A new General Manager for the AB

After a six-month selection procedure, Dirk De Clippeleir (age 48) is the General Manager designate of the AB. Starting in March 2011, he will take over from Jari Demeulemeester, who is retiring at the end of February 2011 after 22 years at the helm of the AB.

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Hot Dexia Student Clubbing News!

1 extra name has been added to the bill and Shameboy was in our inbox this week with a heap of good news too.

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Win a duo-ticket for an exclusive acoustic session with Mintzkov!

Minztkov will play an extremely exclusive acoustic session of approximately an hour on Monday 11 October in the AB Studio. This means that only 20 people will form the audience - a cosy nest - and you could be one of them!

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Win duo-tickets for Dexia Student Clubbing

There’s no better event than the very first Dexia Student Clubbing featuring Vermin Twins, Stijn, Shameboy, Boemklatsch and Mumbai Science, enter the competition and win 2 tickets!

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New on the AB Website: Official releases recorded in AB

Via AB CD you can find a complete overview of everything that has been officially released.

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Life of Agony releases live @ AB record

"20 years strong: River runs red - Live in Brussels". Exactly 20 years after their formation, Life Of Agony return with a live CD and DVD recorded during their last visit to AB.

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Marianne Saelen wins a personalised 30 Years AB poster! Read
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AB wants images!

As part of the 30 Years AB celebrations, after the summer we'll be enlivening our website with an extensive audio-visual look back at the AB's past.

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AB honest tickets

AB continues to fight the sale of tickets at extortionate prices.

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THE MOON INVADERS live @ AB CD ready for release

These 9 young guys from Brussels share a passion for Jamaican music from the 60's & 70's: ska, rocksteady and a primal version of reggae that they cross with dub, soul and rhythm & blues.

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Volcanic Ash and Cancellations

Or how a cloud of ash grounded many. Even great stars and lesser gods suddenly couldn't attend their own concerts. Resulting in cancellations and confusion. How bad was it in the AB, you wonder?

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The Sedan Vault launches an e-novel

On Friday 16 April the e-novel about the Sedan Vault album ‘Vanguard’ will be launched in the Stuk in Leuven. Cinema meets internet meets electronic noise.

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No balls no glory: exhibition in AB Resto

Opening of a mini-exhibition of a number of fantastic cycling photos on canvas.

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2 new Coca-Cola Sessions confirmed!

While we can now put up the ‘sold-out’ sign for the Coca-Cola Sessions with Balthazar and Sound Of Stereo, two more new Sessions have now been announced: with Wallace Vanborn, Landfill and Howie & Linn.

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Who on earth goes to see Channel Zero 8 times?!? Well, their biggest fan!

Our search for the greatest Channel Zero-fan led us to Erik Spruyt, who was able to see his favourite band at work 8 times in a row. "Fan-fucking-tastic", was his first reaction. "Come on fucko's, let's go for a ride!" … and what a ride it was, see and read his report here.

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Discover young talent in a new series of Coca-Cola Sessions

In the '09-'10 season, our refreshing structural partner (whose name is hidden in this title) will be providing 10 (ten!) extra club concerts and that has already resulted in sold-out concerts for the likes of Customs, Team William and Lucy Lucy! Get familiar with the new names that have just been announced.

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Eurosonic: A Report

Aside from seeing countless performers, you can also attend a large number of readings, panels and workshops during Eurosonic in De Oosterpoort concert hall (the epicentre of this conference).

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AB sends its sons off to Eurosonic

Europe’s most important music conference and showcase festival, Eurosonic, will take place in Groningen (NL) from Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 January 2010. During the day there are many readings and presentations to attend. Including from two of our AB colleagues.

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AB & Studio Brussel celebrate 10 years of Duyster

How time flies. On Saturday 30 January, the fantastic Studio Brussel programme Duyster already celebrates its tenth anniversary. AB does its best, presenting a substantially filled evening of concerts and an exhibition in the AB Restaurant.

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Concert-year Overview

Only a few days to go until we round up concert year 2009. Time for a brief look back.

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Channel Zero: a unique concert series and much more!

Channel Zero is back with a bang! Never before has a band sold out the main hall of the AB 6x in a row, at least 12,000 people will experience the comeback of Belgium's best metal band. But there's more: Channel Zero introduces their new guitarist, gives a unique concert for people with a handicap and searches for their biggest fan and 2 support acts!

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Up-and-coming talent and Southern temperament

On 1 November the AB celebrated the birth of...

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