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2 hours ago, BenG92 said:

For real, it's crazy to think that bands like Nothing But Thieves are on at 2pm, Turnstile at 3pm, Sam Fender at 7pm who will probably headline Leeds next year. 

It’s Belgium, not The UK. Nothing But Thieves is a small band here, playing small clubs. And Turnstile isn’t too big anywhere is it? 

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15 hours ago, lighthouse said:

And Turnstile isn’t too big anywhere is it? 

Turnstile played Jimmy Kimmel, they're the biggest name in hardcore punk right now - which is still a niche genre, sure, but a 3pm slot is wild. Primavera bumped them up not long ago. There's a hell of a lot of good music on the bill this year that people might miss by not looking around

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Full encore line-up is there. I really think it's pretty weak (weaker day than the 4 days of RW, TW Classic and Boutique imo), don't see how they could possibly sell it out but I might be wrong. 

I really think that adding these names in the RW lineup instead of a separate day, or make them Wednesday just before the festival for an additional fee (smaller for RW 4 Day ticket holders e.g.) would have been perfect, but unless the tickets for that event are quite cheap (< 80 ?), I think this isn't the best move by RW.

Also hate seeing Foals on this lineup with a small 1 hour show instead of doing an arena show but well that's life.

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On 4/8/2022 at 5:47 PM, VCF said:

Already seeing London Grammar as they're opening for Coldplay so hoping for a great undercard.

Given the rumors I've checked some women acts to see who'll be available on the 26th.

  • Caroline Polachek (no idea - playing Glastonbury on day TBA, no Belgian date)
  • Charli XCX (quite unlikely - playing Glastonbury on Friday, but also touring in Brussels one month before)
  • Clairo (ruled out - playing Glastonbury on Sunday)
  • Confidence Man (no idea - playing Glastonbury on Friday, never played in Belgium before, would be fun in the Barn)
  • Holly Humberstone (ruled out - playing Glastonbury on Sunday)
  • Jessie Ware (a possibility I would say - playing Glastonbury on day TBA, no Belgian date, played the festival before)
  • Little Simz (ruled out, playing in France on Sunday)
  • London Grammar (very likely, almost confirmed on Festileaks afaik)
  • Lorde (unlikely - rumored to play Glastonbury on Sunday, playing Friday could open the door though)
  • Selah Sue (a possibility I would say - Belgian act, back with a new album, free on Sunday, only one Brussels date in April and not sure her Pukkelpop date would rule her out here)
  • Sigrid (no idea - playing Glastonbury on day TBA, but playing Pukkelpop)
  • Wolf Alice (ruled out - touring with Harry Styles on Sunday)

None of them then, ouch (a few were unlikely though).

That line-up is... not good. Kid Laroi playing twice (and as a sub here) in a few days too.

Main :

16.15 - 17.15 Zwangere Guy

17.50 - 18.50 Intergalactic Lovers

19.30 - 20.30 Foals

21.30 - 22.30 The Kid LAROI

23.30 - 01:00 Florence + the Machine

Barn

16:00 - 16:40 AG Club

17:15 - 18:00 Sylvie Kreusch

18.35 - 19.35 Sky Ferreira 

20:30 - 21:30 Mitski

22:30 - 23:30 The Specials

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6 hours ago, Newjem said:

I wonder who are they aiming at with this line-up?

I really don't think people, who listen to Florence and Foals, enjoy Kid LAROI...

It seems a bit like they’ve just booked a load of acts who are around as a late attempt to shift tickets for another event. As you say, the lineup isn’t very coherent, especially when you add in The Specials as the other big act.

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2 hours ago, Festilitis said:

This must be the weakest line up of all summer

Lollapalooza Berlin, Benicassim and FM4 Frequency Festival would have a word with you.

 

This one has at least some decent names (Mitski, The Specials) and a fine headliner. Still weird Florence is the only one getting more than one hour playtime on the entire lineup though. This festival feels a little unnecessary. 

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4 hours ago, misterplow said:

Lollapalooza Berlin, Benicassim and FM4 Frequency Festival would have a word with you.

 

This one has at least some decent names (Mitski, The Specials) and a fine headliner. Still weird Florence is the only one getting more than one hour playtime on the entire lineup though. This festival feels a little unnecessary. 

Holy shit what happened to Lollapalooza Berlin, did they lost 90% of their budget and sanity?

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6 hours ago, Aech said:

Holy shit what happened to Lollapalooza Berlin, did they lost 90% of their budget and sanity?

I didn't know they'd made a bill announcement tbh. Having just seen it... yeah that is pretty poor.

Didn't they have RATM and Miley Cyrus on their original 2020 bill? Cos this is a downgrade. And it's not even like Germany has that strict travel restrictions for outside artists given Rock am Ring and Tempelhof Sounds have some large names in the book.

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18 hours ago, charlierc said:

Didn't they have RATM and Miley Cyrus on their original 2020 bill? Cos this is a downgrade. And it's not even like Germany has that strict travel restrictions for outside artists given Rock am Ring and Tempelhof Sounds have some large names in the book.

Surprising to see RATM still hasn't sold out their day at Rock En Seine. (But Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave, Stromae and Tame Impala didn't either.)

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1 hour ago, misterplow said:

Surprising to see RATM still hasn't sold out their day at Rock En Seine. (But Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave, Stromae and Tame Impala didn't either.)

I did spot AM day hasn't sold out. Which has got me possibly interested in a day trip to Paris, given I don't rate my chances of getting a Twickets spare (or at least extra day passes being put on sale) for their day at Reading.

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45 minutes ago, charlierc said:

I did spot AM day hasn't sold out. Which has got me possibly interested in a day trip to Paris, given I don't rate my chances of getting a Twickets spare (or at least extra day passes being put on sale) for their day at Reading.

All the reading ticket resale is on ticketmaster, it was well easy to get days and weekends leading up to it last year.

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3 hours ago, Aech said:

All the reading ticket resale is on ticketmaster, it was well easy to get days and weekends leading up to it last year.

Was not aware of that. Thanks for the heads up.

I'll have to set up an alert or something to keep tabs closer to the time.

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@Ken19Sorry if I'm insisting a bit but do you know whether Arcade Fire have EU dates planned around that London date on April 29? Or only UK?

We should know very soon, but I'm eager to see them again in the near future...

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Kendrick's new album drops next month. Feels like a good lock for '23 since he was supposed to be here for this one. 

If we're gonna have a not-very-rocky day at least let it be him.

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On 4/19/2022 at 9:10 AM, Daniel Ferreira said:

Do you have to take the collector ticket to the festival?

I'm gonna say...Yes? I decided I'd get one for the first time since I started going but I'd assume as much seeing its got the barcode 🤷‍♂️

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