Highlights

JAZZUARY

Dec 15 2016
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.

Hello Jazz Festival

Sep 29 2016
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".

Toots Thielemans

Aug 23 2016
In the person of Toots Thielemans, Brussels had a living jazz legend as its ambassador. The adjective "living jazz legend" fits Toots perfectly.

Artists #withRefugees

Jun 7 2016
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.

Brussels Jazz Marathon

May 17 2016
More than 250 live concerts by the best musicians will set the city on fire! For 21 years now, the Brussels Jazz Marathon attracts a growing audience, both in Belgium and abroad.

International Jazz Day

Apr 26 2016
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

Lundis D'Hortense

Apr 19 2016
From the 27th to the 30th April, the Belgian association of jazz musicians “Les Lundis d’Hortense” will be celebrating its 40 years of existence.

JAZZEUX

Apr 5 2016
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 Festival

Mar 24 2016
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.

Flat Earth Day

Mar 7 2016
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

HELLO Jazz Festival

Oct 12 2015
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 * !

New Jazz Season

Aug 20 2015
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!

Brosella Folk & Jazz

Jul 7 2015
Brosella is a maverick in the festival circuit. And Belgian through and through, thanks to its backdrop of the Atomium and to the broad attention it gives to national jazz talent.

CHICK COREA & HERBIE HANCOCK

Jun 23 2015
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.

JAZZ JETTE JUNE

Jun 16 2015
FREE JAZZ CONCERTS from 4.30 pm till midnight. On June 19, there are 17 steamy concerts on the poster Jazz Jette June. Great classics and great discoveries!

The Blue Flamingo Jazz Festival

Jun 2 2015
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!

Brussels Jazz Marathon

May 19 2015
Hooray! The Brussels Jazz Marathon celebrates its 20th edition. Join the party in the weekend of 22, 23 and 24 May!

Aka Moon album release

May 8 2015
A new special encounter that brings together the trio Aka Moon, musicians from the arabic and balkan world as well as unique personalities such as Magic Malik and Tcha Limberger.

International Jazz Day (Unesco)

Apr 28 2015
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.