Couleur Café Festival: your summer kick off!
Couleur Café is a music festival dedicated to all currents of urban music across the world including r&b, hiphop, world, afro, reggae, ragga, dub, dancehall, reggaeton, latin, salsa, son, raï, rock, dance… It is definitely an urban festival anchored in the heart of Brussels and its social reality. The impressive industrial site of Tour & Taxis, with its unique buildings is the perfect spot for this festival that reflects the European Capital's population diversity and mixes of cultures, a festival that will have you travel without having to leave the city. It is also a place where 4 musicals stages cohabitate with an art exhibition, 50 world kitchen stalls, a flea market, dance classes, brass bands and a Solidarity Village. Started in 1990, Couleur Café spreads nowadays over 3 festive summer nights and gather each year over 70 000 visitors around tolerance and understanding in a cheerful, colorful and merry atmosphere. This year’s edition will take place on 24, 25 and 26 June.
Past acts include: James Brown, Ben Harper, Nas & Damian Marley, Tracy Chapman, Youssou ‘N Dour, Mory Kante, Erykah Badu, Ziggy Marley, UB40, Sean Paul, Kelis, N’Faly Kouyaté, Neville Brothers, Maceo Parker, George Clinton, Alpha Blondy, The Roots, Johnny Clegg, Rachid Taha, Ayo, Adrian Sherwood, Yuri Buenaventura, Ismaël Lo, Cassius, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Snoop Dogg, Salif Keita, Zap Mama, Keziah Jones, Amadou & Mariam, Emir Kusturica, Cesaria Evora, , Zucchero, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Franti, Herbie Hancock & many more!