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W-Festival is an 80s and 90s-themed music festival in held in the municipality of Ostend on the glorious Belgian coastline.

Inviting a roster of hit-makers and heartbreakers from days gone by, W-Festival compliments its beautiful scenic location with chart-topping artists from two of the most influential decades in music.

Performing at the beachside in 2022 are UB40 feat. Ali Campbell (in memory of Astro), Level 42, Squeeze, Belinda Carlisle, Alphaville, Anne Clark, Holly Johnston, Jeanne Mas, Tony Hadley, with plenty more names to be revealed.

Expect a non-stop playlist of anthems from the 80s and 90s, with nostalgic sing-a-longs all day and plenty of delicious global street-foods to keep you energised.

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W-Festival 2022 Lineup

Headliners

UB40 featuring Ali
Bauhaus
Holly Johnson
Level 42
Del Amitri
Squeeze
Alphaville
Belinda Carlisle
Anne Clark
Lightning Seeds

Wed 24 August 2022

Fiction Factory / Bauhaus / Anne Clark / Scritti Politti / Big Country / The Kids

Thu 25 August 2022

Lightning Seeds / Squeeze / The Animals / Nits / Christopher Cross / Paul Carrack / Martin Kemp / Soulsister

Fri 26 August 2022

Alphaville / Level 42 / Jeanne Mas / The Proclaimers / Living in a Box / Jo Lemaire / Kid Creole and the Coconuts / Stereo MCs

Sat 27 August 2022

UB40 featuring Ali / Arrested Development / Del Amitri / Tony Hadley / ABC / Cock Robin / Deacon Blue / Fun Lovin’ Criminals / Cutting Crew / Londonbeat

Sun 28 August 2022

Holly Johnson / Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey / Belinda Carlisle / Go West / Heaven 17 / Hot Chocolate / BlackBox / Sheila E.

W-Festival 2022 Tickets

1-Day, 3-Day, Full Festival Pass & VIP Tickets from €94.50 are on sale:
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Accommodation

The city of Ostend offers a wide range of accommodation options. Book your stay for Ostend Beach Festival using the map below or visit booking.com

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Travel Info

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BY TRAIN

The closest train station is Ostend, just a 300m walk to the festival area.

BY TRAM

The most easy way to navigate at the Belgian Coast is the KUSTTRAM. Just take the tram from any seaside town (De Panne – Knokke). Take halt “Oostende-Station”.

BY BIKE

There is a parking for bicycle available near the festival entrance.

BY PLANE

From Brussels Airport (BRU) take the train to Ostend from the underground train station beneath the airport.
From Oostende-Brugge (OST) take the bus or tram to Ostend Station.
From Lille Airport (LIL) there is a shuttle bus that brings you to the train station Lille Flandres. From there you can take the train to Ostend.

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