Brukout is Jamaican Patois for a moment of pure energy and excitement, for brash, unlimited and exuberant behavior. And that's just what we want to do with this new initiative: no limits, no rules, pure fun! Everything is possible..
Upcoming events!Events you missed!

Upcoming events!

New Events TBA Soon

With partners such as JH De Vonk in Geel and M-Town Reggae in Maastricht to name only two, REGGAE GEEL BRUKOUT! organizes regular events where non-professional bands and sound systems get a chance to present themselves. But there is more. Besides a small fee for all performing artists, acts playing at these events might be selected for a soundsystem set or performance at The Yard Stage at Reggae Geel festival. Check back here soon!

Events you missed!

Kumar Bent - Zen Unplugged

Kumar Bent @ Zen Unplugged

Cafe The Zen & Reggae Geel Brukout are proud to present Zen Unplugged: a brand new series of intimate acoustic sessions. For the first edition we’ve invited Kumar Kumz Bent, the former leadsinger and songwriter of the Grammy nominated band Raging Fyah. Sounds for this event : DJ Ewa Sound

Roots & Culture: Sound Meeting

Roots & Culture – Sound Meeting

After having supported previous Roots & Culture dances, Reggae Geel Brukout teams up once again with the promoters of the regular Roots & Culture events. Their next event @ Zappa is a Sound Meeting of two Belgian Sounds: Blackbird Soundsystem & Asfaw Soundsystem.

100% Belgian Dub Night

On Thursday the 15th of November 2018 Reggae Geel, Reggae Geel Brukout and VKconcerts are the hosts for 100% BELGIAN DUB NIGHT, the opening party for the 4th international Nights Conference on nightlife and music in Belgium. The event is open to the public, so all reggae, roots, dub fans mark this date on your calender. Experience a special event of Sound System culture!!

The Spellbreakers (Drawing)

The Spellbreakers

With Antwerp based The Spellbreakers, a six-piece formation around flamboyant Belgian-Brazilian vocalist and visual artist Juli Jupter, Belgium welcomes an interesting and super creative new reggae band. They play conscious Roots Reggae Music in order to break the spells of Babylon. Their motto: Through Music we are free! Peace and Unity, One Love, Jah bless!

Pirates Crew BDay Party

Pirates Crew BDay Party

The ‘Pirates Crew’ boat from Ghent, Belgium entered territorial waters fifteen years ago. Since that day they’ve mashed up many dances with their well varied vinyl selections of reggae, ska, rub-a-dub, and dancehall. Reggae Geel Brukout supports the Pirates Crew’s BDay Party on May 5, 2018.

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House of Roots

Reggae Geel Brukout is spreading its wings. One of the next events we’re supporting is House of Roots, an event hosted by Leuven’s Kingstep Soundsystem. It are Agobun, Food Bass Shelter and Kingstep that will be playing at this Soundsystem event.

4th Reggae Recipe

For our newest collaboration we are going international as the 4th Reggae Recipe International Weekender in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is powered by Reggae Geel Brukout. The 3rd weekend of June 2018, all reggae trains, flights and paths lead to Amsterdam, where fans & music lovers can enjoy great music selections, cocktails, free home made Caribbean food and, hopefully, some nice weather too!

Unity 2018

Unity

Yes we are proud! Very proud to announce our newest collaboration, On Saturday March 24th 2018, all roads lead to de Warande, Turnhout, Belgium, for UNITY feat Samory I & the Black Heart Band; The Dubbeez; Sir Coxsone Outernational Sound System with guest MC Brother Culture; and Giraffe Sound.

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Roots & Culture

After having supported Roots & Culture: Coronation Dance ft Vivian Jones, which took place in November 2017, Reggae Geel Brukout is once again incolved in a Roots & Culture event. The next event @ Zappa, Antwerp, features Twilight Circus, Prince Livijah, Dub-Up HiFi, Kingston Echo, Juli Jupter & Missing Link.

Chainska Brassika

Chainska Brassika @ Muziekgieterij Maastricht

“Real musicians, real band, real brass section… fabulous & so refreshing”, said the legendary reggae ambassador David Rodigan about Chainska Brassika, and he certainly wasn’t the only one who was raving about the winners of the first World Reggae Contest in 2015. Even Ken Stewart of The Skatalites called the band one of the most impressive and promising upcoming acts in the Reggae/Ska genre that he had seen or heard in a while…

Roots & Culture Coronation Dance

Roots & Culture: Coronation Dance @ Zappa, Antwerp

For the third year in a row, the North-French Chalice sound system came to Antwerp for Roots & Culture in Zappa, this time in early November, so this edition was baptized to Coronation Dance, referring to the day that Ras Tafari Makonnen in Ethiopia to Negusa Nagast, King of Kings, was crowned (November 2, 1930). Nobody less than Vivian Jones joined them live to provide extra strength to this memorial….

Bangarang Sound Station

Bangarang Sound Station-10 Year Anniversary @ Zappa, Antwerp

BANGARANG SOUND STATION outta Herentals (Herbtals city as they call it), Belgium, is founded by two bad DJ’s, Jah Mi Gimme & Jah Moes I. For ten years by now they’ve played all kinds of music all over the place. Rediscovering their rastaroots, the’ve realised that the Reggae Sound is the only Sound. In this realisation they found a soulmate in Ras Rox…..

REGGAE GEEL BRUKOUT!

Brukout is Jamaican Patois for a moment of pure energy and excitement, for brash, unlimited and exuberant behavior. And that’s just what we want to do with this new initiative: no limits, no rules, pure fun! Everything is possible. Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Dub and Dancehall. Live bands, track shows, sound systems. But also visual arts, poetry, spoken-word, stand-up comedy, workshops, film, theater, storytelling,… as long as there’s a clear link with the most beautiful island in the world: Jamaica.

Partners

With partners such as JH De Vonk in Geel and M-Town Reggae in Maastricht to name only two, REGGAE GEEL BRUKOUT! organizes regular events where non-professional bands and sound systems get a chance to present themselves. But there is more. Besides a small fee for all performing artists, acts playing at these events might be selected for a soundsystem set or performance at The Yard Stage at Reggae Geel festival.

Events

Since its start in 2016, REGGAE GEEL BRUKOUT! events have featured the names of Chainska Brassika, No-Maddz, Masego Sound System feat. Nish Wadada, Unlisted fanatic ls Moonshine Horns &Saimn-I, Asfaw Sound System, Macca Tree, Pastis, Dukes of Skazzard, and DJ Big-Tone.