Pukkelpop 2012

August 16-18, 2012

Kiewit-Hasselt, Belgium

Photo Credit: © Pukkelpop
The Scene

The alternative flavored Pukkelpop is the second largest festival in Belgium boasting crowds of nearly 180,000. Started in 1985 as a simple single day show, Pukkelpop now features hundreds of bands over three days. The fest has changed venues a few times, but currently resides in the tiny village of Hasselt, which is located 45 miles from Brussels. Pukkelpop alumni include Pixies, Björk, The Stone Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Metallica, and The Prodigy. And of course, tradiation Belgian beers can be found everywhere.

Festival Poster
2012 Artist Lineup
  •  A-Trak Wilco Refused
  • Band of Skulls Two Door Cinema Club
  • Björk
  • Chase & Status DJ set and Rage
  • Crookers Jamie Woon
  • Digitalism Martin Solveig
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Eagles of Death Metal Billy Talent
  • Enter Shikari Diplo OFWGKTA
  • Feist Mark Lanegan Band
  • Foo Fighters
  • Grandaddy Andy C: Alive Knife Party
  • Hot Chip Social Distortion
  • Jacques Lu Cont Benga Live The Cribs
  • Keane The Afghan Whigs
  • Laurent Garnier LBS Featuring Scan X Nicolas Jaar Live
  • Lykke Li
  • Major Lazer Buraka Som Sistema Tiga
  • Nero dj set Apocalyptica
  • Netsky Live Santigold
  • Snoop Dogg Bloc Party
  • Sub Focus (live)
  • The Black Keys
  • The Gaslight Anthem Bush
  • The Hives Magnetic Man
  • The Shins Miike Snow All Time Low
  • The Stone Roses
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