Festival Couleur Cafe

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, latin, salsa, son, raï, rock, dance… <br />It is definitely an urban festival anchored in the heart of Brussels and its social reality. The impressive industrial site of Thurn & 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. <br /><br />It is also a place where four music marquees cohabitate with an art exhibition, 50 world kitchen stalls, a flea market, dance classes, free style demonstrations and non-governmental organizations. <br /><br />Started in 1990, Couleur Café spreads nowadays over 3 festive summer nights and gathers each year 70 000 visitors around tolerance and understanding in a cheerful, colourful and merry atmosphere. <br /><br />A few artists who played at previous editions: <br /><br />Herbie HANCOCK - James BROWN - Tracy CHAPMAN - Natacha ATLAS – George CLINTON – BEENIEMAN - Michael FRANTI & SPEARHEAD – ZAP MAMA - Manu DIBANGO - The WAILERS - Jorge BEN - Salif KEITA - THIRD WORLD -Maceo PARKER - Johnny CLEGG - Neville BROTHERS – BURNING SPEAR - Jimmy CLIFF - Youssou N'DOUR - Daniela MERCURY - Ruben BLADES- Candy DULFER - Ziggy MARLEY- MeShell NDGEGEOCELLO - Cesaria EVORA -Oscar DE LEON - Terence TRENT D'ARBY – US 3 - Gilberto GIL – KHALED - MC SOLAAR – AMADOU & MARIAM -…