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Music Scene

  • Crossroads Café
  • This unpretentious café features local, and visiting, bands for its regular live concerts, on Sundays from 5pm till 8pm. There's also a free concert at 8pm, on most Mondays.
  • Address:
    • Paardenmarkt 115
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 231 52 66
  • Podiumcafe Buster
  • At Buster, professional artists (and those in the making) are given the opportunity to bring creative new productions to the public – making for live concerts almost every day!
  • Address:
    • Kaasrui 1
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 232 51 53
  • Café Hopper
  • This jazz café, located in Antwerp-south, overlooks the Royal Museum of Fine Arts. Sunday afternoon and Monday night you can enjoy live music – and in winter, on Tuesdays too.
  • Address:
    • Leopold de Waelstraat 2
    • 2000
    • Antwerp
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 248 49 33
  • Kelly's Irish Pub
  • Every day is sports day here, with major sport events screened on one large screen, and 12 plasma TVs. Nine beers and more than 50 whiskeys are on tap – as is live music, every Friday and Saturday.
  • Address:
    • De Keyserlei 27
    • 2000
    • Antwerp
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 201 59 88
  • Petrol Club
  • Petrol is one of Antwerp's top alternative music clubs. A diverse roster of bands includes hip-hop, new-wave, reggae and hard-rock, with both international and Flemish acts playing.
  • Address:
    • d'Herbouvillekaai 25
    • 2020
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 226 49 63
  • De Rots
  • If you want it loud and heavy, De Rots is the place to go! It has rock and metal gigs, a wide range of beers and spirits, pool tables and mini-football. Open every day.
  • Address:
    • Melkmarkt 11
    • 2000
    • Antwerp
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 234 08 94
  • Korsakov
  • The Korsakov is a recently renovated café located right in the centre of Antwerp. There are live concerts every week, held mostly on a Wednesday and on Sunday.
  • Address:
    • Sint-Jorispoort 1
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 485 46 45 06

Find the best of the Antwerp local live music scene. Live music gigs, venues and concerts in Antwerp.



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