30th of April, 16:00live @ Massive Blockparty // BIRD, Rotterdam
2nd of February, 21:45live @ Bremer Karneval // Bremen, Germany
29th of October, 23:00live @ FullMoon Babylon //
16th of September, 20:00live @ "Haus" CD release //
Bühne der Kulturen, Köln
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live @ muziek op de rotte22nd of June 2013, 20.00
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!
More Infos & Flyer will be updated as soon as we have them…
Muziek op de Rotte // Noordplein, Rotterdam
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live @ fusion festival // laerz, germany27th of June 2013, 20.00
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.
Fusion Festival // Laerz, Germany
live @ worldmusic festival 2013 // loshausen, germany26th of July 2013, 21.00
The world-music festival fittingly called WorldMusic Festival in Loshausen, Germany, has booked us for a gig on the 26th of July. This Festival takes place from the 26th-28th of July 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!
Flyer and more info will follow soon!
WorldMusic Festival // Loshausen, Germany
live @ sommermusikfest 2013 // hessen, germany27th of July 2013, 21.00
First confirmed show for summer 2013 is the SummerMusikFestival where we will be playing on the first 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
SommerMusikFest // Hessen, Germany
live @ klangwelten sommer special // dreieichenhain, germany4th of August 2013, 19.00
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.
KlangWelten Sommer Special // Burgfestspiele, Dreieichenhain
live @ massive blockparty // bird, rotterdam30th 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!
Queensday Massive Blockparty // BIRD, Rotterdam
live @ bremer karneval 2013 // schlachthof, bremen2nd 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
Bremer Karneval // Bremen, Germany
live @ fullmoon babylon // grounds, rotterdam29th 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!
FullMoon Babylon // Grounds, Rotterdam
live @ cd release party “haus” // bühne der kulturen, cologne16th 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!
Haus record release party // Bühne der Kulturen, Cologne
live @ volkstheater // spinosapark, rotterdam8th 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!
Volkstheater // Spinosapark, Rotterdam
live @ kaarst total // kaarst1st 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!
Kaarst Total // Kaarst
18:00 & 20:00
live @ zeltival // tollhaus, karlsruhe29th 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!
Zeltival // Tollhaus, Karlsruhe
live @ schouwburgplein festival // schouwburgplein, rotterdam15th of June, 2012
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.
Schouwburgplein Festival // Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam
live @ werelds delshaven festival // heemraadsplein, rotterdam9th 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…
Werelds Delfshaven Festival // Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam
live @ volkstheater // heer vrankestraat, rotterdam9th 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!
Volkstheater // Heer Vrankestraat
live @ secret show // hush-hush club, secretville2nd of June, 2012
Buyakano, performing a secret show on June 2nd.
live @ dunya festival // euromastpark, rotterdam27th of May, 2012
live @ camac festival // ancenis, france25th 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.
Camac Festival // Ancenis, France
May 25th & 26th
live @ rising high // TU, delft19th 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:
Rising High // TU Delft
live @ opendans // bird, rotterdam18th 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…
OpenDans // Mini Mall & BIRD, Rotterdam
20:00 & 23:00
live @ EP-release // grounds, rotterdam17th of May, 2012
Buyakano is pleased to invite you to the presentation of their long-awaited
debut EP @ grounds!
EP release party // Grounds, Rotterdam
live @ neighbourhood event, rotterdam9th of May, 2012
Buyakano is playing a small show on a neighbourhood event on May 9th on the corner of Zwaanshals/Wolstraat, Rotterdam North.
Neighbourhood Event // Rotterdam
live @ sprookjesparade 2012 // rotterdam13th of April, 2012
Buyakano is joining the Sprookjesparade to give the thing some groove!
Hoping for good weather…
Sprookjesparade // Center, Rotterdam
live @ winterwolven II // worm, rotterdam7th of January, 2012
live @ 25 years klangwelten // tollhaus, karlsruhe20th 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!
25 Jahre KlangWelten // TollHaus, Karlsruhe
live @ fullmoon concert // grounds, rotterdam9th 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!
See you there!
FullMoon Concert // Grounds, Rotterdam
live @ 24 uur cultuur Rotterdam: one giant leap // grounds, rotterdam10th 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!
24 uur cultuur // Grounds, Rotterdam
live @ zomerfeest // basisschool de klimop, rotterdam7th 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!
Basisschool de Klimop // Erasmusstraat, Rotterdam
live @ schouwburgplein // rotterdam2nd of September, 2011
Buyakano’s first engagement in September is happening on Schouwburgplein in the very center of Rotterdam.
Last time was a blast, playing here has been a great pleasure and we are looking forward with enthusiasm towards this upcoming show.
Come by and enjoy finest fresh samba/dancehall/funk/dnb/hip-hop with:
10 kick-ass drums, 4 smashing horns, singers, mc and bass!
EDIT: canceled last minute due to budget-problems with the subsidies. This was exactly what we were protesting against, back then…
What a pity, but well, next time then!
FunxForceFive // Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam
live @ welkom thuis festival // deliplein, rotterdam20th 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.
Welkom Thuis Festival // Deliplein, Rotterdam
live @ inauguration of street art // schieweg, rotterdam29th 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…
Onthulling // Schieweg, Rotterdam
live @ midzomerfeest // brinkplein, rotterdam18th 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.
Midzomerfeest // Brinkplein, Rotterdam
live @ werelds delfshaven festival // heemraadsplein, rotterdam12th 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.
Werelds Delfshaven Festival // Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam
live @ endexam Julius Oppermann // grounds, rotterdam9th 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!
Endexam Julius Oppermann // WMDC, Rotterdam
live @ endexam Jenny Thiele // artez, arnhem6th of June, 2011
Buyakano plays on the Endexam of Jenny Thiele !
Fresh groove and featuring Jenny Thiele on vocals!
Let’s move it!
Endexam Jenny Thiele // Artez, Arnhem
live @ dunya festival // euromastpark, rotterdam29th 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.
Dunya Festival // Euromastpark, Rotterdam
live @ buurtfeestje // snellemanplein, rotterdam28th 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!
Snellemanplein // Rotterdam
live @ demonstratie tegen racisme en uitsluiting // dam-square, amsterdam19th 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 // rotterdam18th 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
Sprookjes Parade // city-center, Rotterdam
live @ grand opening of // grounds, rotterdam27th 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…)
Opening of grounds // WMDC, Rotterdam
EDIT: This gig got canceled last minute due to budget-problems of the host. But worry not, and come see us another time!
live @ fullmoon concert // wmdc, rotterdam19th 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.
Fullmoon Concert // WMDC, Rotterdam
live @ numoon-festival // wmdc, rotterdam17th of December, 2010
Buyakano has been asked to open the Numoon-Festival this year!
Will update as soon as further infos are known.
Numoon Festival // WMDC, Rotterdam
live @ private event // ahoy, rotterdam15th of December, 2010
live @ nederland schreeuwt om cultuur // schouwburgplein, rotterdam20th 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.
Schreeuw om Cultuur // Schouwburg Plein, Rotterdam
edit: check out the videos from this amazing event!
live @ horror party // wmdc, rotterdam3rd 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
Horror Party // WMDC, Rotterdam
live @ music matters // de doelen, rotterdam30th 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!
Music Matters // De Doelen, Rotterdam
announcement || demonstrate against cuts for culture8th 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, rotterdam23rd 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?
Fullmoon Concert // WMDC, Rotterdam
live @ augustenfest // hamburg11th 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!
Augusten-Fest // Hamburg
18:00 & 22:00
live @ fullmoonparty // wmdc, rotterdam21st of June, 2010
Fullmoon Party // WMDC, Rotterdam
live @ dunya on tour 20109th of May, 2010
Buyakano has been asked to open this years’ Dunya on Tour Festival
Opening Dunya on Tour // Heemraadsplein, Rotterdam
live @ Johan Ida Plein // rotterdam5th of May, 2010
Buyakano plays at the opening of the new stadspark Johan Ida Plein
Opening Act // Johan Ida Plein, Rotterdam
live @ jeugdtheaterschool hofplein // rotterdam21st of April, 2010
This time, Buyakano supports a childrens benefit:
Childrens Benefit // Jeugttheaterschool, Rotterdam
live @ haiti benefit // wmdc, rotterdam6th of February, 2010
Buyakano supports a benefit for Haiti:
Haiti Benefit // WMDC, Rotterdam