Pop

Mercredi
21 Novembre
19:00

Galaxie 500 formed in Boston, MA in 1986 and comprised vocalist/guitarist Dean Wareham (a transplanted New Zealand native), bassist Naomi Yang and drummer Damon Krukowski, longtime friends who first met in high school in New York City before all three attended Harvard University. Wareham and Krukowski initially teamed in the short-lived Speedy and the Castanets, which split after their bass player experienced a religious conversion; upon re-forming, the duo recruited Yang to play bass, although she had no prior musical experience.

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Indie
Dimanche
14 Juillet
18:00

Kitchens of Distinction were a band from South London, England.The band formed in 1986, their name pulled from an advert on the side of a lorry spotted by guitarist Julian Swales while on his bike. Kitchens first Bunnymenesque single, recorded in just one day on an eight track in a Kennington basement, earned single of the week in the NME, and the following singles ‘Prize’ and ‘The 3rd Time We Opened The Capsule’, released on One Little Indian Records, earned similar levels of praise.

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Indie
Dimanche
14 Juillet
18:00

Kitchens of Distinction were a band from South London, England.The band formed in 1986, their name pulled from an advert on the side of a lorry spotted by guitarist Julian Swales while on his bike. Kitchens first Bunnymenesque single, recorded in just one day on an eight track in a Kennington basement, earned single of the week in the NME, and the following singles ‘Prize’ and ‘The 3rd Time We Opened The Capsule’, released on One Little Indian Records, earned similar levels of praise.

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Indie
Mardi
17 Septembre
18:00

The Mock Turtles were a Manchester-based indie rock band, formed in Rochdale, who enjoyed some success in the early 1990s. Their signature tune was “Can You Dig It?” Led by Martin Coogan, brother of television regular Steve Coogan, the band began to pick up attention around 1990, with tracks such as “Lay Me Down” and “And Then She Smiles” on the Imaginary label. It was “Can You Dig It?”, however, which gained them wider attention.

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Indie
Mardi
1 Octobre
19:00

After four critically acclaimed albums under the moniker Fad Gadget, Frank Tovey dropped the name and recorded a further five albums throughout the ’80s and early ’90s. Forever moving away from his heavily synthesized style as Fad Gadget, he continued to experiment with many different styles, mixing electronics with rock, folk and dance music.

Indie
Pop
Mercredi
11 Décembre
19:00

Slowdive was a dream pop / shoegaze band formed in 1989, lasting until 1995. The band was formed in Reading, Berkshire, England and signed to Creation Records in the UK. Initially championed by the British music press, the band scored a UK top forty entry with their debut album Just For A Day. The band consisted of Rachel Goswell (vocals/guitar), Neil Halstead (vocals/guitar), Nick Chaplin (bass), Christian Savill (guitar), Simon Scott (drums, 1990 until early 1994) and Ian McCutcheon (drums, 1994 onwards).

Indie
Pop
Dimanche
15 Mars
19:00

Originally based on the south coast of England in Portsmouth, Cranes released their first album on vinyl, Self Non Self in July 1989. The intensity of that album garnered very good reviews and caught the attention of John Peel, who picked up on the album right away, with the group recording a session for him in the album’s first week of release. Shortly afterwards they signed to the label Dedicated (which also became home to Spiritualized and Beth Orton) and went on to record their EP “Espero” in 1990, with the album “Wings of Joy” following a year later

Indie
Pop
rock
Dimanche
15 Mars
19:00

Originally based on the south coast of England in Portsmouth, Cranes released their first album on vinyl, Self Non Self in July 1989. The intensity of that album garnered very good reviews and caught the attention of John Peel, who picked up on the album right away, with the group recording a session for him in the album’s first week of release. Shortly afterwards they signed to the label Dedicated (which also became home to Spiritualized and Beth Orton) and went on to record their EP “Espero” in 1990, with the album “Wings of Joy” following a year later

Indie
Pop
rock
Samedi
4 Avril
18:00

Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as “the Manics”, they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band were originally a quartet: lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards mysteriously vanished on 1 February 1995. He was declared presumed deceased in November 2008.

Indie
Pop
Samedi
2 Mai
18:00

Pale Saints began their existence as a three-piece ethereal pop band based in Leeds, England. Forming in 1987, the band was signed to 4AD records after their first London show by 4AD chief Ivo.Early band interviews showed them to be a fun-loving bunch in contrast to their dark, lyrically pessimistic pop music. Guitarist Graeme Naysmith and drummer Chris Cooper described themselves as enthusiastic football fans and were perpetually excited about touring.

Indie
Pop
Mardi
26 Mai
18:00

It was 1988 when Rod created this remarkable ABBA tribute band concept, there have since been over 3700 shows in 55 countries in 19 years. Manager and musician Rod had previously been working in metallurgical research but at the age of 29 decided on a career change to start a band which would revisit the music and fashion of the 1970’s. Rod believed that ABBA globally encapsulated all that was good (and maybe some not so good) about the era so decided they were the perfect ‘70’s icon to focus his efforts on.

Pop
Mardi
26 Mai
18:00

It was 1988 when Rod created this remarkable ABBA tribute band concept, there have since been over 3700 shows in 55 countries in 19 years. Manager and musician Rod had previously been working in metallurgical research but at the age of 29 decided on a career change to start a band which would revisit the music and fashion of the 1970’s. Rod believed that ABBA globally encapsulated all that was good (and maybe some not so good) about the era so decided they were the perfect ‘70’s icon to focus his efforts on.

Pop
Jeudi
22 Octobre
19:00

The Chills story is as much the story of Martin Phillipps. The group was dogged by an ever changing line up, with Phillipps being the only permanent member. At times it seemed that the end of The Chills had finally arrived but Phillipps’ strong motivation and ambition for success wouldn’t allow this. The Chills achieved the success they deserved and were one of the top bands to emerge from New Zealand.

Indie
Pop
Lundi
16 Novembre
19:00

The Oldham-based Inspiral Carpets were formed in 1983, and emerged alongside bands like The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays, from the indie scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Their sound is based around harmonic (and often psychedelic) keyboards and jangly guitars. The band were propelled to fame after being ‘discovered’ by the Radio 1 DJ John Peel and had their greatest chart success in the UK with a single entitled This Is How It Feels, which is a song about loneliness and unemployment.

Indie
Pop
Dimanche
29 Novembre
19:00

Björn Again is an ABBA tribute band, taking their name from Björn Ulvaeus, a member of ABBA, and a pun on the phrase “born again”. This tribute band has become so successful that as of 2002 there are five Björn Agains performing in various parts of the world. Björn Again originate from Australia, and have been touring since 1989.Björn Again take a very light-hearted approach to their portrayal of ABBA.

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Lundi
1 Mars
19:00

Mercury Rev is an American rock music group, that formed in 1989 in Buffalo, New York. Original personnel were David Baker (vocals), Jonathan Donahue (vocals, guitars), Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak (guitars, clarinet), Suzanne Thorpe (flute), Dave Fridmann (bass) and Jimy Chambers (drums).With their debut, Yerself Is Steam, the band gained an underground following, particularly in the UK.

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Dimanche
4 Avril
18:00

The Japanese trio Shonen Knife has made major fans out of alt-rock’s elite (Sonic Youth, Nirvana, and Redd Kross, among others) and built a solid, worldwide cult following with their Ramones meets the Beatles brand of sticky sweet punk-pop.

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Mercredi
28 Avril
18:00

Suede (or The London Suede in the United States, although they were often called by their original name by fans in that country) were an English rock band of the 1990s and early 2000s that helped start the Britpop musical movement. Through their several incarnations, they were able to consistently put out albums that charted well, while still holding the respect of critics. Though they never achieved great success in North America, they were considered by some to be as big in the UK in the 90s (at least in terms of popularity) as The Smiths were in the 80s, or Roxy Music in the 70s.

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Indie
Mardi
4 Mai
18:00

Adorable were a British alternative rock band active in the 1990s. They formed in Coventry in 1991, and consisted of band members Piotr Fijalkowski (vocals, guitar), Robert Dillam (guitar), Steven ‘Wil’ Williams (bass), and Kevin Gritton (drums). After recording a 12” of “Sunshine Smile” (b/w “I’ll Be Your Saint” and “Breathless”) that was pressed to be released on record producer Pat Collier’s ‘Money To Burn,’ label the band received a gushing review in the NME.

Indie
Pop
Mardi
4 Mai
18:00

Adorable were a British alternative rock band active in the 1990s. They formed in Coventry in 1991, and consisted of band members Piotr Fijalkowski (vocals, guitar), Robert Dillam (guitar), Steven ‘Wil’ Williams (bass), and Kevin Gritton (drums). After recording a 12” of “Sunshine Smile” (b/w “I’ll Be Your Saint” and “Breathless”) that was pressed to be released on record producer Pat Collier’s ‘Money To Burn,’ label the band received a gushing review in the NME.

Indie
Pop
Jeudi
27 Mai
18:00

Formed in 1986 in Portsmouth, England by siblings Alison and Jim Shaw, and named after the many mechanical cranes around the city's docks. Cranes are best known for the childlike, high-pitched vocals of lead singer Alison.One reviewer described the band: "Imagine a small child singing lullabies at the bottom of the well with a background of grinding guitars".

Indie
Pop
Jeudi
30 Septembre
19:00

Paul Westerberg (born December 31, 1959) is an American musician from Minneapolis, best known as the former lead singer and songwriter of The Replacements, one of the seminal alternative rock bands of the 1980s. Since The Replacements broke up in 1991, Westerberg has recorded several solo albums under his own name as well as the moniker Grandpaboy, and written songs for movies including Singles and Open Season. Westerberg has one son.

Pop
Lundi
8 Novembre
19:00

The Boo Radleys were a british guitar band of the 1990’s who made experimental indie music, and were briefly associated with the britpop movement. They took their name from the reclusive character of Boo Radley from Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird. They were formed in Wallasey, England in 1988, with singer/guitarist Sice aka Simon Rowebottom, guitarist/songwriter Martin Carr, bassist Timothy Brown and original drummer Steve Hewitt.

Indie
Pop
Lundi
8 Novembre
19:00

The Boo Radleys were a british guitar band of the 1990’s who made experimental indie music, and were briefly associated with the britpop movement. They took their name from the reclusive character of Boo Radley from Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird.

Indie
Pop
Samedi
13 Novembre
19:00

The Wonder Stuff are a band originally based in Stourbridge, in the Black Country, West Midlands, UK.The original line-up was Miles Hunt (whose uncle Bill Hunt was keyboard player with Wizzard), Malcolm Treece, Rob “The Bass Thing” Jones (d. 1993) and Martin Gilks (d. 2006). The group originated from an earlier collaboration with group members of Pop Will Eat Itself (aka PWEI), called From Eden, which had Miles Hunt on the drums.

Indie
Pop
Samedi
19 Février
19:00

The Verve (originally Verve) is an English alternative rock band. The band was formed in 1989 at Winstanley College, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, by vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bassist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury. Simon Tong later became a member. The band originally split in 1995, but reunited in 1996 to great commercial success. They split once more in April 1999. The band reunited once more in June of 2007, but this reunion was short lived and the band split again in August 2009.

Pop
rock
Mardi
3 Mai
18:00

Heather Nova, born Heather Allison Frith, (Bermuda; July 6, 1967) is a singer-songwriter and poet. Heather Nova is the Bermudian Songwriter who grew up on a boat in the Caribbean and went on to sell over 2 million albums in her 15 year career to date. She has released seven albums and has opened for artists like Van Morrison and Neil Young as well as performed with artists like Sarah McLachlan. She has also had hit records with co-writes featuring artists like ATB (Renegade), and Eskobar (Someone New).Her brother is the Reggae singer Mishka.

Pop
Samedi
29 Octobre
19:00

Agurkplayers & Milk The Bishop were both Belgian pop bands.

Pop
Jeudi
1 Décembre
19:00

Shed Seven are a band from York, England who formed in 1990 and are famed for their no nonsense good-time tunes and live shows. Their popularity peaked in the mid-1990’s during the britpop boom with their most popular songs, including Chasing Rainbows, Going For Gold, Getting Better and Disco Down, all reaching the Top 20 of the UK Singles Chart.

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Indie
Samedi
18 Mars
19:00

Lightning Seeds are an alternative/pop band, largely the brainchild of writer, singer and guitarist Ian Broudie (born 4th August 1958 in Liverpool, England). The band currently consists of Ian Broudie (vocals, guitar), Riley Broudie (guitar), Martyn Campbell (bass), Angie Pollock (keyboard) and Raife Burchell (drums). Co-founder Simon Rogers, although no longer a member of the band, still works with them during album recordings. They are best known for three songs: 1989’s “Pure”, 1992’s “The Life Of Riley” and 1996’s “Three Lions”

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Indie
Vendredi
31 Mars
18:00

Echobelly are a British/Swedish indie band. They were brought to prominence after much praise by singer Morrissey who asked them to be the opening act on his 1994 tour. The two main members are vocalist Sonya Aurora Madan and guitarist Glenn Johansson. They briefly peaked during the Britpop craze of the mid-1990s with 2 UK Top 10 albums, 1994’s Everyone’s Got One and 1995’s On.

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Indie
Vendredi
31 Mars
18:00

Echobelly are a British/Swedish indie band. They were brought to prominence after much praise by singer Morrissey who asked them to be the opening act on his 1994 tour. The two main members are vocalist Sonya Aurora Madan and guitarist Glenn Johansson. They briefly peaked during the Britpop craze of the mid-1990s with 2 UK Top 10 albums, 1994’s Everyone’s Got One and 1995’s On.

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Indie
Samedi
22 Avril
18:00

Gene (formed 1993, disbanded 2004) were a British indie/rock quartet formed in London who rose to prominence in the mid-90s. They were popularly labelled as a Britpop band and often drew somewhat superficial comparisons to The Smiths, if only because of their slightly Morrissey-esque lead singer, Martin Rossiter. In truth, Gene’s music owes more to acts as diverse as The Jam, The Small Faces, The Style Council, and The Clash, to name a few.

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Indie
Samedi
22 Avril
18:00

Gene (formed 1993, disbanded 2004) were a British indie/rock quartet formed in London who rose to prominence in the mid-90s. They were popularly labelled as a Britpop band and often drew somewhat superficial comparisons to The Smiths, if only because of their slightly Morrissey-esque lead singer, Martin Rossiter. In truth, Gene’s music owes more to acts as diverse as The Jam, The Small Faces, The Style Council, and The Clash, to name a few. Gene comprised Matt James (drummer), Kevin Miles (bassist), Steve Mason (guitarist) and Martin Rossiter (vocalist, keyboards).

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Indie
Vendredi
28 Avril
18:00

Elastica were a Britpop band formed in London, England in 1992 and made up of: Justine Frischmann (vocals and guitar), Donna Matthews (guitar and vocals), Annie Holland (bass), and Justin Welch (drums). Later members included Shelia Chipperfield (bass), Dave Bush (keyboards), Paul Jones (guitar), and Mew (keyboards and vocals).

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Indie
Vendredi
12 Mai
18:00

Sheffield based band from mid 90’s, formed 1993.Thank goodness for small favours. The Sheffield, rock quartet Blameless has gone beyond the “flavour of the month” club and mercifully escaped the wrath of the British music media. “We haven’t been slagged, let’s put it that way,” guitarist Matt Pirt said recently. “The British press are okay with us; we’ve always gotten really good reviews.”

Indie
Pop
Jeudi
28 Septembre
19:00

Echobelly are a British/Swedish indie band. They were brought to prominence after much praise by singer Morrissey who asked them to be the opening act on his 1994 tour. The two main members are vocalist Sonya Aurora Madan and guitarist Glenn Johansson. They briefly peaked during the Britpop craze of the mid-1990s with 2 UK Top 10 albums, 1994’s Everyone’s Got One and 1995’s On.

Pop
Indie
Jeudi
7 Décembre
19:00

Pulp is an alternative rock band which formed in 1978 in Sheffield, England. The band’s best known and most stable lineup consists of Jarvis Cocker (vocals), Russell Senior (guitar, violin), Mark Webber (guitar), Candida Doyle (keyboards), Steve Mackey (bass) and Nick Banks (drums). Although many members have had a long tenure with the band, the only constant member has been Cocker. In 2011, it was announced on Pulp’s official website that the band’s classic lineup would reunite and perform at several festivals, including Isle of Wight, that year.

Pop
Indie
Samedi
9 Décembre
19:00

Supergrass was a rock band from Oxford, England, who were most popular during the britpop era. The band released six studio albums and one singles compilation. The band consisted of brothers Gaz (guitar and lead vocals) and Rob Coombes (keyboards), Danny Goffey (drums and backing vocals) and Mick Quinn (bass and backing vocals) They used to attend Wheatley park school, Wheatley, Oxford. Some of the members were originally in popular local band The Jennifers.

Pop
Indie
Lundi
11 Décembre
19:00

Luna was an American band formed in 1991 by Dean Wareham after the breakup of Galaxie 500. Described by Rolling Stone magazine as “the best band you’ve never heard of.” Luna combined intricate guitar work with traditional rock rhythms and poetic lyrics that elegantly capture the romance of late night.

Indie
rock
Pop
Mardi
27 Février
19:00

Cast was formed in 1993 by John Power, the former bassist of The La’s. They released four albums between 1995 and 2001. Cast were at the height of their popularity during the mid-90’s Britpop movements. Whilst popular, they were seen as one of the “lesser” bands of the moment, often overshadowed by the likes of more popular bands such as Blur, Oasis and Pulp. It has been suggested that the name “Cast” was taken from the final line of the final song on The La’s eponymous (and only) album. The song “Looking Glass” ends with the line “”The stone is cast, the glass is smashed”.

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Indie
Lundi
25 Mars
19:00

Bel Canto (italian translation of “Beautiful Singing”) is a Norwegian music duo fronted by Anneli Drecker. Signed originally to Belgian label Crammed, their style has evolved over time from a gothic ethereal sound to synth-based pop influenced by world music.The Band was founded together with Geir Jenssen. He left after the second album in 1990 and pursued a solo career in ambient music as Biosphere.

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Indie
Vendredi
29 Mars
19:00

The Bluetones are an English guitar band, formed in Hounslow in 1994, featuring Mark Morriss (vocals, keyboards & occasional guitar), Adam Devlin (guitars), Scott Morriss (bass guitar & backing vocals), and Eds Chesters (drums - the man who has both plural forename and surname!) Understandably classed as a britpop band, given that their appearance and initial huge success with songs such as Slight Return coincided synchronously with the Britpop explosion, their debut record Expecting To Fly appeared in 1996.

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Indie
Mercredi
17 Avril
18:00

Dubstar was formed by Sarah Blackwood, Steve Hillier and Chris Wilkie in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1992 after being discovered by a fellow North East UK-based manager and producer, Graeme Robinson. Robinson renamed the band, which had previously gone by the name ‘The Joans’. After Robinson produced the material for the band’s first album and had brought the tapes to the attention of Food Records’ Andy Ross, the band were signed to the EMI off-shoot in November 1994. They released three albums: Disgraceful, Goodbye, Make It Better before disbanding in 2000.

Electronica
Pop
Mercredi
25 Septembre
18:00

Dodgy are an English britpop trio, composed of Birmingham’s Nigel Clark (vocals and bass) and Mathew Priest (drums), along with Londoner Andy Miller (guitar). Although having the most air-played single of 1995 “Good Enough” Clark eventually left the band in 1998, and the band officially split up, only for Priest and Miller to reform briefly in 2001 as a five-piece.

Pop
Indie
Samedi
9 Novembre
19:00

Sparklehorse was an American alternative rock band formed in 1995 and led by Mark Linkous (September 9, 1962 - March 6, 2010), a Richmond, Virginia native and last of a long line of southern coalminers. Linkous recorded much of Sparklehorse’s material in his home studio, and his Southern Gothic vision guided Sparklehorse. Drummer and multi-instrumentalist Scott Minor was a frequent collaborator- Mazzy Star is a 1990s dream pop/alternative band from Los Angeles. They formed in 1989, from the band Opal, a collaboration of guitarist David Roback and bassist Kendra Smith.

Indie
rock
Pop
Samedi
15 Février
19:00

Babybird is a British indie band, formed in 1995. The band is fronted by Stephen Jones, who has also released records as a solo artist, using his own name and the name Baby Bird.

Pop
Indie
Vendredi
14 Mars
19:00

Formed in 1986 in Anaheim, California, United States as a ska punk band inspired by Madness, the lineup of No Doubt initially comprised John Spence as lead vocal, Gwen Stefani on back-up vocal, and Eric Stefani on keyboards. While playing the party-band circuit around Anaheim, the trio picked up bassist Tony Kanal. Hardened by the suicide of Spence in December 1987, No Doubt nevertheless continued; Gwen became the lone vocalist and the group added guitarist Tom Dumont and drummer Adrian Young.

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Pop
Dimanche
23 Mars
19:00

Oasis cover band from glasgow who made it big by covering other songs in an Oasis style!

rock
Pop
Samedi
17 Mai
18:00

Toronto-based pop musician/composer/video artist was born in Ottawa, Canada, grew up in Holland, Germany and Washington D.C.

Pop
Indie
Dimanche
16 Novembre
19:00

Chumbawamba is a Leeds based English anarchist music group. It evolved from its punk roots, through pop, techno, and various other styles, to the folk group which it is now. The band is known for its polyphony and its non-conformant lyrics.

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Pop
punk
Lundi
9 Mars
19:00

The dark side of the ’90s Britpop revival, Bristol’s Strangelove married Patrick Duff’s deep, lovelorn croon to a spider’s web of glistening guitar lines which Radiohead held as an early influence.

Pop
Indie
Jeudi
9 Avril
18:00

Smash Mouth is an alternative rock band from San Jose, California, United States that formed in 1994, the band comprises Steve Harwell (lead vocalist), Greg Camp (guitarist/songwriter), Paul De Lisle (bassist), and new drummer since early 2006, Jason Sutter (replacing Michael Urbano, who left due to creative differences). Their hit songs include “Walkin’ On The Sun” (1997) and “All Star” (1999).

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Pop
Samedi
31 Octobre
19:00

Six by Seven are a Nottingham, England based rock band who formed in 1996, specialising in a brand of space-rock that fused the drones, propulsiveness and washes of noise of krautrock with the abrasiveness of punk. They have released six albums, along with several compilations of studio offcuts and live performances. Arriving at a time of stagnating but popular Britpop and Britrock, they were unique not only in sound but also in utilising a saxophonist for texture and in Sam Hempton choosing to attack his guitar strings with a drumstick instead of a plectrum

Indie
rock
Pop
Mercredi
25 Novembre
19:00

Super Furry Animals (also known as “SFA”, the “Furries” and the “Super Furries”) are a critically acclaimed welsh alternative rock band, with leanings towards psychedelic rock, punk, britpop and electronic experimentation.- Caesar was a three-piece guitar band from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In 1996, the band members Roald van Oosten (singer/guitar), Sem Bakker (bass) and Marit de Loos (drums) had the very first release of the Dutch Excelsior-label with their debut album Clean.

Indie
rock
Pop
Lundi
5 Avril
18:00

Formed in 1994, Bis were a Scottish band featuring Steven Clark (vocals, guitar), John Clark(vocals, bass), and Amanda MacKinnon (vocals, keyboards). In 1995, they became the first unsigned band to ever appear on BBC’s venerable Top of the Pops. Their 1998 hit single “Eurodisco” was a success for the band and it’s follow-up single “Detour” became the band’s first notable song in the United States.

Electronica
Indie
Pop
Mercredi
28 Mars
18:00

The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip hop/pop group formed in Los Angeles in 1995. The group is currently composed of will.i.am, Taboo, Fergie and Apl.de.ap. Since their breakout album “Elephunk” in 2003, they have seen international fame for their pop/dance-oriented style of hip hop music. Black Eyed Peas have so-far sold an estimated 56 million albums and singles to date worldwide, and still counting.

hip hop
Pop
Vendredi
11 Octobre
18:00

Formed in 1986 in Portsmouth, England by siblings Alison and Jim Shaw, and named after the many mechanical cranes around the city's docks. Cranes are best known for the childlike, high-pitched vocals of lead singer Alison.One reviewer described the band: "Imagine a small child singing lullabies at the bottom of the well with a background of grinding guitars".

Indie
Pop
Samedi
22 Mai
18:00

Originally based on the south coast of England in Portsmouth, Cranes released their first album on vinyl, Self Non Self in July 1989. The intensity of that album garnered very good reviews and caught the attention of John Peel, who picked up on the album right away, with the group recording a session for him in the album’s first week of release. Shortly afterwards they signed to the label Dedicated (which also became home to Spiritualized and Beth Orton) and went on to record their EP “Espero” in 1990, with the album “Wings of Joy” following a year later.

rock
Pop
Jeudi
31 Mars
18:00

Robin Guthrie (born January 4, 1962 in Grangemouth, Scotland) is a co-founder of Cocteau Twins, and is one of the principal songwriters and musicians. Robin’s unique style of guitar-playing and songwriting — not to mention his deft production skills in the recording studio — have earned him the respect of musicians throughout the world.

Pop
Samedi
28 Mai
18:00

Originally based on the south coast of England in Portsmouth, Cranes released their first album on vinyl, Self Non Self in July 1989. The intensity of that album garnered very good reviews and caught the attention of John Peel, who picked up on the album right away, with the group recording a session for him in the album’s first week of release. Shortly afterwards they signed to the label Dedicated (which also became home to Spiritualized and Beth Orton) and went on to record their EP “Espero” in 1990, with the album “Wings of Joy” following a year later.

Pop
Vendredi
9 Juin
18:00

When you hear something as beautiful and endowed with genuine emotion as the music of Devics, you can’t help but wonder...Just who are these people anyway? Well, the short answer will hardly raise an eyebrow: Devics is vocalist Sara Lov and multi-instrumentalist and sometimes singer Dustin O'Halloran, a musical duo from Los Angeles who found a home in Italy after signing to the UK label, Bella Union. But the complete answer is as unique and magical as anything in the history of modern music.

Indie
Pop
Dimanche
22 Avril
18:00

Straight out of Louisville, David Christian Pajo is a musician. PAJO is a new name in the world, but Pajo has been involved in much great music over the course of the last two decades. He first played out in the mid-1980s and went on to instant infamy with the group Slint. During the 1990s, Pajo played with King Kong, The Palace Brothers, Stereolab, Royal Trux, The For Carnation, Matmos, Tortoise and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. Now comes “1968,” the next collection of PAJO songs and sounds. The sound of drums is in the mix this time, along with a widened color spectrum.

Pop
Vendredi
11 Mai
18:00

Vinicio Capossela is an Italian singer-songwriter born in Hannover (Germany) on December 14, 1965. He grew up in Reggio Emilia, where he studied music at the Conservatorio.

Pop
Mercredi
16 Mai
18:00

Malcolm Middleton is a singer/songwriter, best known for being one half of Scottish band Arab Strap. In 2002, while in between Arab Strap albums, both he and bandmate Aidan Moffat pursued different solo projects, Moffat’s being the ambient Lucky Pierre. Malcolm, writing lyrics and singing for the first time, recorded the cathartic 5:14 Fluoxytine Seagull Alcohol John Nicotine for Chemikal Underground.

Pop
Dimanche
17 Février
19:00

The Charlatans (known as Charlatans UK in the USA to avoid confusion with the 1960’s group of the same name) were originally formed in Birmingham, England by bassist Martin Blunt, who recruited fellow West Midlanders; Rob Collins (keyboards), Jon Brookes (drums), John Baker (also known as Day) (guitar) plus vocalist Baz Ketley.

Pop
Lundi
14 Avril
18:00

Peter Morén is a swedish singer. He has been a member of Peter Bjorn and John since 1999. He’s released his first solo album The Last Tycoon in april 2008. Tobias Frobergalready has one album under his belt. ‘For Elisabeth Wherever She Is’ established Froberg in some folk circles as a idiosyncratic, thoughtful singer songwriter, but failed to register on a broader level.

Pop
Jeudi
27 Novembre
19:00

Despite their name, I’m from Barcelona is a pop group from Jönköping, Sweden. They have around 30 band members and use an eclectic mix of instruments such as clarinets, saxophones, flutes, trumpets, banjos, accordions, kazoos, guitars, drums, and keyboards among others. While most band members provide backing vocals on releases and during live performances, Emanuel Lundgren is founder, principal songwriter and lead singer for the group.

Indie
Pop
Samedi
14 Février
19:00

DANIELE SILVESTRI est né à Rome. Il est connu dans le monde de musique Italienne pour ses albums qui sont félécités par les réviseurs. Ses concerts sont toujours une suprise: tous différents, plein de l'énergie, ritme et beaux textes. Il a gagné beaucoup d'awards long de sa carrière et a joué quelques fois au festival de Sanremo où il a eu beaucoup de succès. En 2011 il a sorti son album S.C.O.T.C.H. dont on entend plusieurs artistes italienne.

Pop
Samedi
14 Février
19:00

Daniele Silvestri is an Italian songwriter from Rome, where he was born in 1968. After having participated several times in Sanremo Festival, where he became successful with the song “Salirò” in 2002, he played a concert with Inti Illimani (the famous Chilean group) last summer at Roma Rock Festival.

Pop
Samedi
7 Mars
19:00

Essie Jain is a singer-songwriter born and raised in London, United Kingdom, who is now based out of New York City. Her first full-length record called We Made This Ourselves was released throughout the United States on Ba Da Bing! in February 2007. lt was released worldwide on The Leaf Label in March. The new ten-track album entitled The Inbetween was released in May 2008. It was recorded with a larger group of musicians and Jain experimented with new ways of orchestrating songs. The Inbetween features an array of instruments like French horn, clarinet, Rhodes piano, cello and trumpet.

Pop
Vendredi
9 Octobre
18:00

Connu pour son éclectisme, son humour décalé lors de performances scéniques parfois improbables, Mocky est un musicien canadien excentrique. La musique de Mocky est unique, qualifiée de jazz-pop, emprunte aussi à la culture hip-hop et électro.

Pop
jazz
Samedi
21 Novembre
19:00

Croisient surpuissant entre The (International) Noise Conspiracy et The Strokes, les cinq Suédois de Mando Diao sont restés bloqués sur les meilleurs disques des années 60, pour notre plus grand plaisir. La vague post Strokes les a sans doute bien aidés à se faire signer. Leur nouveau album 'Give me fire' est d'une qualité incroyable et leur permettra de conquérir le monde.

rock
Pop
Indie
Lundi
14 Décembre
19:00

Battant est considéré comme l’un des meilleurs groupes du moment par Andrew Weatherall et apporte de la musique entre rock brut, brûlot new wave et électro primitive.Des chansons urgentes qui vont à l’essentiel, des histoires de fantôme et de cerveaux vengeurs, des visions dures et glaçantes. Chassez Siouxsie et les corbeaux de votre esprit.

rock
Electronica
Pop
Mercredi
27 Octobre
18:00

La tête brûlée de la scène belge est de retour en pleine forme avec un nouvel album! Arno nous présente « Brussld » dont la sortie est prévue le 29 mars prochain. La même folie, la même modernité, Arno frappe encore une fois juste et fort. Fidèle à son image, il se lance dans un nouveau chapitre de son histoire corps et âme et ne fait pas les choses à moitié !

rock
blues
Pop
Samedi
12 Mars
19:00

DIDIER LALOY - Laloy est considéré comme l’un des représentants les plus actifs du renouveau de l’accordéon diatonique en Europe.

folk
Pop
Vendredi
6 Mai
18:00

METRONOMY est le projet dance-meets-rock du Londonien multi-instrumentaliste et producteur Joseph Mount. Avec un son inspiré de Devo, David Bowie jusqu'à N.E.R.D.

Electronica
Pop
Dimanche
26 Juin
18:00

DESTROYER est un groupe de pop rock canadien dont fait partie Daniel Bejar, chanteur compositeur originaire de Vancouver au Canada, connu pour les paroles souvent déroutantes et sibyllines de ses chansons. Bejar a connu un succès grandissant par le biais de ses collaborations musicales avec le groupe d'indie rock The New Pornographers, originaire de Vancouver, mais s'est montré plus prolifique avec son autre groupe, Destroyer.

Indie
Pop
Vendredi
21 Octobre
18:00

Vk* concerts & Pure Fm présententARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI, originaire d'Australie, joue un pop unique avec des influences funk, grunge et folk. Le nom du groupe n'a aucun lien particulier avec la ville de Helsinki, c'est simplement un rassemblement des mots dans des journaux, donnant «Architecture in Helsinki».

Indie
Pop
Vendredi
28 Octobre
18:00

Comme en 2003, 2005, 2007 et 2009 les groupes bruxellois participeront d’abord aux préliminaires, où le jury choisira les 8 finalistes. Cette année les six présélections auront lieu dans les plus grands temples musicaux -et de culture de Bruxelles: Vk* – Beursschouwburg – Ritscafe – KultuurKaffee – Candelaershuys - Recyclart.

Pop
rock
Dimanche
6 Novembre
19:00

WAKEY!WAKEY! est le groupe de Michael Grubbs, qui joue le rôle de 'Grubbs' dans la série Américaine 'One Tree Hill'. Considéré comme du pop-rock, il reste cependant pas très agressif. Souvent mélangé de piano, les mélodies prennent rapidement un air émo. Wakey!Wakey!

Pop
rock
Vendredi
25 Novembre
19:00

Pendant la semaine du 21-27 novembre 2011, Toutpartout organise, en collaboration avec une série de salles de concerts et de clubs bruxellois (AB, Botanique, Vk*, M4), la deuxième édition du festival AUTUMN FALLS.

Pop
world
Vendredi
2 Décembre
19:00

Emergenza est le plus grand festival au monde pour groupes émergents! Dans 150 villes en Amérique, Europe, Australie et Asie. Emergenza fournit une scène complètement équipée, une organisation technique et la promotion pour l'événement. La seule chose qui vous reste à faire: jouer! http://www.emergenza.netLine up:19:15 MADY Hip Hop 19:45 SOUL COLLECTOR Metal20:15 LEDBACK Garage Rock20:45 MAYBESONIC?! Power pop Rock21:15 THE REGISTER Pop rock21:45 MONOTYPE C.

rock
Pop
Vendredi
2 Décembre
19:00

Emergenza est le plus grand festival au monde pour groupes émergents! Dans 150 villes en Amérique, Europe, Australie et Asie, Emergenza fournit une scène complètement équipée, une organisation technique ainsi que la promotion pour l'événement. La seule chose qui vous reste à faire: jouer!

rock
Pop
Samedi
3 Décembre
19:00

Emergenza est le plus grand festival au monde pour groupes émergents! Dans 150 villes en Amérique, Europe, Australie et Asie, Emergenza fournit une scène complètement équipée, une organisation technique ainsi que la promotion pour l'événement. La seule chose qui vous reste à faire: jouer!

rock
Pop
Samedi
25 Février
19:00

SUNRISE AVENUE est un groupe de rock, dont le style varie du rock dynamique au rock mélodique. Sunrise Avenue a joué dans les plus grands festivals européens (incluant le Rock am Ring main stage en 2007 avec Korn, Smashing Pumpinks, Muse...) et ont à leur actif trois tournées complètes en Europe. De plus, le groupe a reçu deux "grammy" finlandais et beaucoup d'autres prix, tels que le European Border Breakers Award, le Impala Award, quatre NRJ Music Awards...

Pop
rock
Samedi
3 Mars
19:00

SLEEPINGDOG EST OUBLIGE D'ANNULER SON SHOW A CAUSE D'UNE MALADIE D'UN DES MEMBRES DU GROUPE. RENEE, MAD ABOUT MOUNTAINS & DJ ZEAL JOUERONT COMME PREVU.RENEE fait du pop fragile qui vous emmène vers le passé. Comme artiste elle a eu le privilège d'ëtre le support de Mark Lanegan, Isobel Campbell et Ruben Block. Avec ses musiciens elle sort son premier album 'Extending playground' qui appelle à la nostalgie.

rock
Pop
Jeudi
22 Mars
19:00

MIREL WAGNER est une singer-songwriter de 23 ans, elle est née en Ethiopie et a grandi en Finlande. Depuis sa seizième elle écrit déjà des songs blues et folk. Sa voix raque et son jeu de guitare sont assez pour vous surprendre. Elle n'est donc pas injustement comparée avec le sound de Mazzy Star, Leonard Cohen et Nick Cave. Elle a aussi joué au Glimpsfestival à Gand. Son premier album est sorti en octobre 2011 et peux compter sur beaucoup d'éloges.

rock
Pop
Vendredi
30 Mars
18:00

Emergenza est le plus grand festival au monde pour groupes émergents! Dans 150 villes en Amérique, Europe, Australie et Asie, Emergenza fournit une scène complètement équipée, une organisation technique ainsi que la promotion pour l'événement. La seule chose qui vous reste à faire: jouer!

Pop
rock
Jeudi
10 Mai
18:00

LOWER DENS, c'est le groupe de Jana Hunter, une Texane proche de Devendra Banhart et de Cocorosie. Ce quatuor nous emporte dans un univers entre new-wave, drone pop et post-punk. Après un premier album "Twin Hand Movement" (mixé par Chris Coady cfr. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Beach House) bien reçu par la presse, elle est de retour, accompagnée de trois garçons, et de guitares définitivement électriques. Le nouveau album est prévu pour avril 2012, en sortira sur le label Domino.

Indie
Pop
Vendredi
18 Mai
18:00

SILBERMOND est un groupe de pop/rock allemand, originaire de Bautzen en Saxe. Ensemble avec Wir sind Helden, Juli, Ich + Ich et beaucoup d’autres musiciens, ils font partie d’une nouvelle "new wave" allemande. Le groupe, dont les paroles sont en allemand, a reçu 3 doubles albums de platine en Allemagne, Australie et Suisse depuis 2004 et ont vendu plus de 6 millions d’exemplaires de leurs derniers disques.

Pop
rock
Mercredi
23 Mai
18:00

RIZZLE KICKS est un duo anglais de hip hop/pop de Brighton (uk), s’appellent Jordan 'Rizzle' Stephens et Harley 'Sylvester' Alexander-Sule, et ont respectivement 20 et 21 ans. Leur premier album, "Stereo Typical", est sorti au mois d’octobre dernier. On retrouve un peu de hip hop dans mais pas que.

Pop
hip hop
Mercredi
6 Juin
18:00

Abel Tesfaye, mieux connu sous le nom THE WEEKND, est un artiste et producteur R&B Canadien. Au début, il sortait des chansons sous le nom The Weeknd et les postait sur Youtube, mais son identité restait pour bien longtemps un secret (cfr. Burial). En mars 2011, il a sorti son premier album 'House of Balloons', suivi par 'Thursday' (août '11) et 'Echoes of Silence' (déc '11).

hip hop
Pop
Samedi
9 Juin
18:00

Il est difficile de coller un genre sur HONG KONG DONG, mais le cerveau créatif, Boris Zeebroek, a trouvé son inspiration dans plusieurs genres, dont le postpunk (Talking Heads, Devo, Pil, Television), le blues (Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Johnson) et le funk (Prince, Funkadelic). LA TOURNEE EUROPEENNE DE CIVIL CIVIC A ETE ANNULE.

rock
Pop
Dimanche
10 Juin
18:00

AUSTRA est un trio de musique electro, d'où est originaire Katie Stelmanis, chanteuse et leader du groupe. Enfant, elle s'est précisément intéressée au chant classique et lyrique, avant de se passionner, adolescente, pour Nine Inch Nails, puis Björk. Avec M. Postepski et le bassiste D. Wolf, ils décident de créer le projet Austra autour de références esthétiques et plastiques fortes: un noir et blanc austère et mystérieux, des visuels invoquant des personnages fantastiques.

Electronica
Pop
Lundi
22 Octobre
18:00

GIANLUCA GRIGNANI is an italian artist and singer-songwriter, well-known in Europe for his excellent lyrics and soft rock. His most famous song: “La Mia Storia Tra Le Dita" was recorded in Spanish with an awesome translation where poetry seems to be meant to find the perfect match, whose title: “Mi Historia Entre Tus Dedos” has been sang all along the Americas. His voice has a similar pitch to Franco de Vita, that’s the reason why people get both artists mixed-up.

Pop
rock
Jeudi
8 Novembre
19:00

Depuis le début de KOSHEEN fin des années '90, le groupe a prouvé pas mal dans le monde de la musique. Avec un mix terrible entre la voix de chanteuse Sian Evans et l'electronica sombre intime de Darren Decoder et Markee Substance, Kosheen essaie de créer des chansons où la musique et les paroles racontent l'histoire. La musique dépasse même ses frontières. Souvenez-vous les tubes de Kosheen comme 'Hide U', 'Catch' & 'All in your head'.

Electronica
Pop
Samedi
18 Janvier
19:30
Organisation externe

Fuel Fandango is a duo formed by Ale and Nita, a duo that creates a perfect mix of electronic beats, rock guitars, pop melodies and flemenco aesthetics.

Indie
Pop
Jeudi
27 Février
19:30
Epuisé

Pop-rock russe avec similitudes de Joy Division, Interpol ou encore The National

Indie
Pop
post-punk
rock
Vendredi
3 Octobre
19:30
Organisation externe

Niccolo’ Fabi, Max Gazzè and Daniele Silvestri

Indie
Pop
rock
Samedi
4 Octobre
19:30
Organisation externe
secrètes sessions

L’idée est simple : rassembler dans un studio des musiciens, de groupes et d’univers différents, pour créer et enregistrer un album original. 

acoustic
folk
français
jazz
Pop
rock
soul
Samedi
15 Novembre
19:30

Indie pop from Brooklyn

Indie
Pop
Samedi
29 Novembre
19:30
Organisation externe

Singer-songwriter italien  

folk
Pop
rock
Samedi
7 Mars
19:30
Organisation externe
rock
Pop
Indie
Jeudi
30 Avril
19:30

Punk, indie et pop!

punk
Pop
Indie
Dimanche
20 Septembre
19:30

garage rugueux et noisy-pop déviante

Pop
garage rock
Jeudi
8 Octobre
19:30
Organisation externe

Musical exchange festival

rock
Pop
experimental
Vendredi
27 Novembre
19:30
Annulé

Talented Italian singer

rock
Pop
Vendredi
13 Mai
19:30
Organisation externe

Italian bassist-songwriter

Indie
Pop
Vendredi
27 Mai
19:30

Pop from Perth, Australia

Indie
Pop
rock
Jeudi
6 Octobre
19:30

Festival FrancoFaune présente: Les Secrètes Sessions. Divers artistes qui unissent leur forces pendant trois jours pour créer des morceaux musicales en seulement deux heures. Le 6 octobre ils vous présentent le résultat de leur collaboration. Parfois brillante, parfois marquante, parfais imprévue, mais jamais ennuyant.   

acoustic
alternative
beats
electro
experimental
gnawa
hip hop
metal
Pop
Samedi
18 Février
19:30

Lebanese hip hop meets visual artist. 

electro
electro-chaâbi
folk
Pop
Vendredi
17 Mars
19:30
Organisation externe

Essential and sophisticated Italian pop. 

Pop
Vendredi
20 Octobre
19:30
Organisation externe

Avec sa tournée 'Il codice della bellezza', Samuel nous apportera un peu de sa magie en Belgique.

Electronica
Pop
Vendredi
2 Février
20:00
Organisation externe

La Cantantessa est de retour en Belgique pour un concert acoustique séduisant!

folk
Pop
Jeudi
22 Mars
19:30

Hommage musical aux 'Femmes de Gainsbourg' dans le Printemps des Femmes. 

experimental
Pop