for your love and approval in Pianofabriek. The winner: Turikumwe!
19:30 & 21:30: Rebel Up! Dj Sebcat
Party with tropical sounds from the global underground. It’s all about baking a musical cake outside styled borders covered with cumbia sprinkles!
Colombian roots music from the members of ‘La Chiva Gantiva’.
One of the best kept musical secrets in ‘Bruselas’.
While Rebel Up! SebCat is in Peru for research & playing, Rebel Up! LeBlanc is ready to take up the decks.
Saturday 7 may >2x Rebel Up! action
DJ set at Fete du Parc Bonnevie n Molenbeek during the afternoon (13-18h), see Molenbeek culture site for all info.
and in the evening he will spin together with Planet Ilunga at the vernissage of the Sammy Baloji & Filip DeBoeck expo Urban Now: City Life in Congo at Wiels art centre, supported by KunstenfestivaldesArts. From 19 til midnight FB event
Afterwards, from 22h > Rebel Up! Soundclash Bxl Global Bounce night @ Bonnefooi
We have invited 2 local Brussels global bass dj’s & producers > Gan Gah & Dovecake!
Gan Gah (MR / Bxl)
Fed by traditional « Gnawa » and Berber rythms ever since he was born in the suburbs of Agadir, Morocco, young DJ and producer Gan Gah is now based in Brussels.This accomplished musician, who has been performing for many years as a beatmaker under various pseudonyms, knows how to shake a dancefloor with bewitching beats. Offering a cunning combination of club music and traditional North-African music/rythms/melodies, his first EP “Souktronics” is a declaration of love to his Moroccan roots and to modern electronic music which is about to make a lot of noise on worldwide dancefloors. Moroccan Bass, you said?
Dovecake (US / Bxl) Intergalactic Body Trance Provider who washed up in Brussels a few years ago, but nomadic nonetheless and spends most of his time in different continents. Equal dj as expressive dancer, bounded to celestial ancestral interconnectivity. Adventures in Rhythm & Bass to make your heart melt and hips shake! Afro bounce bass vibes all in directions possible.
+ resident Rebel Up! SebCat The bounciest global bass beats and whatnot
This friday a special Tropicalia night at the largely unknown loft space Belgica.
The night is organised by a collective of creative Brazilians from Sao Paulo who welcome everyone to party all night long in their new place. A 600 square meters industrial loft. Friends of friends are also welcome.
Concert by Les Fanfoireux + a variety of DJ sets. Rebel Up! in tropicalia & psychedelic & beats style + many others.