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30 new acts join headliners the Cure and Florence and the Machine to complete the line-up for Rock Werchter 2019, with 105k+ tickets already sold
By Anna Grace on 04 Mar 2019
Belgium’s Rock Werchter has released the full line-up for its 2019 edition, adding 30 new acts to the festival’s bill.
Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) will take place from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 June at the Festivalpark in Werchter, Belgium. More than 105,000 tickets for this year’s festival have already been sold.
Newly announced acts including Richard Ashcroft, Robyn, Bear’s Den and Beirut join the festival line-up, which features headliners Pink, Tool, the Cure, Mumford and Sons, Florence and the Machine and Muse.
Other acts to perform at the four-day festival include Bastille, Bring me the Horizon, Janelle Monáe, the 1975, Weezer, Macklemore and Greta van Fleet.
Rock Werchter founder and Live Nation Belgium head, Herman Schueremans, says the line-up includes “plenty of surprise and variation”.
“Rock Werchter 2019 presents a very diverse mix of the best of today”
“Rock Werchter 2019 presents a very diverse mix of the best of today with top headliners, powerful rock, singer-songwriters, tremendously good pop acts, cool cats and fresh talent,” says Schueremans. “We are proud of this bill.”
Schueremans received the prestigious Bottle Award at ILMC’s Arthur Awards in 2017 and is a two-time lifetime achievement award winner (Music Industry Awards, European Festival Awards).
Tickets for Rock Werchter 2019 are now available. One-day tickets for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday are still on sale, along with combi tickets. Day tickets for Friday are now sold out.