Antwerp entertainment

Live Music in Antwerp

De Roma

This meticulously restored 1928 cinema in Borgerhout hosts wonderfully wide-ranging international musical acts as well as a fine program of alternative-film screenings.
Jazz in Antwerp

De Muze

Fascinating, intimate spaces fill this three-level gabled cafe, with good contemporary live jazz daily from October to May (9pm Monday to Thursday, 10pm Friday and Saturday, 4pm Sunday), and four days a week in summ…
Booking Service in Antwerp


Next door to and interconnected with the tourist office, this is a handy central place for buying tickets for concert, opera, theatre and dance performances.
Concert Venue in Antwerp

Koningin Elisabethzaal

This venue is home to the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, though it also showcases other classical concerts, visiting ballets and occasional popular music shows (in 2019 Joan Baez and 10cc).
Opera in Antwerp

Opera House

Don't be perturbed by the building-site setting – at the time of research work was underway to clean the grime off the once-beautiful 1907 neobaroque facade. Within, the opera house is a sumptuous feast of marble.
Performing Arts in Antwerp


Near Antwerp's southern ring road, this multifaceted arts complex incorporates two theatre/concert halls that offer a highly innovative program of classical music, international theatre and modern dance.
Live Performance in Antwerp

Sportpaleis/Lotto Arena

Sportpaleis is Belgium's foremost stadium-style performance arena, with events from P!nk to Plácido Domingo to the Harlem Globetrotters and celebrity tennis matches.
Live Music in Antwerp


Great, slightly out-of-town venue with a calendar of alternative and up-and-coming bands, both international and local, plus DJ nights.
Jazz in Antwerp

Café Hopper

An unpretentious, ever-popular bar with free live jazz sessions most Sunday afternoons (4pm) and Monday evenings (9pm).
Dance in Antwerp

Theater ’t Eilandje

Specialises in dance performances of the Ballet Vlaanderen company.