Festivals in Belgium

Members festivals in Belgium

Brosella Folk & Jazz

Brosella Folk & Jazz started as a folk festival in 1977 and became Folk & Jazz Festival since 1982 to promote both genres that you don't hear enough on our radios. It was a free Festival until 2012 and now tickets are sold at the spot at 5 Euro. Djangofollies was created to honour the great Django Reinhardt who... read more

Gaume Jazz Festival

  The Gaume Jazz Festival’s reputation has been built on the 450 concerts it has produced since being created by the Jeunesses Musicales du Luxembourg Belge in 1985. It is artistically ambitious, with a consistent level that blends Belgian jazz, major European productions and young professionals. But what makes the... read more

non members festivals in Belgium

Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival

Gent Jazz Festival is organized by the non-profit organization ‘Jazz en Muziek’.   We aim at giving opportunities to jazz musiciens and at introducing this genre to a large audience. Our second goal is to promote Belgian jazz musicians, both on our own festivals and by our international network.   Gent Jazz... read more

Leffe Jazz Nights

Held in the birthplace of the saxophone, Leffe Jazz Nights holds a special place within the jazz community. Each year a distinguished figure in the jazz world organises the event, lending to the festival’s changing character from year to year. 

Marni Jazz Festival

The 12th edition of the Marni JAZZ Festival is an opportunity to honour the array of Belgian jazz bassists. We will be criss-crossing the Atlantic to bring you New Yorker Reggie Washington, with his highly anticipated new tribute album, and Antoine Pierre, a Belgian musician who has returned from the Big Apple ! He is set to come... read more

Ars Musica

Fondé en 1989, le festival Ars Musica a fait de la création musicale son crédo. Il fut l’écrin de nombreuses œuvres nouvelles, signées Gÿorgy Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio ou Klaus Huber. La programmation du festival présente chaque année un état des lieux de la création musicale en lien avec ses... read more

Jazz Middelheim

De geschiedenis van Jazz Middelheim begint op 17 mei 1969. Elias Gistelinck, productieleider van de jazzsectie van de toenmalige BRT Radio, organiseert vanaf dan elk jaar een reeks concerten in het Middelheimpark in Antwerpen. Pas in 1973 wordt het een meerdaags zomerfestival onder de noemer "Jazz Middelheim", al... read more

Jazz In 't Park

Jazzfestival in Gent Traditiegetrouw biedt Jazz in ’t Park in het Gentse Zuidpark het allerbeste en nieuwste van de Belgische hedendaagse jazz. In een initiatief van de Stad Gent kunnen groepen en artiesten er gratis ontdekt worden tussen de bomen, in een ongedwongen, laagdrempelige sfeer, en dat reeds sedert 1994.

Saint-Jazz-ten-Noode Festival

C'est Jean Demannez qui fut l'initiateur du projet en 1985, soutenu par son ami Pol Lenders, patron du Pols-Jazz-Club et figure emblématique du jazz bruxellois. Le succès de sa première édition et l'engouement du public encouragèrent les organisateurs à perpétuer l'évènement en proposant un festival de qualité organisé chaque... read more

Jazz at Home Festival

Jazz at Home Festival Jazzathome (ook wel soms geschreven als "jazz@home") is een jazzfestival dat in Mechelen doorgaat en en waarbij een 20tal groepen op zondagnamiddag spelen in de gezelligste, historische of meest speciale huiskamers in Mechelen. Zaterdagavond is er een groots openingsconcert in de stadsschouwburg van... read more

Skoda Jazz Festival

The first edition of this jazz festival was in 1986, under the name “Belga Jazz Festival”, and is one of the big jazz events in Europe, with 60 concerts decentralized all over Belgium. The jazz musicians we invited are too many to mention them all. To name some : Miles Davis, Dizzie Gillespie, Joe Henderson,... read more

Jazz Hoeilaart

Jazz Hoeilaart was founded by Albert Michiels in 1979 – within the framework of the annual festival of grapes and wine – with the intention to introduce accomplished young jazz-musicians under 35 years of age. In the beginning only Belgian and Dutch groups sent in their applications. Since then this initiative has... read more

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