May 2015


World Wide Music

Friday 01.05.2015 9:00 PM | Club

Admission: 15 / 10 / 5 € (with Berlinpass)

Organizer: Werkstatt der Kulturen



Reggae & Hip Hop

Kelele is a Swahili word meaning 'riot', 'noise'. The Berlin-based music collective around frontman Abass Ndiaye enters the stage with the mission to perform their songbook. Their songs – a mix of Reggae and Hip Hop – are the elements of a show that knows one single objective: to make the dancefloor vibrate.



  • Abass Ndiaye - Vocals
  • Michael Gakpeto - Guitar
  • Marcel Sorge - Guitar
  • Malte Quester - Keys
  • Daniel Sauerborn - Tenor Sax
  • Daniel Koster – Tenor Sax
  • Vit Polak - Trumpet
  • Thomas Kouami Tossou - Percussion
  • Amadou Diatta - Percussion
  • Francesco Muzzu - Drums
  • Patrick Frankowski - Bass




Berliners play Global Music

Every Friday, the WERKSTATT DER KULTUREN brings you the finest in global sounds.

All of our concerts can be found in our schedule and on our Facebook page!

For booking inquiries, please contact:

Anette Heit
Tel.: +49 (0)30 609 770 - 17

A program series in co-operation with Funkhaus Europa


  • What are you waiting for? Apply Now!

    Attention, Musicians! The WERKSTATT DER KULTUREN is looking for the best global beats the world has to offer with the 1st creole Global Music Contest!

    Apply now for the 5th creole Berlin-Brandenburg and the 1st creole Global music contest!

    Application Deadline: 9 May 2015


    Germany's only music competition for Global Sounds

    creole gives musical diversity a stage! From BalkanSka, Afrobeat Beatbox and New Anatolian Traditionals through Cumbia Crossover and Chinese Ethno Sound to Poetic Persian Jazz and Brazilian Progressive Rock: creole is looking for professional bands and ensembles who represent this diversity; the experts of this new musical language!

    Artistic quality and originality is what counts!

    creole selects the best global beat bands and is committed to unique musical diversity. The competition highlights the transcultural musical innovations of the 21st century.

    creole has been taking place since 2006: in eight regional preliminary rounds, nearly 400 bands have competed against each other; 68 of them were chosen for the national competitions; and in four final rounds, 13 bands were chosen as the winners!

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    Anette Heit
    Wissmannstr. 32
    12049 Berlin, Germany
    Tel. +49 (0) 30 609 77 017