Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Leuven Entertainment Listings 30 March – 5 April

Leuven Entertainment Listings 30 March – 5 April

Saturday (30)

  • There’s a free techno night at Apero from 10pm – 5am.

Sunday (31)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • There’s a quiz at The beginning from 630pm.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.

Monday (1)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • The Goossens band play a free funk/blues show at The Blue Cat at 9pm.

Tuesday (2)

  • Ruby Dee and the Snake Handlers, a US Roots band play Café Revue at 8pm.

Wednesday (3)

  • It’s open mic night at Het Depot. 8pm. Free

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Saturday (30)

  • Joseph Capriati (he’s on the Drumcode label)  and 7 other DJs play Fuse in Brussels
  • If you’re a Adam Beyer fan (and who isn’t) you’ll enjoy the show
  • 9 Euro before 00h / 13 Euro after 00h
  • http://www.fuse.be/fuse/?p=13673

 

Festivals

Ithaka Festival

Rockin’ Around Turnhout Festival

  • Rockin’ Around Turnhout is one of the largest Rockabilly festivals in Belgium
  • It runs from 29th-31st
  • About 70km from Leuven
  • http://www.grasshopper.be/

Acosse Rock & Blues Festival

Cinema Zed

  • Seven Psychopaths starts on Wednesday. The comedy stars Colin Farrell as a struggling screen writer who becomes involved with the criminal world in LA.
  • The Sessions also starts Wednesday. It’s an indie film based on the true story of  a poet paralyzed from the neck down who hires a sex surrogate to lose his virginity.
  • The Master, a US film from 2012 about an alcoholic veteran and his friendship with a self-proclaimed prophet continues
  • The Lodger, a mystery from 1927 about a serial killer who targets blonde women continues.
  • The Sightseers is a new film from the UK about a couple taking a road trip in their caravan continues.

Rockin Around Turnhout

This Friday to Sunday! A MUST for all Rockabilly fans!

Leuven Entertainment Listings 23 – 29 March

Saturday (23)

  • Belgian music veterans Aroma di Amore play Het Depot at 8pm. €8 – €12.
  • Funtime Records presents 6 bands at Sojos in Kessel Lo from 4pm-11pm.
  • The Voners have a lo-fi garage sound and will play Rock café at 9pm.

Sunday (24)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • Blokhut has Folk & jams from 9pm.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.

Monday (25)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Junctions play a free show at The Blue Cat at 9pm.
  • 2 bands (Chivo + Rivercrest) are playing a rock show at Rock café from 930. €6

Thursday (28)

  • There’s a free Death Metal show featuring 3 bands at Rock Café starting at 7:30.

Friday (29)

  • It’s Birthday Friday is at Rodins tonight. If you have a birthday anytime in March, show up at Rodins between 11pm and 1am for a free drink
  • Jini hosts a bass heavy DJ night at The Social Club from 11pm. €3 – €4

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Friday- Sunday (29-31)

  • Rockin’ Around Turnhout is one of the largest Rockabilly festivals in Belgium
  • It runs from Friday eve to Sunday eve
  • If you’re a Rockabilly fan – this is a must do!
  • http://www.grasshopper.be/

 

Festivals

Leuven Jazz Festival

Move Me Dance Festival

Ithaka Festival

Afrika Film Festival

Cinema Zed

  • The Navigator, a silent Buster Keaton film from 1924 plays on Sunday and Monday.
  • The Master, a US film from 2012 about an alcoholic veteran and his friendship with a self-proclaimed prophet plays several times throughout the week.
  • The Lodger, a mystery from 1927 about a serial killer who targets blonde women plays on Thursday.
  • The Sightseers is a new film from the UK about a couple taking a road trip in their caravan. It plays Tuesday-Friday.

 

 

The Voners

The Voners

The Voners have a show at Rock Cafe this Saturday! The band will be in studio prior to their show for an interview. Check it!

The Day After the Night Before Episode

The Day After the Night Before Episode

Just uploaded this week’s broadcast. Check it out!

In Honour of Paddy’s Day: Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom

I absolutely love this charming short film! It’s about a Chinese man who learns Irish and moves to Dublin, only to realise that most of the population can’t understand him.

Leuven Entertainment Listings 16 – 22 March

Saturday (16)

  • There’s a carnival themed lesbian night at Musicafé starting at 8pm.
  • Slam Poet Saul Williams performs a free show tonight at Stuk at 10pm as part of The Colora Festival.

Sunday (17)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK which runs from 2-6 and is free every Sunday.
  • There’s a Paddy’s Day celebration at Stapleton’s.
  • Belgian indie band Headphone play a free show at Het depot. 8pm.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.

Monday (18)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Big Noise play a free New Orleans Jazz show at The Blue Cat at 9pm.

Wednesday (20)

  • Bed Rugs and The Van Jets play Het Depot. 8pm €14 – €19
  • Chambrangs play an indie show at Café Revue from 9:30.
  • A Bach concert at 8pm at The Lemmens Institute. Runs today and tomorrow.

Thursday (21)

  • Huey and The New Yorkers play Het Depot at 8pm. €13 – €19
  • Sam Vloemans, a latin soul band perform at The Bebop as part of The Colora Festival. €14 – €16

Leuven Jazz Festival

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Wednesday (20)

  • Back to the Grave is a free weekly event at Madame Mustache
  • Featuring garage, voodoo and rockabilly, it sounds like my dream night!
  •  Madame Mustache: Quai au Bois à Brûler 5-7, Brussels
  • http://www.madamemoustache.be/contact.php

Cinema Zed

  • Kinoglaz, an experimental silent Russian film from 1924 plays on Sunday
  • The Navigator, a Buster Keaton silent film from 1924 plays on Wednesday
  • http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp (English link not working)

Afrika Film Festival

  • AFF continues until the 30th
  • The festival has at least half a dozen films showing this week that are either in English or have English subtitles
  • Check website for details
  • http://www.afrikafilmfestival.be/en

A few letters but all the world of difference

Seriously : the difference between sexy and sexist? View this video….

Irish Fest 2013

Sean O’Dubhghaill will be in studio on Saturday to provide us with some info on Leuven’s Irish Fest.

http://www.leuveninstitute.eu/php/newsroom/details.php?doc_id=747

Leuven Entertainment Listings 9 – 15 March

Saturday (9)

  • Funky Feet play a 10pm show at Sojo’s in Kessel Lo.
  • Electric Eclectic is a free alternative music night at Café Belge
  • There are six rockin bands at Rock Café from 5pm. €5
  • There’s a dub night at Apero from 10pm.

Sunday (10)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK which runs from 2-6 and is free every Sunday.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.

Monday (11)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Doghouse Sam and his Magnatones play a free show at The Blue Cat at 9pm.
  • De Kemel has a karaoke night from 10:30pm.

Tuesday (12)

  • Take a well earned rest or go to Hasselt!

Wednesday (13)

  • Stijn Meuris and Roza parks plat Het Depot. 8pm. €12 – €17

Thursday (14)

  • There’s a Baroque music concert at 8pm at The Lemmens Institute.
  • The Hersts play an 8pm show at Sojo’s in Kessel Lo.
  • Bob Log the 3rd, is a wild one man band who will play a show at Het Depot. 8pm. €5 – €8
  • Irish fest is on at the Irish Cultural Centre €8

Friday (15)

  • Women on Tap is a lesbian night at Café Rocco from 8pm. Every 3rd Friday.

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Tuesday (12)

  • Metz, a post grunge band from Canada play at 8pm. Support from Blackup. €7 – €10

MOD: Bootstraat 9,  Hasselt

http://www.muziekodroom.be/concert/metz

Cinema Zed

Afrika Film Festival