Pukkelpop made this week a first batch of names known. Noteworthy: the American rock band The National may not one, but two times the Marquee tent exit.
The festivalkoorts begins to rage: Pukkelpop reveals gradually his poster for this summer. With Prophets of Rage takes a band full of legends to the province of Limburg: Tom Morello of Rage against the machine, Chuck D of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill are together on stage.
But more striking is the announcement of the American rock band The National. That may be either on Friday 16 August and Sunday 18 August the lights in the Marquee tent. This reiterates the band a trick of dEUS: in 2009, the group played around Tom Barman also two times in the Marquee. According to the Pukkelpop organisation would be The National two different sets of play on the occasion of his twentieth anniversary, but what that exactly means has not yet been released.
On Monday launched the festival all the Australian psych-rock band Tame Impala as headliner on Saturday, August 17. They would be in Kiewit their new album to come and present. In the course of the week there were also Royal Blood (Saturday 17 August), Twenty One Pilots and Billie Eilish (both Sunday, August 18) is added.
Pukkelpop takes place this year from 15 to 18 August. This takes the festival for the first time until Sunday. The ticket sales start on Monday 25 February. Day tickets cost 100 euros, combi tickets are for 205 euro.