GRÜNERLØKKA ALTERNATIVES PRESENTERER: Maghreb Funk + Bad Spouse Club + Under Dogs International: (U.D.I) + Dj ChizaBliza Wizard & Vj Butterfly

maghreb-funk-w3Maghreb Funk based in Oslo is lead by Said Rifay who is originally from Morocco. Maghreb’s music is a mixture of pop, jazz, reggae and some chunk of Moroccan traditional pop, which Maghreb Funk classifies as main stream «World Music» assessed from a commercial perspective that relate us to the northern part of the African continent.

Said Rifay – leader, lead vocals, guitar
Lizzie Hagen – backing vocals/dance
Lahcen Khermoussi – darbuka/vocal
Adil Rifay – guitar
Mustapha Bouabdilla – Moroccon bongos, karkab, bendir
Hassan Marouane – keyboard/vocal
Tim Lowersone (Papa Quintet) – saxofon
Nasreddin Fellah – bongos/vocal
Joâo Luis Lobo – drums/vocal

the-bad-spouse-club-wBad Spouse Club er ifront to tvillingsøstre i rekonvalens etter femten år i rockeband som lager sanger på kjøkkenet etter at ungene har lagt seg. Fremfører helt unike konserter med hjelp av andre Bad, Bad Spouses overalt hvor i verden de befinner seg. Et Urdynamisk band med kontinuerlig plass til flere medlemmer. Why don’t you join the Bad Spouse Club too? The Bad Spouse Club Song er den første sangen til The Bad Spouse Club. En akkustisk hyllest til alle MotherRockers der ute. You rock!

underdogs-international-wUnder Dogs International: (U.D.I) is a 7 piece multicultural band formed in Oslo in October 2006. They play world music with the roots in Balkan music spiced with an pinch of jazz and temperamental Latin/oriental/African rhythms. When served LIVE with high doses of enthusiasm and energy, this band and their music create a «sweaty» atmosphere with the whole audience dancing, screaming and singing along. U.D.I have a huge experience of live performances thanks to many gigs at different clubs and festivals in Norway and recently in Sweden as well.