Pukkelpop wakes up after a party with performances by, among others, The Youth Of Today and Coely. More than 40,000 visitors have found yesterday the road to Kiewit. Today begins the festival officially with performances of Rag’n’Bone Man, Dua Lipa, The War On Drugs and Arcade Fire.
The Pukkelpop organisation was prepared on the mass of festival-goers. “Wednesday night is traditionally a busy evening with a very enthusiastic and exuberant atmosphere. That was yesterday, not else”, leave the organization in a press release know. “The festival site is permanently monitored by different order, and emergency services on the spot. There is a control tower where all camera images are continuously being followed up.”
Last night there were moments when the audience, at the same time to the same stage moved. So it was very busy in the Dance Hall, during the concert of The Youth Of Today, but the safety of the festival goers came at no time in danger. “We did not have more interventions than otherwise, there was never any question of an alarm level”, says Gunther Greens, dienstleider of The Flemish Cross.
The doors of Pukkelpop went today at 11 am open. The organization expects about 66,000 visitors, although there are still tickets for Thursday for sale. Under more Rag’n’Bone Man, Dua Lipa, The War On Drugs and the Arcade Fire play on the main stage, which is 12.15 all by Circa Waves was opened.
Yesterday afternoon came to the festival-goers are already on the site of Pukkelpop. To 19 hours trampled Daniël Busser in the Dance Hall, and dirk. in the Castello the festival. Festival-goers with a combi or a donderdagticket could enjoy performances of, among others, Pregnant Guy, Angèle, The Youth Of Today, Warhaus and Coely.