Live Nation Germany's Marek Lieberberg will co-promote the 2016 editions of the twin festivals he founded
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In response to the Manchester Arena terror attack, Rock am Ring and Rock im Park have followed W:O:A's lead in prohibiting rucksacks in the festival arena
By IQ on 26 May 2017
Following the “horrendous attack in Manchester” earlier this week, Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur has announced that backpacks will be prohibited at this year’s Rock am Ring and Rock im Park.
Following in the footsteps of Wacken Open Air, the German sister festivals will be rucksack-free zones this summer, with keys, wallets, mobile phones and bum bags/fanny packs the only personal items allowed into the main festival arena.
That includes any drinks containers – including water bottles – although the festivals will provide free water on site.
In German, a full list of prohibited items is pictured below (no selfie sticks!):
Promoter Marek Lieberberg on Tuesday paid tribute to those who lost their lives in Manchester, calling the bombing of Manchester Arena “an attack on our freedom, culture and [way of] life”.
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