Gent Jazz Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2011, has rapidly grown to become the leading jazz festival in Belgium.
Every year in the first half of July Gent Jazz Festival brings four days of pure, uncut jazz to the city of Ghent. The second part of this festival presents four days of cross over and related genres. Special Nights can be added to the programme.
Gent Jazz Festival brings leading jazz artists on a high quality stage to its unique venue that’s located in the gardens of the Bijloke. This old cloister site confronts historical buildings with modern architecture. It is a cultural heart that is the home for a museum, a music center, the conservatory, a dance studio, an academy... ...