Sat 7 April > Rebel Up @ Groovalizacion Radio party, Au Quai, Bxl


Groovalizacion Radio is a collective of DJs, journalists and cultural activists from all over the world whose podcasts highlight the latest worldwide trends of global urban music and explore their local roots. Created in 2008 to promote cultural encounters and experimentation.
www.groovalizacion.org

Now for the first time in Brussels with a party celebrating global sounds & urban grooves to dance all night long! With special guest DJ Makala aka  Global Funk from Basque Country + 4 Belgium-based Groovalizacion Radio DJ’s: Mukambo, Rebel Up SebCat & Pedrolito!

▲▽▲SPECIAL GUESTS▲▽▲

▲▽  Global Funk Soundsystem (radio gaztea): DJ Makala, based in San Sebastián (Basque Country), spans more than two decades as Club and Radio DJ, embracing an ever increasing range of musical styles: from Afrobeat to funk, soul to reggae, ska to hip hop, boogaloo to dub, rocksteady to jazz – all mixed, cut and ready to be enjoyed. Since 2008 he organizes the monthly Global Funk Parties and he presents the weekly Boom Shaka Laka radio show on Radio Gaztea since 2005. In Brussels he’ll bring Denis Barzaga with him, Cuban percussionist from Guantanamo to serve mix of hot Caribbean and tropical sounds, from classic to modern, genre-crossing, with his Global Funk Soundsystem.
http://dj.makala.info/

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▲▽Radio Mukambo (BRUZZ/Radio Panik): weekly podcast immerses you in Afro-grooves and the pulsation of our cities where sounds get mixed up to create world fusion without borders. Radio Mukambo started on Groovalizacion in 2012 and in Brussels it can be heard on BRUZZ & Radio Panik. DJ Mukambo was the driving force behind the popular Groovalicious parties and now has launched this new party Groove Kilombo as a continuation of Festa Mukambo.
www.mukambo.be

Rebel Up Nightshop (Radio Campus Bruxelles): global music radio show broadcasted from Brussels, makes us discover all sounds from the global underground, from ethnographic to vintage, pop and contemporary electronic music from far away and sometimes upclose. Rebel Up SebCat will take us on a trip around the world, no passport, visa, guide book or vaccine shots needed!
www.rebelup.org

Pedrolito Radioglobal! (Muevelo): originally hailing from Argentina, Pedrolito is one of the main DJs in Europe mixing Reggaeton, Cumbia and Tropical Bass. Currently broadcasting on Groovalizacion, regular contributor on Rhythm Passport and running the regular Latin urban Muevelo party in Paris, Prepare to get down low on the dancefloor!
www.mixcloud.com/Pedrolito/

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22:00 > 5:00
Collectif AuQuai, Quai du Hainaut 23, Molenbeek
www.auquai.blogspot.pt
Damage: € 5

 

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Sat 12 March; Rebel Up! @ Grand Bale Salé, La Tricoterie, Bxl

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This saturday, concert + afterparty at La Tricoterie > Le Grand Bal Salé Portugal!

Rebel Up! SebCat will be playing at the afterparty with many dj friends, gonna be some good global dance tunes with a view on Portugal and Lusophone Africa.

Concert by Terrakota (Lisboa, PT)
Afro World Mestizo Explosion from Lisbon!
Transformation, creation & influences from the Portuguese colonies with a huge variety of rhythms, sounds from black Africa, a fusion of reggae and a wide range of instruments from various parts of the world. Started in 1999 in Lisbon. The ‘cidade do fado’ is being more and more open and multicultural, and no one better represents that cultural diversity than Terrakota, influenced by the rising cultural diversity brought by the immigrant populations and musicians from the ancient Portuguese colonies. Nominated a world music best bands by Songlines magazine in 2011. Not to be missed. We advice to buy your ticket in advance.
Video -> https://youtu.be/nJ3unfA4HKs

Come early enough for the concert and also to taste some Portuguese specialties:

MENU:
Bacalhau à Portuguesa: 6 €
Caldo Verde: 4 €
Almofada de legumes: 4 €
Pastel de nata: 2 €

17h30 Percussion & dance Workshop by Nathaniel Melo (Terrakota)
19h00 Typical Food, Bio Bar, Dance, Music and Culture!
21h30 Live Concert TERRAKOTA ♪ ♫
22h40 « A Fiesta du Grand Bal Salé » (Afterparty)

Afterparty in the hot n sweaty basement!
# Line Up:
Daniel Dzidzonu ➳ Afro Funk Jazz Fusion (Live Concert) ▪
▷ DJ Mukambo & Bruselo (Groovalicious) ➳ Groove from Urb’n’Jungle ▪
▷ DJ Sebcat Rebel Up! Soundclash ➳ Afro Tropical Mestizo Global Bass ▪
Dj Wait&See ➳ Warm Swinging Eclectic World Groove ▪
Fanfara Electronica ➳ (Global Hybrid) Ethno World Tribal Vibes ▪

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tickets concert + afterparty > 10€ presale > 12€ door
afterparty > 5€

@ La Tricoterie
158 Rue T. Verhaegen,
1060 Saint-Gilles Bruxelles

 

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Fri 18 July > Rebel Up! LeBlanc @ Recyclart Holidays *Spooky Afrobeat* night

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Yo folks,

this friday a special night at Recyclart as part of the Holidays festival, where Rebel Up! LeBlanc will be playing an electronic african set after the concert of Oghene Kologbo & World Squad feat. Tony Allen until the end. Get ready to swing yourself into a heavy sweat or get lost in psychedelic guitar trance.

here’s the roll down >

DJ Mukambo
Global roots from the Urb’n’Jungle: afrobeat, Brazilian vibes, soukouss, reggae, Afro-Latin, world fusion, arabesque, global hiphop…

Spookhuisje
“Pscychedelic surf trance” with drones, psychedelica, eastern maqam, bedoïn trance, desert blues, echos from the Anatolian mountains, urban hectics, a camel caravan out of Rajasthan…

Oghene Kologbo & World Squad feat. Tony Allen
This hyperactive Brussels group brings afrofunk and groove from the West-African 70’s back to life with a bang, They are joined by Oghene Kologbo, guitarist of Fela Kuti’s band and also by by legendary drummer Tony Allen of the same late Fela Kuti. Like he says > “when I play it’s like an orchestra in itself”. Expect fireworks of pure african big band sound on stage.

 

Rebel Up! LeBlanc
will play the dance sounds of digital Africa; the new computer music with melodic and rythmic echoes of local music traditions in modern times. This is what young Africa dances to right now >  hip hop, naija, kuduro, couper décaler, azonto, dancehall, shangaan disco, afrohouse, soukous, funana, kwaito, balani & more…

timings >
22.00-23.00 DJ Mukambo (BE – dj) – outside, free
23.00-24.00 DJ Mukambo    >  inside
24.00-01.30 Spookhuisje (BE – live)
01.45-03.30 Oghene Kologbo & World Squad feat. Tony Allen (BE/NIG – live)
03.30-05.00 DJ LeBlanc (BE – dj)

 

just 5€ in
See FB event here or the Recyclart site.

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