First headliner of Rock am Ring 2019 revealed

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Foto: Don Crusio/Festileaks

Before the end of this year’s edition, at a conference held at the Nürburgring festival ground, it was confirmed that the German punk band Die Ärzte will be one of the headliners of Rock am Ring 2019. The festival will take place next year, between 7 and 9 June 2019.

After six years of absence, the German band from Berlin will return for an exclusive headline performance at Rock am Ring/Rock im Park festivals. Die Ärzte headlined the festivals before in 2007.

Tickets will go on general sale on 5 June at 12:00 local time and will cost 149,00 Euro (without camping).

You can see the post of the announcement below:

Die Ärzte

Die Ärzte are a German punk band formed in 1982. The band, which consists of three members, released their debut album Debil in 1984. Due to their exclusively German lyrics, Die Ärzte are very popular in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and some other Northern European countries. The band was also thinking of releasing an album in English in the mid-1990s, but they dropped the idea. Die Ärzte have released thirteen albums, and their latest one, titled auch, came out in 2012.

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park 2019

Foto: Natasja Blouw/Festileaks

Rock am Ring and Rock im Park are two annual rock music festivals in Germany. Rock am Ring takes place at the Nürburgring race track, whereas Rock im Park takes place simultaneously at Zeppelinfield in Nuremberg and has an identical lineup. The festival first started in 1985 and is considered to be one of the largest festivals in Germany. Its twin festival was organised for the first time in 1993. Every year, both festivals attract more than 110,000 people and are usually sold out.

  • Location: Nürburgring and Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Date: 7-9 June 2019.
  • Tickets: on sale from 5 June for €149 (3-day pass without camping).
  • For more information, visit the official website.