Avanti Globalista - a bit of a 'world blog'

Who's the odd one out: Babel Med, Bombino, La Pegatina, Teresa Salgueiro, Egyptian Hip Hop, Titi Robin... ?

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Calexico honours Ancienne Belgique in live-album title

Its certainly a rarity: a band that names an album after a venue – in this case, Ancienne Belgique. It even happened twice in a row. Thank you, friends from Calexico!

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AB listens to.. Mich

We asked AB-colleague Mich to share the music he is listening to at this very moment. He made us this nice Spotify playlist.

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Expo: 'Anatomy of melancholy' - artwork by Stijn Felix

Earlier this year, Jan Swerts released his second album: ‘De Anatomie Van De Melancholie’, via a major even. Something that only emphasises the general faith in this artist. This album – again with splendid artwork – deals once more in awe inspiring beauty.

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Ancienne Belgique (AB Café/Resto) cycles against cancer with all-star team

ABCafé/Resto will be sending 7 cycling teams to the start of the 1000 km of Kom Op Tegen Kanker.

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AB embraces the coming concert season of adventurous jazz

AB embraces adventurous jazz this season too. Lets just call it: jazz that thinks outside the box and deviates from the beaten path.

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Emeli Sandé live from AB on standaard.be

Stream the Emeli Sandé concert live from AB March 5 on standaard.be!

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ABBota 2013 1&2 March - Update!

Are you ready for it? With new singles, CD releases, remarkable covers, fresh sessions...? Curious too?

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Report biggest Goose-fan

One lucky person had the chance to be the biggest Goose-fan for three days. Read here about Marieke's week-end!

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AB presents 54321: the winner

Following our 54321st like on Facebook, there was a big surprise reserved for one fortunate person. Watch our movie!

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Goose's sold-out AB concert live on YouTube - Saturday 9 Feb!

The sold-out GOOSE concert on Saturday 9 February in the AB will be the very first live show to be broadcast worldwide via the AB's YouTube channel.

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Another concert year gone

Another concert year gone. Take a look at the 2012 concerts that sticked with the AB colleagues and at the once they are really looking forward to in 2013.

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AB In-house Photographer Tina Herbots looks back on her first few months as AB In-house Photographer

Tina Herbots has been working in AB as the new AB In-house Photographer since September 2013. We look back on her first months in AB.

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Klara, Laika & AB get together!

Klara & AB present… An Evening with Laika:Evil Superstars (Cosmic Synth Set) + Fennesz + William Basinski + Anthony Pateras + Samara Lubelski + Mittland Och Leo + Andy Votel plays Finders Keepers

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AB Café/Resto Tuna Free

You won't find a tuna salad roll or a tuna steak on the menu of the AB Café/Resto any more. AB Café/Resto has committed to no longer serving tuna, and for very good reasons.

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AB PRESENTS NEW ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE FOR 2012-2013 SEASON

For artists who have won the AB's heart, but still haven't found a trusty homebase (be it management, record label or booking agent), there's the warm embrace of the AB with its ARTIST IN RESIDENCE programme.

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Young pirates on the AB coast

Jeroen and Gert are two music-loving friends who really like to get themselves to a concert. They figured out that a 100th concert visit together to the AB really isn't so far from happening, so they decided to plan an anniversary concert.

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Help bring Valtari, the new Sigur Rós movie, to the AB! Read
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Coca-Cola Sessions: four times in fall 2012! Read
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AB presents the new In-house Photographer for 2012-2013

From the more than 110 submissions, Tina Herbots was chosen as AB In-house Photographer for the 2012-2013 season

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Car Free Baba Zula Sunday!

The third Sunday of September is quickly approaching: everyone on their bikes again for 16 September, with a tip-top pit stop at 3pm in the AB!

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Exhibition of 'old ' AB concert tickets at AB Resto

Until the beginning of November, there will be an exhibition in the AB Café/Resto: a selection of ‘old’ AB concert tickets from the collection of Vincent Sougnez.

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Relive Pukkelpop at the AB!

The AB gives you a chance to catch up If you’ve missed anything at Pukkelpop!

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