CORE Festival on 27 & 28 May in Brussels

CORE Festival on 27 & 28 May in Brussels

  • A unique experience of music, art and nature in the capital of Europe
  • A sensational collaboration between Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter
  • Line-up & program announcement coming soon

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - A new two-day festival in the capital of Europe created by Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter who join forces in an unprecedented effort! Please meet CORE Festival – a brand-new two-day boutique festival in the beautiful Osseghem Park in Brussels. CORE Festival wants to awaken all senses with a unique total experience where nature, live music and art meet. The first edition of CORE Festival takes place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May. CORE Festival will reveal its full line-up and art installations program soon. Presale starts on 23 February; general ticket sales open on 24 February. Pre-registrations are now open via

The new CORE Festival will feature a very eclectic line-up across 4 different stages spread in the Osseghem Park from noon until 01:00. Wielding a wide array of various genres and niches, the festival will be breaking the boundaries between quality indie, hip hop, electronica, hyper pop and alternative dance, offering moments of continuous discoveries from upcoming talents and international heroes. CORE Festival will offer festivalgoers more than just the music experience, immersing them within the raw beauty of nature’s surroundings. An ensemble of impressive and unique art, sound and light installations that blend harmoniously will awake all senses, complemented by an exquisite food experience. ​

A sensational collaboration between Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter
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 festival in Brussels, the vibrant capital of Europe. Seeing festival organizations of this magnitude coming together and sharing the same ambition is unprecedented, both uniting for an 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.

A picturesque nature area in Brussels
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.

Philippe Close, mayor of the city of Brussels, is very happy with the new initiative in his city: “We are very proud that Tomorrowland and Rock Werchter, two of the most important players in the world of music, are coming to Brussels with this new concept. A total experience of music, art and nature. Brussels celebrates and thus enables the event, cultural and hotel industry to breathe again.”

CORE Festival will reveal its full line-up soon. Pre-registrations are now open via Presale starts on 23 February at 11:00 CET, general ticket sales open on 24 February via 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

CORE Festival
​Friday 27 & Saturday 28 May 2022
​Osseghem Park, Brussels
​Tickets and info + pre-registrations:
A collaboration between Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter

About Tomorrowland
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 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:

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:

Debby Wilmsen Press Coordinator & Spokeswoman, Tomorrowland
Jordy Van Overmeire PR Coordinator, Tomorrowland
Nele Bigaré Press & Communications, Rock Werchter
About CORE Festival

A two-day boutique festival in Brussels, immersing festivalgoers in a unique total experience of music, nature and art with an eclectic line-up of various genres and niches amidst the raw beauty of nature’s surroundings in the capital of Europe. 

CORE Festival
Osseghem Park, Brussels
More info:

A collaboration between Tomorrowland and Rock Werchter