De Bijloke is based in a medieval monument within walking distance of the historic centre of Ghent. Today, it is a vivid concert venue, welcoming Belgian and international artists. It presents more than 140 concerts per year, ranging from early music over the western classical and romantic canon to contemporary music, jazz, and multimedia productions.
De Bijloke houses three halls and a historical library. The main concert hall's capacity is 968 seats, the polyvalent Kraakhuis seats 238 and the historical auditorium 80. The library has a seating capacity of 100.