Marockin’ Brass presents its new album ‘Beats & Pieces’ for the first time during an in-house concert at MetX! You can expect some steaming gnaoua or sweaty shaabi-funk accompanied by some redhot brass that will blow the sand out of your ears! 🎵 Extra performances by VelotroniX & Rebel Up (DJ set) ! 🎵The album will be released on […]
The pounding drums of VelotroniX are going international this summer. From 18 to 20 July, they are travelling to Lake Balaton for the Babel Sound festival in Hungary. In August they are celebrating street and carnival music at the Encontro Street Band Festival in Glasgow (04-05/08)!
Mâäk KOJO is coming back to Belgium in september! This is where you can find them: Mâäk KOJO concerts 02.09.2018 – Les Inattendues, Tournai 14.09.2018 – Espace Senghor, Brussels 15.09.2018 – Espace Senghor, Brussels (In cooperation with ‘la fanfare Babelouze’ de l’Académie Jean Absil d’Etterbeek) 16.09.2018 – Espace Senghor, Brussels (In cooperation with ‘le chœur les Estourdions’ […]
La Monnaie / De Munt presents Orfeo & Majnun. It blends the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice with the well-known Middle Eastern love story of Layla and Majnun. On June 30, they’re doing a big parade, with performances from Remork & Karkaba, BRU(i)TAL and MegafoniX (doing a comeback!).
On June 21, the Marollen distict transforms into a big musical ring, during Fête de la Musique. Fanfares, choirs, rappers, breakdancers and majoretten are confronting each other on the ‘Place du jeu de battle’. We’re eager to see how BRU(i)TAL, Stemagnifique & Karkaba will stand their ground. On June 24, the closing day of Fête […]
The cultural center of Etterbeek Le Senghor invites KOJO to give workshops to kids between 6 and 12 years old. The workshops will take place between 20 and 24 august 2018. The percussionist-dancers-singers of KOJO team up with Mâäk players Laurent Blondiau and Michel Massot to let the kids discover African rhythms through the Vodun-culture from […]
Join the MegafoniX Jams every second Thursday of the month! Every jam we’ll focus on a different style of music. We’re very excited to announce this month’s First collaboration with Jam in Brussels and for this Special event we will take place in CAFE BÉBO (near Place Rouppe) !!! Genre: Groove, Impro, Folk Hosts: Kammak (Jo Zanders + Rémi […]
Mâäk continues celebrating their 20th anniversary and will have a ‘Carte Blanche’ at Jazz Middelheim, Antwerp, this summer! On Sunday, August 12, there are no less than 4 Mâäk projects playing on the Club Stage: Mâäk Quintet, Mâäk Five, Mâäk 4tet and their ‘Big Ensemble’ They are joining some big names on the line-up like […]
After a successful concert at the Brussels Jazz Festival in Flagey, MikMâäk prepares itself for their second big date this year. The bigband of 16 jazzmen will play at the impressive ‘De Roma’, Antwerp on May 4. Check their website for info & tickets.
Fanfakids Go Strange again! The percussion group from Molenbeek is ready for their trip to Togo and Benin this summer. They gathered 104 % (or €4,150) of the desired amount for their journey where they will play, rehearse and perform together with young musicians from there. A big thanks to Growfunding BXL and the 185 growfunders, […]
Zinneke & MetX unite forces for a brand new, ambitious project: BRU(i)TAL. Click on the video for a preview, you can see the result of their work at the Zinneke Parade on May 12 Want to join this bunch of lunatics and play on one of their handmade totems?! Contact Jo Zanders More info on the […]
On the april 19, the renown B–Classic festival starts in Genk. Marockin’ Brass will play there three times: on’ B-Classic barst los’, ‘ B-Classic betovert ‘ and ‘ B-Classic cycles ‘ (19, 20 and 22 April). The Gnawa–Jazz band is working on a new album and may be trying out some new stuff!
In 2018, the jazz collective Mâäk is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a nice series of concerts with: 21.04.2018 – Mâäk Quintet: Journée de propreté, Brussels 04.05.2018 – MikMâäk: De Roma, Antwerp 26.05.2018 – Mâäk Quintet: L’An Vert – Liège 24.06.2018 – MikMâäk: Parc Cinquantenaire, Brussels 12.08.2018 – Carte Blanche Mâäk: Jazz Middelheim 23.08.2018 – Kojo: Bar du Matin, Brussels 02.09.2018 […]
The Fanfakids are in the final phase of their growfunding. Just like the previous generations of Fanfakids, the current group also wants to go on a musical adventure in West Africa in the summer of 2018 and for this they collect money. On March 2nd they will be holding a charity event at the Community […]