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Rock Werchter 2017

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Rock Werchter 2017 takes place at the Festivalpark in Werchter (Belgium), from Thursday 29th June to Sunday 2nd July.

Four days, three stages. The best headliners, fiery young stars, hard-bitten rockers, singer-songwriters and the fattest beats. There’s no doubting Rock Werchter’s commitment to every musical genre. Belgium’s greatest summer music festival takes place from Thursday 29 June to Sunday 2 July. The Festival park in Werchter ticks all the boxes. Best line up? Oh, yes. Good food and drink? Check. Technical innovation and production? Top class. Comfort? Excellent. Tents as good as concert halls? You bet. Festival atmosphere? Through and through.

Rock Werchter is a multiple award winning international hit. Close to 150,000 festival-goers found their way to Rock Werchter over the four days of the festival in 2016.

Please visit www.rockwerchter.be/en for more information.

Headliners

Kings Of Leon

Kings Of Leon appearing at this event

Tennessean alt-rock group comprised of three brothers and a cousin. The Kings Of Leon take their titles very seriously, producing country-laden rock’n’roll with hints of blues and boogie-woogie. Brought up in the Deep South and having spent most of their childhood’s travelling, the Kings Of Leon (whose name comes from the brothers' father and grandfather) have a deep, drawling, rootsy sound and a suitable legacy to match.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire appearing at this event

Montreal's Grammy award winning indie-rock collective have grown from critically acclaimed cult heroes to stadium sensations across their five albums, with 2011's 'The Suburbs' picking up 'Best International Album' award at the Brits. Their now established baroque sound, embracing violin, cello, accordion, etc. then moved into a more electro direction on fourth album 'Reflektor' with LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy producing, while 2017's fifth album 'Everything Now' is perhaps their most eclectic release to date, taking in elements of Disco, Reggae, Country, Funk and Electro.

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Radiohead

Radiohead appearing at this event

Always highly placed in both listener polls and critics' lists, the altrock stars from Oxford have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide. They first came to widespread attention with their anthemic polemic of self-loathing, 'Creep', but were at their commercial peak with albums 'The Bends' and 'OK Computer'. Since then they have offered more experimental works and continued to push musical boundaries, never playing by the rules and in recent years shunning major record labels. Seemingly on hiatus since 2011's 'The King Of Limbs', Thom and the boys returned in 2016 with their 9th studio album 'A Moon Shaped Pool'.

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Linkin Park

Linkin Park appearing at this event

Californian nu-metallers, Linkin Park, were formed in 1996 and their debut album, 2000's Hybrid Theory, catapulted them into the mainstream, turning them into one of the world's most popular rock bands ever. Frontman Chester Bennington passed away in July 2017 at the age of 41.

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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters appearing at this event

With several hits under their collective belts, the grunge rockers known as the Foo Fighters have been long established in the world of rock. Their career has seen them go from being 'the band with the guy who used to be in Nirvana' to being one of the first names on the tongue of anyone making a list of the most prolific and influential bands in rock music today, with a score of memorable songs and legendary performances to their name.

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Werchter Festival Park

  • Belgium