Pukkelpop Festival

Pukkelpop Festival BelgiumPukkelpop Festival takes place at Hasselt-Kiewit, Belgium

Pukkelpop Festival 2012 dates – 16th to 18th August

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PUKKELPOP FESTIVAL 2012 – LINE UP
THURSDAY 16TH AUGUST

Björk
Bloc Party, Mark Lanegan Band, Feist, The Gaslight Anthem, Nero dj set, Laurent Garnier LBS Hot Chip, Modestep, Flux Pavilion, Borgore, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Modeselektor, Dada Life, Flying Lotus, tUnE-yArDs, The Horrors, Dirtyphonics, High Contrast feat. Jessy Allen & Dynamite MC, Frank Ocean, The Big Pink, Ghostpoet, Dorian Concept, Bleed From Within, KOAN Sound, Alt-J, No Ceremony///, SCNTST, The Zombie Kids, Stay+, Bush, Apocalyptica, Netsky Live, Social Distortion, Tinie Tempah, Example, Labrinth, Bowerbirds, Mumbai Science, Django Django, Touché Amoré, Of Monsters and Men, Lianne La Havas, Chiddy Bang, The Jezabels, The Computers, Sub Focus, Santigold

FRIDAY 17TH AUGUST

The Stone Roses
The Afghan Whigs, Digitalism, Eagles of Death Metal, Two Door Cinema Club, Good Riddance, Crookers, Mark Ronson dj set Carl Craig presents 69 live, Camo & Krooked, Doctor P, The Tallest Man On Earth, SebastiAn Live, Fink , Joy Orbison, Every Time I Die, Len Faki, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, letlive., Pangaea, Pearson Sound, Ben UFO, Brodinski, Dog Is Dead, Deaf Havana, Doorly, Breton, Friends, Lykke Li, Chase & Status DJ set and Rage, Grandaddy, Knife Party, Band of Skulls, Jamie Woon, Andy C & MC GQ, Goose, Jakwob Live, Apparat Band, Yashin, Willy Moon, Com Truise, Keane, Maxïmo Park, Blood Red Shoes, Kap Bambino, Bassnectar, Skindred, Willis Earl Beal, Oberhofer, Pollyn, Vondelpark, Baroness

SATURDAY 18TH AUGUST

Foo Fighters
The Black Keys, Wilco, Magnetic Man, Buraka Som Sistema, All Time Low, Tiga, Miike Snow, Enter Shikari, OFWGKTA, Jacques Lu Cont, Benga Live, Ms. Dynamite, The Jim Jones Revue, Graveyard, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Hudson Mohawke, Trash Talk, Loadstar Live, Blawan, Troumaca, Devil Sold His Soul, Gemini, Jessie Ware,The Hives, A-Trak, Major Lazer, Diplo, The Cribs, Gesaffelstein (live), Ghost, Feed Me, Bob Mould performs ‘Copper Blue’, The Antlers, C2C, Pulled Apart By Horses, Daughter, Jamie N Commons, Ceremony, Howler, Dizzee Rascal, Dry The River, P Money, Refused, The Shins, Billy Talent, Dillon Francis, Light Asylum, Lower Dens

Belgian Bands:
Zornik, Steak Number Eight, Wallace Vanborn, Drive Like Maria, Diablo Blvd, Isbells, Amatorski, The Me In You, Mad About Mountains, Flying Horseman, Vive La Fête, De Mens, Gorki, SX, Bed Rugs, Marco Z, Great Mountain Fire, Geppetto & The Whales, Customs, Fence, Creature With The Atom Brain, Merdan Taplak, Kiss The Anus Of A Black Cat, Reiziger, COEM,  Raving George, Ego Troopers a.o, Sound Of Stereo

The History of Pukkelpop Festival
Pukkelpop is an annual music festival which currently takes place in Kiewit, Belgium, located near the city of Hasselt. It is one of the largest music festivals in the country, with an attendance of approximately 180,000 in 2009.

The festival began in 1985 and has expanded steadily over the course of its inception. Originally a one-day event, the festival has since grown to three days and features over 200 acts. It was founded and still organized by the Humanistic Youth of Leopoldsburg, which is led by politician Chokri Mahassine.

Pukkelpop Festival 2006 – Line Up
Beck, Daft Punk, Keane, Massive Attack, Placebo, Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys, Belle and Sebastian, Dave Clarke, DJ Shadow, Fear Factory, HIM, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Millencolin, Ministry, My Morning Jacket, Pennywise, Scissor Sisters, Sick of it All, Snow Patrol, The Magic Numbers, The Raconteurs, The Twilight Singers feat. Greg Dulli & Mark Lanegan, Tiga (DJ), Turbonegro, Urban Dance Squad, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Zita Swoon + many more

Pukkelpop Festival 2007 – Line Up
Basement Jaxx, Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, ToolArcade Fire, Cassius, CocoRosie, Dizzee Rascal, Editors, Erol Alkan, Goose, Groove Armada, Iggy and the Stooges, Kings Of Leon, La Coka Nostra, Lacuna Coil, LCD Soundsystem, M.I.A, Ozark Henry, Sophia, The Hives, The Streets, Within Temptation + many more

Pukkelpop Festival 2008 – Line Up
Metallica, Sigur Rós, The Killers, 2manydjs, Bloc Party, Dropkick Murphys, Editors, Manic Street Preachers, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Róisín Murphy, Serj Tankian, Soulfly, Soulwax, Stereophonics, The Flaming Lips, Tindersticks, Tricky, Within Temptation + many more

Pukkelpop Festival 2009 – Line Up
Arctic Monkeys, Faith No More, Placebo, 50 Cent, dEUS, Kraftwerk, My Bloody Valentine, N*E*R*D, Snow Patrol, The Offspring, Them Crooked Vultures, Air Traffic, Beirut, Bon Iver, Booka Shade (live), Cavalera Conspiracy, Crookers, Dave Clarke, Deftones, Dinosaur Jr., Dizzee Rascal, Dr. Lektroluv, Eagles of Death Metal, Eric Prydz, Klaxons, Martin Solveig (live), Maxïmo Park, Opeth, Paolo Nutini, Razorlight, Squarepusher, Surprise Act, The Ting Tings, Tocadisco, Vampire Weekend, Vitalic, Wilco + many more

Pukkelpop Festival 2010 – Line Up
Placebo, Iron Maiden, Blink 182, The kooks, Seasick Steve, De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig, Thrice, The Flaming Lips, Mark Lanegan, Goldfrapp, Band of Horses, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, All Time Low, Ellie Goulding, We Are Scientists, Blue October, Groove Armada, Laurent Garnier, Kelis, Chase & Status Live, Shameboy, Jamaica, Tinie Tempah, I blame Coco, Gojira, Garcia plays Kyuss, Danko Jones, Biffy Clyro, Skindred, Kylesa, Snow Patrol, The Prodigy, Eels, Limp Bizkit, Bloody Beetroots DJ set, White Lies, Kate Nash,The Cribs, 30H!3, The XX, Kele, Mumford & Sons, Foals, Henry Rollins Spoken Word, The Black Box Revelation, Blood Red Shoes, Matt & Kim, Funeral Party, Richie Hawtin presents Plastikman live, Deadmau5, Major Lazer, magnetic Man, Hot Chip, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, We Have Band, Jack Parow, NOFX, Gallows, You Me At Six, Parkway Driive, Pulled Apart By Horses, Sunpower, Twin Atlantic, Queens of The Stoneage, 2Manydjs, Serj Tankian, Gogol Bordello, Ok Go, Ash, Selah Sue, Jonsi, The National, The Drums, Broken Bells, The Low Anthem, Alain Johannes, Surfer Blood, Wallis Bird, Soulwax, Pendulum, Goose, Proxy, Die Antwoord, Uffie, Dominique Young Unique + many more

Pukkelpop Festival 2011 – Line Up
Foo Fighters, Eminem, Deus, Duck Sauce, Thirty Seconds To Mars, The Offspring, Skunk Anansie, Fleet Foxes, James Blake, Jamie Woon, Anna Calvi, Warpaint, The Naked And Famous, Miles Kane, Dorian Concept, Rustie, Twin Shadow, Eliza Doolittle, Untold, WU LYF, Ramadanman aka Pearson Sound, The Antlers, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, Wolf People, Dry the River, Trophy Wife, Planning To Rock, Fenech Soler, Japanese Voyeurs, The Streets, The Horrors, Explosions In The Sky, Trentemoller, Blonde Redhead, The Raveonettes, Lykke Li, Patrick Wolf, Wild Beasts, The View, Bonobo, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Sebadoh, Jose James, Little Dragon, Noah & The Whale, Mark Ronson & The Business Intl. and Paul Kalkbrenner, Crystal Castles, Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77, Birdy Nam Nam, A-Trak, The Subs, Stromae, Breakage featuring Jess Mills, Modestep, Example, The Shoes, Deftones, Bullet For My Valentine, Bring Me The Horizon, Apocalyptica, Good Charlotte, Suicidal Tendencies, New Found Glory, Face To Face, No Use For A Name, Bouncing Souls, Yellowcard, OFF!, As I Lay Dying, Adept, Your Demise, Devil Sold His Soul, Bleed From Within, Yashin, Title Fight, Gay For Johnny Depp, Dave Clarke, Benga & Skream ft. Youngman, Crookers, Andy C & MC GQ, Netsky, Nero, Calvin Harris, Cassius, Skrillex, Busy P, Benny Benassi, DJ Fresh, Feadz, Drop The Lime, Danny Byrd, Carte Blanche, Congorock, SebastiAn, Camo & Krooked, Canblaster, Emalkay, Gesaffelstein, Borgore, Fake Blood, Matthew Dear, Azari & III, The Kills, Twin Shadow, Crystal Fighters, Fucked Up, Creep and The Maine. And Das Pop, Within Temptation, Sub Focus, Tinie Tempah, Beardyman, Cults, Cage The Elephant, Esben And The Witch, Suuns, The Avett Brothers, Alex Winston and Morning Parade, Zornik, School Is Cool, Katy B, Wiz Khalifa, Chromeo, Yelle in the Dance Hall, Panic! At The Disco, The Wombats, The Hickey Underworld, Friendly Fires, Battles, The Sound Of Arrows, Veara, Wolf Gang, Kurt Vile & The Violators, The Black Pacific, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, D12, Foster The People, Gomez, Kids In Glass Houses, Make Do And Mend, MNDR, OFWGKTA + many more…

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