Doors: 22:00 Uhr
Line Up: Khebez Dawle, Yousef Kekhia, Takt (Jazar Crew), Colonel Abo Diab, La6izi Community
Genre: Arabic, Rock, Electronic, Folk
Khebez Dawle is a Syrian rock band. Founded in Damascus, Syria in 2012 and the band consolidated in Beirut, Lebanon in 2013. With Anas Maghrebi, Muhammad Bazz, Bashar Darwish and Hikmat Qassar. Their self-titled concept album „Khebez Dawle“, released August 2015. It’s a concept album that tells the story of a Syrian young guy or girl experiencing the events of the Uprising. They’re on a break since early 2017, but they’ll play a limited number of shows this summer.
Yousef Kekhia is a Singer-Songwriter from Aleppo, now based in Berlin. Since he left Syria due to the civil war in 2013, graduated from university in Istanbul and finally settled in Germany in 2016. By combining contemporary Folk and Electronic music with Arabic lyrics, he developed a singular style of sharing his intimate stories, making them direct and moving. His debut album “Monologue”, is set to be released in 2019
◢ Yousef Kekhia
Takt (Jazar Crew)
Rojeh Khleif is a Palestinian DJ and a party promoter based in Haifa and Berlin. He is also known as TAKT, Abu Ahmad and Jazar Crew. For the past decade, Rojeh has been part of the new wave of Arab DJs, setting the tone and shaping the musical identity of the Palestinian underground scene. As the co-founder of Jazar Crew, a cultural and art collective which entails curating music events with fellow artists ranging from the Middle East to Europe, Rojeh’s approach to music is educational and rooted in the essence of resistance, using cultural creativity as a tool for social and individual growth.
◢ Takt (Jazar Crew – فريق الجزر)
Colonel Abo Diab
A figure in the new Middle Eastern scene, always in search of new organic electro sounds, Colonel Abu Diab will introduce us to his new creations with multiple influences.
◢ Colonel Abo Diab
La6izi Community is a Bremen based collective, that was founded in 2017, aiming to spread culture and underground music from the Levant and MENA region. Through their events they try to create open spaces for cultural exchange, supporting developing scenes. It has a DJ crew, which has gained a lot of recognition upon many musical events, as they had gigs in Berlin, Paris and other cities in Eurpoe and is mostly known for Junoon-Festival.