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Belgium festival Meakusma takes place in September

The festival has announced its line-up and the addition of three new stages in the city of Eupen

The second Meakusma Festival will take place in the city of Eupen between 8–10 September. This year it has added three new stages at Friedenskirche, Ikob and a small street that is said to have “a very specific acoustic quality”. That makes a total of eight festival stages accommodating a programme jointly arranged by the Goethe-Institut Brüssel, reiheM, Dublab Radio, Ben Ufo and Les Ateliers Claus.

The line-up includes Brian Close & Justin Tipp as The Georgia Big Band featuring Sun Araw, M Geddes Gengras, Matt Werth, Kiki Kudo and Blazer Soundsystem, all of which will also perform solo. Other artists and events confirmed are Mary Ocher, Jace Clayton presenting The Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner as well as performing as DJ /rupture, Myriam von Imschoot & Doreen Kutzke, Lena Willikens & Sarah Szczesny presenting the audiovisual project The Phantom Kino Ballet, Lawrence, RDVS, Rie Nakajima, and more. There will also be a Dublab room hosting lectures and panel discussions.

Hostel, hotel, camping and B&B accommodation is available. More information and tickets can be found at the festival website.