Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter today announce more than 25 names for the brand-new CORE Festival. The two-day boutique festival is bringing together a wide range of renowned international artists for its very first edition, including Action Bronson, Caribou, Celeste, Cellini, The Blaze, DJ Harvey, Jamie xx, MEUTE, Mura Masa, Nina Kraviz, Paul Kalkbrenner, Ross From Friends and Sylvie Kreusch. CORE Festival takes place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May in the beautiful Osseghem Park in Brussels, the vibrant capital of Europe. Presale starts tomorrow at 11:00 CET; general ticket sales open on 24 February at 11:00 CET. Pre-registrations are still open via corefestival.com.
The new CORE Festival will immerse visitors within the raw beauty of nature’s surroundings, featuring a very eclectic line-up of various genres and niches across 4 different stages spread in the Osseghem Park from noon until 01:00. Hip hop, R&B and soul will take over the outdoor Ardo with Celeste, Action Bronson, Ezra Collective and Sylvie Kreusch, among others. The Ardo always ends with a party. On Friday, Paul Kalkbrenner will close out the festival, on Saturday it’s up to Jamie xx.
Festivalgoers will be able to enjoy a bunch of live electronica acts in the indoor Endoma, including Caribou, Fatima Yamaha, MEUTE, Mura Masa, Sohn and The Blaze. At the outdoor Altverda, the festival fully focusses on alternative dance with eye-catchers such as the Russian techno queen Nina Kraviz, the British dj & producer Ross From Friends and Belgian artist with Italian roots Cellini. Fans of house music will find a home at the intimate Orlo with Agoria, Bibi Seck, CC:DISCO!, Horse Meat Discoand Sofia Kourtesis among others.
CORE Festival wants to awaken all senses with a unique total experience where nature, live music and art meet, offering festivalgoers an ensemble of impressive and unique art, sound and light installations that blend harmoniously. The organizations of Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter – two of the world’s most renowned and multi-award-winning festivals, both having received various highly acclaimed international awards and nominations – are joining forces in an exceptional effort to create a completely new, original and refreshing festival in an intimate setting in Brussels’ beautiful nature, aiming to attract 25.000 visitors per day, both Belgian and international festivalgoers.
The Osseghem Park – a beautiful and picturesque nature area in Brussels, located at the foot of the famous Atomium on the Heysel Plateau – will be home to the new festival. The organizers have consciously opted to bring the CORE Festival to the edge of town, while Brussels is home to a wide range of hotels and accommodation options, catering to a vast array of budgets.
Please find an overview of all confirmed artists on corefestival.com. Presale starts on 23 February at 11:00 CET, general ticket sales open on 24 February at 11:00 CET via corefestival.com. A day ticket is available from 67 euros (including service costs), a weekend ticket from 123 euros (including service costs). VIP tickets and packages including hotel accommodation will also be offered via corefestival.com.
Friday 27 & Saturday 28 May 2022
Osseghem Park, Brussels
Tickets and info + pre-registrations: corefestival.com
A collaboration between Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter
STAGE 1: ARDO
ACTION BRONSON - EZRA COLLECTIVE - LITTLE DRAGON - PAUL KALKBRENNER - CELESTE - JAMIE XX - JOY CROOKES - TEMS - SYLVIE KREUSCH
STAGE 2: ENDOMA
THE BLAZE - CARIBOU - FATIMA YAMAHA - MEUTE - MURA MASA - SOHN
STAGE 3: ALTVERDA
CELLINI - CICI - DAPHNI - KAMPIRE - NINA KRAVIZ - ROSS FROM FRIENDS (DJ-SET) - SPECIAL REQUEST
STAGE 4: ORLO
AGORIA - BIBI SECK - CC:DISCO! - DINO LENNY - DJ HARVEY - HORSE MEAT DISCO - SOFIA KOURTESIS
Tomorrowland is one of the most popular and iconic music festivals in the world held in Boom, Belgium, organized and owned by the original founders, the brothers Beers. Tomorrowland was first held in 2005 and has since become one of the world’s most notable global music festivals. It takes place every year in summer and now stretches over 3 weekends in 2022, welcoming 600,000 People of Tomorrow from over 200 countries, and selling out in minutes year after year.
Tomorrowland is located in a beautiful natural place, recreation area De Schorre, in the town of Boom, Belgium. It is a true fairy tale world situated in beautiful natural surroundings, with a strong eye for detail such as enchanting décor, fascinating acts and peripheral animations, amazing tasty and healthy food and drinks, spectacular fireworks - an unforgettable and incomparable show. Every year, the festival features a special theme that inspires the famed MainStage design and stage production.
The 16th edition of Tomorrowland in 2022 will take place from 15 July to 17 July, from 22 July to 24 July and from 29 July to 31 July. More info: https://www.tomorrowland.com
About Rock Werchter
Rock Werchter is Belgium’s largest music festival: four days and four stages, with the biggest headliners, young talents, raging rockers, incredible singer-songwriters, new names, and the coolest beats around. Rock Werchter deliberately builds its programmes across all genres. In 2022, Rock Werchter will take place between Thursday 30 June and Sunday 3 July. Rock Werchter is a unique experience. The line-up of artists is always world-class, the conditions exceptional, and the festival feeling omnipresent. Rock Werchter is a multi-award-winning international hit and a regular fixture in every music lover’s diary. More info: rockwerchter.be.