24 May 2016

TWO NEW STAGES: LIFT AND BOOTH

With an abundance of new talent just waiting to be discovered, Pukkelpop has decided to add two new stages to give the stars of tomorrow (or the day after) every chance to show off their chops. Ever since its inception, one of the festival’s guiding principles has been to help launch new talent. Indeed, there’s so much new talent nowadays that the organisers have decided to introduce two new stages, viz. the Lift and the Booth. Both stages will accommodate up-and-coming artists and DJs whom the organisers t Read more

17 May 2016

NOFX, MIIKE SNOW, THE AVENER and GNASH coming to #PKP16

Festival season is near. You already can smell the sweet scent of summer. Today we're fanning the flames with a handful of new names. Wax your mohawk and squeeze into your skinny jeans: punk legends NOFX and Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg are ready to set Pukkelpop on fire. "I say if we're gonna do it, do it right": we heartily agree with this maxim of Anne-Marie. Let's dance like maniacs to her summer hit, but also save some energy for smashing sets by Miike Snow, Gnash and The Avener. Read more

29 April 2016

NEW NAMES ADDED TO THE LINE-UP: A.O. DJ SNAKE & GOOD CHARLOTTE

The sun is still in hibernation but our Pukkelpop line-up is really starting to heat up. Last year DJ Snake authored two of the biggest dance tracks: his own 'Turn Down for What' and Major Lazer's 'Lean on'. 2015 was also the year that he shook the Boiler Room to its very foundations. This time he’s armed with a new album and determined to top last year’s performance. Now here’s a blast from the past: American pop punk heroes Good Charlotte! Read more

21 April 2016

MAJOR SUMMER FESTIVALS WORKING ON COLLECTIVE SECURITY MEASURES AND GUIDELINES

The safety of our visitors, artists and their crew, festival staff and local residents has always been a top priority for Graspop Metal Meeting, Rock Werchter, TW Classic, Dour Festival, Tomorrowland and Pukkelpop. All these festivals consult with the authorities and emergency services on a regular basis. Every festival implements a solid security policy. Read more

8 April 2016

40 NEW NAMES + HALF OF COMBI TICKETS GONE

Ready for round two? After Rihanna, LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers, Oscar And The Wolf and dozens of other artists, we're ready to present a second list full of exciting names! The official ticket sale has started and half of the combi tickets are already gone. Read more

16 March 2016

LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers, Oscar and the Wolf and many more confirmed for PKP16 line-up!

Have we got news for you! The first batch of new names, the start of our ticket sales, our brand new camping formulas, but … first things first! Read more

12 March 2016

PUKKELPOP: NAMES, NAMES, NAMES!

We will announce our first batch of names at 11 am on Wednesday 16th March. Headliner Rihanna and Big Sean were added to our 2016 line-up some time ago. Read more

8 March 2016

Pukkelpop and Disco Naïveté present official showcase night at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

In light of last year’s resounding success, Pukkelpop and Belgian music blog Disco Naïveté have decided to team up again for the famous South by Southwest showcase festival in Austin, Texas. Read more

19 February 2016

First headliner announced! Rihanna at Pukkelpop 2016!

Fantastic news! This summer, Rihanna and special guest Big Sean are bringing the Anti World Tour to Pukkelpop. Rihanna will headline the PKP Main Stage on Thursday 18th August! Read more