What to do @ GF2016?

Gentse Feesten is an annual city festival in the most rock ‘n roll city in Belgium! If you don’t know what to do, check out these events!

Be sure to check out our own event! (Grimmse Feesten, see tab ‘July 21st’)

July 15th

Friday – July 15th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 1

  • WYNN post industrial
  • MANTIS postnoise/sludge
  • Shake Shake Bolino post punk

Afterparty with DJ Stijn Kwanten, providing unique sounds both kitch and cult, bot experimental and eclectic.

Free entrance!


July 16th

Saturday – July 16th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 2

  • Hatchling electropunk
  • EMPEREUR steel, sweat & cold
  • Luminance dark electro

Afterparty with DJ The Craze, playing dark wave with some light touches now and again.

Free entrance!


July 17th

Sunday – July 17th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 3

  • Duane Serah mystical
  • Yokocola Cellarsounds wave/neo-punk
  • Crowd Of Chairs experimental noise

Afterparty with DJ Mathieu Vandekerckhove, guitarist at Amenra and founder of Syndrome. Expect tunes in the same genre.

Free entrance!


15:30 – 22:00 ‘t Floere Foefke Sunday Matinee

A whole day with some good guitar tunes and groovy drums! Four bands are playing live and there’s an afterparty as well.

    • Ramones tribute band
    • Post Rock
  • THE FUR:
    • Instrumental psychedelic stonerrock
    • Classical rock, blues and hard rock


  • Entrance: free!
  • Location: ‘t Floere Foefke (Molenaarsstraat 3, Ghent)

July 18th

Monday – July 18th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 4

  • Piquet experimental pop
  • Whispering Sons post punk
  • The K. noise punk

Afterparty with DJ Wagonman, playing a lot of punk wave!

Free entrance!


18:30 – 21:00 Letz Zeppelin

A young band rocking from club to club as Belgian tribute band to Led Zeppelin. Of what we’ve heard you can’t get much closer to the real thing!

  • Entrance: free!
  • Location: main stage Sint-Veerleplein, Ghent



22:00 – 05:00 Rock Night

The usual DJ of the pub ‘t Genoegen is playing some classics loved by all! From Kurt Cobain, David Bowie to Lemmy himself, this night will be mixed with nostalgia and sing-alongs.

  • Entrance: free!
  • Location: ‘t Einde Der Beschaving (Sint-Veerleplein 8, Ghent)


July 19th

Tuesday – July 19th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 5

  • Quails nervous rock
  • MOAR flutish punk
  • Odonis Odonis industrial post-gaze

Afterparty with DJ 162 Decidel, mixing punk, ska, metal, stoner,… as long as it’s unconventional enough, it’s worth playing!

Free entrance!


18:30 – 21:00 IC/TC @ Veerleplein

20:20 – 21:10 Kiss The Anus of a Black Cat @ BOOM TOWN

21:00 – 22:00 BLOW @ Café Charlatan

The only Belgian sax dance trio, bringing you some very special tunes.


July 20th

Wednesday – July 20th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 6

  • The Nice Guys rootsy ska
  • Maanzaad up-tempo reggae
  • Vagabundos gypsy, ska, reaggae and jazz combo

Afterparty with Pirates Crew Soundsystem, staying within the theme of the evening.

Free entrance!


17:00 – 17:40 The Girl Who Cried Wolf @ BOOM TOWN

July 21st

Thursday – July 21st, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 GRIMMSE FEESTEN

Yours truly also hosts an event at the Gentse Feesten! First band starts at 10pm, last starts at 3am. 

  • Bloodrocuted thrash metal
  • Powerstroke groove metal
  • DevastatiöN thrash metal

Afterparty with the guy you all love, DJ Mein Herz Bernd!

Free entrance!


July 22nd

Friday – July 22nd, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 8

In association with Consouling Sounds:

  • 30,000 Monkies suave & loco
  • Eleanora sludge/screamo
  • Alkerdeel black metal

Afterparty with Dr. Green.

Free entrance!


19:00 – 20:00 The Black Heart Rebellion @ BOOM TOWN

July 23rd

Saturday – July 23rd, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 8

In association with Consouling Sounds:

  • The Mary Hart Attack post punk meets shoegaze
  • Sects Tape churchish
  • Mind Rays punk/garage rock

Afterparty with DJ The Spotlight Kid.

Free entrance!


17:30 – 18:10 Yamantua @ BOOM TOWN

July 24th

Sunday – July 24th, 2016

16:30 – 05:00 Kinky Star DAY 8

In association with Consouling Sounds:

  • Rraouhhh! scream syndrome
  • It It Anita noise
  • BLÆGGER (last show) 
  • Cocaine Piss glitterhitstorm

Afterparty with DJ Jasper.

Free entrance!


See you hopefully there somewhere, have fun and like Lemmy said: “stay clean!”