Brussels concert listings are long and cover a variety of music from classical, jazz and blues, new music to rock, pop and world. There are even listings for children’s music so you won’t run out of choices for the whole family! To find weekly listings look in the Entertainment Listings of Agenda or the Bulletin. Here are also some common venues for events if you want to drop by and see what you find.
A beautifully modernised set of acoustically perfected studios and theatres, the Flagey is at the centre of an arts and cultural movement in Brussels. This venue is most notable for jazz performances, contemporary, classical and world music. It even has a great selection of classic films.
A concert venue located in the heart of the city near Bourse at Anspachlaan 110 (Boulevard Anspach) this hall hosts any type of contemporary music you can think of: pop, rock, jazz, dance, Americana and for those who prefer older styles there is folk music and to a lesser extent classical. Big name artists have also played here including Amy Winehouse and Coldplay. There is a lot of focus on local bands and new talent.
Just down the street from the European Parliament at Chaussée de Louvain, 193a-195, this venue is a renovated train station, another innovative way of breathing new life into old architecture. There are regular concerts here in the Entertainment listings. A café space and modern décor rounds off the Jazz Station’s modern spin on the jazz experience.
The Music Village
A mix of jazz, singing and Latin sounds, this informal venue is a few steps from the Grand Place at Rue des Pierres 50. It is suitable for families, couples and children. They are currently playing sets of classic jazz, gypsy jazz, swing jazz, New Orleans, jazz singing, and Cuban music. Standard price of entry is €10 and members €7. Entrance from 7pm and live music starts 9pm.