About two months before the festival starts, Pukkelpop will release 30 new names of artists who will be performing there on Thursday. They accompany Arctic Monkeys, Tame Impala, George Ezra and Oscar and The Wolf, among others, on the poster of the four-day music festival in Kiewit.
On Thursday August 18, the traditional home day for campers, festival-goers can enjoy four new names: Hindu Radio DJs, The Sore Losers, Willy Organ XL and Lander & Adriaan. They share the poster with, among others, Coely, Eva De Roo & Double D, Froukje, Stikstof and Because Het Kan Soundsystem with Average Rob.
On Friday 19 August, the bill will be completed by Nothing But Thieves, the metalcore of While She Sleeps and Fleddy Melculy, the techno beats of Klaps and Anfisa Letyago and OGENN, Eurosongfestival participant S10 and her compatriot Pitou and all-rounder DJ St. Paul. They will share the stages that day with Slipknot, Tamino, Merol, James Blake and Cypress Hill, among others.
On Saturday 20 August, the previously announced artists, including Tame Impala, Charlotte De Witte, Limp Bizkit, GAYLE and Sean Paul, will be joined by Mooneye, Al-Qasar, the rock bands De Staat, Kill Birds and killthelogo and DJ sets from séa. and Eppo Janssen & Friends.
The festival closes on Sunday 21 August with new names such as the Brussels jazz band REACH!, the loud guitars of HEISA and Ialma – the black metal project of Joan Roan from Arsenal –, DJ sets by Naethan, Slow Crush, Biesmans and Axel Haube, pop music by Milo Meskens and Studio Brussel faces Stijn Van De Voorde and Thibault Christiaensen. They can run into Arctic Monkeys, Bring Me The Horizon, Glass Animals, Oscar & the Wolf and Sigrid in the backstage. The evening ends like other years with the traditional fireworks show.