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Toutpartout Sessions, the latest project by Toutpartout agency founder Steven Thomassen, features live performances by artists passing through Ghent
By IQ on 11 Jan 2018
Belgian booking agency/promoter Toutpartout has launched Toutpartout Sessions, a weekly video series featuring live performances on the streets of the agency’s hometown, Ghent.
Toutpartout, founded by Steven Thomassen in 1994, has booked or promoted dozens of club shows, festivals and European tours for artists including Kurt Vile and the Violators, Fleet Foxes, Beach House, Blonde Redhead, Caribou, Explosions in the Sky, Father John Misty and José González.
Now, says Thomassen – in partnership with music photographer Anton Coene and Belgian magazine Humo – Toutpartout wants to “share its passion for live music and bring it to the streets” by “shooting intimate sessions with the city as a background”.
Previous Toutpartout Sessions include Micah P. Henson (embedded above), Widowspeak, Mary Lattimore and Mauro Pawlowski.
“With Toutpartout Sesions, we’re creating a strong connection between Ghent and the artists we love,” explains Thomassen. “The sessions merge the magic of a live performance with the most rare, often hidden, gems of the city and discover how effortlessly this city goes hand in hand with music.”
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