Category Archives: Event Listings

Leuven Entertainment Listings 29th June – 6th July

Pickings are slim and I kindly suggest that you direct your support towards establishments who make an effort during the student free months….

Saturday (29)

  • There’s a dance night with Stevolver at Louvain, Louvain.

Sunday (30)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.

Monday (1)

  • Mai Harvest & You’ll Live play Rock Café
  • Happy Canada Day!

Wednesday (3)

  • Shakin’ Up plays a Rockabilly Blues show at 9pm in Orient.

Friday (5)

  • There’s a free urban trad show in Oude Markt from 9-1130pm.

Saturday (6)

  • A VIP Africa Nite at Club Montreal starts at 10pm. €5
  • Wheel of Smoke play Rock Café.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week 

Leuven Entertainment Listings 22– 28 June

Saturday (22)

  • It’s Hillbilly Night at Rock Café from 7pm. Free. It’s going to be a wild one!
  • Electric Eclectic hosts a free alternative music night at Café Belge from 9pm.

Sunday (23)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • Sher Khan & Crow system play a prog rock show at Rock café at 9pm. €3

Monday (24)

  • Deep Blue Sea is showing at Cinema Zed at 10.30pm.

Wednesday (26)

  • Slagwerk, featuring 7 DJs is on at the Social Club from 10pm – 5am. €4
  • Seven Psychopaths is showing at Cinema Zed at 10.30pm. Last movie of the season.

Thursday (27)

  • There`s a free DJ night at Social Club from 9pm. Rodenbach is €1 all night.

Friday (28)

  • Johnny Trash will be at The Saloon for their one year celebration from 5pm.
  • It’s Birthday Friday at Rodin`s so if you had a bday in June, show up between 11pm and 1am with your ID and claim a free drink.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week (Friday 28th June)

Leuven Entertainment Listings 15– 21 June

Sunday (16)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.

Monday (17)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • There’s an open mic comedy night at The Saloon from 830. €2
  • The extremely charming Moonrise Kingdom is on at Cinema Zed at 1030.

Tuesday (18)

  • Float Fall play a free show at STUK café at 9pm.

Thursday (20)

  • Caulfield Drive play Rock Café.

Friday (21)

  • It’s the third Friday of the month which makes it lesbian night at Café Rocco.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week (Friday 21st June)

Leuven Entertainment Listings 8 – 14 June

Saturday (8)

  • The Rambos play Rock Café this evening.
  • Miss O play a free show at Libertad at 10pm.
  • Rodins have their 8th year birthday celebration at 11pm.

Sunday (9)

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

Monday (10)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Berberian Sound Studio is on at Cinema Zed at 1030pm.

Wednesday (12)

  • The Saloon is celebrating the birthday of their mascot El Furiosa
  • Vermaak na Arbeid Festival is on at OPEK.
  • Men Behaving Badly is on at Cinema Zed at 1030pm.

Friday (14)

  • Ypsilon Drive play Rock Café
  • Vermaak na Arbeid Festival is on at OPEK.
  • Searching for Sugarman is on at Cinema Zed at 1030pm.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week (Thursday 13th June)

Leuven Entertainment Listings 1 – 7 June

Leuven Entertainment Listings 1– 7 June

The wonderful thing about  living in a student city is that there are many cultural events on throughout the year.

However during study time and  holidays this grinds to a halt.

For that reason, we don’t have any event listings this week but we still have a few festivals.

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week (Friday 7th  June)

 

Festivals

The Millennium International Film Festival continues

Goezot!

Leuven World Festival

Reuze Leuven

Reo Rock

Porta Nigra

Summer Ink Fest

Belgian Beer Weekend

Vermaak na Arbeid

 

Cinema Zed

  • The Place Behind the Pines continues throughout the week. It stars Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes.
  • On the Waterfront, the Marlon Brando classic from 1954 plays Sunday and Monday.
  • Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same is a movie from 2010. It plays only on Wednesday and is a must see for fans of B-movie sci-fi kitsch!
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower plays Friday

Leuven Entertainment Listings 25 – 31 May

Saturday (25)

  • There’s a gothic evening at The Blue Cat from 10pm €3.50 before 11pm, €6 after

Sunday (26)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • Amenra and Oathbreaker play a sludge metal show at STUK at 830pm. €14 – €18
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.

Monday (27)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.

Tuesday (28)

  • Belgian bands Recorder and Shy Lips play an indie show at STUK at 830pm. €5 – €7

Thursday (30)

  • Feest is at STUK from at 8pm. It is an end of season celebration with movies, DJs and a live band. €7 or €2 with a culture card

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week (25th)

 

Festivals

Feria Andaluza continues

Brussels Jazz Marathon continues

Accordeon Festival

Commix Festival

Duvel Blues Festival

Visueel Festival

Synergy Meeting #2 Rock Festival

International Film Festival

Cinema Zed

  • The Place Behind the Pines continues. It stars Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes.
  • On The Waterfront, the Marlon Brando classic, plays Wednesday.

Leuven Entertainment Listings 18 – 24 May

Saturday (18)

  • The Social Club has 4 DJs spinning pounding techno for a fiver.
  • The Resurrectionof Big Bill play at Café Libertad.
  • Ian McCullough plays Het Depot at 8pm. €18 – €23

Sunday (19)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.
  • The Mixfitz and 17 other DJs spin at Het Depot from 8pm. €7 – €10

Monday (20)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Voodoo Twinz play at The Blue Cat at 9pm. Free.

Tuesday (21)

Wednesday (22)

  • Reena Riot plays a free blues show at Het Depot at 8pm.

Thursday (23)

  • P.Van Sant play Café Libertad
  • The Dream Syndicate’s 30th Anniversary tour is at Het Depot at 8pm. €15 – €20

Friday (24)

  • Red Light Rumors are at Sojo’s from 7-11 for their vinyl release party. Great live act!

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week (18th/19th)

  • Spanish Rockabilly band Help Me Devil play at both Ace Café Locations
  • Ace Café Geel & Ace Café Rumst. 8pm.
  • http://www.acecafe.be/

Festivals

Tok Toc Knock Festival continues

GladiOlen Festival

Circus & Co. Festival

XO Extrema Outdoor Festival

Brainwash Festival

Diest Live

Carte Blanche

Highland Games

Video Art Attack

  • 23rd May
  • A free video festival in Gent
  • www.campo.nu (Dutch only)

Burnout Block Party Festival

Highlands Festival

Feria Andaluza

Brussels Jazz Marathon

Cinema Zed

  • The Place Behind the Pines starts on Wednesday. It stars Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes.
  • Cloud Atlas continues. It’s a 2012 movie based on the wonderful 2004 novel plays throughout the week.
  • The Stranger plays Sunday and Monday. It’s a 1946 film noir directed by Orson Welles.

Leuven Entertainment Listings 11 – 17 May

Saturday (11)

  • Club STUK has 3 DJs spinning from 11pm. Free.

Sunday (12)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.
  • Perspective Hardcore & Punkrock Fest w/ Homer – A Strength Within – Ashes – Reminders Sojos 7-11pm €10

Monday (13)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • De Ferre Trio play finger pickin blues at The Blue Cat at 9pm. Dobro! Free.

Tuesday (14)

  • Protection Patrol Pinkerton play a free show at Het Depot at 8pm.
  • Eraas + Dans Dans play a post rock show at STUK at 830 €10-€14.

Wednesday (15)

  • The Satisfaction play some jazz funk groves at Het Depot at 8pm. €5- €8
  • Danish Jazz musician Agnes Obel plays at 30cc. €15

Thursday (16)

  • The Love Compartment and Stella Nova play Café Libertad
  • Coely + Delv!s + Billie Kawende play a hip hop show at STUK at 830 €10-€14.
  • Rolyal Jake play a free metalcore show at Rock Café from 830pm.

Friday (17)

  • It’s the third Friday of the month so it must be time for Women at the Bar, s a lesbian night at Café Rocco in Kessel Lo
  • Carlos Dias and Ronnie Verbiest play Café Libertad as part of Colora Festival. Free.

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Festivals

Docville continues

Pride Festival continues

Les Nuit continues

Massimadi Festival

Springtime Festival

Cant Rock Festival

Leiepop Festival

Slorarock Festival

Tok Toc Knock Festival

GladiOlen Festival

Circus & Co. Festival

Cinema Zed

  • Saturday is the last day for Docville
  • Cloud Atlas, the 2012 movie based on the wonderful 2004 novel plays throughout the week. I am extremely interested to see how the book is interpreted to film.
  • The Maltese Falcon plays on Sunday and Monday. It’s a film noir from 1941 starring Humphrey Bogart.
  • The Stranger plays on Wednesday. It’s a 1946 film noir directed by Orson Welles.

Leuven Entertainment Listings 4 – 10 May

Saturday (4)

  • Walrus plays at Café Libertad
  • Rock Café is celebrating their 13th anniversary. Should be a good party!

Sunday (5)

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

Monday (6)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Nomad Swing play a show at The Blue Cat at 9pm. Sounds amazing! Free.

Tuesday (7)

  • Defunkt play a punk-funk-jazz show at Het Depot at 8pm. €15-€21.

Wednesday (8)

  • Puggy play a show at Het depot from 8pm. Free for Culture Card holders.
  • Tefeika an afro-pop reggae show at Wereld Café at 8pm. Free.
  • Skinny Joey spins at Apero from 10pm.

Thursday (9)

  • Chances are you’re sleeping off the ravages of holiday excess. Do your mind and body some good and go see a documentary. You know you want to….

Friday (10)

  • Fatso Jestson, Yawning Man and Wheel of Smoke play Sojos from 7-11pm.
  • There is a lesbian night at Café Rocco in Kessel Lo from 9pm – 3am

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Festivals

Moulin Blues Festival

Bierfeesten

Docville

Hekerock

Putrock

Pride Festival

Les Nuit

Living Together Festival

Fade In Festival

Cinema Zed

  • See Docville under festival listings

http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp (Dutch only)

Leuven Entertainment Listings 27 April – 3 May

Saturday (27)

  • Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin + The Germans play a double bill at STUK at 830pm. €12-€16.

Sunday (28)

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

Monday (29)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Atomic Road Kings play a show at The Blue Cat at 9pm. Free.

Tuesday (30)

  • Discotheque Tropicale at Sojo’s. 9:00 pm – 6:00 am
  • There’s an 80s night at The Orient. depending on the musical selection, this could be hell or bliss!

Wednesday (01)

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

Thursday (02)

  • Hijaz plays Arabian jazz at OPEK at 9pm as part of Colora Festival. Free.

Friday (03)

  • It’s Birthday Friday at Rodin’s.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Friday (03)

Festivals

Replay Festival

Groezrock Festival

Zythos Beer Festival

Bluesmoose Fest

Red Rock Festival

Roots & Roses Festival

Moulin Blues Festival

Cinema Zed

  • The 1933 version of King Kong plays Sunday and Monday.
  • The Maltese Falcon, the Humphrey Bogart film from 1941 plays Wednesday.
  • Il Castello continues. It’s a 2011 documentary about a bureaucratic airport.
  • 2012 film Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang continues. It’s inspired by the Joyce Carol Oates book about four high-school girls that form a feminist gang in the 1950s.
  • Hyde Park on Hudson continues. It’s a British film starring Bill Murray who plays Franklin D Roosevelt.

http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp (Dutch only)