live @ Rigolo Nouveau Cirque // Aftershowparty, St. Gallen (CH)
22nd of November 2014
Buyakano will be the band for the Aftershowparty of Rigolo Swiss Nouveau Cirque for their show "Wings in my Heart".
They had supported our crowdfunding campain earlier this year, now we return the favor!
We will bring our Percussion section together with the vocalists. Sadly, the location can not handle the entire band...
But, as we all know, the minimized formation packs quite a punch! Like back in the old days!
live @ Bardentreffen Festival // Nürnberg (DE)
3rd of August 2014
We are very happy about having been booked for the Bardentreffen Festival 2014, and looking forward to play there! Big Bad Brass meets Power Percussion in Bavaria! This is gonna be fun, be sure not to miss it if you have the chance!
Being the last gig of the summer for us, we are sure to take it to the max, in short: BOMBASTO
live @ Bietigheimer Wunderland Festival // Bietigheim (DE)
19th of July 2014
Buyakano performs at the Bietigheimer Wunderland Open Air Festival on the main stage in the evening. Boy, are they in for a bombasto-blasting-percussion-with-brass-action!
More infos and flyer will follow soon. See you there!
live @ Kulturelle Landpartie // Wendland (DE)
30th of May 2014
Our 2nd show during the Kulturelle Landpartie in Wendland.
Come and dance with us!
live @ Grand Opening KLP // Güstritz, Wendland (DE)
29th of May 2014
Buyakano will be play on the opening night of the 25th Kulturelle Landpartie!
Taking place from the 29th of May til the 9th of June, artists living in the area open their doors and ateliers to the public, creating a wonderful free athmosphere, with life, art and music all over this region.
And on the opening evening of these festivities, we will perform in a circus tent full of them :-)
So, if you have never heard of the KLP, be sure to go and experience it!
To the rest of you: See you there!
live @ BOMBASTO release // Odonien, Cologne (DE)
11th of May 2014
CONCERT CANCELED DUE TO RAIN!!
WILL LET YOU KNOW WHEN WE HAVE A REPLACEMENT DATE
live @ Kringjazz Festival // Roosendaal (NL)
9th of May 2014
Buyakano has been booked to play at KingJazz in Roosendaal.
Being the hometown of our very own genuine bass-trombone virtuoso Bart van Gorp, it is our greatest pleasure to show the people of Roosendaal (and all visitors of this festival), what modern samba is really about!
live @ Radio Rijnmond // Live uit Lloyd, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of May 2014
We are showcasing our band and our newest CD in the radio show Live uit Lloyd.
One hour of interviews with moderator Ronald van Oudheusden and live music (yes, we are ALL in the studio) in the program of RTV Rijnmond. The show will air at 22 o clock.
Maybe it will also attract even more new audience for the gig we have at KringJazz Festival on this very same evening!
Buyakano, here we come!
live @ BOMBASTO release // Poortgebouw, Rotterdam (NL)
8th of May 2014
Looking forward to presenting our new EP BOMBASTO to the Rotterdam public at the Poortgebouw! Much like last time we played there (video release), this is sure to be a blast, shaking the building in it's fundaments!
Buyakano - Bombasto ; Has a nice ring to it, don't you agree?
live @ King's Dubstep Music-Video Release // Poortgebouw, Rotterdam (NL)
15th of March 2014
We have a celebration going on:
Be at Rotterdam's Poortgebouw on Saturday evening to get an exclusive first-time-ever look at our new music-video to our song "The King's Dubstep"!
There will be DJs, drinks, Buyakano playing a short set, and a beamer to show the clip!
World-Pop, erm in this case accoustic dubstep, filmed in the woods, with fire, crazy costumes and a weird storyline...
live @ FullMoon Babylon // Grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
13th of March 2014
Will be performing on this year's FullMoon Babylon Carneval Party!
Sit tight, as this will get nasty! Costumes are mandatory on this event, no costume = no entrance.
We will play some new songs for the Rotterdam audience, blasting modern samba like never before!
See you there!
live @ Slam!FM Halloween Extravagant Edition // Brielle (NL)
30th of September 2013
We will be playing a short showcase during the Slam!FM party Halloween Extravagant Edition on the 30th of September. Last chance for us to warm up for our upcoming studio sessions, this gig in condensed line-up (Modern Samba Percussion section + MC Andy Smart on rap) is sure to be a blast. And will give us all the opportunity to discover Nederland a bit closer, we have never been in Brielle before.
Be sure so see:
live @ KlangWelten Sommer // Burgfestspiele, Dreieichenhain (DE)
4th of August 2013
We are accompannying the special edition of KlangWelten Sommer during the Burgfestpiele in Dreieichenhain!
Together with the multi-Instrumentalist Alfred Ssempeke, Rüdiger Oppermann, the traditional korean drummers from Noreum Machi and many others, this is sure to be one heck of a concert, and we love being part of this...Modern Samba Percussion together with Korean Drums? Hell Yeah!
After those exciting weeks Buyakano will have come from, we'll gladly take some time off after this last concert of the summer.
live @ SommerMusikFest 2013 // Knüll, Hessen (DE)
27th of July 2013
First confirmed show for summer 2013 is the SummerMusikFestival where we will be playing on the first and second evening to welcome the people to this wonderful festivity, basically one week of music, workshops, holiday and party.
More Info can be found at www.sommermusikfest.de
live @ WorldMusic Festival // Park, Loshausen (DE)
26th of June 2013
This world-music festival is fittingly called WorldMusic Festival, and has booked us for a gig on the 26th of July. The Festival takes place from the 26th-28th of July in Loshausen, Germany, and we are very happy to play on their first evening.
As we perform directly next to this town during the SommerMusikFest on the very next evening, we are glad to announce: Hessen, here we come!
live @ Fusion Festival // Flugplatz, Lärz (DE)
29th of June 2013
Buyakano is confirmed to play at this year's Fusion Festival!
Fusion is an alternative Festival for World-, Electronic-, Reggae- and Hip-Hop music in the east of Germany on the grounds of an old military airport, the biggest non-comercial Festival in Germany with around 55.000 visitors each year!
We are very happy to come and play there (twice!) and will announce more infos (exact showtimes & dates) when we get to know them.
live @ Muziek op de Rotte // Noordplein, Rotterdam (NL)
22nd of June 2013
Buyakano plays a set on the event "Muziek op de Rotte" in Rotterdam.
The stage is floating on the water, and of course we all expect a beautiful summer evening! The show takes place in the vicinity of Noordplein, in the north of Rotterdam. Come there and celebrate with us, it is our last show in the Netherlands before our summer-tour!
live @ Massive BlockParty // Bird, Rotterdam (NL)
30th of April 2013
We are playing a double concert with the Afrobeat Funk Band Atanga Boom on Queensday, April 30th, in club BIRD in Rotterdam. Quite early in the day, let's release some mayhem!
Entrance is for free, so what are you waiting for?!
Check their website for more info and the complete line-up: www.bird-rotterdam.nl
See ya there!
live @ Bremer Karneval 2013 // Schlachthof, Bremen
2nd of February 2013
Buyakano has been invited to play on this years' Bremer Karneval.
We play 2 sets, once a short preview of 25 minutes on the openAir stage at 16:00 o clock, and the second time on the stage of the Schlachthof in the evening at 21:45.
We are highly anticipating these 2 shows as they are the perfect showcase for all those samba fanatix in Germany. And, since we do something different than the rest, the audience is bound to either love or hate it ;-)
live @ FullMoon Babylon // grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
29th of October 2012
Once again playing for FullMoon Babylon!
Buyakano once again sets out to blast a show on this year's first FullMoon Babylon Concert, even more so happy as this is an anniversary for the event. A warm welcome for all those that arrived to Rotterdam recently, and a long-awaited reunion of the FullMoon and Buyakano.
"Oh my god, this shit is getting funky" - check out the videos from the last time we performed there!
live @ Release party "Haus" // Bühne der Kulturen, Cologne (DE)
16th of September 2012
Buyakano will collaborate with our very own Jenny Thiele to present the long awaited release of her first album Haus on September 16th in Cologne.
Not only will we blast her arrangement of the title-song, but perform during the aftershow party as well. Cologne was a blast last time, we are very much looking forward to playing there once more!
Cologne here we come!
live @ Volkstheater // Spinosapark, Rotterdam (NL)
8th of September 2012
Volkstheater is supported by Buyakano once more on September 8th for a festival in Spinosapark, Rotterdam Zuid.
Playing once with our Percussion section followed by a show in our full-power-line-up this event is sure to be a blast! Hello Rotterdam, nice to be back!
live @ Kaarst Total // Stadtzentrum, Kaarst (DE)
1st of September 2012
Buyakano is playing a set for KaarstTotal on September 1st!
The whole city is a party on this week-end, and we are glad to be a part of it! We will be playing as a walking act prior to our show on the VW Stage. More info can be found on their website at www.kaarsttotal.de. Yet another fun trip to Germany!
live @ Zeltival // Tollhaus, Karlsruhe (DE)
29th of June 2012
It is our greatest pleasure to announce that Buyakano is performing during the opening night of the Zeltival!
Officially the evening is called Zeltival - the next generation and we will gladly deliver just that: The next generation of danceable music.
Karlsruhe, here we come!
live @ Schouwburgplein Festival // Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam (NL)
15th of June 2012
Buyakano is performing 2 sets with the whole band on in the very center of Rotterdam on June 15th!
15-people-horns-bass-rap-singers-percussion-hyper-action! Be sure to not miss it, one of the last shows before our traditional summer-break!
The details of the event are still unknown, but we know it will take place between 17:00-20:30 o clock.
live @ Werelds Delshaven Festival 2012 // Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of June 2012
Buyakano is performing on the Werelds Delfshaven Festival on Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam with a compact set of 45 minutes.
Whole Line-up! Come and see!
Showtime around 20:00 o clock, better be there at 7 to be sure...
live @ Volkstheater // Heer Vrankestraat, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of June 2012
Buyakano is playing in "percussion line-up" for Volkstheater once more on a neighbourhood event in Rotterdam North, in the Heer Vrankestraat.
Perfect event to get warmed up before we play at Wereld Delfshaven with our full line-up in the evening!
live @ Secret Show // Hush-Hush Club, Secretville (DE)
2nd of June 2012
Buyakano, performing a secret show on June 2nd.
live @ Dunya Festival // Euromastpark, Rotterdam (NL)
27th of May 2012
Buyakano will be playing a set on this years Dunya Festival on Sunday the 27th of May.
Stay tuned for more info!
live @ Camac Festival // Ancenis (FR)
25th of May 2012
To close their upcoming France-Tour, Buyakano will open the International Camac Harp Festival in Ancenis, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire. Opening the festivities both on the 25th and 26th it is a perfect closing of our tour, leading us back to Rotterdam on the 27th for Dunya on the next day.
live @ Rising High // TU, Delft
19th of May 2012
So ask yourselves:
What do ultimate frisbee and modern blasting samba have in common?
Rising High 2012!
Buyakano has been enlisted to give a smashing show for the party of this year's Rising High international ultimate frisbee tournament.
Do you happen to play ultimate frisbee for fun? Gather some friends, enlist for the tournament, and get ready for a nasty live band in the evening!
Be there or be ☐...
Repeat after me:
live @ OpenDans Festival // Bird, Rotterdam (NL)
18th of May 2012
Buyakano will be performing for the OpenDans Festival on the 18th of May.
We will be playing during the opening at 20:00 Mini Mall with our Percussion section, and later on start the after-show party in BIRD with our complete line-up!
Be sure to come and see, it will surely be great fun performing for and with so many professional dancers and choreographers...
live @ boom EP-release // Grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
17th of May 2012
Buyakano is pleased to invite you to the presentation of their long-awaited debut EP @ grounds!
Apart from presenting their album, Buyakano will of course give one of their well-known killer shows, and invite to a danced-through night to remember...
live @ Neighbourhood Event // Wolstraat, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of May 2012
Buyakano is playing a small show on a neighbourhood event on May 9th on the corner of Zwaanshals/Wolstraat, Rotterdam North.
live @ Sprookjesparade 2012 // Center, Rotterdam (NL)
13th of April 2012
Buyakano is joining the Sprookjesparade to give the thing some groove!
Hoping for good weather...
live @ WinterWolven II // Worm, Rotterdam (NL)
7th of January 2012
Buyakano a.k.a. "some of the people behind" will be joining forces with mc Andy Smart for his showcase @ WinterWolven in Worm on
January 7th twothousandandtwelve.
Buyakano's first gig for 2012...See ya there!
live @ 25 years KlangWelten // Tollhaus, Karlsruhe (DE)
20th of December 2011
Buyakano will play a compact set at the anniversary-party of the KlangWelten Festival. After 25 years, this yearly tour has become a true institution of trans-global musical communication in Germany and beyond, and we feel honored to have been invited to play there.
The venue is none other than the TollHaus, a beautyfull venue with a welcoming atmosphere and great sounding hall.
For further details check their website at www.tollhaus.de
Karlsruhe, here we come!
live @ FullMoon Party // grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of December 2011
Buyakano will showcase it's newest repertoire on this December's FullMoon Concert!
Modern Samba in it's truest form, untamed and rough, straight from her Majesty's Port of Rotterdam...
Be sure to be there as it will be something unlike anything you have seen before! We will play songs you would never expect, promised. The rest will remain a secret until the show-date, but rest assured, it will be boom-bastic!
live @ 24 uur cultuur Rotterdam: One Giant Leap // grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
10th of September 2011
Playing at grounds as part of the 24 uur cultuur -program One Giant Leap. There will be music, poetry, theater and other forms of art, all night until the next morning at 10 A.M. where the night & the last concert ends...
Buyakano - modern samba percussion, freshly baked in Rotterdam city, feat. Irene Novoa on vocals!
Be sure to also check the individual websites for other locations&events on that day, as there will be something happening everywhere!
live @ Zomerfeest // Basisschool de Klimop, Rotterdam (NL)
7th of September 2011
Buyakano plays for a Primary-School. There will be Pancakes & Drinks (Coffee for the Parents, Hot Chocolate for their offspring) to welcome the kids back to the new year...And with Buyakano there, it is assured that the kids remember the day for more than just the free lesson time!
live @ Welkom Thuis Festival // Deliplein, Rotterdam (NL)
20th of August 2011
Buyakano closes the summer season at a festival in the south of Rotterdam on deliplein.
Gather the last bits of sitting-outside-with-a-drink-in-the-sun with a huge show with featuring break-dance, show-dancers, smashing mc and horn-section!
Buyakano feat. Andy Smart (NY)
Showtime around 19.30 o clock, further details are yet to be announced.
live @ Inauguration of Street Art // Schieweg, Rotterdam (NL)
29th of June 2011
Buyakano has been booked to perform at the official inauguration of some street art painted on one of traffic-routes into the city.
We walk from the Blijdorp Library until Schieweg, leading the procession and making the trip a walking-party...
live @ Midzomerfeest // Brinkplein, Rotterdam (NL)
18th of June 2011
And yet again Buyakano sets out to play in extended formation, performing a compact set for midzomerfeest this saturday!
Phat groove + Phat 4-trombone-hornsection = Phat sound
Phat sound + 2 stunning singers = bombastic!
We are going to play Haus & Mais Que Nada since this day also functions as last rehearsal before our recording session on monday.
live @ Werelds Delfshaven Festival // Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam (NL)
12th of June 2011
Buyakano is closing the Werelds Delfshaven Festival on Heemraadsplein in Rotterdam with a compact set of half an hour.
Sporting blazing horns and Irene Novoa on vocals!
Showtime around 5 o clock.
live @ Endexam Julius Oppermann // grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of June 2011
Buyakano opens the Endexam of Julius Oppermann with a killer arrangement and a huge line-up of 20 people!
GMB - MC
Irene Ayala - vocals
Joao Perstana - phat bass
and even more surprises!
Be there for this bombastic blast!
live @ Endexam Jenny Thiele // Artez, Arnhem (NL)
6th of June 2011
Buyakano plays on the Endexam of Jenny Thiele !
Fresh groove and featuring Jenny Thiele on vocals!
Let's move it!
live @ Dunya Festival // Euromastpark, Rotterdam (NL)
29th of May 2011
Buyakano is performing a set on this years Dunya Festival during the Battle of the Drums!
The stage is called "couleur locale" and the showtime is around 14.00 o clock.
Killer MC, smashing horn-section, singers, phat bass and the energy of buyakano are sure to be a blast!
Let's make some noise!
Dunya is known for...very dry weather...so be sure to bring good shoes and an emergency raincoat.
live @ Buurtfeestje // Snellemanplein, Rotterdam (NL)
28th of May 2011
Buyakano plays a set with horn-section on Snellemanplein in Rotterdam on Saturday the 28th of May. One day before Dunya, this is a nice opportunity to warm up!
live @ Demonstratie tegen Racisme en Uitsluiting // Dam-Square, Amsterdam (NL)
19th of March 2011
Buyakano has been invited to play for the march of the Protest against Racism and Discrimination on Dam Square, Amsterdam.
The demonstration will have speeches from numerous politicians from different political parties, and a march through the center of Amsterdam. We will lead this march, playing a killer one-hour-set. Thousands of people are expected for this event, and as on the last protests we have supported, Buyakano will unleash a fulminant party for the masses.
Showtime: (+/-) 15.00 o' clock @ Dam Square Amsterdam
Demonstratie tegen Racisme en Uitsluiting
There is a facebook page for the event.
live @ Sprookjes Parade 2011 // City Center, Rotterdam (NL)
18th of March 2011
Buyakano will play on this years Sprookjes-Parade. The Parade will be through the center of town and take around one and a half hours, starting 19.00 at the Museumspark.
See you there, and be sure to dance a lot so you keep warm :-)
live @ Grand Opening of // grounds, Rotterdam (NL)
27th of January 2011
The bar in the WMDC will go through extended renovation during this winter and will be re-opened as grounds. This new venue will include the concert-hall of the WMDC and a new small stage.
Furthermore grounds will function as the host of future events in the WMDC.
Buyakano will play at the opening ceremony, and start this new place with fresh spirit.
Be sure to come by for free champagne! (no, this is not confirmed by organisation yet...)
live @ FullMoon Party // WMDC, Rotterdam (NL)
19th of January 2011
Buyakano has been invited to play on this years first fullmoon concert in the wmdc on the 19th! With a set of about 30 minutes, dancing will be inevitable as we start the fullmoon concerts of 2011 with a boom. We will close the party, so showtime should be somewhere between 23 and 24 o clock.
live @ Numoon Festival // WMDC, Rotterdam
17th of December 2010
Buyakano has been asked to open the Numoon-Festival this year!Will update as soon as further infos are known.
live @ Private Event // Ahoy, Rotterdam (NL)
15th of December 2010
Buyakano has been booked to play fresh samba in the Ahoy in Rotterdam. This is a private event for the Kamer van Koophandel and as such closed to the public.
Oh well...see you at the Numoon Festival 2 days later then!
live @ Nederland Schreeuwt om Cultuur // Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam (NL)
20th of November 2010
Buyakano supports yet another outcry against the planned cuts in the cultural sector.
Nederland Schreeuwt om Cultuur is a simultaneous protest throughout the Netherlands. We are going to open and close the demonstration in the center of Rotterdam, on Schouwburg Plein, on the 20th of November starting at 15.00.
live @ Horror Party // WMDC, Rotterdam (NL)
3rd of November 2010
Buyakano will perform a set at the Horror Party @ WMDC. Costumes, voodoo rites, the works!
This next show will have us showcase our blazing horns section:
Efe Erdem (TR) - Trombone
Roberto Lorenzo Elekes (ES) - Trombone
Sigrún Jónsdóttir (NO) - Trombone
Koko Donoso (CL) - Trombone
Evil-East-Side Samba HipHop meets Brass in the fair kingdom of the Netherlands
live @ Music Matters // De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL)
30th of October 2010
Our next gig is in the groote zaal in De Doelen in Rotterdam for the event Music Matters.
We have been invited to play a set of half an hour, which is extraordinary, since most other bands will have to play shorter...
Buyakano has its own showcase, such as other known institutions in Rotterdam (Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, Gery Mendes - GMB, Ntjamrosie...).
What a pleasure to be considered equals...
Live samba @ de doelen...come and see!
live @ Demonstration against cuts for culture // Malieveld, Den Haag (NL)
8th of October 2010
This is a last minute announcement:
Tomorrow Buyakano will play modern samba live to support protest against the plans of the soon-to-be-government to cut funds for arts and culture by 30%! The subsidies in the Netherlands have kept many otherwise not rentable projects alive. Holland is known for its rich artistic possibilities because of this.
The protest is called
Protest tegen de Bezuiningsmaatregelen Kunst en Kultuur!
and will take place in Den Haag. Dresscode is black, many people are expected. Come and support this event!
Demonstrations like this are rare in the Netherlands...
Let us be heard!
live @ FullMoon Party // WMDC, Rotterdam (NL)
23rd of September 2010
Buyakano happily announces that we have been asked to play the complete second set at this months fullmoon concert! One hour of dancing to modern urban grooves and pounding samba reggae...
After conquering Hamburg last weekend it will be great to play for a Rotterdam audience again.
Furthermore we are very happy to confirm that we are going to be featuring a great rapper and MC: Gery Mendes, aka GMB. Mixing Samba with Hip Hop, powerfull percussion grooves with a smashing MC...that should be interesting!
See you there?
live @ Augustenfest // Augustenpasage, Hamburg (DE)
11th of September 2010
Buyakano happily proclaims that we have been invited to play a gig at an urban underground street-festival in Hamburg:
We are going to open and close Augustenfest.
Buyakano will start playing in the square in front of the Rote Flora at around 18.00, and slowly progress towards the Sternstraße, walking up Schulterblatt, arriving on the festival-grounds an hour later. Modern Samba in Hamburg!
In our second set we will join forces with Le Grand Uff Zack and finish off the evening with a boom!
live @ FullMoon Party // WMDC, Rotterdam (NL)
21st of June 2010
Buyakano plays at the last FullMoon Party before the summer! Let's celebrate life together!
Join us there at:
live @ Dunya on Tour Festival 2010 // Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam (NL)
9th of May 2010
Buyakano has been asked to open this years' Dunya on Tour Festival
live @ Opening of // Johan Ida Plein, Rotterdam (NL)
5th of May 2010
Buyakano plays at the opening of the new stadspark Johan Ida Plein
live @ Jeugdtheaterschool // Hofplein, Rotterdam (NL)
21st of April 2010
This time, Buyakano supports a childrens benefit:
live @ Haiti Benefit // WMDC, Rotterdam (NL)
6th of February 2010
Buyakano supports a benefit for Haiti: