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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 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 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)

Leuven Entertainment Listings 20 – 26 April

Saturday (20)

  • 4 rock bands play Rock Café starting at 630. €5
  • Electric Eclectic hosts a free alternative night at Café Belge starting at 10pm.

Sunday (21)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday.
  • 4 punk bands play Rock Café starting at 630. €3
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.
  • Café Blokhut has Folk & Jam at 9pm.

Monday (22)

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

Tuesday (23)

  • Marble Sounds and Imaginary Family play a double bill at STUK at 830pm. €10-€14.
  • The Afro Cuban All-Stars play Het Depot from 8pm. €26- €32

Wednesday (24)

  • The Residents play Het Depot from 8pm. €24- €27
  • Brikk hosts 5 tech-house DJs at Social Club from 10pm

Thursday (25)

  • The Brand New Heavies play Het Depot from 8pm. €17- €23
  • Social Club hosts a pre-summer party with 2 DJs from 10pm. €4- €6

Friday (26)

  • .Go to Aarschot and rock out with the locals!

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Friday (26)

Leuven Salsa Festival

The Salsa Festival is this weekend!

For further info:

http://www.leuvensalsafestival.com/lsf.php

Cinema Zed

  • Il Castello begins Wednesday. It’s a 2011 documentary about a bureaucratic airport.
  • 2012 film Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang begins Thursday. It’s inspired by the Joyce Carol Oates book about four high-school girls that form a feminist gang in the 1950s. (Trivia: there was a 1996 version of this film starring a young Angeline Jolie)
  • Hyde Park on Hudson continues. It’s a British film starring Bill Murray who plays Franklin D Roosevelt.
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc continues. It’s a silent French film from 1928 about Joan of Arc’s trial.

http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp

Leuven Entertainment Listings 13 – 19 April

Saturday (13)

  • Brownswood Recordings hosts a label night of eclectic sounds at Het Depot. €14-€19.
  • Anxiety for Mankind and Furry Roadkill play Rock Café from 9pm.

Sunday (14)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK from 2-6 and it’s free every Sunday
  • Apologies, I Have None, Clear Skies and Famous on Venus Play at Rock Café. 7pm.
  • STUK has Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event starting at 9pm.

Monday (15)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • The Steven Delannoye Trio show at The Blue Cat at 9pm.

Tuesday (16)

  • Dez Mona, a band from Brussels, play Het Depot at 8pm. €13-€18.

Wednesday (17)

  • Gent band Wallace Vanborn play a rock show at Het Depot at 8pm. €5-€8.

Thursday (18)

  • The Social Club has 4 DJs playing House and Techno starting at 10pm. €3-€4.

Friday (19)

  • Women at the Bar is a lesbian night at Café Rocco in Kessel Lo. Every 3rd Friday
  • Stiff Little Fingers play a punk show at Het Depot. €15- €20. 8pm.

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Friday (19)

 

Cinema Zed

  • Hyde Park on Hudson starts on Thursday. It’s a British film starring Bill Murray who plays Franklin D Roosevelt.
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc plays on Wednesday. It’s a silent French film from 1928 about Joan of Arc’s trial.
  • Salvation Boulevard continues. It is a satirical movie about a charismatic evangelical preacher, played by Pierce Brosnan.

Leuven Entertainment Listings 23 February – 1 March

  • The Artefact festival continues and runs until Sunday. If you haven’t yet seen a show, visit their site for further details and get your arse down there!

http://www.artefact-festival.be//language/en

Saturday (23)

  • Calexico play a sold out show tonight at Het Depot.

Sunday (24)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK which runs from 2-6 and is free every Sunday.
  • The Beginning hosts a quiz night at 630pm.
  • There`s  Jazz on Sunday, a free weekly event at 9pm at Stuk.

Monday (25)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Voodoo Twinz, a boogie blues band from Liege play the Blue Cat at 9pm. Free.

Tuesday (26)

  • There’s a piano based performance entitled The More Feminine at The Lemmens Institute. 8pm

Wednesday (27)

  • Maya’s Moving Castle plays a free show as part of the ongoing Café Depot series. 8pm.
  • Viktor Lazlo performs her 20 favourite Billie Holiday Songs at 30cc. 8pm €8- 20.
  • This is one I’m really looking forward to. Old Tire Swingers perform a free bluegrass show at café Libertad as part of the Colora festival.

Thursday (28)

  • There’s a percussion and saxophone based concert at 8pm at The Lemmens Institute.
  • Isbells play a folk pop show at Het Depot at 8pm. €14- 19.
  • Oddlaner plays an electronic music night from 10pm at Apero.

Friday (1)

  • The Leuven Beer Therapy Club is hosting a free  new wave night at M- Café. 8:30pm.
  • U-Boat and Overspill play a prog rock show at Sojo’s in Kessel Lo which apparently has the late starting time of midnight.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Friday (1)

  • Sympathy for the Vinyl Party 8pm Free
  • A night of Electro!

The Wax Club: Boulevard Anspachlaan 66, Brussels

Cinema Zed

  • Django Unchained continues
  • All About Eve, the classic from 1950 starring Bette Davis
  •  Unfair World is in Greek with English subtitles. It is a dark comedy about a police officer who decides to pardon criminals if they have committed a crime due to necessity.

http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp (English link not working)

Leuven Entertainment Listings 16 – 22 February

There are so many fantastic gigs this week, we are spoiled for choice!

  • The Artefact festival continues and runs until the 24th. See their site for further details

http://www.artefact-festival.be//language/en

Saturday (16)

  • Bunkerleute is hosting an Industrial Goth night at The Blue Cat from 9pm – 5am. €3.50 or €6 after 11pm.  You can send in a song request prior to the show. http://bunkerleute.be/
  • There’s a House music night at The Social Club. €5

Sunday (17)

  • There’s a Hardcore and Punk festival at Sojo’s in Kessel Lo starting at noon. No other details available.
  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK which runs from 2-6 and is free every Sunday.
  • Later in the evening, there`s to Jazz on Sunday, a weekly event at 9pm at Stuk.
  • Jazz & Jams is at café Blokhut starting at 9pm.
  • This Town Needs Guns, Six Hands and Wavemaker play a post-rock/math rock show at Rock café starting at 6pm. €5

Monday (18)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • The Goon Mat & Lord Benardo, a blues/garage rock band from Liege play the Blue Cat at 9pm. Free.

Tuesday (19)

  • For indie fans, True Bypass and Hear Hear play an intimate gig the Het Depot, This great night will cost only €5, or € 4 if you contact them via facebook before the show.

Wednesday (20)

  • Power pop band Jacket play Revue €4

Thursday (21)

  • The Harmony Orchestra play a classical music concert at 8pm at The Lemmens Institute.
  • There will be 4 different DJs at The Social Club starting from 10pm

Friday (22)

  • Birthday Friday is at Rodins tonight. For those of you unfamiliar, if you have a birthday anytime in February, show up at Rodins between 11pm and 1am for a free drink
  • High Voltage is on at Rock Café from 7pm. There’s a mixture of folk, grunge and punk. It’s free in but a donation is appreciated.

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Saturday (16)

  • The Fortune Kings play De Klinker 8pm €5
  • If you like Garage and Rockabilly this is the night for you!
  • Demervallei 14, Aarschot

http://www.jcdeklinker.be/activiteit/rocks-fortune-kings-afterparty-0

Cinema Zed

  • Broken continues
  • West Side Story, the classic from 1961 featuring Natalie Wood
  •  Tarantino’s Django Unchained starts on Thursday

http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp (English link not working)

Wednesday (20)

Crash – the Paul Figgis movie, not the David Cronenberg film of the same name, is showing at Pangaea at 8;30pm.

Leuven Entertainment Listings 9 – 15 February

The students are returning and this is reflected in the amount of listings on offer.

Saturday (09)

  • Karma to Burn a stoner rock trio from the US will be at Sojo’s in Kessel Lo from 7pm. Cost unknown
  • Chinese New Year celebration at Rodin
  • International Saturday at The Rector – all international students with ID can get 1 euro beer

 Sunday (10)

  • Radio Scorpio has Lazy Sunday at OPEK which runs from 2-6 and is free every Sunday.
  • Later in the evening, there`s  Jazz on Sunday, a weekly event at 9pm  at Stuk.

Monday (11)

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

Tuesday (12)

  • For those of you who view life as one big meat market, there`s a student Valentine night at Karement; coloured wrist bands will be provided to advertise your relationship status
  • There will be 4 thrash bands at Rock Café starting at 7pm. €5 in

Wednesday (13)

  • Het Depot has James Walsh who was the singer for Starsailor at 8pm. €8-12
  • The Artefact festival starts today and runs until the 24th. See their site for further details

http://www.artefact-festival.be//language/en

Thursday (14)

  • There will be a Valentine’s themed classical music concert at 8pm at The Lemmens Institute.
  • There will be 8 different DJs at The Social Club starting from 10pm

Friday (15)

  • There’s a dancehall themed DJ night at Apero starting at 10pm

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Satuday (09)

  • VampireParty presents Night of the Superheroes in Antwerp 10pm €6
  • dress like a superhero and win prizes!
  • features  electro, techno, futurepop and industrial
  • Den Aalmoezenier at Aalmoezenierstraat 46,  Antwerp

http://www.vampireparty.com/

Carnival

Aalst is about 60km West of Leuven. Their annual carnival runs from 10-13 February.

http://www.facebook.com/events/360148764009100/

Binche is about 90km SW of Leuven. Their annual carnival runs from 10-12 February.

http://www.carnavaldebinche.be/home-eng.html

Cinema Zed

  • Gigi:  a 1958 Audrey Hepburn film
  • Broken: a British film from 2012 about familial and personal dynamics, starring Tim Roth and my other husband Cillian Murphy
  • Wasted Youth: a 2011 film in Greek with English subtitles. A low budget, highly improvised film shot over 10 days which is about skateboarding and spliff smoking.

http://www.cinemazed.be/schema/index.asp (English link not working)