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Concerts

20/12/2017
Zuiderpershuis
After John Zorn’s The Stone saxophone player Mars Williams (Psychedelic Furs, Boneshaker, Chicago Tentet ... ) brings An Ayler Xmas: The Music of Albert Ayler and Songs of Xmas to the OORSTOF-series with an all star line-up...
13/12/2017
Bozar
Fred Van Hove at 80 finishes off a festive year in style with a unique solo set on the renovated organ of Bozar’s majestic Henri Leboeuf Hall supported by a rare organ/reeds duo of Seppe Gebruers and Joachim Badenhorst.
10/12/2017
De Studio
Joe McPhee and Cel Overberghe, two living legends right there... sharing the stage once more, celebrating free music.
3/12/2017
De Studio
In addition to their Sound in Motion recording session Mette Rasmussen & Pak Yan Lau play some live shows in the Oorstof series. This second show at DE Studio is a double bill with the superb trio of Farida Amadou, Audrey Lauro and Hanne De Backer who invite percussionist Tom Malmendier and set out as a 4tet.
30/11/2017
AB Salon
In addition to their Sound in Motion recording session Mette Rasmussen & Pak Yan Lau play some live shows in the Oorstof series. This first show at AB Salon is a double bill with the new generation of Chicago improvisors Steve Marquette, Macie Stewart and Charlie Kirchen performing as the Few in Europe for the first time.
15/11/2017
Het Bos
Oorstof and Het Bos present this new quartet with an all-star lineup including Dave Rempis, Nate Wooley, Pascal Niggenkemper, and Chris Corsano on its first ever tour in Europe.
11/11/2017
Beurs
Dropa Disc merch and info stand at Schiev Festival Label Market
12/11/2017
Beurs
Dropa Disc merch, info stand and dj set at Schiev Festival Label Market
4/11/2017
Het Bos
Dropa Disc merch stand at Kraak’s Gathering of Trans-Medial Publishers
30/09/2017
Het Bos
Oorstof and Kraak present 3 idiosyncratic solo concerts by Dirar Kalash, Disposición Asoleada and Daniel Duchamp. Before, in between and after some fine tunes by Miaux Au Mix.
22/09/2017
AB Salon
Oorstof and AB continue their successful collaboration starting on September 22nd when tape manipulator Jérôme Noetinger and cello player Aude Romary will take us on a fascinating electro-acoustic trip, topping it with a screening of Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present
27/08/2017
Zuiderpershuis
Sound in Motion/Oorstof presents a new two day edition of the challenging Summer Bummer Festival - DAY 2
26/08/2017
Zuiderpershuis
Sound in Motion/Oorstof presents a new two day edition of the challenging Summer Bummer Festival - DAY 1
21/05/2017
L'Archiduc
L’Archiduc, Music is Now and Oorstof present an exclusive show by the ultimate piano/sax duo of Matthew Shipp and Ivo Perelman... Please note this is an afternoon show, starting at 5 pm. Don’t miss out on the rare opportunity to catch these 2 giants live.
12/05/2017
Het Bos
Jooklo Duo's Virginia Genta and David Vanzan team up with sax player Stanley J. Zappa as Jooklo Zappa. Portugese trio Ricardo Jacinto, Gonçalo Almeida and Nuno Morão present their multi-idiomatic approach to free jazz as The Selva and Audrey Lauro, Yuko Oshima and Pak Yan Lau further explore sounds as lauroshilau.
4/05/2017
De Studio
Belgian debut for the challenging Norwegian quintet Nakama and record release show for g a b b r o the adventurous baritone sax duo of Hanne De Backer and Marc De Maeseneer.
8/04/2017
NONA
Fred Van Hove at 80 continues with a couple of shows starting with a solo set at NONA, Mechelen, pairing him with Bram De Looze representing the new generation of improvisors solo on 3 fortepianos.
31/03/2017
Zuiderpershuis
French-Norwegian band Dans Les Arbres presents the brand new record Phosphoresence out on HUBRO and Belgian-Norwegian alliance Veder tackles texture, melody, improvisation and composition with 3 horns and acoustic guitar.
23/03/2017
Zuiderpershuis
Belgian percussionist Jakob Warmenbol and Swiss-Swedish reed player Sebastian Strinning recording their live debut album. Chicago expat and percussionist Frank Rosaly in a rare solo outing for the first time on a Belgian stage.
19/03/2017
De Studio
March 2017 Dropa Disc will release Ballister’s mind blowing lp Low Level Stink and Aerophonic Records will match with the Ballister cd Slag. The release of these two must have goodies will be celebrated with an exclusive Ballister Live show.
1/03/2017
De Singer
Oorstof and De Singer team up to present you a mindblowing double bill with an all star line up.
23/02/2017
deSingel
Exciting Oorstof double bill at deSingel’s Kleine Zaal with Urge Trio > Keefe Jackson, Tomeka Reid & Christoph Erb and Rotozaza > Rudi Mahall, Nicola L. Hein, Adam Pultz Melbye & Christian Lillinger.
18/02/2017
Artenova
Oorstof and gr’Ambacht present an evening of challenging sounds and music at the amazing new art hub Artenova in Mechelen.
16/02/2017
Het Bos
Dropa Disc label presentation at Closet of Records (Bos Bar) > Jeph Jerman & Tim Barnes (Live) and Dropa Disc’s Koen Vandenhoudt spinning records
4/02/2017
deSingel
Two day festival celebrating free improvised music pioneer Fred Van Hove and his career at 80 - Day 2
3/02/2017
deSingel
Two day festival celebrating free improvised music pioneer Fred Van Hove and his career at 80 - Day 1
3/12/2016
kc BELGIE
Second Edition of the Winteroor Festival with a challenging line up and unique collaborations starting at 2 p.m. (doors 1.30 pm) until 10 p.m. Well in time for those who need to catch their last train to Antwerpen, Brussels, Gent...
27/11/2016
Vooruit
Hypnotic and adventurous music with a healthy disregard for genre, nationality and other artificial constructs presented by Vooruit, Kraak and Sound in Motion/Oorstof
26/11/2016
Vooruit
Hypnotic and adventurous music with a healthy disregard for genre, nationality and other artificial constructs presented by Vooruit, Kraak and Sound in Motion/Oorstof
26/11/2016
Vooruit
Hypnotic and adventurous music with a healthy disregard for genre, nationality and other artificial constructs presented by Vooruit, Kraak and Sound in Motion/Oorstof
25/11/2016
Vooruit
Hypnotic and adventurous music with a healthy disregard for genre, nationality and other artificial constructs presented by Vooruit, Kraak and Sound in Motion/Oorstof
24/11/2016
De Studio
Keiji Haino is without a doubt one of the most important musicians from the Japanese underground scene. For this occasion he teams up with two of Belgium’s most active improvisors Teun Verbruggen and Jozef Dumoulin.
12/11/2016
Zuiderpershuis
Oorstof, Granvat and Smeraldina-Rima team up to present a solo set by Niels Van Heertum and Nils Økland Band
8/11/2016
Zuiderpershuis
On this Antwerp date acid folk improv titan Tom Carter plays in a double bill with Karkhana a Middle-Eastern supergroup. Special guest for this Karkhana show is Chicago mainstay Michael Zerang (percussion).
4/11/2016
AB Salon
Influential guitar player Tom Carter is back to amaze you with a series of acid folk and improv infused solo concerts. Razen’s head honcho Ameel Brecht brings out his resonator guitars for a mesmerizing solo set.
11/10/2016
De Studio
Renowned players Ken Vandermark (reeds) and Terrie Ex (guitar) in an explosive duo. Nystagmus, the noisy improv duo of Tom Malmendier and Farida Amadou will open this adventurous double bill.
6/10/2016
De Studio
World premiere of Mars Baars (Mars Williams and Ab Baars), topped with Belgian debut of Andreas Wildhagen, Christian Meaas Svendsen and Jørgen Mathisen as Momentum and Ka Baird’s piano solo touching on Alice Coltrane and Cecil Taylor...
29/09/2016
Het Bos
An evening of legends presented by Het Bos & Oorstof with Mike Watt (Minutemen) & Il Sogno Marinaio , G.W. SOK (The Ex) & King Champion Sounds, Eve Libertine (Crass) & Baby Fire and some timeless drones of Forest Management
14/08/2016
Bar Paniek
Dropa Disc is a new extension of the Sound in Motion and Oorstof canon issuing releases of exceptional recordings by artists appearing in the series.
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