June 17-19, 2022
|Company:||Festivals Limburg BV / Buro Pinkpop|
|Contact:||Jan Smeets / Niek Murray|
|Phone:||00 31 46 475 2500|
|Festival type:||Open air|
|Capacity:||70,000 per day|
|Stages:||5 stages (4 open-air, 1 tent)|
In 2019, Pinkpop celebrated its 50th anniversary, honouring the first Pinkpop Festival ever in 1970 and all its years after. Until the 2020 edition had to be cancelled due to the corona pandemic, this track-record hade made the festival the longest running uninterrupted annual open air Pop Festival in Europe according to the Guinness Book of Records.
The famous festival has since 1988 been held on the festival site of MEGALAND in Landgraaf. Since its first edition, Pinkpop has been visited by more than 2.7 million unique visitors in its 50 editions and has sold-out for 28 times. The music is performed on five different stages at the site, that also includes loads of food markets, a festival market and some secret relaxing areas.
Pinkpop Festival represents a wide range of contemporary music and its visitors are widely spread over various generations. The festival has an extensive collaboration with several national media channels and is being broadcasted live on national TV and radio.
Rock, Dance, Pop, Alternative
A total of 897 unique acts played at Pinkpop once or more since 1970. Acts like ZZ Top, The Police, UB40, Tool, Smashing Pumpkins, Status Quo, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Simple Minds, Sinead O’Conner, R.E.M, Pearl Jam, Oasis, The Cure, Metallica, Linkin Park, Arctic Monkeys, Iggy Pop, Muse, Snow Patrol, Marilyn Manson, Undeclinable Ambuscade, Faithless, Rammstein, Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand, Coldplay, Radiohead, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Martin Garrix, Foo Fighters, Armin van Buuren, Mumford & Sons and Fleetwood Mac to name a few.