Rockin' Around Turnhout
Rockin’ Around Turnhout was born in the summer of 1996 when Peter Van der Flaes and Tom Brandt met to talk about a barcrawl with only rock ’n roll bands. At that time, Grasshopper Int. Vzw, the organization behind the Rockin’ Around Turnhout festival was organising allready ‘Blues’ In Turnhout’, a barcrawl with blues and jazz bands. And since the First edition, the festival became famous all around the World. With more than 3000 visitors yearly, Rockin’ Around Turnhout became one off the leading rock ’n roll & rockabilly festivals in Europe. From a one day event back in 1996, today Rockin’ Around Turnhout welcome’s more than 25 bands ons evaral stages around town and during three days in the easter weekend.