About the band
RASTABAN is a Tribal Folk project, a unique mix of traditional folk melodies, tribal vibes and world music elements.
Photographer: Le Poulpe
Their musical inspiration comes from Celtic and Nordic trads, French medieval tunes, melodies from the Balkan lands, Oriental music, as well as trance and tribal rhythms from many primordial cultures around the world, combined with the energy inherited from their previous rock or even metal projects.
Photographer: Kees Stravers
RASTABAN invites you to dance, to share emotions and to create a place in your every day routine to celebrate Life through the sound of their moving and energetic music.
Marine Libert - vocals
Dominic Marchal - guitar
Luka Aubri - slideridoo, vocals
Arno Polet - violin
Thomas Biesmeijer - Irish bouzouki
Mich Rozek - drums & percussion
"High energy, tribal folk, dancing and older, traditional songs brought into the new age are all things that Rastaban are fantastic at, and Arise shows that they are just getting better and better." - medium.com
"It's very clear that Rastaban is here to stay and with this cd they just confirm their quality in the studio and with the live tracks as well [...] Aurora is a festive Tribal Folk album with all the ingredients to start a party and keep it going. " - peek-a-boo.be
Released July 31, 2015
Marine Libert: vocals.
Stéphan Késenne: fiddle, bouzouki, vocals, harp.
Dominic Marchal: guitar.
Luka Aubri: didgeridoo, vocals.
Mich Rozek: drums, cajon.
Spyros Giasafakis (Daemonia Nymphe): pandura (on Rusalka)
Mathieu Lacrosse (La Horde, YEW): mandoline (on Moja Duša)
Arno Polet (La Horde, Last Men Alive): viola (on Moja Duša)
Evi Stergiou (Daemonia Nymphe): additional vocals (on Rusalka)
Fieke van den Hurk (Cesair): hurdy gurdy (on Arise)
Sophie Zaaijer (Cesair, Shireen): violin, cello (on Moja Duša)
Recorded and produced by Stéphan Késenne at "Légendes du Temps" studio, Durnal (B), January-May 2015.
Contributions of Fieke and Sophie recorded by Fieke at Orchus Studio (NL)
Contributions of Evi and Spyros recorded at Daemonia Nymphe's home studio, London (UK).
Graphic design by Arno Polet.
Cover picture: “The Show goes on” – © Brooke Shaden
Back side picture of the digipack: “The Flock” – © Brooke Shaden
Model for both pictures: Brooke Shaden
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Released July 1, 2013
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Photographer: Lies Mignolet
25/11/2017||Castlefest Winter Edition||Lisse (NL)|
04, 05 & 06/08/2017||Castlefest||Lisse (NL)|
22/07/2017||Festival Le Rêve de l’Aborigène||Airvault (F)|
15/04/2017||Trolls & Légendes||Mons (B)|
01/04/2017||Le Glazart||Paris (F)|
17/03/2017||Le Belvédère||Namur (B)|
29/12/2016||MPS Weihnachtsmarkt||Dortmund (D)|
17/12/2016||Castlefest Winter Edition||Lisse (NL)|
10/05/2016||Ferme du Biéreau||Louvain-la- Neuve (B)|
06/02/2016||Le Belvédère||Namur (B)|
21/11/2015||Espace Duesberg||Verviers (B)|
24/10/2015||Avalon Faery Ball||Glastonbury (UK)|
31/07, 01 & 02/08/2015||Castlefest||Lisse (NL)|
06/06/2015||Celt-N- Folk X||Almere (NL)|
30/05/2015||Festival de la Citoyenneté||Verviers (B)|
05/04/2015||Trolls & Légendes||Mons (B)|
09/01/2015||Centre Culturel||Verviers (B)|
18/10/2014||Gothic & Fantasy Beurs||Rijswijk (NL)|
20/09/2014||Fêtes de Wallonie||Namur (B)|
01, 02 & 03/08/2014||Castlefest||Lisse (NL)|
21/06/2014||Fête de la Musique||Jemeppe-sur-Sambre (B)|
02/11/2013||Le Magick||Jambes (B)|
31/08/2013||Celtic Night||Geluwe (B)|
02 & 03/08/2013||Castlefest||Lisse (NL)|
30/03/2013||Trolls & Légendes||Mons (B)|
17/03/2013||Gothic & Fantasy Beurs||Rijswijk (NL)|
08/12/2012||Midwinter Fair Archeon (NL)|
03, 04 & 05/08/2012||Castlefest||Lisse (NL)|
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Rue du Parc 37A
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