The collaboration between spring and Pukkelpop translates into 27 new names including -once again- Aitch, Fatima Yamaha, Len Faki and Brihang. Yep, a musical heatwave is becoming all but inevitable this summer.
Scheduling issues? What scheduling issues? Aitch, the popular British rapper moves from Saturday to Friday, reclaiming his rightful place in Pukkelpop's lineup. Also on Friday: electronic music producer Fatima Yamaha whose music is characterized by a combination of house, techno and nostalgic synth sounds and Len Faki, widely appreciated for his energetic and dynamic DJ sets and one of the most influential personalities in today's techno scene.
On Friday, Pukkelpop is also premiering 'MEMORO' by Joyhauser (live) - an impressive audio-visual show that will further enhance their new album 'In Memoro', release June 30. Also, Antwerp-based dj Asian Sal; Brussels based, Limburg raised dj Ava Eva; sun-drenched, dreamy alt-pop by Royel Otis; for the fans of Urban Dance Squad: Rudeboy plays URBAN DANCE SQUAD feat. DJ DNA and Timmerman b2b Sara Dziri.
On Saturday the dark wave and techno of Aroh; BAVR the DJ/producer from Antwerp; Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations, a musical project by talented musician and producer Dave Okumu; the female DJ collective Girls Don't Sync; the razor-sharp alternative punk and disturbing lullabies of Peuk; Prince S. en De Geit, an outlandish fairy tale in a mix of rap, electro, rock and pop; Bambii, the Canadian DJ and producer most famous for her eclectic music style; a high energy set with challenging rhythms and compelling beats from Mankiyan; DnB bomb USED; punk rockers The Priceduifkes; Waltur b2b Lolita and the punk-Americana indie rock of Wunderhorse.
On Sunday you can catch Brihang, rapper and poet, exclusively at Pukkelpop; also the mixed media collective Crack Cloud; the Belgian Americana of Emmy d'Arc; king of parties Kafim; emperor of the dance floor Lefto Early Bird and Mab'ish, a cross-disciplinary music artist.
Check out the lineup so far over here. You'll find Billie Eilish, Yungblud, Years & Years, Angèle, Anne-Marie, Limp Bizkit, The Killers, Florence + The Machine and dozens of other artists.
Next Wednesday we will announce the schedule for Thursday, August 17.
And in the run-up to the festival, there is the Pukkelpop expo. From Friday May 5, 2023 to Sunday January 7, 2024 you can visit 'PKP Lined Up' at the Hasselt Limburg Library. An overview of over 35 years of Pukkelpop with unique visual material, posters, tickets, merchandise, wristbands, anecdotes and even a Secret Room. In short, everything that makes PKP Pukkelpop is covered. From new wave in 1985 to Gen Z in 2023. PKP Lined Up, every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except Sundays) at Hasselt Limburg Library (Dusart). The entrance is free.