Roller-discos in Koekelberg, record fairs in Antwerp, label nights in Brussels and photography in Liège.
1.Thurday 18th August: Gary + Sanna @ Bonnefooi, Brussels
Canadian DJ’s Gary and Sanna, part of Intelligent Instruments and its sister label Invisible City Editions, specialise in represses of killer releases – think long lost Indian disco and South African kwaito. They’ll be manning the decks at Bonnefooi this evening for a few hours of rare grooves goodness.Join the event on Facebook
2. Friday 19th August: Yestoall @ Klub Goud, Antwerp
Deep house in Antwerp’s sky-high venue Klub Goud with German DJs Johannes Klingebiel, Julian Stetter and Max Schmidt. A night brought to you by one of Antwerp’s freshest nightlife promoter Casa Ambera.Join the event on Facebook
3. Saturday 20th August: Norite label night @ Épicerie Moderne, Brussels
A label night hosted by Brussels imprint Norite to celebrate the release of “∑03” by Terminal Sync. To mark the occasion, the Italian producer will be handling dancefloor duties together with Lunar Convoy. Expect deep and dark techno.Join the event on Facebook
4. Saturday 20th August: 2 jaar KERK @ KERK, Ghent
Located in the old factory buildings on Ghent’s Sidaplex site, neighbourhood hotspot and all-round food, music and social circle KERK celebrates its second birthday this Saturday with day-long celebrations that include an exhibition by creative agency DIFT, furniture and cycling workshops as well as DJ sets by Orgel Soundsystem and Jensen.Join the event on Facebook
5. Saturday 20th August: Opening Biennale de l’Image Possible @ Liège
The tenth edition of Liège’s Biennale de l’Image Possible opens this Saturday, taking in the entire city for two whole months with exhibitions, a photobook fair and the odd party or two. For its inauguration, entry to all exhibitions is free with Funky Bompa, Mokele and DJ Bon Gout brining a little flavour to the opening night.
6. Sunday 21st August: Roller Boogie @ Bar Eliza, Brussels
An afternoon filled with roller disco vibes at pop-up summer bar Eliza, bang in the middle of Koekelberg’s Elisabeth park in, with sounds by Onda Sonora, Kuryakin and Jus Raw.Join the event on Facebook
7. Sunday 21st August: Endrhymes riddles @ DRUUM, Brussels
Distopian minimalist three-piece Razen present their new LP Endrhymes, released on Kraak earlier this year, at B&B DRUUM in downtown Brussels, accompanied by electronic avant-garde legend Asmus Tietchens.Join the event on Facebook
8. Sunday 21st August: Diggers @ Kattendijkdok, Antwerp
Part of the Born In Antwerp summer programme, Diggers is, as its name suggest, a vinyl market whose first edition is held this weekend at Kattendijkdok. Crates by record stores, local collectors and labels.Join the event on Facebook
9. Sunday 21st August: Rudy Trouvé @ Bosbar, Antwerp
A matinée at Antwerp’s Bosbar with a record fair and free concerts by Rudy Trouvé and Karen Willems.Join the event on Facebook
10. Sunday 21st August: Rooftop session @ Gaston, Ghent
We Play House Recordings and Private Sessions collaborated for this intimate rooftop session, with a live set by Jacob Korn, DJ sets by Red D and Private Family, and culinary goodness by local restaurant Coeur d’Artichaut.Join the event on Facebook
11. Sunday 21st August: Peeks of Present Sheets of Past @ Diesel Project Space, Liège
The first part of a solo exhibition by New-York based visual artist Alexis Lagimodière-Grisé, curated by Antwerp residency project AIR at Xavier Mary‘s Diesel Project Space, with live performances by Carrageenan, a c c o u, Cepren Synth, Fyoelk and DJ sets by ssaliva, Hydra & Nyx, Jante Alliage, Nacerï and Naej & Erreip.
Second part of the exhibition will take place at AIR Antwerp and opens on 25th August.