Eight bands dedicated to Lindy Hop dancers

Reverent Juke

Are you ready to HuHuHaHa? Reverent Juke is one of the most acclaimed Belgian swing band. They are crazy, they are wild, they venerate Gene Krupa, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman and their music is dedicated to Lindy Hop dancers: no wonder we love them.

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The Hop ’sh Bam Connection

An excellent swing jazz band, brilliantly guided by Marie Anne Standaert. Heavy Swing and Hot Jazz will make your feet move like never before!

The Hop ’sh Bam Connection pays tribute to the era of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Bennie Goodman. A real time machine!

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The Coquette Jazz Band

Yet another astonishingly crazy live band in the BRUX line-up! Coming straight from Austria and freshly discovered in Belgium, The Coquette Jazz Band is a magnificent band we are thrilled to welcome at the BRUX.

Their favourite repertoire is the 1930s 1940s danceable swing music and the sound of the Dixieland “revival” era. They will make you swing out on the music of the Golden-age of jazz with tunes from Fats Waller, John Kirby, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington and many more.

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Hermann Little Big Band

Albeit an exciting and fresh 2018 creation, the musicians of Hermann Little Big Band are well known to Brussels dancers and music lovers.

This mini big band was born out of swing dancing parties and endless jam sessions. These 12 musicians no strangers to late night shenanigans!

Their repertoire is entirely dedicated to dance and inspired by Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Duke Ellington, Count Basie et many more.

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Lester’s Blues

A swing jazz septet formed by saxophonist Tom Callens, Lester’s Blues pay hommage to and play the energetic effortless swinging style and music of 1930’s small groups of Count Basie, Lester Young and their peers.

The group started their existence in 2016. Having played at many jazz and lindy hop dance festivals since, Lester's Blues recorded their first album “Red Label: Hommage to Lester Young & the Basie-Ites” in March of 2018.

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And many more…

Eight live bands, this is what you’ll get a the BRUX. But the three remaining are still to be announced 😉