19 new names for the Pukkelpop Thursday

The Boiler Party on the eve of Pukkelpop: a magical moment, first school trip excitement, the adrenaline of a forbidden date and the superlative of fun.

Expectations are high with such an introduction, which is why our Pukkelpop edition 2023 will be kicked off appropriately on Thursday 17 August by the timeless rock tandem of Black Box Revelation; the tasty grrrrrooves of blackwave.; metal from Mechelen by PSYCHONAUT; Sophie Straat, committed to songs of love and life; the heartbreak of Portland snared in beautiful harmonies and I Want To Dance Again, the prestigious dance project of The Subs with an array of musical guests. More info to follow.

Also, Andromedik, Ax Emblem, DC Noises, Freq444, Gomorris, Hyalyte, Keyser, Kwijt Trek System, Omdat Het Kan & Average Rob, She The DJ, Flo Windey ft. Skyve, The Boilerboys and Wannes Lenaerts.

Friday or combi ticket holders can join this party in the festival arena on Thursday 17 August from 6 pm onwards. Doors on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am as usual.