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 some hot or cold dishes and meet our first band in the one the most prestigious jazz club of Brussels.

The venue

Opened on the 1st of September 2000, the Music Village has since welcomed the most renowned jazz musicians from around the world. A warm atmosphere, a high-fidelity sound system, a large stage and a wooden floor make this club the perfect place for musicians and dancers.

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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 Music Village is located at the heart of Brussels at the following address: Rue des Pierres, 50 – 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

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… Discover our brand-new venue (or should we say universe?), 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, Professor Cunningham and His Old School, from New York, and second the most acclaimed belgian band 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 – Doors opening

21:30 – Live band Professor Cunningham and His Old School starts

23:15 – Cabaret #1

01:30 – Live band Reverent Juke starts

05:30 – End of the party

Extras

A Woopie Bow Tie

ViNSiNN clothing

Gabina clothing

Beauty Parlour Hairdo

Massages by Élisa and Justine

Cake stand

Saturday night party

Can this party match the one from the day before? Sure it can! Get wild to the tunes of two different “mini big bands”, clap for the battle finalists, get a massage, 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 mini big bands. First, The Hop 'sh Bam Connection DELUXE, from Ghent, and second the recently formed Hermann Little Big 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 – Doors opening

21:30 – Live band The Hop 'sh Bam Connection DELUXE starts

23:15 – Battle finale

00:00 – Birthdays jam

01:30 – Live band Hermann Little Big Band starts

05:30 – End of the party

Extras

A Woopie Bow Tie

ViNSiNN clothing

Gabina clothing

Beauty Parlour Hairdo

Massages by Élisa and Justine

Cake stand

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 a magnificent band dedicated to swing music: Lester’s Blues featuring the singer Delphine Gardin. Even more exceptional, the party will host the official release of Lester’s Blues’ very first album!

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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 Lester's Blues ft. Delphine Gardin 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

A Woopie Bow Tie

ViNSiNN clothing

Gabina clothing

Beauty Parlour Hairdo

Cake stand

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 Brussels Blues Gangsters, 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 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

This popular bar in the Saint-Géry area, with a steampunk-inspired decor, serves no fewer than 59 beers, 70 cocktails, and 60 selected spirits.

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Where we meet

La Machine is located in the deep center of Brussels at the following address:
Place Saint-Géry 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

01:00 – End of the party