The American group, The Marcus King Band has a concert on the Rock Werchter cancelled. Their place is filled up by the 17-year-old IBE, the winner of ‘The Voice van Vlaanderen’. That makes the organization of the festival, Monday known.
The Marcus King Band, on Saturday, June 29 as the opener in KluB C would take office, to come to Rock Werchter. The American band has to need a rest after very intense months’. The planned European concerts will be cancelled.
The Americans get an eye-catching substitute: the 17-year-old Ibe. He won last month, ‘The Voice of Flanders’ and released last Friday on only his debut single, ‘Table of fools’. The Klub C-tent at Rock Werchter on Saturday June 29, so opened by a very young debutant.
In addition, it is the first time that a winner of one of the most popular singing contests on the commercial tv channels in the Rock Werchter poster. ‘Who is good and who can, we would like a place at Rock Werchter, or that talent now from The Voice, The New Generation, or something else comes up’, sounds at the festival organiser. ‘Ibe had, by the way, for The Voice also has to give notice.’
This was shown after the finale of The Voice: Ibe Wuyts signed soon a contract with labelgigant Universal, and his bookings are conducted via Live Nation, which also Rock Werchter is organizing.
Still not sold out
Rock Werchter 2019 will take place from Thursday 27 June until Sunday 30 June in the Festivalpark in Werchter. According to the organization, is this year there is significantly more demand for day tickets. The past few weeks is the number of day tickets systematically increased to 27.000 per day. The number of slot is reduced proportionally to 61.000. The capacity of 88.000 visitors per day continues to be respected.
The day tickets for Saturday 29 June are now all sold. For the other festival days are still tickets available. There are also very easy to manage to purchase.