1 August 2016

Saturday tickets to Pukkelpop almost sold out too!

Please note there are only 1,000 tickets left for Saturday, so be sure to order your ticket(s) at the earliest opportunity. Read more

1 August 2016

Everybody appy?

The Pukkelpop App has arrived! Check the line-up, floor plan, practical info and the latest updates in no time. Mad About Mountains and Pepe were added to the Thursday line-up. As a result, Woodie Smalls’ set has been rescheduled from Thursday to Friday. We’ve also got a spot of bad news: Circa Waves are forced to cancel their show at Pukkelpop due to recording commitments. Read more

28 July 2016

Order your free e-train ticket for Pukkelpop

Travelling by train to Pukkelpop? Good thinking! And you can get there for free thanks to Pukkelpop and NMBS/SNCB. Go to thetrain.be/pukkelpop and download your free e-train ticket. Don't forget because your festival ticket is not valid as an NMBS/SNCB ticket! Read more

28 July 2016


Pukkelpop is not only the ultimate festival in terms of musical discoveries; for many years, our fringe events have also been extremely popular. As usual we’ve invested heavily in a number of experience sites where festivalgoers can catch their breath. Or the opposite – it just depends. Read more

27 July 2016


Halfway through the summer holidays and with Pukkelpop on the horizon we are delighted to confirm the long-awaited day splits. Every year we really put the patience of diligent festivalgoers to the test but with both the day and stage splits now available, you can finally start planning your festival weekend. 250 artists on 10 stages – check out our time schedule to see how all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Read more

25 July 2016


The final 1,000 Thursday tickets have also found an enthusiastic new owner; only Friday and Saturday tickets are now available. If you’re planning to live it up for 4 straight days it’s best to buy those combi tickets at the earliest opportunity. Read more

18 July 2016

Thursday tickets to Pukkelpop almost sold out. The Avalanches forced to cancel.

Please note there are only 1,000 tickets left for Thursday so be sure to order your ticket(s) at the earliest opportunity. Combi tickets are also in hot demand. The Avalanches will not be performing at Pukkelpop this year due to Tony Di Blasi’s health problems. They are cancelling shows at a number of European festivals including Pukkelpop. Read more

18 July 2016

Mobility plans Pukkelpop redefined

This year part of the Kempische Steenweg will be closed to all traffic next to the festival grounds. So Camping Chill and the festival will no longer be disturbed by a busy regional road. This traffic measure has been taken to ensure the safety of all festival-goers, passers-by, residents and employees. Read more

8 July 2016

Christmas comes early this year! Welcome back Radio Topkaas!

Petit Bazar, the craziest corner of the Pukkelpop meadow, will be fully dedicated to Christmas this year. A perfect setting for Radio Topkaas, who have a warm heart for coziness, affection and sexy dances like jingle bells. Prepare yourself for Mariah Carey, Wham! and other Bing Crosby's… This will go down in history as the most crazy Christmas party ever! Ho ho ho… Read more

30 June 2016

The Last Shadow Puppets and Bring Me The Horizon at Pukkelpop 2016!

Totally delighted to announce that The Last Shadow Puppets and Bring Me The Horizon will play at Pukkelpop 2016. On Thursday, August 18th, you can admire Miles Kane and Alex Turner on our Main Stage. Bring Me The Horizon is going to shake the meadow on Saturday. It's already the third time that Oli Sykes and his crew visit Hasselt and they're bringing their most accessible album to date. Read more

27 June 2016

New on our campsites: Food Islands

At this year’s Pukkelpop festival, festivalgoers who like to heat up their own cooking on the campsite will be able to make use of one of the brand-new food islands. In consultation with Hasselt town council and with the fire brigade, it has been decided not to allow any more gas appliances or cooking equipment, and the festival organisers have therefore been looking for other solutions. Read more

24 June 2016


Share your story on our Facebook page and you’ll get the chance to win an all-in Festipi experience. We’re talking about staying at Camping Relax+ with private parking, shuttle service, free bikes, etc. Read more

22 June 2016


A decent warm-up is absolutely essential. Especially in that sport called Pukkelpop! The festival kicks off on Wednesday 17th August with the best party DJs in the Boiler Room and several top Belgian bands in the Castello. Thursday or combi ticket holders can switch to full-on PKP party mode as of 6 pm on Wednesday. Party vibes are guaranteed! Read more

17 June 2016


Have you been eagerly waiting to discover the stage line-up? Then we’ve got good news for you, since it’s now known! Your favourite meadow in Kiewit, which is now even bigger, will host 10 different music stages plus experience sites. If you’d like to spend the night at Camping Chill, the camping ground across the festival site, please don’t wait much longer to buy your combi ticket. Our old camping A is already almost fully booked! Read more

8 June 2016


Today a new Pukkelpop project was presented at the Hasselt Hotel School: located at the Baraque Futur site, Cookpit is a pop-up restaurant where all dishes will be prepared and served by pupils from the Hasselt Hotel School. Excellent news for all you gourmands who love festivals but are not looking forward to a junk food diet. At Pukkelpop you can not only buy healthy and tasty dishes from one of 25 food trucks in Food Wood, this year the organisers are also introducing the Cookpit. Read more

6 June 2016

36 Belgian bands added to festival bill ! The Avalanches, Russ and DMA's are coming to Pukkelpop as well !

19 Belgian bands already starred on the festival bill, including Oscar And The Wolf, Soulwax and The Subs. Now get ready for more musical suprises as we're adding another 36 tricolore names. And after 16 years, the legendary Australians of The Avalanches are returning with new music and a live show. Where else would you expect to see them except at Pukkelpop? Read more

24 May 2016


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


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


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


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