Selling out 18 times in the process, the festival has grown and grown and will once again take the southern Netherlands by storm on the Pentecost (Whitsund) weekend between May 30 and June 1.

Synthpop legeneds Depeche Mode will pass through on their massive European festival tour while post grunge rockers Placebo and indie boys The Kooks will join them to play one of the three stages.

Set on the splendid festival site of Megaland in the town of Landgraaf, Pinkpop will welcome 60,000 festival goers who have the unique opportunity to nominate three other bands they would like to see at the event.

International flights run to Maastricht airport while the international hub of Amsterdam Schipol is only 160km away. Landgraaf is on the national rail (NS) network making pinkpop easily accessible.