Programme of parties

Thursday night welcome party

Welcome to the BRUX! Get in the mood with a warm-up party. Chill, have a few dances, grab a local beer, savour Brussels hospitality and meet our first band in a gorgeous venue.

The venue

For this welcome party, we will meet in the mythic and most popular Café Begla. A café where everything can happen!

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The band

Because we love live music, even for the welcome party, we will acclaim a live band: The Morning Call Jazz Band, s’il vous plaît.

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Where we meet

The Café Belga is located at the following address:
Place Eugène Flagey 18 – 1050 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

20:00 – Doors opening

21:00 – Live band The Morning Call Jazz Band starts

01:00 – End of the party

Friday night party

This weekend will get off to a flying start… Say “wow” to our majestic retro venue, cheer for the first cabaret, try to make up your mind about which of the two bands is king of the night (impossible)!

The venue

The Hôtel de la Poste in Tour & Taxis is our main venue this year. It combines post-industrial grit with historical magnificence – and of course, a wooden floor worthy of enthusiastic lindy hoppers!

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The two bands

Friday party will feature two awesome bands. First, the recently formed Hermann Little Big Band, and, second, one of the most acclaimed Austrian band The Coquette Jazz Band.

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Where we meet

The Hôtel de la Poste is located in Tour & Taxis, just by the canal, at the following address:
Rue Picard 5 – 1000 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

20:00 – Shag taster and “Learning from the Grandmaster” Talk

21:00 – Start of the party

21:30 – Live band The Coquette Jazz Band starts

23:15 – Cabaret #1

01:30 – Live band Hermann Little Big Band starts

05:30 – End of the party

Extras

ViNSiNN clothing

Sweet & savoury dishes

And many more…

Saturday night party

Can this party match the one from the day before? Sure it can! Get wild to the tunes of two different exceptional bands, clap for the battle finalists, and party until dawn!

The venue

The Hôtel de la Poste in Tour & Taxis is our main venue this year. It combines post-industrial grit with historical magnificence – and of course, a wooden floor worthy of enthusiastic lindy hoppers!

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The two bands

Saturday party will feature two magnificent bands. First, Lester’s Blues and second, the most acclaimed Reverent Juke.

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Where we meet

The Hôtel de la Poste is located in Tour & Taxis, just by the canal, at the following address:
Rue Picard 5 – 1000 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

20:00 – Solo taster

21:00 – Start of the party

21:30 – Live band Lester’s Blues starts

23:15 – Battle finale

00:00 – Birthdays jam

01:30 – Live band Reverent Juke starts

05:30 – End of the party

Extras

ViNSiNN clothing

Sweet & savoury dishes

And many more…

Sunday tea dance

It’s tea party time! And course there’s cake (because a party without a cake is just a meeting), and music, a solo competition and a second cabaret.

The venue

The Hôtel de la Poste in Tour & Taxis is our main venue this year. It combines post-industrial grit with historical magnificence – and of course, a wooden floor worthy of enthusiastic lindy hoppers!

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The band

Because we are never getting tired of live music, the Sunday tea dance will feature Marie-Anne Standaert’s magnificent band dedicated to swing music: The Hop ’sh Bam Connection.

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Where we meet

The Hôtel de la Poste is located in Tour & Taxis, just by the canal, at the following address:
Rue Picard 5 – 1000 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

14:00 – Doors opening

14:30 – Live band The Hop ’sh Bam Connection starts

15:15 – Solo competition

16:30 – Cabaret #2

16:50 – Lucky draw for random cake, volunteer and host

18:00 – End of the party

Extras

ViNSiNN clothing

Sweet & savoury dishes

And many more…

Halles That Swing

What to do between a daytime and a late-night swing dancing party? Have an evening swing dancing party of course!

The venue

This former market hall now hosts a bar, exhibitions, and the monthly ‘Halles That Swing’ lindy parties. It’s right bang in the heart of Brussels, surrounded by bars and restaurants, perfect for hungry dancers.

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Where we meet

The Halles Saint-Géry are located in the deep center of Brussels at the following address:
Place Saint-Géry 1 – 1000 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

18:00 – Doors opening

23:30 – End of the party

Sunday Afterparty

Ain't no party like a BRUX after party, 'cause a BRUX after party don't stop! Come to check out Brussels’ most legendary jazz club. Stay for the music, the cocktails and the company.

The venue

This spendid art déco club has hosted more than 60 years of jazz. If the walls could talk they’d tell us about Stan Brenders, Jacques Brel, Nat King Cole.

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The band

Because we love live music, even for this afterparty, we will acclaim a live band: The Naughty Blues Cats, s’il vous plaît.

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Where we meet

The Archiduc is located in the deep center of Brussels at the following address:
Rue Antoine Dansaert 6 – 1000 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

23:30 – Doors opening

00:30 – Live band The Naughty Blues Cats starts

06:00 (or more) – End of the party

Downtown blues

This closing party is dedicated to blues, heartfelt goodbye-s, and sincere see-you-soon-s.

The venue

The Muntpunt Grand Café is a trendy bar located next to the La Monnaie royal opera and is well known by Lindy Hop dancers, as it hosts the Saturday Night Hops every two weeks.

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Where we meet

The Muntpunt Grand Café is located in the deep center of Brussels at the following address:
Rue Léopold 2 – 1000 Brussels.

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Schedule

To make sure you do not miss anything from the party, here is the schedule!

20:00 – Doors opening

00:00 – End of the party