In less than 7 weeks, Couleur Café 2023 opens its gates! The festival is celebrating with no less than 9 new acts. Moreover, the line-up of the Red Stage, Green Stage, Dub Stage and the brand new The Fox is now complete.
On Friday 23/06, the line-up will be reinforced by ECHT!, a Brussels foursome as we like'em. They bring a unique blend of electro, hip-hop, trap, funk and futuristic jazz sounds. More Belgian beauty with blackwave. The genius duo blends pop and hip-hop seamlessly and provides dazzling live performances time after time.
On Saturday, the festival welcomes afro beat icon Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 with his powerful voice, impressive saxophone and infectious energy. Following annual tradition also on Saturday: an already legendary edition of Niveau4. After 2 great years with jazz bands ECHT! and Commander Spoon, Couleur Café's hip-hop collective returns to the roots of hip-hop: 1 turntable, 7 mics. DJ Vega brings out his best old school, trap and drill beats for the new wave of the Belgian rap scene; Bonnet Sumo, SPACEBABYMADCHA, Absolem, Low G, Bex, Gutti and Myk.
And if that's not enough... DJ Vega will come to close the Black Stage on Sunday with the best records from the closet. Earlier that day, Branko will come and spin a thunderous set of Portuguese underground electro. Nigerian band The Cavemen. further completes the list with their electrifyingly unique sound. The Cuban duo Gente de Zona make the nice weather with reggaeton rhythms, set to traditional Cuban standards. Finally, party with also the five-member Kin'gongolo Kiniata with DIY instruments, unbridled energy and blood-hot sound.
Final Black Stage names and timetable will follow soon.