w/ Rancido, Wes Lee, Chuck Black, Viva & more



SATURDAY 9th December at Parallel
Doors open: 23:59

Ziongate returns to Parallel for another mystical edition of African electronic riddims from the motherland.

In a world where people are overexposed to media, politics, and social pressure, Ziongate creates an alternative future. A world where the connection of the community rises above the individual. Zion is the last place where humans are truly free.

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Wes Lee

Wes Lee is the musical alter-ego of WaxFiend, one of Europe’s most sought after and respected DJs. Combining music from genres like hip-hop, danchehall, Afrobeat, house, soul, R&B and more, his unique sound and impressive career spans opening arena shows for artists inlcuding Rihanna, Young Thug, Kaytranada, SBTRKT, Kehlani & Sean Paul, alongside his residency at Encore, Holland's biggest weekly club night.

Behind the scenes, he is an active driving force behind 2 of Holland’s most respected platforms: Jamrock and Encore, alongside programming shows and nightlife events at Paradiso since 2020. Attuned to what’s next, he is currently curating a larger platform for South African electronic music in Amsterdam, with his Tribes and Ziongate events bringing some of SA’s most prolific artist’s to Amsterdam already.


Rancido, AKA Randy Tjon-A-Fon, is a DJ/Producer is known for his afro, deep, soulful and uplifting sounds. Following a successful residency at Paradiso's SOULHEAVEN in 2009, he launched his own label 'Deep Journey Recordings' in 2012, bringing his music to audiences worldwide and earning the support of numerous artists including: Black Coffee, Little Louie Vega, Renato Xtrova, Anané, Boddhi Satva, Osunlade, Djeff Afrozilla, DJ Gregory, Abicah Soul, Zepherin Saint, N'DingaGaba, Gregor Salto, Antonello Coghe and Mark Knight.

Chuck Black

Rooted in his Cameroonian-French upbringing, Chuck Black dives into various styles, from Deep-house to Electronic beats while packing on Afro-house rhythms.


VIVA was born and raised in The Netherlands and has been bringing good vibes to audiences since 2011. Her music is inspired by Hip-hop, Soul, R&B, Latin, Trap, Uk Garage, Afro, Kaseko & other South American music. Ever since she was little she dreamt about being on stage and creating her own music.

Trippy Goddess

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