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Rock Werchter shapes up for its biggest year

The lineup for Rock Werchter, Belgium’s largest music festival, is gradually shaping up. Huge acts like Pearl JamThe StrokesKendrick LamarSystem of a DownTwenty One Pilots and Volbeat will take the stage. Other prominent performers on the lineup are BeckFaith No MorePixiesThom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern BoxesAnderson .Paak and the Free Nationals and Wilco. Rock Werchter is always a cast-iron guarantee of the best line-up, and it’s no different in 2020.

Sixteen new names have just been announced for the line up. New for Thursday 2 July are HaimDisclosure and The Big Moon. On Friday 3 July Liam GallagherArchiveBicep LiveCigarettes After Sex and Brittany Howard play at the festival. Jorja SmithJimmy Eat World and Tones and I join the line-up for Saturday 4 July. New on for Sunday 5 July are PlaceboMichael KiwanukaKacey MusgravesBig Thief and Joost.

The bill was already looking packed, with more huge acts like Lewis CapaldiThe LumineersKeaneRag’n’Bone ManBlack PumasDermot KennedySum 41MeuteThe Pretty Reckless and The Streets, all spread across four stages over four days this July.

Delivering unrivaled line ups for over four decades, Rock Werchter stakes its reputation on booking the biggest headliners and best young talents every summer and is known around the world for exceeding expectations year after year.

The multi-award winning event determinedly programmes across all genres. From hard rock to soul, and from bright funk to pure pop. From eclectic indie to intimate singer-songwriters, and with a techno-flavoured brass band to top things off.

Anything can and will happen at Rock Werchter, where the conditions are exceptional and the festival feeling is always electric. It’s no wonder this international hit remains a regular fixture in every music lover’s diary.

Tickets for Rock Werchter 2020, which takes place from Thursday 2nd July to Sunday 5th July at the Festivalpark in Werchter (Belgium), are now on sale from ticketmaster.be.

ROCK WERCHTER 2020 LINE UP SO FAR:

Thursday 2 July
Main Stage: Pearl Jam, Pixies, The Lumineers, Rag’n’Bone Man, Haim
The Barn: Disclosure, Beck, Wilco
The Slope: Black Pumas, The Big Moon

Friday 3 July
Main Stage: The Strokes, Liam Gallagher, Lewis Capaldi
The Barn: Archive, Cigarettes After Sex
KluB C: Bicep Live, Brittany Howard

Saturday 4 July
Main Stage: Kendrick Lamar, Twenty One Pilots, Faith No More, Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals, Dermot Kennedy, Keane
The Barn: The Streets, Jorja Smith, Jimmy Eat World
KluB C: Tones and I

Sunday 5 July
Main Stage: System of a Down, Volbeat, Placebo, Yungblud, The Pretty Reckless, Sum 41, Joost
The Barn: Thom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, Michael Kiwanuka, Kacey Musgraves, Big Thief
KluB C: Meute

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