Fri 23.09 + Sat 24.08 Rebel Up action in Brussels @ Sounds Jazz Club + Afro Disco party

Hey all,

This weekend action with some gigs!
On Friday night, SebCat will spin jazz, funky & global beat tunes at Sounds Jazz Club in Ixelles after the jazz concert of Jean Alleman from 23H onwards.
Info here or here.

On saturday, a real special African party night: Afro Disco #2, organised by Fresh Nunas.

It promises to be an amazing night of Brussels, African & Congolese sounds from rumba, afrofunk to afrohouse, amapiano and beyond. On the programme a live set by Aziza and Badi, dj sets by Spilulu (special guest from Lumumbashi, Congo!), Fresh Nunas, Baba O Bab, RaqL, Tropical DJipsies and Rebel Up SebCat.

It’s at a secret location, a nice space on the southside not too far from Gare du Midi.
Limited space for 200 or so people, so it will be a cosy party affair.

Buy your tickets here via Eventbrite!
10€
doors 20h, concert 23h, party until 4am

25 + 26 june > Rebel Up festival weekend: La Nature(Rebel Up stage!) + Couleur Café!

From 23 to 26 june La Nature festival in south of Belgium is on again. The amazing cosy electronic festival in the woods in the province of Luxembourg, at ski station Baraque de Fraiture in Vielsalm.

Like last year, Rebel Up hosts the La Dome stage during all of saturday 25 june, with an amazingly diverse lineup between jazz, global beats and afro bass. See here the timetable >>>

12:00 Mafia Pain Frites
14:00 Mambele
15:30 Rafael Aragon
17:30 Muito Kaballa (live)
19:00 Mopcut (live)
20:00 Drache Musicale
21:00 Didi (Tropical DJipsies)
22:00 Rebel Up SebCat
23:00 RaqL
0:00 Lua Preta (live)
1:00 Menzi
2:30 Fresh Nunas


Stages hosted also by our friends Maloca Records (friday) and Farida Amadou (sunday) with an array of great DJ’s, producers and live artists. See full lineup here.

Want to come & dance with us? There are still tickets for the saturday & sunday.
Get them here.

and on sunday evening Rebel Up & Lua Preta will close the hidden Swag bar at the big Couleur Café festival from 23h to 1h. See you there?

See here for tickets

Thu 17.03 > Rebel Up & Friends @ Bonnefooi w/ special guest Spilulu (DRC) & Fresh Nunas (MZ – Bxl)

Rebel Up collective is back this week at Bonnefooi for a set that’ll get the week started properly ! Don’t miss out Fresh Nunas & Spilulu coming right from the Rebel Up family who are ready to set the stage on fire with live percussion !

Line up:

Spilulu (DRC / Lumumbashi)
Originally from Lubumbashi / Katanga Democratic Republic of Congo, Spilulu is famous for his afrohouse blends and more!
https://soundcloud.com/spilulu

Fresh Nunas (MZ – Bxl)
Mozambican DJ Fresh Nunas is a multimedia artist who started his pro dj cultural career in New York City. Fresh is a veteran DJ of afro sounds, always keeping them grounded in the continent, for club audiences across the globe. He will play his set together with Cuban percussionist Sandy Martin
https://www.mixcloud.com/deadfresh

hosted by Rebel Up SebCat (Bxl)
SebCat is a full time nexus, taking sounds from all corners and styles into his wildcat dj sets, performing at parties & festival on several continents.
https://www.mixcloud.com/Rebel_Uppa

Full info > FB event
@ Bonnefooi
Steenstraat 8 Rue des Pierres
Doors: 8PM
DJ Set: 10PM
Free entry

Monday 8 March > International Women’s Rights Day livestream, all female lineup @ Julie Menuge Textile Design, Marolles Bxl

on the occasion of International Women’s Rights Day *, Rebel Up, Tropical DJipsies, Sahara Kitchen, Giraffes & Penguins & Julie Menuge Textile Design are organizing a “Super Mix Veritable” livestream from the window at the Julie Menuge shop, with D’s & artists.

With Tropical DJipsies duo, Raquel Almeida, Heal Estate, Strike Sister choir and Estelle Baldé (live set songwriter), from 13H – 19H30

@ Rue Blaes 154 (close to Place Jeu des Balles / Vossenplein)
livestreaming via:

www.twitch.tv/saharakitchen
www.instagram.com/julie_menuge
www.facebook.com/SuperMixVeritable

See all info & timings in the event.

If you come to the shop, please respect the COVID measures

Saturday 30.01 > Rebel Up party livestream for Connect Music Festival

Tonight 19.30-21.30!
Rebel Up party livestream for Connect Music festival // Beats’n’Roots showcase via Beats ‘n’ Roots, NAFF label & management & VK vaartkapoen.

B2B dj sets with Rebel Up SebCat, Cheb Runner and Rokia Bamba. Visuals by BenRichard.
Tune in via Rebel Up FB page, see part 1 and part 2.
19.30-21.30 Bxl time
FB event

New release out > African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter fundraiser compilation, 28 tracks!

V/A – African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter

release date: Friday 04.09 Bandcamp Friday
on Bandcamp only > www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com


In the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests in June allover the globe, followed by a summer with or without holidays, it’s important to keep the flame burning and the discussion going. The road is still long, but united we stand, moving forward together.

The aim of this compilation is to raise funds for various (inter)national NGO’s, anti-rasicm advocacy groups and organisations of black initiative, with all proceedings to be donated to these causes. (Look in press info for full list of carefully selected organiations)

The artists donated their music as a collaboration between Rebel Up Records, the artists and the international labels Nyege Tapes, Syrphe, Bongo Joe Records, Sdban Records, Galletas Calientes, Blanc Manioc, Indigenous Underground, Strut, Earconditioning and 1000Hz Records. On this compilation we brought together mostly electronic African or Afro descendant artists from the worldwide diaspora and artists based in their homelands, from motherland Africa to Latin America to the Caribbean and back to Europe. It’s a vibrant combination of contemporary sounds that showcases the current talent of the artists and producers, combined with awareness for black lives & art and serving as a fundraiser. You can find a list of the supported organisations on the last page. Also info on each of the artists and their Bandcamp pages are included in the notes.

As this compilation is an ongoing process, it’s possible that the tracklist can still grow with a few extra songs in the next weeks. Please support & buy this compilation, let the internal fire burn on.

Also check the amazing support by the blogs Pan African Music and Rhythm Passport with nice articles and words about the compilation!