Sat 1 June: Rebel Up warmup @ Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek, Ekko, Utrecht

Cosmosis presents a series of concerts with the most special pop music from non-Western countries. What can you expect? No traditional world music, but urgent and danceable future music from distant countries.

Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek
Two years after the great success of the single “Nem Kaldi”, psych-pop sensation Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek finally released the long-awaited debut album “Kar Yağar” on Bongo Joe Records. And it was well worth the wait! The distinctive sound of the bağlama, the great voice of Derya Yildirim and the band makes the whole more modern, more danceable and more psychedelic. A hymn for the rich history of the Anatolian folk rock, restored and translated into the 21st century. They are coming to Ekko Utrecht just a week after the album comes out. Not to be missed!


Warmup & cooling down tunes in Turkish, Anatolian and Levantine sounds by Rebel Up SebCat.

tickets > 13,50 €

19h30
> doors & dj
20h30
>showtime Derya Yildirim
22h > end


more info > FB event / website

@ Ekko
Bemuurde Weerd Westzijde 3,
3513 BH Utrecht

Sat 6 April > Babylon Trio @ Tweetak Festival, Yallah Yallah night, ‘t Neude, Utrecht

Saturday 6 april, Babylon Trio will play on the Yallah Yallah night at Tweetakt festival in Utrecht!

Great lineup with Egyptian hiphop, Moroccan gnawa beats, Pan-Arabic sounds and more.

20h30 > Prace feat. Chaimaa Rochdi
(Morocco/NL)
21h > Disco Arabesquou DJ
21h45 > Babylon Trio (Irak/BE)
22h30 > Yallah Yallah DJ’s
23h15 > Bu Kholtoum (Egypt)

@ Neude square
Tickets: 7,50 €
See full info >
FB event / website






Saturday 21 july > Rebel Up @ 2x festival in Netherlands! > Welcome to the Village Festival (Leeuwarden) & De Leuke Festival (Utrecht)

hallo Nederland!

This saturday 21 july, Rebel Up SebCat and Duckfood will split their musical forces to divide themselves over 2 festivals.

Rebel Up SebCat will spin at Welcome To The Village festival in the far north of Friesland near Leeuwarden, together with DJ Francesco, closing off the Blessum stage from 1 to 3 am. Be ready for some hot global sounds!

During the day, great bands & performers such as Mark Lanegan, Kuenta i Tambu, Romperayo, Kanipchen Fit and Yuri Landman will play.

All info > FB event / website.

and the same day, Rebel Up Duckfood will go to the northern outskirts of Utrecht for De Leuke festival in de Voorveldse Polder. 

You can catch him at the Yallah Yallah stage, run by our buddy DJ Tommi and also with Ramses 3000 of Caïro Liberation Front and Pushin Wood playing at another stage. Be prepared for some heavy arabic sounds, from dakbe to chobi and electro chaabi!

All info > FB event

Hope to see you around! 🙂

Sat 11 June > Rebel Up! Sebcat 2x in Utrecht @ Kako Da Ne (ACU squat) + Sneeuw & Ruis afterparty (Vechtclub XL)

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Hola NL,
This saturday, Rebel Up! SebCat playing 2x on 1 night in Utrecht, his old hometown!

Starting at the awesome Kako Da NeTropical Bass Explosion- party in the ACU squat bar, together with all our buddies Rafael Aragon (special guest) & Kako Da Ne dj’s Ayabassca, Dubcovsky and LiveWire

All tropical sounds to global bass in a heavy mix.
From 23h til 4am > Voorstraat 71, Utrecht
FB event here.

and afterwards around 4h30, at the afterparty of the Sneeuw & Ruis festival night in De Vechtclub XL space.

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Expect a dark afro-tech & cumbia bass set for the late hours…

The festival starts in early evening and has a very diverse and experimental lineup of live artists and bands such as Bonne Aparte, Machinefabriek, Anne Bakker, Dead Neanderthals, Jasper Stadhouders and many many more! and DJ’s to dance into the night with.
FB event here.

De Vechtclub XL is also a self made / recycled art centre with ateliers, DIY venue and more, real special place!

See you around!