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Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival 2017

Bad Godesberglaan 22 8500 Kortrijk

Start Thu, 22.12.16 14:06

General information

General information

Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival 2017 - Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th of August

The cosiest Hard Rock and Metal festival again takes over the ‘holy grounds’ of domain Lange Munte in Kortrijk (Belgium). As it is already the 10th edition of the festival, it promises to be a special one. With 35 bands, 2 stages and a larger camping spot, Alcatraz will be the place to be for all metal & rock lovers!

This 10th edition kicks off on Friday 11th with a marvellous ‘Heavy Metal Night’. Five bands will rock the stage during THE metal party of the year. When you have bought a combi ticket for the weekend, you can join the party for free.

This year, the Alcatraz Festival focusses on diversity, atmosphere and great music for everyone. That is why -as from this edition- there will be 2 stages with both an amazing line-up. The toughest metal bar of the country – El Presidio – will this year also be serving a wide variety of beers and play only the best music in a relaxing setting.

Next to an impressive stage, the VIP area as well is one of the attractions on the festival. With a magnificent view on the main stage, delicious food and a unique experience it is definitely worth considering when you want a weekend to remember! Every visitor will be able to profit from a larger camping spot, a wider food variety and more toilet facilities.

Enjoy 3 days of pure metal and rock mania during the Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival 2017!

Get to know more about the festival here.

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The prices depend on the events and/or ticket type you select.



Are animals allowed?
Animals are not allowed on the festival grounds.

Can I get earplugs at the festival?
At Rock Tribune booth, on the left of the main PRISON STAGE, we offer earplugs for free.

Is there a volume limitation?
Yes, the standard for this event is put on at LA, eq, 60min = 100 dB (A) - LA, eq, 15min = 102 dB (A), with this we respect the legal regulations set by government.

I am interested in only one band, I must buy a ticket?
A ticket must be purchased in order to enter the site, even though it is only for 1 band.

I would like to bring my children, do they also have to buy a ticket?
We cannot prohibit to bring your children, but everyone, even babies, must hold a valid festival ticket and here's why: We want parents to be aware that small irregularities can put the children at risk. With the purchase of a festival ticket the parents accept full responsibility.

Will there be signing sessions this year?
Yes these are organized by ROCK TRIBUNE. The time schedule of the signing sessions will be communicated on the video walls.

Is there a festival market?
There is a festival market where you can find CDs, records, DVDs and merchandise. The bands that play at the festival have a separate area available for the sale of their official merchandise.

Can I have a merchandise stand on the festival to sell my products?
Retailers can contact the organization to check availability and to receive more information.

Can I hand out flyers and promotional posters?
For environmental protection reasons, the distribution of leaflets and promotional posters is forbidden on the festival site. If you want your banners and posters to be put up on the festival site, please contact Virus Promotions.

Can I leave the festival site?
We can’t prohibit people from leaving the festival grounds. We ask, however, to respect the environment, which means: all waste in the trash cans. Respect the homes and gardens of the neighbours.

Can I bring a camera?
Professional equipment is not permitted; Cameras with detachable lenses are not allowed anyway, just like film cameras and recording equipment. Ordinary digital cameras are allowed.

When I am old enough to be alone with my friends to come to the festival?
Children under 16 are only admitted if they are accompanied by an adult.

Can I bring my own drinks to the festival site?
At the festival site cans, camel bags, glass and plastic bottles are NOT allowed.

When are doors opened to enter the festival?
The gates to hell are opened at 09h30, one hour and a half before the first band starts on stage.

For more info: FAQ


For more info: Location


For more info: Camping

Disabled people

In collaboration with Inter, Alcatraz provides a great experience for disabled people. The festival arena includes special infrastructure and assistance. Hell Yeah! Please check to register your arrival.
Delivery Fee
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