On Thursday 1st of June, Rebel Up SebCat does his monthly residency at Kiosk Radio at 15h. Tune into livestream via www.kioskradio.com or come to the park.
On Thursday evening from 18h until 23h, Rebel Up outdoor dj set at ABY buvette at Abbaye de Forest. Free in and possibly with suprise guest Rust duo from Beirut, Libanon, and their electronic arabic sound at 20h30! Expect global grooves and electro global vibes. FB event
on Friday 2 June, La Tumbia release party of Moli Del Tro label at La Vallée, with live set by Memo Pimiento and dj set by Rebel Up SebCat & Moli Del Tro. Electro cumbia experimental vibes! 5€ in, doors 18H30 – 1am FB event
On Saturday 3 June, our last Giraffes & Penguins party @ the iconic Collectif Au Quai, as they will close down end of July 🙁 We will have a local Bxl lineup of G&P all stars and all their global sounds.
This weekend Rebel Up and Giraffes & Penguins action in Bxl & Western Flanders.
Friday 19.05 Jam in Jette festival afterparty by Giraffes & Penguins at Excelsior Stam Cool café in Jette > before at festival don’t miss the Nadia McAnuff & the Ligerians and Avalanche Kaito live shows. Free in! FB event
Saturday > Jam’in Jette festival day with Gaisha, M.CHUZI, Jaune Toujours,Meta and the Cornerstones, Ambolley with Sekondi Band and Guiss Guiss Bou Bess. FB event / website
Sunday > SebCat spinning global tunes at Kokopelli World Festival@kokopellifestival in Gullegem, West flanders, Free in, with M.Chuzi, Omar Perry & Asham Band and Merdan Taplak Orkestar and much more.
Starting on Friday night atL’Impasse bar in Ixelles, Drache Musicale & Friends w/ SebCat as his guest. from 22h onwards. Vinyl only! Free in @ 17 Place du Châtelain, Ixelles.
On Saturday 13 May, a whole afternoon, evening & night of music in Ghent at the Chinastraat / Bar Bricolage on the dockside area. Organised by La Nature Festival as a warm up to their main festival in June.
The event starts with a vinyl record fair in the afternoon from 14h onwards until 18h30 @ Bar Bricolage outdoor area. Rebel Up, Souma Records and countless other good labels and sellers will be there! FB event of record fair.
There will be outdoor music too, with DJ sets by Souma Records, Rebel Up SebCat, Rafael Aragon and Tropical DJipies crew (Didi & Raql) until 22h.
After this the music & party will go inside at Chinastraat venue next door, with these artists on the programme >>>
Club Night (electronic & uk bass filled night): ⟶ Azu Tiwaline & Beatum HYBRID ⟶ Ben Kaczor ⟶ Daniel[i] ⟶ Yentl.
Nightshop April is online now, with songs by Emahoy Tsege Mariam Gebru who passed away end of march and a zouk tune from Guadeloupe.
We have 12! albums of the month, starting with spritual jazz by Syrian-French artist Naïssam Jalal, followed by Brussels group schroothoop and their special junk jazz sound, French-Malian duo Clement Janinet & Adama Sidibé with spiritual strings, Belgian band Gaïsha with psychedelic rock & grooves sung in Arabic. Entoto Band by musicians from Ethiopia and Eritrea bring Ethio funk classics, David Walters explores afro disco & funk and Belgian band Bernard Orchestar brings electro balkan brass in oriental bass. To end the show, Jamaican producer Gavsborg and his deep post-dancehall, DJ Kapwanthi from Malawi and his hyper beats, Ozferti brings his electronic afro club sound, Brussels producer Le Motel w/ Nigerian rapper Magugu and Swordman Kitala & Tim Karbon bring afro bass fire. Tune in below!
Our Nightshop show for March, with songs of the day from Buenos Aires via UK, Tunisia & Italy and a Belgian-Bolivian tune produced in Colombia.
We have 10 albums of the month, starting with a spritual & jazz album from Guadeloupe by Polobi, followed by the international Belgian group Jiraan Ensemble and their instrumental eastern Mediterranean sound, Somalian band Iftin Group and their 80’s funk sound and the debut of the mixed trad punky Geneva band Yalla Miku. More electronic album via Turkish French group Biensüre and their oriental synths, Tunisian artist Ghoula with his electro maghreb album, the compilation ACIL Urgent Solidarity Music to raise funds for victims of the earthquake via 54 songs, the Ugandan experimental album by Rian Treanor & Ocen James and ending with Egyptian electro chaabi artist 3Phaz and his experimental bass.
Next few evenings & nights we have some great Rebel Up events in Bxl.
Thursday 16.02, expo opening / Jeudi baar at Brasserie Illegaal brewery, curated by Rebel Up, with live concerts by duo Bonzaiology (musicien de Phoenician Drive), duo Jean-Sebastien, and duo dj set/live by DJ Fresh Nunas & renowned trumpet player Aquiles Navarro (Panama/New York / International Anthem / River Down records) and SebCat. Expo by Leonie Stolberg & Esteban Moulin.
Expect all sounds between jazz, rock, afro, latin and electronica, hybrid & eclectic.
and on Saturday 18.02, Rebel Up & Friends party at Le Reservoir bar in les Marolles. joined by Radio Frappe, and with dj’s SebCat, Roza (54 Sound), Olek Olek, and Italian dj’s Ni_so B2B Sgrida. From roots reggae to global grooves and more!
New Nightshop show online for January via Radio Campus Bruxelles. With songs of the day from Brazil, Peru, Argentina and London via South Africa. Our albums of the month are by experimental jazz trio Bog Bodies, Egyptian singer Maha and her 1979 arabic funk album, Israeli band Sababa 5 and their psychedelic exotica, Turkish singer Gaye Su Akyol and her psychedelic folkrock and Nigerian band Oriental Brothers International Band and their Igbo highlife music. Continuing with Electric Vocuhila and their Malagasy tsapiky sound, Mexican electro cumbia meets classical keys by Memo Pimiento, Algerian disco raï singles from the Maghreb K7 Club, Sarera & Blanc Manioc and their Mayotte island bass, Insula and their La Reunion maloya deep bass and finishing with RS Produçoes from Lisboa and their batida bass.
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and in case you had missed, our #101 December show with a lot of great sounds. Songs of the day by Alicia Edelweiss and Ezra Collective on folky and afro funk vibes. 11 Albums of the month by Senegalese-Swedish group Wau Wau Collectif, desert psyche folk by Ak’Chamel, Kutiman with chill exotica soul & grooves, Guts with a powerful lineup of african & latin musicians, latin psychedelica vibes by Lola’s Dice, an anthology 2LP from Sao Tomé & Principe on Pedro Lima’s life and music and the religious electropop by Ghanaian singer Linda Ayupuka. Followed by female empowerment by Persian-Israeli singer Liraz, Al-Qasar and their urban arabic desert rock, French-Moroccan duo Alix Pilot & Ghizlane Melih and their arabic electrodub vibes and finishing with Iranian female producer Maral and her dark cut up electronics.