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Pukkelpop Festival 2016: First names and start of ticket sales

LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers and 87 more artists join Rihanna and Big Sean at the Belgian festival. Ticket sales start at 1 pm on Wednesday 23rd March.
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Pukkelpop will take place from Wednesday 17th August to Saturday 20th 2016 at Hasselt-Kiewit in Belgium. After the announcement of Rihanna and Big Sean, the organizers added 89 artists in the lineup.

Welcome back, LCD Soundsystem!
Several years ago, the band around James Murphy pulled the plug only to plug in again this year, all fired up and champing at the bit.
LCD Soundsystem has added Pukkelpop to a very short list of summer festival shows that also includes Coachella, Bonnaroo and Primavera Sound.
The Chemical Brothers are a household name in Kiewit. The brothers gonna work it out on Friday 19th august. Closing the festival has become a matter of national honour in recent years. This edition’s lucky black-yellow-red birds are called Oscar And The Wolf. Pukkelpop will be their only appearance on Belgian soil this year.

So what else is up?

Chase & Status live, Die Antwoord, Eagles of Death Metal, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Martin Solveig.
Also Bloc Party, Chvrches, Jamie Lidell, M83, The Lumineers, Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley and grande dame Roisin Murphy.

Dancing till your body tingles all over to Nina Kraviz, Pendulum DJ Set & Verse, Cassius, Dillon Francis, Tale of Us, Seth Troxler, Sub Focus & MC ID, Noisia, Hannah Wants, Loco Dice, Camo & Krooked DJ Set, Craig David’s TS5, Jess Glynne, Zeds Dead, Hazard, Mura Masa, Riton and up-and-coming stars
Dua Lipa and Halsey

Raise your fist to Biffy Clyro, Wolfmother, Mastodon, Opeth, Sleeping With Sirens, Refused, At the Gates, Graveyard, Stick to Your Guns, Clutch, Comeback Kid, Our Last Night, Wakrat, Deez Nuts, State Champs, The Front Bottoms, Beach Slang, Mutoid Man, Defeater and DEAD!.

Hip hop heaven with Travis Scott, Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers and Mick Jenkins.

The Kills, Warpaint, Crystal Castles, The Tallest Man On Earth, The Neighbourhood, Lukas Graham, Half Moon Run, Minor Victories, Gavin James, Sleaford Mods, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
and a spoken word performance by Henry Rollins.

But let’s not forget Âme, AUDION live, Bob Moses, Fatima Yamaha, Alex Vargas, BOY, Circa Waves, Caspian, Clap! Clap!, Romare, Keys N Krates, HVOB, Lone live, Sunset Sons, Job Jobse, George Fitzgerald, Blues Pills and Annix.

Pukkelpop Festival 2016 First names

More names to follow shortly.


Ticket sales start at 1 pm on Wednesday 23rd March through www.pukkelpop.be and www.proximusgoformusic.be.
To avoid ticket fraud, the organisers urge the fans to only buy Pukkelpop tickets on these websites.

A day ticket is €99 all in (public transport NMBS (train) & De Lijn (bus), 2 days camping at Camping Relax, including €5.5 service costs and €1.5 mobility contribution).
A combi ticket is €199 all in (public transport NMBS (train) &
De Lijn (bus), 4 days camping, including €5.5 service costs and
€1.5 mobility contribution).
20 food and drink vouchers cost €50 in presale. The vouchers are available on www.pukkelpop.be until Sunday 31st July inclusive. 5 food & drink vouchers are €15 at the festival.

Pukkelpop is more than just the festival of musical discovery. Music aside, Pukkelpop always goes out of its way to enthrall and surprise visitors with first-rate, playful fringe events. Petit Bazar, Baraque Futur, Food Wood, Salon Fou and the Secret Rooms will all be returning this year.


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