A small edition of Pukkelpop to be held after all
The music festival of Pukkelpop has been scrapped, but that doesn't mean music fans are left empty-handed: from 19 to 22 August an alternative edition will be held under the name "Pukkelpopkwartier".
Various smaller concerts will be staged in the Muziekodroom in Hasselt - not on the festival site in Kiewit. The event will welcome 1,500 fans each day, a lot less of course than the 66,000 Pukkelpop had in mind. Visitors will also have to present a Covid Safe Ticket (so you need to have been double-jabbed or to have undergone a negative test).
However, there are no face mask requirements and no social distancing will be required on the festival site. The mini-edition will welcome some artists that had been scheduled to play at Pukkelpop and includes artists like Bazart, Zwangere Guy, Whispering Sons and Charlotte de Witte.