Lineup Roundup: The Strokes At Nos Alive & Rock Werchter, Kendrick Lamar & Young Thug At Woo Hah!
Josh Brasted/FilmMagic – Julian Casablancas of The Strokes
The band performed at the last year’s Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, IL, where this shot was taken.
Nos Alive Presents Massive Lineup
Nos Alive takes place in Lisbon, Portugal. The 2020 edition will go down, July 8-11, at the Passeio Marítimo de Algés, on the banks of the river Tagus, right where it opens up into the Atlantic.
The Strokes will perform at the festival’s main stage on Saturday, July 11.
Jorja Smith will also perform at Nos Alive 2019, joining Kendrick Lamar on opening Wednesday night.
Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto via Getty Images – Jorja Smith returns to Nos Alive
The UK singer also performed at the festival in 2019
Also confirmed to perform at the festival during it’s four days are London Grammar (July 9), Alec Benjamin (July 11), The Lumineers (July 9) and recent Pollstar Hotstar Black Pumas (July 8).
Nos Alive’s 2020 lineup is looking massive. Here’s who’s already been confirmed earlier (in alphabetical order): Anderson. Paak and The Free Nationals, alt-J, Angel Olsen, Billie Eilish, Cage The Elephant, Caribou, Da Weasel, Faith No More, Finneas, Haim, Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers, Inhaler, Khalid, Parcels, Parov Stelar, Seasick Steve, Taylor Swift, Tom Misch, Two Door Cinema Club, and Wolf Parade.
Rock Werchter Confirms Eleventh Act
The Strokes take the opportunity of crossing the Atlantic to play another major European Festival, the iconic Rock Werchter in Belgium, which takes place July 2-5 in the Festivalpark in Werchter.
The New York band only performed one time in Belgium so far, at Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Feb. 26, 2002.
Eleven acts have now been announced for Rock Werchter 2020. In addition to The Strokes, the list includes Pearl Jam, Pixies and Wilco on opening night, Kendrick Lamar, Twenty One Pilots, Faith No More and The Streets on Saturday, July 4, as well as System of A Down, Thom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes and Yungblud on Sunday, July 5.
Summerburst In Sweden Adds Who’s Who In EDM
Armin van Buuren, Steve Aoki, Marshmello, DJ Snake, Will Sparks, and Don Diablo have all been confirmed for the 10th edition of Summerburst Festival at Göteborg’s Ullevi stadium in Sweden, June 5-6.
And that’s just the main stage, which is only one of four stages at Summerburst. The intimate Garden Stage, fr instance, will play host to Juciy M, Lucas & Steve, Swanky Tunes and Sophie Francis.
The Love Affair stage focuses on disco/techno with the likes of N0sefin, Meduza, Sebjak & Fahlberg and Dennis Ferrer. The Orion Area is the festival’s Hardstyle center, featuring Angerfist, Coone, Miss K8 and Mariana Bo.
More acts are to be announced.
Parookaville Gears Up For Sixth Edition
Parookaville added Afrojack, Oliver Heldens, Amelie Lens and Fisher to an already impressive bill that already comprises Armin Van Buuren, Steve Aoki, Yellow Claw, Alle Farben, Meduza, Headhunterz, SAYMYNAME and many more.
The festival takes place for the sixth time, July 17-19, at Weeze Airport in Germany. It attracted some 210,000 attendees over three days last year.
Its debut in 2015 was crowned as the Festival of the Year at the German LEA Awards, as Best National Festival at the German Helga! Awards, and
nominated as the Best Newcomer Festival of 2015 at the European Festival Awards.
Young Thung Joins Kendrick Lamar At Woo Hah!
Woo Hah! added more hip hop superstars to its bill: Young Thug joins Kendrick Lamar at the 2020 edition, which takes place in Beekse Bergen in Hilvarenbeek, Holland, July 10-12.
Roddy Ricch will also make an appearance at Woo Hah!, as will Young MA, Polo G, Slowthai, Shoreline Mafia, ADF Samski, Alix Perez, bbno$, DaniLeigh, Frenna, and many more.