Rock Werchter 2011

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Thursday 30th June to Sunday 3rd July 2011
Werchter, Rotselaar, Belgium, Belgium
4-day combi festival ticket 195 euros (approx £165) - SOLD OUT
Last updated: Thu 30th Jun 2011

Belgium's biggest rock festival offering four days of varied international well known acts in a well organised commercial festival setting. Rock Werchter takes place in the small village of Werchter in Rotselaar, Belgium, and the dates for 2011 are confirmed as Thursday 30th June to Sunday 3rd July.

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The headliners are Linkin Park, Kings of Leon, The Chemical Brothers, Coldplay, and Iron Maiden. The latest acts to be announced are Arsenal, My Chemical Romance (replacing Noisettes), Ke$ha, The Pretty Reckless, The Subs, Grouplove, OFWGKTA, James Blake, The Hives, Anouk and Evaline.

They join Kaiser Chiefs, The National, White Lies, Social Distortion All Time Low, Arctic Monkeys, Portishead, P J Harvey, Elbow, The Gaslight Anthem, Robyn, Two Door Cinema Club, The Black Eyed Peas, Underworld, Magnetic Man, Queens of the Stone Age, Digitalism, Bruno Mars, Tame Impala, The Vaccines, Brandon Flowers, Selah Sue, Ozark Henry, Seasick Steve, Chase & Status, Jimmy Eat World, Jenny And Johnny, A-Trak, TV On The Radio, I Blame Coco, Rival Sons, Everything Everything, Hurts, Fleet Foxes, Bright Eyes, Triggerfinger, Noisettes, Mona and Lissie, joining Grinderman, Kasabian, Beady Eye, Eels, Aloe Blacc, Warpaint, and Goose. For the line-up details, as available please click here.


Tickets have sold out. Tickets were priced as follows:
4-day combi festival ticket (June 30 > July 3) 195 Euros
One-day festival ticket Thursday June 30 76 Euros
One-day festival ticket Friday July 1 76 Euros - SOLD OUT
One-day festival ticket Saturday July 2 76 Euros - SOLD OUT
One-day festival ticket Sunday July 3 76 Euros
Campsite ticket regular 18 Euros
Campsite ticket xl (early entry) 25 Euros

Campsite changes

This year Rock Werchter will open three campsites for Festival goers on the Wednesday, to cut down on congestion in Werchter and minimize inconvenience for the locals. The festival organisers will not be putting on entertainment on Wednesday evening, but the campsites will have food and drinks available.

There are two types of campsite tickets are available: the regular campsite ticket and the campsite xl ticket.

A regular campsite ticket costs 18 Euros (service cost not included) in advance. This campsite ticket is valid as from Thursday morning June 30 until Monday July 4th at noon. The regular campsite ticket is valid for use at the campsite of one's choice.

The Campsite xl ticket enables festival attendees to stay at campsites A2, A3 and A4 in the Haacht zone as from Wednesday June 29 at 4 PM. The ticket remains valid until Monday July 4 at noon. Please do keep in mind that only these 3 campsites will open on Wednesday, so the availability of campsite tickets xl tickets is limited. Campsite xl tickets are priced at 25 Euros in advance.

On site

The line-up is usually well worth the trek, and the campsites are clean if a little noisy (a good festival really then). Like nearby festival Pukkelpop standard local bus and train travel are free with your festival ticket. Food and drinks are bought using a ticket system. The camping areas are around a ten minute walk away from the festival site, but they have clean showers for around two euros. For those who like to take in the sites Leaven has many beautful historic buildings and is home to the Stella Artois Brewery.

Litter collection

There are two stages and the area is pretty clean, as the organisers have an incentive to litter picking. 20 used cups gets you a small (the only size they do) cup of beer or water. There is no drinking water available from the taps so it is best to take some along.


A total of thirteen campsites are available at various points along the road to the arena entrance, which has been closed to vehicles. Most of the first ones are full by Thursday afternoon. The campsites will be open from Thursday 1st July until Monday 5th July in the afternoon.


In Belgium, it is strictly prohibited to sell alcohol to minors under 16. So the festival is not serving any beer to kids under 16. Festival-goers are encouraged to carry some ID. If a staff member at the bar has some doubts about the age of someone who wants to get a beer, he or she can ask this person to produce some proof of age.

More information

For detailed information about various aspects of the festival see the Rock Werchter Information (includes detailed info on camping, travel, children, food & drink, and more).

More information will be here when available.

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