Add these top Brussels parties to your agenda now

24 August 2023
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Do you wish the summer festival season could go on forever? Then we have good news, because in Brussels the party must go on! Don't put away your favourite outfits just yet and get ready for more unforgettable moments on the dance floor. These top events will spoil you in the capital's most hip and iconic locations:

Rogier Open Air

Saturday 2 September

Hangar is a fixture of the electronic music scene. This time, the motivated trio is joining forces with Brussels music platform TUESDAY tv. On Saturday 2 September, they will take over place Rogier in the heart of Brussels for a legendary 10-hour open-air party. Hangar is getting the opportunity to organise the very first event ever, for some 4,000 partygoers, under the impressive, circular awning. The best electronic artists, including Bods, DJ BORING, Fiona, Kappen and Luisa, will undoubtedly be setting the square alight.

Woodblocks Festival

9 and 10 September

You won't want to miss the first edition of Woodblocks Festival for anything in the world. The organiser is Kiosk Radio, a collectively managed internet radio that has rapidly become the musical nerve centre of the capital. You can feel that there are passionate music lovers behind this. On Kiosk Radio you get an inclusive platform of known and unknown musical talent from all over. With Woodblocks they are reinforcing their vision: expect a series of musical discoveries that will reverberate for a long time to come. Meet at the Vauxhall open-air theatre, near their permanent spot in the Park of Brussels. The line-up includes Shackleton, Coby Sey, Flowdan, Le Motel, Moesha 13, Queen Asher & Rehema Tajir (Nyege Nyege), SKY H1, and more.

Voodoo Village

9 and 10 September

That same weekend, Voodoo Village is taking place in Grimbergen, just outside Brussels. The new edition promises to be intense, where music, art and culture come together in an environment that’s ideal to let loose your inner festivalgoer. The impressive line-up includes international names such as Adriatique, Dj Tennis, DESIREE, Farrago, Indira Paganotto, Innellea, Jan Blomqvist live, John Noseda, Milo Spykers, Moodymann, Nico Moreno, NTO live, Parallelle live, Paula Temple and Whomadewho Hybrid.

Rave Rebels

Friday 6 October

Calling all rebels from around the world, join us at Hall 12 for another unparalleled rave experience. This high mass of electronic music pushes the boundaries time and time again. Together with more than 13,000 techno enthusiasts, you will be astounded by technological grandeur of the audiovisuals. Hall 12 will thunder to the beats of the very best DJs of the moment. An otherworldly experience you really don't want to miss! Including Reinier Zonneveld, Pan-Pot, Kobosil and I Hate Models and more.

Nuits Sonores & European Lab

From 12 to 15 October

Nuits Sonores & European Lab isn’t just a party. Arty Farty Brussels and Bozar remain true to the basic principles of the festival for this sixth edition. The focus is on collective and hybrid experiences, unpublished artistic choices and urban exploration. For four days, you will be able to taste the best of electronic and contemporary music at dream locations such as Reset, LaVallée and C12. In between, the European Lab programme provides fascinating moments of reflection and debate. Curated by the incredible HAAi and Richie Hawtin, including Amnesia Scanner, Brodinski b2b Slikback, Caterina Barbieri, DJ Gigola b2b MCR-T,  and Donia b2b Kamoun.

Hangar Halloween

27 and 28 October

After the success of last year's first edition, there was always going to be a sequel. This year, tens of thousands of partygoers will return to rave in a shadowy industrial hangar to celebrate Halloween. The venue is Brussels Gate, an iconic location that (older) partygoers no doubt remember from Groove City parties in the early 2000s. Hangar promises no less than two crazy nights of the best electronic music in three rooms and a host of spooky surprises. With Ben Böhmer, Jayda G, Job Jobse B2B Palms Trax, Pedro Winter and Ross From Friends, among others.

Keep an eye on the calendars of Brussels’ clubs, they’ll be sure to spice up your autumn party programme!