|When is Pukkelpop in 2014?|
2014's Pukkelpop Festival froms from Thursday, August 14th through Saturday, August 16th. Dates subject to change.
|What is Pukkelpop?|
Founded in 1985 by Hujo (Humanistic Youth of Leopoldsburg), Pukkelpop is a major music festival that takes place every August in the village of Kiewit, Belgium, which is roughly 7 kilometers north of Hasselt. Annually held towards the end of August, Pukkelpop is noted for the wide variety of alternative music that is featured at the festival, including rock, indie, pop, hip hop, electronic, dance, punk, and hevay metal. Over 180,000 people attend the three-day Pukkelpop Festival every year, making it the second biggest music festival in Belgium behind Rock Werchter.
Some of the most famous acts to perform at Pukkelpop include Red Hot CHili Peppers, Guns N' Roses, Green Day, Metallica, Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Blink-182, Daft Punk, Nince Inch Nails, and the Ramones.