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Escape into Happiness at Sunrise Festival in Belgium

Sunrise Festival is the ultimate outdoor, multi-day EDM festival with several stages, more than 60 musicals acts, and a host of camp grounds and activities like swimming and playing on the beach, Sunrise Festival in Belgium is an inviting EDM festival. Each year it brings together a close nit population of Belgium’s EDM community for all kinds electronic dance music, from house and bass music to Belgian hardstyle, techno and there is also bass music, too.

Sunrise Festival 2019 returns to the recreational park called De Lisle Bergen in Gierle, Belgium for three days of festival fun. The setting is in lush green woodland area within which a sandy beach and lake reside. It’s picturesque landscape make these festival grounds very attractive, especially for the summer. With the greenery of the trees and plants, the shimmering waters underneath the summer sun there is much to see in this outdoor festival.

Free from any walls, or closed in structures, the stages are open air style. As such, their colorful stage designs add cheer to this park’s otherwise earth-toned surroundings in the daytime and their light designs illuminate the darkness of the park with a spectacular glow in the night time. Have a look at how it all came together during last summer’s edition from the official aftermovie of Sunrise Festival 2018 below.

A look at Sunrise Festival 2019

The fun at Sunrise Festival 2019 commences Friday, June 28 and continues for three days until Sunday, June 30. Tickets, artists, and details are in order and they are especially appealing. Read on for more about the fun to be had at Sunrise Festival 2019 in Belgium.

Lineup

So many artists, so many stages, there’s much music to enjoy from the artists in the lineup at Sunrise Festival. The general breakdown of the lineup spreads across several stages outline below.

Coone

This prolific DJ and Producer is one of the biggest names in hardstyle. Originally, from Belgium, Coone has been spreading his hardstyle sound for over 10 years. Furthermore, his melodic expertise has capitalized the genre’s euphoric vibe. As such he has delivered festival anthems for Defqon.1 2014 which can be heard below. He is also the owner of his own record label Dirty Workz.

Da Tweekaz

This hardstyle duo is in the lineup for Sunrise Festival. Originally, from Norway, they have become regular favorites for the Belgian hardstyle label Dirty Workz. Also, they recently produced an uptempo hardstyle track “We Are Fighters” in collaboration with Destructive Tendencies.

This mix of melodic hardstyle with hardcore sounds shows the musical talent of Da Tweekaz. Witness their sound on Sunday, June 30, at The Docks stage hosted by Homebase at Sunrise Festival.

KELTEK

This DJ and producer is revered for his hardstyle sound. In his biography on Facebook, his interpretation of the genre speaks to his musical appeal:

Maintaining Hardstyle’s cinamatic ‘roughness’ in combination with majestic, soul-grasping melodies; the Keltek sound is authentic, bold and powerful! 

KELTEK Facebook

Catching the attention of listeners and fellow artists alike, this favorite name in the hardstyle scene is busily producing and performing. Just this June 2019, he released a collaboration single with Sub Zero Project, “Break The Game”, which is a proper blend of both raw and instrumental sounds. Catch KELTEK on Sunday, June 30, at the Docks stage hosted by Homebase.

Headliners

  • Lil’ Kliene
  • Frenna
  • Bizzey
  • DANNIC
  • Dr. Peacock
  • Jebroer
  • Warface
  • Radical Redemption
  • Upgrade
  • Sidney Samson
  • D-Sturb
  • Tony Junior
  • M.I.K.E Push
  • KELTEK
  • La Fuente
  • Hard Driver
  • Curbi
  • ChildsPlay
  • MATTN
  • Coone
  • Brooks
  • Da Tweekaz
  • Kenn Colt
  • D-Block & S-te-Fan
  • Yung Felix
  • Used
  • Mesto
  • Mental Theo
  • Pat B
  • 5NAPBACK
  • Mark With a K
  • Dopebwoy
  • E-Force
  • Funkerman
  • Sub Zero Project
  • Deadly Guns
  • Josylvio
  • DJ Licious
  • Crypsis
  • Jack The Ripper
  • Phuture Noize
  • Robert Falcon
  • Rand-D
  • Snelle
  • Sefa

Camping

The camping experience offers the world outdoors and camaraderie among fellow festival attendees. Also, the variety of camping accommodations spread two camp grounds over which a range of tents and other camping shelters are available for those spending the nights at Sunrise Festival.

With two campgrounds, the Sunfields and the Sunforest, both offer a slightly different atmosphere. The Sunfields is an open meadow while Sunforest is within the neighboring treeline by the lake.

Sunfields camping accommodations include three choices. First, the Sunrise Tent. This modest tent fits two and comes in blue. It is even furnish with two airbeds, sleeping bags, and pillows. The Festipi fits two and has a circular layout. And the Karttent is made of cardboard. Believe it or not the Sunfields options are sold out.

Consider bringing a tent for a spot in the Sunforest campgrounds. There are Festitent options available with a range of sizes from two to four people. There are camps chairs available for rent as well. These tents ar already pitched. Upon arrival simply check-in to your pre-booked Festitent. Easy.

Activities

Among the festival grounds are places to dance to the live sets in front of the stages, places to lay in the sun along the beach, and plenty of space to roam around, or even chill out in the shady trees in the forest. The festival organizers elaborate on some of the activities at Sunrise Festival below.

At Sunforest there will be a small shower zone, a toilet zone and a limited range of food and drinks. For all extra facilities such as showers, info point, breakfast, BBQ zones and activities such as the Pool Party, the After party, the Sunfields Funfield, the Arcade Hall and so on, you can simply go to Sunfields Camping. So feel free to chill out or have a BBQ with your friends! 

Sunrise Festival

As they say, there is plenty to do. With plans for a BBQ there will be plenty of food to fuel your adventure at Sunrise Festival.

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Eric Niebergall

Eric Niebergall enjoys telling the stories behind the music.

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