Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - The full line-up for CORE Festival is out! Today, the two-day boutique festival is adding another 15 names to its second edition, which will take place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May in the beautiful Osseghem Park, at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels and amidst the raw beauty of the Belgian capital’s nature surroundings. Amaliah, Benny the Butcher, Bibi Seck, Caballero & JeanJass, De Schuurman, Dino Lenny, Ewan McVicar, Jamie 3:26, Jasper Tygner, Jordan Vickors, Lefto Early Bird, M I M I, Nu Genea Live Band, SuperJazzClub and Suze Ijó have been added to the line-up. Previously, a series of renowned acts like Angèle, Moderat, alt-J, NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge), Little Simz, Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, Channel Tres, Pusha T, PinkPantheress and Honey Dijon had been announced for CORE Festival. Tickets for the two-day festival are available via corefestival.com.
The second edition of CORE Festival will kick off the Belgian festival summer in style with a captivating and eclectic mix of pop, quality indie, live electronic music, hip hop, soul, R&B and alternative dance, spread over 4 different stages in the picturesque Osseghem Park. At the impressive open-air stage Ardo, festivalgoers will be able to enjoy performances by NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge), Little Simz, Pusha T, Masego, Kokoroko, Caballero & JeanJass and Nu Genea Live Band. The Ardo always ends with a party. On Saturday, Angèle will close out the festival, on Sunday it’s up to Moderat. Other notable musical guests on the open-air stage are alt-J and Goldband.
The indoor Endoma stage will offer more live music. Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, PinkPantheress, Yussef Dayes, DOMi & JD Beck and Ravyn Lenae will be performing on Saturday. Channel Tres, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Benny The Butcher, JPEGMAFIA, Olivia Dean and SuperJazzClub are confirmed for Sunday. At the magical Green Theater at the outdoor AltVerda stage, CORE Festival fully focusses on alternative dance with eye-catchers The Blessed Madonna, Romy, Honey Dijon and Denis Sulta, besides other acts like HAAi, Jayda G, DJ Seinfeld, Dan Shake, Eliza Rose, Dino Lenny, Ewan McVicar and Jasper Tygner. Fans of house music will find a home at the intimate and vibey Orlo for sets by Joy Orbison, Hunee, Lefto Early Bird, Bibi Seck, De Schuurman, Jamie 3:26, Amaliah, Suze Ijó, M I M I, Sherelle and Jordan Vickors.
CORE Festival, a collaboration between Tomorrowland and Rock Werchter, is much more than just a music festival. Both festivals are joining forces to present a total experience of music, nature, and art. CORE Festival wants to stimulate all senses. Visitors will be able to check out art installations this year by Joanie Lemercier, Fleur Roggeman and Reality Is__, among others. PLUS-ONE Gallery will be sharing digital art by Victor Verhelst, Walter Wathieu, Nicholas William Johnson, Jonas Lund and Tabor Rabok at the eye-catching NABO stage. Foodies will be treated to a bunch of original food trucks and stands on the festival grounds, including Kroket, Banh Mi, Dim’s, Pois Chiche, Mission Masala, NONA, Bia Mara, Humphrey and De Laet & Van Haver. The art and food program will be further unveiled soon.
Tickets for CORE Festival are available via corefestival.com. A day ticket is available from €82 (including service fee and mobility contribution), a weekend ticket from €147 (including service fee and mobility contribution).
Saturday & Sunday 27 and 28 May 2023
Osseghem Park, Brussels
Tickets and info via corefestival.com
A collaboration between Tomorrowland and Rock Werchter