FESTIVAL: Groezrock 2011, Edition #20: Updates

Anberlin, Out: Statement of the band “Hey guys – so we’ve got some not so great news and some pretty sweet news… the not so great news is that we are postponing our European dates that were coming up next month; so London, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany – we are rescheduling currently and will be soon announcing those new dates as we cannot wait to come see all of your lovely faces again as soon as we can!” They decided to tour with 30STM in the USA.

Sick Of It All, In: The sweet news is Sick of it all confirmed GROEZROCK. That’s right, on April 22nd, Sick Of It All is taking over GROEZROCK’s mainstage for a massive show in celebration of their 25th anniversary!

MacBeth Stage: The past 4 weeks everyone could vote for their favourites on the MacBeth Killer Contest. 14 bands out of the 600 entries made it to the Macbeth Talent Stage.
You Ate My Dog (Swe), Chemical Vocation (Swe), 4AM Program (B), I Spy Strangers (UK), The Smoking Hearts (UK), Sinclear (Ita), Until The Last (Fra), The Famous Class (UK), ASTPAI (Aus), Attack! Attack! (UK), Admiral’s Arms (Fra, Rock One Mag), the Paceshifters (NL, Oor Mag), Vera Cruz (Fra) will be the opening act on Friday and When Hope Escapes (B) does the same on Saturday. They won through LimboLink.

World Record: Air Guitar Belgium goes into partnership with JÄGERMEISTER to break the World’s record for the largest Air Guitar ensemble playing together. You want to be part of this great adventure ? Come and join the party on April 23rd 2011 at GROEZROCK Festival !!! To participate, you just have to register on WORLD RECORD AIR GUITAR . You may also register directly on site, at the JÄGERMEISTER stand, as soon as the festival will be opened.

The first 3000 persons registering, will get the opportunity to buy the wonderful, specially designed T-Shirt for this event for only 1 euro.

The attempt will be planned in the evening of April 23rd, just before Dropkick Murphys’ set at the main stage. No doubt that at this time of night, you’ll be numerous people to strap your air guitar and to pick your air strings during 60 seconds in order to beat, altogether, the current record for 1883 participants which is held by Australia. Thus, you’ll give Belgium, the image of a united, open and mobilized country.

Time Schedule Online: After weeks of planning, cutting and pasting, GROEZROCK’s schedule is finally finished! Time to plan your path through 66 interesting bands. The line-up page on our website provides a neat overview of all the stages for every day of the festival with a printable timetable. GROEZROCK no longer seems that far away!

Free Beer: To celebrate our 20th anniversary edition we’re going back to the punk roots. Remember we were singing Free Beer For The Punx, Freebeerforthepunx …

On this occasion GROEZROCK will be serving ice cold beers and other refreshments for only 1,66 Euro. OK it’s not exactly 100% free but it’s coming close isn’t it? So relax, enjoy and come out partying with us in April!

The Line Up: The most important THING for this festival, the incredibable line up: 66 bands on 3 stages for 2 days long:


GROEZROCK, day 1: Friday 22nd April: Flogging Molly, Hatebreed, Further Seems Forever (Only show in Europe), Millencolin, Sick Of It All, Danko Jones, The Black Pacific, Cute is what we aim for, Rufio (only show in Europe), Craig’s Brother, Army of Freshmen, Underoath, August Burns Red (only show), Every Time I Die (only show), Circa Survive, Thursday (playing Full Collapse), The Blackout, Whitechapel, Twin Atlantic, We Came As Romans, Bleed From Within, Morning Again (Only show in Europe), Devil’s Brigade, Shai Hulud, Cancer Bats, No Friends, Grey Area (Only show in Europe), Veara, Blade, The Acacia Strain, Miss May I, Impending Doom.

GROEZROCK, day 2: Saturday 23rd April: Nofx, Dropkick Murphys, Descendents, Boy Sets Fire (Only show), Dashboard Confessional (only show), Thursday, Goldfinger (Only show), Sugarcult, Piebald, Streetlight Manifesto, Teenage Bottlerocket, Dead To Me, The Used, Saves The Day, Blood For Blood, Madball, Snapcase (Only show), Comeback Kid, Street Dogs, Homer, Asking Alexandria, Old Man Markley, Blacklist Royals, H2o, CIV (Only show in Europe), Brotherhood Foundation, No Trigger, The Ghost Inside, Of Mice & Men, Hoods, Dear Landlord, Grave Maker, Cruel Hand, Social Suicide.

info www.groezrock.bewww.groezrock.frwww.groezrock.bewww.groezrock.es

rss http://www.groezrock.be/rss.xml

twitter http://www.twitter.com/groezrock

myspace http://www.myspace.com/groezrock

netlog http://nl.netlog.com/groezrock

facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=38287146289

TICKET SALES:

Friday : 70 euro / Entrance : 80 euro

Saturday : 70 euro / Entrance : 80 euro

Combi : 110 euro / Entrance : 125 euro

Camping : 15 euro (camping tickets are not sold separately)

info: www.groezrock.bewww.groezrock.de

tickets: www.groezrock.be/tickets

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