Nestled amongst the green fields of Belgian town Kiewit you’ll find yourself one of the Benelux’s most forward thinking and exciting festivals: Pukkelpop. The August weekender and spiritual brother to Dutch neighbours Lowlands has long been a catalyst for the increased growth of Belgium’s thrilling festival climate, having slowly but surely become purveyor in fantastic new artists and established greats. This year’s larger than life line-up boasts another exquisite array of artists, among them headliners Post Malone, Tame Impala, twenty one pilots and big shots Billie Eilish and The National. Arne Cardinals spent the weekend at Pukkelpop, and today we present you part one of what he returned with after three long days.

BLACKWAVE

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DERMOT KENNEDY

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NOTHING, NOWHERE

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POST MALONE

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RAKETKANON

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SHARON VAN ETTEN

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SLOWTHAI

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STORMZY

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THE NATIONAL

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WHITE LIES

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ANNE MARIE

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BASEMENT

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DE JEUGD VAN TEGENWOORDIG

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EQUAL IDIOTS

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GOEIE JONGENS

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GOSSIP

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JORJA SMITH

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