Jelling Festival takes place at Jelling, Denmark
Jelling Festival 2012 dates – 25th to 27th May
JELLING FESTIVAL 2012 – LINE UP
Ozzy Osbourne & Friends – headliner – 27th May
Rasmus, Tv-2, The Corrs, Kashmir, Kim Larsen & Kjukken, Lukas Graham, Johnny Cash, Allan Olsen, Lars Eriksson Band M / Copenhagen Drumers, Xander & Ankerstjerne, You & Me
The History of Jelling Festival
The festival began in 1989, to support the local football department. The seven local players Charlie Mortensen Lars Bo Højrup, Lars Dam, Ole Kristensen, Kim Jørgensen Kim Johansen and Ole Thøgersen, planned the first festival. Main name was Erik Clausen, supplemented by local amateur bands from the area supervisor. Although it was free admission, was a huge surplus. Therefore, they made yet another festival the following year, the hall was 25 kr, and the festival was again a success. Several professional bands were this time found its way to the poster.
During the 90s developed the festival more and more. In 1994 festival was expanded to a two-day event and 1994 was also the big breakthrough. In 1995 Status Quo were confirmed for the bill. 10,000 people were at the festival, and Jelling Music Festival moved up among the big Danish festivals.
Since then the festival has evolved even further and has become Denmark’s 3rd largest festival.
Over the years Jelling festival has attracted some big names, some of which are listed below :
Creedence Clearwater Revival, BB King, Status Quo, Texas, Bill Wymann, Scorpions, Deep Purple, The Bloodhound Gang, Del Amitri, Bryan Adams, John Fogerty, ZZ Top
Jelling Festival – Line Up 2011
Jean Michel Jarre, DAD, Alphabeat, Kim Larsen & Kjukken, Lars Lilholt Band, Rasmus Seebach, Nik & Jay, De Eneste To, Dúné, Loc, Tina Dickow, Black Sun, Thin Lizzy, Poul Krebs, Turbo Weekend, Morten Breum & Friends
Jelling Festival – Line Up 2010
Elton John (Uk), Wolfmother (Aus), Nephew, Dizzy Mizz Lizzy, Tv-2, Dalton, Mew, Kim Larsen & Kjukken, Alphabeat, The Levellers (Uk), C.V.Jørgensen, Medina, Sanne Salomonson, Outlandish, Magtens Korridorer, Poul Krebs & The Angelenos, Rugsted & Kreutzfeldt, Dúné, Mad Dog (Us), Ufo Yepha, Sko & Torp, The Storm, The Rumour Said Fire, Bruce Guthro (Can), Pretty Maids, Mike Tramp&The Rock´N´Roll Circuz, Four Jacks, Aura, Birthe Kjær, The Blue Van, Mads Langer, Anne Dorte Michelsen, Hannah Schneider, Kristian Lilholt & Dan Ar Braz, Die Herren, Flødeklinikken, Poul Halberg Powertrio, Tom Donovan (Irl), Sigurd Barrett Festivalband, Patrick Alexander plus many many more…..