Heart of jazz

The 30CC/Schouwburg is once again the heart of Leuven Jazz. You can enjoy the many headliners there, but you can also go there almost every day for a portion of young jazz talent or a refreshing jazz break.


  • Fred Hersch (SAT 12 & SUN 13.03): The American top pianist Fred Hersch is this year's artist in residence. He will play two exclusive concerts: with his Fred Hersch Trio & the Desguin Quartet (March 12th) and in an evening with Avishai Cohen & Bram De Looze (March 13th).
  • Discover our other headlinersImmanuel Wilkins (THU 17.03), NΔBOU & Lakecia Benjamin (FRI 18.03) and LUCA Bigband ft. Hermine Deurloo and Rebirth::Collective ft. Tutu Puoane (SAT 19.03):


Semi-final B-Jazz + Late Night Jam (FRI 11.03): Four young Belgian jazz bands battle it out for a place in the final of the B-Jazz International Contest. The four sets are followed by a jam session. More info coming soon.

LUCA Themacombo's

Together with their teachers, the students of the LUCA jazz program are once again developing a repertoire around a specific theme or icon from jazz history. In these free lunch and after-work sessions, you will receive a tribute to Fred Hersch, John Scofield and John Coltrane.