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B Movie Fest

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There’s a B-Movie fest in Recyclart for the month of July. You know you want to……

http://www.recyclart.be/fr/agenda/b-film-extravaganza

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 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 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 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 6 – 12 April

Leuven Entertainment Listings 6 – 12 April

Saturday (6)

  • No Angry Young Man plays a pop and instrumental mix at Wagehuys.€9-12 8pm.
  • Face The Fax has their release party at Sojos from 7pm-1130. They’re supported by 5 additional bands and entrance is only a fiver.

Sunday (7)

  • 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 (8)

  • Radio Scorpio has CULT at OPEK which runs from 8-10 and is free every Monday.
  • Boogie Beats play a free roots based boogie show at The Blue Cat at 9pm.

Tuesday (9)

  • Apero has a reggae and dancehall themed evening with 4 DJs.

Wednesday (10)

  • Iza plays a free pop show in Het Depot foyer to promote her new CD. 8pm.

Thursday (11)

  • Danish band Baby Woodrose play a psychedelic show at Sojos from 7-11pm.

Friday (12)

  • Jools Holland is supported by an orchestra at Het Depot from 8pm. €28-33

 

The Get Out of Town Gig of the Week

Wednesday (10)

  • There’s a psychobilly double bill at The Rambler in Eindhoven, NL.
  • It starts at 930 and tickets are €8 or €5 if you buy online in advance
  • Stationsplein 12
  • http://www.therambler.nl (Dutch only)

 

Cinema Zed

  • Salvation Boulevard starts Wednesday. It is a satirical movie about a charismatic evangelical preacher., played by Pierce Brosnan.
  • Seven Psychopaths continues. The comedy stars Colin Farrell as a struggling screen writer who becomes involved with the criminal world in LA.
  • The Sessions continues. 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.

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.