Pukkelpop will return from Thursday 15 until Saturday 17th August at Kempische Steenweg, in Belgium. This festival has been running since 1985 in Belgium, and after various location changes has settled on the site of Kempische Steenweg in Kiewit, Hasselt.
New additions are Chase & Status, Eels, Goose, Paul Kalkbrenner, Soulwax, Duck Sauce, Nero, DJ Fresh, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hurts, Kendrick Lamar, A-Trak, Bonobo, Noisia, Mr Oizo, Crystal Castles, Erol Alkan, Katy B, The Magician, HAIM, Johnny Marr, Mark Ronson (DJ set), Miles Kane, The Bronx, Bingo Players, Alkaline Trio, Crystal Fighters, Doctor P, Flosstradamus, Jamie xx, Andy Burrows, AlunaGeorge, Brand New, Glen Hansard, Mosca, Surfer Blood, Dillon Francis, Araabmuzik, Oneman, Klangkarussell, Phosphorescent, Bombino, Ms Mr, Mala In Cuba, RL Grime, Holy Other, Deap Vally, Kate Boy, Factory Floor, Animal-Music, Cerebral Ballzy, Dismantle, Jagwar Ma, Gorgon City, In The Valley Below, and Nina Nesbitt.
Eminem will headline Thursday, and leads a line-up that includes Nine Inch Nails, Fall Out Boy, Slayer, Deftones, Mac Miller, TNGHT, Baauer, Imagine Dragons, Solange, Parov Stelar, Villagers, Quicksand, Fucked Up, Danny Brown, Wilkinson, The Menzingers, Hawk Eyes, and Allah-Las.
Also confirmed for the festival held 40 miles east of Brussels are Friday headliners Neil Young & Crazy Horse, who top a line-up including The Prodigy, Boys Noize, Skunk Anansie, Fun., Local Natives, Girls in Hawaii, Polica, SBTRKT, Zeds Dead, Daughter, Mount Kimbie, Proxy, As I Lay Dying, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, TC (DJ Set), Maya Jane Coles, Frank Turner, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Architects, Matt Corby, Chvrches, We Came As Romans, Duke Dumont, The Toddla T Sound, xxyyxx, Chuck Ragan, Hazard, Skaters, Cloud Boat, and Lord Huron.
Closing the festival will be Sunday headliners The xx, joined by Franz Ferdinand, The Knife, Triggerfinger, Alabama Shakes, Bat For Lashes, Foals, Opeth, Midlake, Lamb of God, Julio Bashmore, Friction, Kodaline, Foreign Beggars, Ben Pearce, Cult of Luna, Redlight, Your Demise, While She Sleeps, Bosnian Rainbows, SOHN, Pokey LaFarge, and The Family Rain.
For the line-up details, and day splits, as available please click here.
Weekend tickets are priced at 165 euros, day tickets are available priced at 83 euros. To buy tickets, click here.
The campsite is open from 12 noon on the Wednesday, and needs to be cleared by 11am on the Sunday. A main road separates the arena and the campsite, so take extra care when crossing, especially after a good days slog at the bar!
For detailed information about various aspects of the festival see the Pukkelpop Information (includes detailed info on camping, travel, children, food & drink, and more).
More information will be here when available.
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