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Good things come in threes

After Liselotte last year, we welcome a third member of the Bis Bookings crew! Els Van Mieghem fits in perfectly with the head-strong, alternative twist to the music we promote and so does the first band to land in her lap: The Girl Who Cried Wolf.   Moreover, Bis Bookings has new contact data: for general info, you can reach us at info@bisbookings.com, and e-mails to us individually can be sent to els@bisbookings.com, liselotte@bisbookings.com and lobke@bisbookings.com respectively.   ****   Na Liselotte…

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Nightshift on tour

  Het gaat goed met Nightshift! Afgelopen winter werd nog hard gesleuteld aan nieuwe nummers en in januari doken de muzikanten de studio in voor hun eerste opnames. We zijn natuurlijk razend benieuwd naar dat resultaat!   Wie Nightshift binnenkort graag aan het werk ziet, kan dat op volgende optredens: – 5 maart: De Kleine Kunst, Gent – 29 maart: Herberg De Avonden, Zulte – 23 april: Studio Brikat, Staden – 23 mei: Café De Balans, Eikenvliet – 31 mei:…

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Backback is back!

Backback, another bird to join the Bis Bookings nest, is a Belgian jazz trio with Filip Wauters on guitar, Marc De Maeseneer on sax and Giovanni Barcella on drums. “An unusual line-up” you might think, or “no bass player, isn’t that a handicap?” Not so with Backback. Through years of rehearsing, gigging, and recording the trio has forged their own impressive sound and they also seem to have a magic formula that keeps their music fresh, ingenious, yet accessible. Wauters’ original compositions…

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Meet Sweet Defeat!

Together with the new year Bis Bookings welcomed three new bands and one of them is Sweet Defeat. Composer and multi-instrumentalist Tom Wouters (Flat Earth Society, Crap Squeezer, Flick Flack Bat) gathered congenial minds with gitarist Bert Dockx (Flying Horseman, Dans Dans, Score Man, Strand) and cellist Lode Vercampt (Kris Defoort, duo with Bart Maris) for a rather atypical trio. Together they create ‘chamber jazz and beyond’, which you might just as well take literally. Or how composition, surprise and tension…

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New year, new bands

For Bis Bookings, 2014 has surely been the year of expansion: a few months ago Liselotte Vantrappen joined the agency, bringing along three new bands, namely Nightshift, Wim Toucour and Humble Grumble. Let us kick off 2015 in the same vein, with three more newcomers! We are proud to announce that Bis Bookings will now also be serving up jazz bands Sweet Defeat, Backback and John Ghost. Stay tuned to see what the rest of the year has in store, and a very inspiring 2015…

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