Frenzy, dance and drunkenness are the words that best characterise the Queimada, this folk music ball of live music at the Maison du Peuple. Two bands bringing together the best of folk musicians from Belgium and France are at the forefront of this long-awaited ball: Loogaroo and the Roblin-Evain-Badeau Trio. They will set the Maison du Peuple on fire after the initiation to dance given by Frisse folk. Finally, expect real flames during the ceremony of the Queimada, celebrated by the druid and accompanied by the Galician band A Contrabanda.
Loogaroo is none other than the new project of two confirmed folk musicians: diatonic accordionist Pablo Golder, known for his participation in I Fratelli Tarzanelli or Ekko, who brings subtlety and vivacity to the bellows of his instrument; and Florian De Schepper (Duo De Schepper-Sanczuk, Broes), who punctuates with groovy and swaying rhythms in their striking melodies. There is no question of crying wolf, because this “loogaroo” refers to a surprising mythological creature of the Caribbean that turns into light when the darkness falls.
Then make way for one of the most original ball trios of the moment! It brings together Thomas Badeau, clarinettist from Esquisse and the collective “Jeu à la Nantaise”, Benoît Roblin, barrel organist from Berry, and Julien Evain, Vendée accordionist. The repertoire alternates across dances of the three regions. The sound is novel: a clarinet that leads the dance and improvises, an electro barrel organ both melodic and percussive, an accordion ensuring harmony and bass playing. Subtle and energetic!
- Pablo Golder : diatonic accordion
- Florian De Schepper : guitar
- Thomas Badeau: clarinet
- Benoit Roblin: barrel organ and vocals
- Julien Evain: diatonic accordion