Werchter Festivalpark Werchter

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Werchter festival grounds during the 2006 Rock Werchter Festival

Festivalpark Werchter, sometimes also reffered to as Festivalterrein Werchter (or in English, Werchter festival grounds) is a large open space events area off the N21 regional road in the village of Werchter, near Leuven, in Belgium's province of Flemish Brabant. It is the site of the annual Rock Werchter Festival, held at the area since 1976.

Located next to the area is also several camping spots, including Rock Werchter's The Hive and Rockvillage. Artists who have performed at the site as part of the Werchter Festival include Talking Heads, Dire Straits, The Pixies, Iggy Pop, Nine Inch Nails, Oasis, Ramones, The Cure, Korn, Arctic Monkeys, Rammstein, Lenny Kravitz, Metallica, Gorillaz, Pearl Jam, Green Day, deadmau5, Ellie Goulding, Queens of the Stone Age, U2, Lou Reed, Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Kasabian and more.

Apart from the Rock Werchter festival, another festival, called Werchter Boutique, is also held at the premises of the festival ground. The Werchter Boutique is an one-day festival, prodominently focused on one artist and it's live show. It's been organised ever since 2008 with headliners such as Prince, Metallica and Bruno Mars.

Muse have been regular guests at the Werchter festival grounds, having performed as part of both Rock Werchter and Werchter Boutique festivals.

Muse appearances

Venue address

Festivalterrein Werchter
Haachtsesteenweg 13/9
3118 Rotselaar, BE