Linkin Park to headline Rock Werchter

topping the bill on the opening night

By Scott Williams | Published: Thu 24th Feb 2011

Rock Werchter 2011 - Linkin Park
Photo credit: Luke Seagrave

Rock Werchter 2011

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

Linkin Park have been confirmed as the latest headliners to be announced for Belgium's Rock Werchter.

Linkin Park
Linkin Park return to Belgium for the first time in over a decade when they headline the opening night on Thursday at Rock Werchter. The last concert the Californian band gave in Belgium was on 20 March 2001 at Brielpoort in Deinze. This will be their only show in the Benelux.

They join the previously announced Kings of Leon, The Chemical Brothers, Coldplay, and Iron Maiden. The latest acts to be announced are Underworld, Magnetic Man, Hurts, Fleet Foxes, Bright Eyes, Triggerfinger, Noisettes, Mona and Lissie, joining Grinderman, Kasabian, Beady Eye, Eels, Aloe Blacc, Warpaint, and Goose joining Kaiser Chiefs, The National, White Lies, Social Distortion All Time Low, Arctic Monkeys, Portishead, P J Harvey, Elbow, The Gaslight Anthem, Robyn, and Two Door Cinema Club. For the line-up details, as available please click here.

Belgium's biggest rock festival takes place in the small village of Werchter in Rotselaar, Belgium, from Thursday 30th June to Sunday 3rd July 2010.

Tickets for Rock Werchter are 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

To buy tickets, click here.

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.

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