Earth Beat

Earth Beat represents artists from all continents. Our profile: exciting high quality ‘traditional’ acts & talented, innovative 'cross-over' bands.

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Earth Beat represents artists from all continents. Our profile consists of exciting high quality ‘traditional’ acts and talented, innovative and adventurous ‘cross-over’ bands. Our artists fit different circuits, like world, jazz, rock or underground. We seek to provide them with opportunities to present their music around the world to new audiences, and to build a solid foundation for their future careers.

Our European and international roster consists of artists such as:
- Hanggai (China/Inner-Mongolia); Inner Mongolia's main folk rockers played at Bonnaroo, Fuji rock, Sziget, Roskilde, Wacken Open Air, a.o.
- Jambinai (Korea); latest album released on Bella Union (June 2016), played at Roskilde, Glastonbury, Exit, The Great Escape, Hellfest, a.o.
- Los Pirañas (Colombia); stunned audiences all over Europe such as at Roskilde and Into The Great Wide Open with their wacky but danceable sound.
- Frente Cumbiero (Womex 2018) (Colombia) headed by Mario Galeano (Ondatrópica Los Pirañas) creates innovative but very danceable cumbia nueva driven by crazy keys & electronics, uplifting horns and energetic percussion, inspired by 60s and 70s cumbia.
- Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania) released his last album on Soundway and has gotten great reviews.(**** Mojo)
- Tabanka (Womex 2018) Urban Funana from Rotterdam/Cape Verde.

As a local promoter in the Netherlands and the rest of the Benelux, we represent artists including:
- Shantel
- Songhoy Blues
- Fatoumata Diawara
- Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band
- Gaye Su Akyol ( Womex 2018)
- Meridian Brothers
- Oumou Sangare
- Msafiri Zawose
- Zee Avi
- uKanDanZ
- Toko Telo (Womex 2018)
- Bakolo music international (Womex 2018)
- Harouna Samake (Womex2018)
- and many others…

With our solid connections in Asia and the Pacific we have organised tours in China, Japan, Korea, Australia & New Zealand, for acts such as:
- Depedro
- Hatim Belyamani
- Tulegur
- Drive Like Maria
- Sondorgo

Annually, we organise around 300 concerts of which 70% at festivals and clubs in the Netherlands and Belgium and 30% in other parts of the world.

Our current, full roster (September 2018):
Abelardo Carbono * Africa Negra * African Salsa Orchestra * Alfie Ryner * Amadou & Mariam * Amsterdam Klezmer Band & Söndörgö * Baciamolemani * Bakolo Music International * Baskar * Basokin * BCUC * Billy Carter * Bixiga 70 * Blick Bassy * Blow 3.0 * Bulldozer * C4 Trio * Canalon de Timbiquì * Chalo Correia * Chouk Bwa Libeté * Chromb! * Chupame el Dedo * Conjunto Papa Upa * Depedro * Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek * Dieter van der Westen * Dieuf-Dieul de Thiès * Dimitris Mystakidis * DJ Kampire * Eliades Ochoa * Fatoumata Diawara * Femi Kuti * Fendika * Frente Cumbiero * Fumaça Preta * Gasper Nali * Gaye Su Akyol * Gili Yalo * Guy One * Gyedu-Blay Ambolley * H.A.T * Hanggai * Harouna Samake * Idan Raichel * Idiotape * Jambinai * Kálmán Balogh * Kayhan Kalhor * KO KO MO * Kočani Orkestar * Konono N°1 * Kumbia Boruka * Kumbia Queers * La Mambanegra * La Yegros * La-33 * Liu Fang * Los Pirañas * Lula Pena * Mahsa Vahdat * Maia Barouh * Maika * Mamadou Kelly * Mário Lúcio * Master Drummers of Burundi * Mbongwana Star * Memo Pimiento Electric Orchestra * Meridian Brothers * Msafiri Zawose * Mydy Rabycad * Nahawa Doumbia * Narasirato * Ni * Nine Treasures * Nkumba System * O Rappa * Orlando Julius * Orquesta El Macabeo * Otavo Yo * Oumou Sangaré * P.L.I.N.T. * Park Jiha * Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band * PinioL * Pixvae * PoiL * Rabasa * Roberto Fonseca * Rocky Marsiano * Romperayo * Rupa & The April Fishes * Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestra * Socalled * Söndörgő * Suboi * Songhoy Blues * Supergombo * Svara Samsara * Tabanka * Tamikrest * Taraf de Haïdouks * The Gwoof * The Mahotella Queens * The Trees And The Wild * The Venopian Solitude * Toko Telo * Toumani & Sidiki * Trio Da Kali * Tulegur * Turtle Island * uKanDanZ * Vaudou Game * Yat-Kha *

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participating in

  • WOMEX 2018
  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2016
  • WOMEX 2015
  • WOMEX 2014
  • WOMEX 2013
  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2011
  • WOMEX 2010
  • WOMEX 2009
  • WOMEX 2008
  • WOMEX 2007
  • WOMEX 2006
  • WOMEX 2005
  • WOMEX 2004
  • WOMEX 2003
  • WOMEX 2002
  • WOMEX 2001
stand number WOMEX 18: B13

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