Two concert halls offering a highly innovative program of classical music, international theatre and modern dance. There's a well-respected, beautifully glamorous restaurant on the top floor that's open outside of p…
Intimate spaces fill this three-level gabled cafe with good contemporary live jazz from 10pm Monday to Saturday (but not Wednesday or Thursday in summer).
From P!nk to Placido Domingo to the Harlem Globetrotters or celebrity tennis matches, Sportpaleis is Belgium's foremost stadium-style performance arena.
Tickets for concert, opera, theatre and dance performances can be bought here. It shares a guildhall with the tourist office.
Free live jazz sessions most Sunday afternoons (4pm) and Monday evenings.
Tickets for performing arts.
This classic 1928 cinema in the North African-meets-hipster Borgerhout has been meticulously restored by enthusiastic volunteers. As well as hosting big international acts it offers a program of film screenings.
A stunning 1907 neo-baroque opera house with sumptuous marbled interior and a majestic facade that’s sadly diminished by the 1960s monstrosity built next to it.
Great, slightly out-of-town venue with a calendar of alternative and up-and-coming bands, both international and local, plus DJ nights.
Shows range from the Chippendales to Kodo drummers, Diana Kraal to the Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra (www.defilharmonie.be).