Praise and press for John Ghost’s “For A Year They Slept”


The first round of release concerts is behind us: John Ghost’s debut album For A Year They Slept (for sale via Consouling Sounds) has officially won high acclaim from both audiences and press. Pictures from the first release at Rataplan (Antwerp) can be found here, and their successful concert at Kraakpand (Handelsbeurs Concertzaal) was also caught on camera. The album has convinced many a critic. We’ll give you a quick overview of the reviews so far (in Dutch): Jazzmozaïek: “For A Year They Slept…

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Jazz#Forum: on 8 March, jazz will be hotter than hot


On 8 March, the entire jazz community of Belgium will unite at Flagey (Brussels) for the fourth edition of Jazz#Forum. Jazz#Forum is a network day for the professional jazz sector, organised by several partners in the field to offer support to musicians, programmers and manager alike, stimulate contacts and spark off discussions about the future of jazz in Belgium and beyond. On the programme: round table discussions and workshops revolving around the sustainable career of musicians. The full programme can be found…

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Bis Bookings goes international

EJC 2015

It’s been a busy month for Bis Bookings. Not only did we revise the whole website, we also traveled around to promote our bands! The first weekend of September (yes, right after John Ghost and Backback played at Jazz in ‘t Park) Bis Bookings was present at the Belgian Jazz Meeting in Bruges. We shared our nice little stand at the info market with Lut from Bestov, met interesting people and saw great Belgian jazz bands. Our newest addition SCHNTZL was…

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Bis Bookings gets an update!

Stijn studio

By now you will have noticed: you are on our brand new website! Enjoy the new features, the new design, the new Bis Bookings. Bis Bookings has been around for a little over a year and a half now, and what started out as a one-woman agency with three bands has now grown into a Bis Bookings family with 4 managers and about 15 bands. None of these bands are easy to label, but to keep it tidy, we had to put…

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Bis Bookings @ Gentse Feesten


This coming weekend it’s festivities all around in Ghent, as the Ghent Festival kicks in for ten days. Of course the Bis Bookings bands could not be absent! You’ll find our lovely musicians here: – 18/7: Wim Toucour – Beguinage Lange Violettestraat, 19h00 (Feest in de Pastorij) – 18/7: Skordatura – Spiegeltent, 01h00 – 20/7: Sweet Defeat – Spiegeltent, 01h00 – 22/7: Wim Toucour – Muzikantenhuis, 21h00 – 24/7: Nightshift – Parnassus, 12h00 – 24:7: Altertape – Spiegeltent, 19h30 (Jonge…

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