In January, Belgium's capital vibrates to blue notes, saxophone crescendos and groovy rhythms. There are no fewer than three jazz festivals in the second half of the month: Brussels Jazz Festival, River Jazz Festival and Djangofolllies.
The new edition of Hello Jazz Festival starts on October 1st and ends mid-December. On the program: more than 60 concerts in many large and small venues throughout Belgium. This year's festival theme flirts with the notes of Miles Davis and his "Blue Moods".
On World Refugee Day, Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Ancienne Belgique, Bozar and many others join together to support Artists #withRefugees: a project involving visual art and debate that culminates in a concert in the AB.
In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) officially declared April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the globe.
As a true cosmopolitan jazz city, Brussels grabs this unique
Jazzeux is an ode to musical mavericks and quirky crossover projects. For this second edition, beursschouwburg invites two jazz fanatics. Jazzeux: it’s jazz, but then again, sometimes it isn’t. It is something entre eux.
BRDCST is AB’s brand new indoor spring festival, one whereby we focus on musical limitlessness. The name is a direct reference to the retro futuristic electronica-pop of English band Broadcast, which released inspiring albums like ‘Haha Sound’ and ‘Noise Made By The People’ over the past decade.
For the first time, BOZAR has offered a residency to a jazz ensemble, Peter Vermeersch's Flat Earth Society.
On Flat Earth Day this spring, you can enjoy a concert to launch a Frank Zappa tribute album, with Mauro Pawlowski as the ensemble's guest, and musical shadow theatre by saxophonis
In the coming weeks you can enjoy some thrilling jazz concerts in the frame of Hello Jazz Festival. Discover the 21 concerts, which take place in Brussels.
Don’t miss out on the concerts marked with a little star * !
In September there are as many as four jazz events on the program: Young Belgian Jazz in Flagey, Marni Jazz Festival, Saint-Jazz Ten Noode and the 10th anniversary of Jazz Station. A grand opening for the new jazz season in Brussels!
Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, two legends of jazz meet on the stage of the Palace of Fine Artson Sunday, July 5th, 2015! The ultimate opportunity to witness the long musical relationship between two masters of improvisation.
In Château du Karreveld (Molenbeek)we are waiting to welcome you with some good jazz music.
On the program two nights of double bills which will fill you with joy. Come and enjoy with us The Blue Flamingo Festival next weekend!
Unesco proclaimed the 30th of April as the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY. This day is destined to raise awareness in the international community about jazz’s virtues as an educational tool, as a vehicle for peace, unity, dialogue, and for enhanced cooperation between people.