Sat 8 June: Rebel Up @ Giraffes & Penguins + HAPE w/ Poirier (CA), Au Quai, Bxl

This saturday, Giraffes & Penguins and HAPE collective are joining forces for a night of underground african, caribbean and hip-shaking dancehall vibes with legendary DJ/producer Poirier (CA), Rebel Up, Le Grand Mechant Loop, Tropical DJipsies and Doctor Pepper (JM/BE)!

with special guest Poirier (Montreal, Canada)
Specializing in warm electronic music, Poirier is a prolific, creative and eclectic Canadian producer/musician/DJ. Constant in his albums and performances is a desire to build bridges between different languages, communities, and cultures. Active in Montreal, his successful monthly dance party Qualité de Luxe is dedicated to African and Caribbean music, attracting capacity crowds for over five years. Poirier is also the man behind Bounce le Gros and Karnival, parties with legendary status in Montreal nightlife history. He produced a total of 10 albums and many EPs with labels such as Wonderwheel Recordings and Ninja Tune. In 2017, he followed up with “Be Alright”, an EP inspired by Afro house music and featuring a collaboration with the Mozambican-Canadian singer Samito on the anthem “Sowia”. 2019 will see the release of several new songs inspired by Poirier’s travels abroad and his beloved city of Montreal.

+ Rebel Up SebCat
+ Le Grand Mechant Loop
+ Dr Pepper
+ Tropical DJipsies

and live videomapping by Maria Ilia!

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doors 22h – 4h / 5€ in
@ Au Quai
Quai du Hainaut 23
1080 Molem

Saturday 3 March > Rebel Up @ Giraffes & Penguins #5, Au Quai, Bxl

🎵 🌶 🎵 NEW ETHNO-GROOVE PARTY IN TOWN 🎵 🌶 🎵

This 5th edition of Giraffes & Penguins will push away the limits of physics!
Four global underground DJ’s from Brussels will demonstrate that East, West, North & South can melt into a single point called “dancefloor” if brought at the right temperature!

🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧 LINE-UP 🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧
This dangerous experiment (loss of control is very likely) will be led by The Wild, Drache Musicale, Rebel Up SebCat and Le Grand Méchant Loop
🕶💥 Visual entertainment will be guaranteed by our guest VJ Gilles empêtré 💥🕶

Join & share the fun!  🙂

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Entrance 5€ /// Doors 10pm
Next to Dépôt Design and MIMA
Metro 1/5 >> Comte de Flandre / Graaf van Vlaanderen
Tram 51 >> Porte de Flandre / Vlaamse Poort

Thu 16 Jan > Rebel Up! & Low Up present; Uproot Andy (Brooklyn/NY) @ Bonnefooi Bxl

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Brussels finest global bass and world beats collectives unite to invite Uproot Andy (Brooklyn/NY) to Brussels for a serious night of cumbia & bass!

 

As a co-founder of the monthly tropical clubnight Que Bajo and the Que Bajo Label, UPROOT ANDY is a pioneer dj producer of the global bass movement. His productions and remixes of cumbia and global bass are always top quality and played by many global dj’s with good taste. Get ready for his fast mixing, tropical bounce and a serious dance fever! 🙂

Rebel Up! Soundclash & Lowup will provide the wildest contemporary global dance hits from the Caribbean to Latin America, Africa and beyond! DJ’s representing Rebel Up! are SebCat & Leblanc and Max Le Daron & dj Mellow will be showcasing the bouncy LowUp sound.

and ofcourse as always at Bonnefooi > FREE IN!
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from 22:00 till………
Steenstraat 8 Rue des Pierres,
1000, BrxHell

Tropical Bass / Cumbia / Dancehall / Future Afro y mas…
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www.soundcloud.com/uprootandy
www.soundcloud.com/quebajo
www.lowup.be
https://soundcloud.com/lowuprecords
www.rebelup.org
https://soundcloud.com/rebeluppa

Thu 31 Oct Tropical Halloween > Rebel Up! @ Radio Panik 30 years birthday, Espace Senghor w/ Commandant Cadet & Les Pythons de la Fournaise (FR)!

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yes yes folks,
this thursday an awesome tropical Radio Panik anniversary night in Espace Senghor, right on the halloween hour 🙂

main band of the night is Commandant Cadet & Les Pythons de la Fournaise, a French band that specializes in the sweet sega and maloya folk styles from La Reunion drenched psychedelic spheres and some afrobeat,
https://soundcloud.com/sofa-records-shop/commandant-cadet-les-pythons

Djiboutik, Moise, Celestin & Rebel Up! dj’s will play before, between and after the band with some fine global warming up sounds

the lineup >
20h > Plateau Radio sur la scène !
20h30 > Dj Rico Da Cool (Djiboutik)
21h > Dj Celestin (Africa Sound)
21h30 > Commandant Cadet et les pythons de la fournaise (set Séga)
22h30 > Rebel Up! Djs
23h15 > Commandant Cadet et les pythons de la fournaise (set Maloya)
00h15 > Rebel Up! Djs
01h15 > Dj HDJ (Djiboutik)
02h > END

Gonna be awesome for sure, so don’t miss! 🙂
see Facebook event
just only 5€ in
@ Espace Senghor,
Chaussee de Wavre 366, Etterbeek Bxl

Sat. 24 Aug: Rebel Up! Soundclash *Congolese Rumba Special* @ OCCII, A’dam w/ Yan Koy & Kolor Rumba (RDC/BE) & Orch. TP Jean Mikili (BE)

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Yes folks!

finally it’s there after several attempts: our Congolese Rumba Special night on Saturday 24 august.
A whole night filled with marvelous vintage rumba & soukous sounds from Congo!

We’ll have 2 bands playing live on stage to fully lose yourself in this addictive rumba rock sound. Here the roll down > > >

Yan Koy & Kolor Rumba (CO/BE) (on poster)
This Congolese band from Brussels will play vintage Congolese rumba soukous songs from the 60’s to 80’s, led by vocalist Yan Koy along with master members such as Petit Poisson, Pappy Muntu, Alonzo Baba and several others who played in famous Congolese bands such as Franco’s OK Jazz, Zaiko Langa Langa and Ndombe. In a 2 hour live set they will play classic rumba songs and take you into the Congolese underbelly of tropical rock with psychedelic guitar solo’s, hypnotising percussion and polyphonic vocals. Not to be missed!

Orch. TP Jean Mikili (BE)
Belgian trio from Brussels that specialises in Congolese rumba with fresh indierock while keeping it real for all to swing and shuffle along to. It’s gonna be *Tout Puissant* for sure as perfect warm-up to Color Rumba!

Vendredi Tresse, avec l’Orchestre TP Jean Mikili de Bruxelles from Frederic Bourgeois on Vimeo.

dj’s Rebel Up! & friends
swinging African & latino sounds before & after the bands.

Profits on the night will go to Women’s Initiative for Gender Justice, a NGO fighting for the change of mentality for governments that consciously leave open sexual crimes unpunished. For more info about this organization, go to www.iccwomen.org or their twitter account @4GenderJustice.

Doors will already open at 22:00.
As we have 2 bands playing live, it´s 5€ in before 23:00h, but 7€ afterwards, so come early!

Save the date!
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sat 24 august
22:00 – 4:00
@ OCCII, Amsterdam
www.occii.org