Wednesday, the 33rd edition of Pukkelpop in Kiewit to start. Festival-goers with a combi or a donderdagticket are Wednesday from 18 pm all welcome on the festival grounds. The music festival is not yet sold out, but Thursday and Saturday are currently the latest tickets out the door.
From woensdagvoormiddag be the festival-goers allowed on the campsites of Pukkelpop. From 18 hours to crack the first party on the festival grounds all los with performances from, among others, a Pregnant Guy, Diablo Blvd, The Youth Of Today, Warhaus and Coely. Thursday, the official start of the festival. Under more Rag’n’Bone Man, Dua Lipa, The War On Drugs and Arcade Fire make their appearance on the main stage.
The Main Stage will also look slightly different, while some tents from place to place are changed. In addition, there is a wooden promenade of 528 metres throughout the whole festival. “We have to change a few things, because Pukkelpop want to always refresh,” says festival organiser Chokri Mahassine. “We want to be as everything is float smoothly, so that there is, for example, not too long to fill.”
For the 33rd edition of Pukkelpop are still tickets available, but for Thursday and Saturday are still only a few hundred tickets available. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, expect the Pukkelpop organization, each about 66,000 visitors. On Wednesday is the emergence of what is lower, according to the organization, also for a considerable number of visitors.
The Kempische Steenweg in consultation with the city closed for traffic, which should make for a smoother flow on the festival. From this year, visitors should have their bracelet on one side of Kempische Steenweg pick up, after which they are during the festival on the other side.
After the continued heat of summer and the rains of the last days hopes the Pukkelpop organization, on good weather. “The weather gods are us for the next few days well-tuned. That is also for the safety and thumbs, so we have to”, said the Hasselt mayor Nadja Vananroye (CD&V).