Agenda: music, nightlife, culture, walking and cycling and food and drinks in Ostend

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Fri 28 Feb 2020

Since their first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988 the Australian Pink Floyd Show have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour’s 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by Rick Wright. TAPFS is the leading and biggest show of its kind in the world. Performing the music of Pink Floyd with note for note perfection, this critically acclaimed tribute show has been astonishing audiences worldwide. Striving to reproduce the Pink Floyd experience and bring the music to new audiences, the show continues to include a stunning light and laser show, video animations, state of the art high resolution LED screen technology and other special effects.

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Bal Rat Mort - 'Ensor - Bal Masqué'

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Sat 7 Mar 2020

Bal Rat Mort (Dead Rat Ball) is Belgium’s most renowned ball, with an exceptionally rich and interesting history, going back to the Paris of the Belle Epoque. The charity ball was first organised in Ostend in 1898. The ball moves with the times of course, and it’s been completely updated!

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The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Sat 14 Mar 2020

A show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the Cash family! This year prepare for a musical adventure with the biggest production to date.

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Carmina Burana

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Sun 15 Mar 2020

In honor of Carl Orff's 125th birthday, Prima Donna Events presents his beautiful composition "Carmina Burana" which literally means "songs from Beuern". Expect a grand staging with a live symphonic orchestra, choir, soloists and dance: a total of around 150 performers. They play Fortuna's hymn and the songs about love, gambling and alcohol in Kursaal Oostende on Sunday March 15 at 3:00 PM.

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Bryan Adams Tribute

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Fri 20 Mar 2020

Tribute concert

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The Three Degrees - 50th Anniversary Tour

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Sat 21 Mar 2020

With original members Helen Scott & Valerie Holiday and also featuring Freddie Pool The Three Degrees are an American female vocal group, formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows, they are known all around the world for songs like “When will I see you again”, “Dirty Ol’ Man”, “Take Good Care Of Yourself”.

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Aruan Ortiz Trio

Where:
KAAP | Vrijstaat O.
When:
Sun 22 Mar 2020

Aruán Ortiz (piano), Gerald Cleaver (drums), Brad Jones (double bass) With the Cuban-American pianist Aruán Ortiz, classical music, Caribbean influences and avant-garde rhythms flow together organically. That is precisely why Downbeat Magazine describes him as "one of the most versatile and exciting pianists of his generation". With his compositions, he develops a unique new style that is indebted to Afro-Cuban traditions and major jazz innovators such as Thelonious Monk.

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Kursaal Classics - A New World

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Sun 22 Mar 2020

Program 16:15 Introduction by Frank Pauwels 5:00 PM supporting acts: Conservatorium aan Zee work by students of composition, including Thomas Smetryns --- Daan Janssens (° 1983) Creation --- Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897–1957) Violin concerto, opus 35 --- Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) Symphony No. 9, opus 95 - "From the new world" Performer Flanders Symphony Orchestra Pierre Bleuse, musical director Liza Ferschtman, violin This concert is part of the Kursaal Classics concert series.

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Niklas Paschburg (de) + Mirek Coutigny

Where:
KAAP | Vrijstaat O.
When:
Thu 26 Mar 2020

The German composer NIKLAS PASCHBURG played an impressive set at Leffingeleuren last September and is now invited to come and present his second album at the Zeedijk in Ostend. That second album will be released on February 28 on 7K !, the neo-classical sub-label of the famous label! K7.Despite a classical background, MIREK COUTIGNY is looking for his own sound, alternating acoustic and electronic instruments. This results in a mix of soundscapes, neo-classical and post-rock. Musically there are similarities with, for example, Nils Frahm, Ólafur Arnalds and Boards of Canada.

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James Brandon Lewis Quartet

Where:
KAAP | Vrijstaat O.
When:
Sun 29 Mar 2020

The American sax phenomenon James Brandon Lewis grew up in the tradition of gospel and knows how to mix that influence with elements from postbop and hip hop. This leads to a sultry mix, with both an infectious and a spiritual groove. James Brandon Lewis comes to Ostend for an exclusive Belgian concert with his new quartet. James Brandon Lewis (saxophone), DD Jackson (piano), John Edwards (double bass), Mark Sanders (drums)

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