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musician & producer
DJ Lou Kash

Upcoming public performances

Lou Kash live with Anna Lu Band, Regio Messe Lörrach 2019-03-24
live with Anna Lu Band, Lörrach 2019-03-24 – photo © 2019 Sebastian Lucht


Friday, 22 November 2019, 21:00 h

Anna Lu & Band
Myy Songwriter Ding
myyDing, St. Johanns-Park 1, 4056 Basel (CH)
free admission


Saturday, 7 December 2019, 12:00–20:00 h

Big Boy Billy & Daddy Lou with guests
Restaurant Zur grünen Amsel
Schmiedgasse 30, 4125 Riehen (CH)
performing multiple sets from noon until evening, free admission


Saturday, 29 February 2020, 19:00 h

Vybespace backing MineBlown, Sugardaddy & various singers from Antigua and Jamaica at the Reggae Brings Love Festival
Humbug
Klybeck-Areal, Klybeckstrasse 241/K104, 4057 Basel (CH)
admission CHF 18
see also facebook.com/events/960109527657639

Past gigs

Sunday, 13 May 2018, 19 h

“Serenata Napoletana”
Carmine Curcio & Lukáš Machata with guests
Quartiertreffpunkt LoLa
Lothringerstrasse 63, 4056 Basel
free admission

Saturday 19 May 2018, 20 h

bluesalot.ch
SingerBox @ Café Singer
Marktplatz 34, 4051 Basel
free admission
(see also bluesalot_live_20180519_webflyer.pdf)

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 20 h

bluesalot.ch
Café-Bar la Strada
Kraftwerkinsel, 4127 Birsfelden
free admission
(see also bluesalot_live_20180628_webflyer.pdf)

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 19 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
“Serenata Napoletana”
Quartiertreffpunkt LoLa
Lothringerstrasse 63, 4056 Basel
free admission
(see also serenata_napoletana_live_20180701_webflyer.pdf)

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 20 h

Lou Kash schpiut en Art vo Blues
Café-Bar la Strada
Kraftwerkinsel, 4127 Birsfelden
free admission

Saturday, 28 July 2018, 23 h

T.D.J.F.K.A.V.Ö.A.N.F.K.A.L.K. (The Dee Jay Formerly Known As Van Ögl And Now Formally Known As Lou Kash) schpiut F.O.N.K.D.I.S.C.O. (Funky Orgiastic Nightly Keen Dance In Stunning Countryside Opulence)
Prince Night @ Alti Chäsi
Hürnberg 451, 3503 Gysenstein
free admission

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 20 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
Café-Bar la Strada
Kraftwerkinsel, 4127 Birsfelden
free admission

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 20 h

Lou Kash schpiut en Art vo Blues
Roxybar
Muttenzerstrasse 6, 4127 Birsfelden
free admission

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 21:30 h

Lou Kash schpiut en Art vo Blues
Restaurant Hirscheneck (Trinity vol. 59)
Lindenberg 23, 4058 Basel
CHF 10 (with two other artists)

Friday, 19 October 2018, 20 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
Heaven’s Pub-Café
Waldeck 95, 4204 Himmelried
free admission

Friday, 14 December 2018, 19:30 h

bluesalot.ch
Gallagher’s Nest
Hauptstrasse 72, Münchweier, 77955 Ettenheim, Deutschland
admission 6 euro (with two other acts)
see also facebook.com/gallaghers.nest

Saturday, 15 December 2018, 19 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
“Grande Serata Napoletana”
Quartiertreffpunkt LoLa
Lothringerstrasse 63, 4056 Basel
admission CHF 50, including a four course menu
(see also Grande_Serata_Napoletana_LoLa_20181215.pdf)

Sunday, 17 February 2019, 10–15 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
“Brunch alla Napoletana”
Quartiertreffpunkt LoLa
Lothringerstrasse 63, 4056 Basel
admission CHF 35, including grande buffet à discrétion
(see also Brunch_alla_Napoletana_LoLa_20190217.pdf)

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 20:00 h

Anna Lu
“Kill The Silence” album release show
(guest performing two songs on bass guitar with the Anna Lu live band)
Restaurant Atlantis
Klosterberg 13, 4051 Basel
admission from CHF 13 to CHF 20

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 17 h

Lou Kash schpiut en Art vo Blues
vernissage Dänu Boemle exhibition
Atelier Öppis
Ottostrasse 17, 8005 Zürich
free admission
see also PDF flyer

Sunday, 24 March 2019, 16:00 h

Anna Lu
Regio Messe Lörrach
Halle 10, Bühne Stagecom Event AG
79541 Lörrach Haagen, Deutschland

Friday, 3 May 2019, 20 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
Heaven’s Pub-Café
Waldeck 95, 4204 Himmelried
free admission

Friday, 31 May 2019, about 18 h

Anna Lu & Band
Multikulti Festival der Kulturen
Rhein-Bühne
Schiffländi, 4310 Rheinfelden, Schweiz
free admission

Saturday, 1 June 2019, between 10 and 22 h

Lou Kash schpiut en Art vo Blues, mit Gäscht
Backwaren Outlet Jubiläumsfest
Güterstrasse 120, 4053 Basel
free admission

Monday, 10 June 2019, about 14 h

guest bassist with Raspberry Dreams & Friends
“Hippiefest” at Pfingst-Markt
Dorfzentrum, 4226 Breitenbach
free admission

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 19:30 h

bluesalot.ch
Stef’s Kulturbistro
Restaurant Tell, Bernstrasse 101, 3072 Ostermundigen
free admission
see also facebook.com/pages/stefs-kultur-kistro

Friday, 16 August 2019, 19:00 h

Anna Lu & Band
Openair Kino Rheinfelden
Schalanderplatz der Brauerei Feldschlösschen, 4310 Rheinfelden (CH)
tickets CHF 16 incl. movie

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Betti Bossa
Thiersteinerrain Strassenfest
4053 Basel (CH)
more details will follow

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 20 h

Anna Lu & Band
Sudhaus Basel
Burgweg 7, 4058 Basel (CH)
free admission

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 21:00 h

Meniello & Lou Kash
Big Boy Billy & Daddy Lou
Vybespace featuring MineBlown & Sugardaddy
Restaurant Hirscheneck (Trinity vol. 69)
Lindenberg 23, 4058 Basel (CH)
admission CHF 10
see also facebook.com/events/416879105683394

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 18 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
Tammurriata Nera at Café Tante
Quartierraum Schoren, Schorenweg 33, 4058 Basel (CH)
admission CHF 20 incl. food

Friday, 1 November 2019, 20:30 h

Anna Lu & Band
Restaurant Bahnhof
Belchenstraße 24, 79244 Münstertal (DE)
free admission

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 17:00 h

Meniello & Lou Kash – Neapolitan street songs & tarantellas
“Serata Napoletana”
Quartiertreffpunkt LoLa
Lothringerstrasse 63, 4056 Basel
free admission, menu CHF 22 / CHF 29

Musician

Guitarist, bass guitarist, arranger, songwriter.

Lou Kash live 2017
live Summerblues Basel, Switzerland – photo © 2017 Giuseppe Catalano

Current projects

  • Lou Kash schpiut en Art vo Blues” — singer/songwriter solo program since 2017
  • bluesalot.ch — blues combo since 2006
  • Meniello & Lou Kash — acoustic duo with Neapolitan singer and guitarist Carmine “Meniello” Curcio (of the “Zisa” group), performing old Neapolitan street songs and tarantellas since 2018
  • Big Boy Billy & Daddy Lou — rockabilly duo with Australian guitarist and singer Will Caddy since 2019, and with guests on drums and saxophone
  • Vybespace — bass guitarist with Schus-T’s dancehall/hip-hop live band since 2018, featuring MineBlown and Sugardaddy
  • Betti Bossa — bass guitarist with a bossa nova quintet since 2018 (saxophone/vocals, flute, guitar/vocals, bass guitar, drums)
  • Anna Lu — occasional bass guitarist with Anna Lu’s live band since 2019

Formerly member of various projects and bands like Ugly Blues Connection (1984–1985), Ugly Bluz […]ected (1985–1988), Freistoss (1985–1997), Im böhmischen Wald (1989–1993), Stiller Has (1990–1991), Ü (1990–1992), Circo Morelli (1993–1994, 1998), The Plookers (1993–1999), Frustpuppies (1995, 1998), M·Ø·P·P (1997–1998), Morelli S&M (1998–2000), Madam Gladyola & Das Grausen (2000), Thomas Belmont Workshop Band (2001–2003), and numerous one-off or short-term live productions.

Guitar tutor 1989–1999.

Producer

LP & CD compilation producer for Vampisoul & Munster Records (Madrid, Spain) since 2007, specialized on music licensed from the catalog of the Czech label Supraphon. On the respective releases responsible for track selection and sequencing, research, liner notes writing, graphic design, and since 2013 also for audio mastering.

1995–1999 mobile studio engineer and recording supervisor for various local bands in Berne, Switzerland. Producer of Marco Morelli’s first solo album “Tätsch” in 1998, co-producer of “Morelli S&M” in 2000. Co-producer of Dänu Boemle’sColumbiana” radio play and CD for EditioNovembre in 2002.

DJ Lou Kash

Digital set focused on 20th century dance music, particularly 1960s & 1970s oldies, soul, funk & disco.

Options

  • Notebook with thousands of tracks, pluggable directly into an amplifier.
  • Tablet with hundreds of preselected tracks per request, mixed “freestyle” and headphone-less, pluggable directly into an amplifier.
  • Exclusive vinyl-only jazz & soul “lounge” set. Professional quality DJ turntables with mixing console required.
DJ Lou Kash 2016
DJ Lou Kash at Alte Markthalle Basel, Switzerland – photo © 2016 Christophe Schneider

Available for public or private parties, birthdays, weddings, or corporate events.

See contact page for booking.

History

1993–2009 club DJ with funk, soul, jazz, hip-hop, disco & oldies vinyl repertoire, initially performing as “DJ van Øgl”, resident at Reitschule Bern, Wasserwerk Bern, Silo Bern, Atlantis Basel, and primarily 1996–2009 at Kuppel Basel.

DJ Lou Kash at Kuppel Basel 2004
DJ Lou Kash at Kuppel Basel 2004 – photo © 2004 Xenia Häberli

1997–1998 radio DJ and presenter of the weekly show “Hmm… mir gfallt das!” at Radio RaBe.

van Øgl at Radio RaBe
DJ van Øgl at Radio RaBe, Bern, Switzerland – photo © 1998 Frans Machata