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Bospop rock festival 2011

The Bospop rock festival, which will be held for the 31th time on 8, 9 & 10 July 2011, has made a name for itself thanks to its easy-going atmosphere.

The following artists will be performing on Friday, July 8: Joe Cocker, Journey, The Faces featuring Mick Hucknall, Texas, Foreigner and The Resistance Plot.

On Saturday, July 9 there are performances by Anouk, Roxette, Ringo Starr and Gregg Allman, but also Bush, Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot, Roger Hodgson & Band, Ultimate Eagles, Serena Pryne en Coldplace. Dream Theater, Thin Lizzy, Riverside, Triggerfinger, Walter Trout and Black Country Communion alongside Jimmy Barnes perform on the two stages on the final day, Sunday, July 10.

This festival, which was started as a small-scale festival for mainly regional amateur bands in 1980 on a DIY stage has now grown into a big musical event with bands of international fame which has won itself a permanent listing on the festival calendar.

In total there are 23 bands known to perform at Bospop 2011. More names will be added to the musical program of the festival. Bospop 2011 will take place on 8, 9 and 10 July at Evenemententerrein Weert Noord.

Ticket sales for 2011 Bospop starts Saturday, February 26 through the website