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05/09/2023 -  Sjock : Clubconcerts

We have some great concerts planned at our headquarters JK 't Hoekske.

Sunday 24th of September :

The Delta Bombers (US) + Red Hot Riot (UK)

FB :

Tickets :

(only a few left)

Friday 13th of October :

The Hangmen (US) + Thee Andrews Surfers (BE)

FB :

Tickets :

It's been much too long. They played our club many years ago and wanted them back in Gierle since.

Support by our friends from Ghent.


22/08/2023 -  Sjock 47  : Thanks - Sjock 48 : 5 - 7 July 2023

Much too late, huge hangover after Sjock 47 ....
Big thanks to all visitors, bands, volunteers, partners, anyone involved !!!

Without you no "Rock'n'Roll Highlight of the Year".

Mark the date : SJOCK 48 - 5,6 and 7 July

We already started working on it.

06/07/2023 -  Sjock 47  : Presale stopped

Sad news from Legendary Shack Shakers, they had to cancel their show. Hopefully everything will work out fine for them and their family.

Moonshine Wagon will take their spot in the Titty Twister tomorrow night at SJOCK Festival 47.

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06/07/2023 -  Sjock 47  : Presale stopped

  • As announced, our presale ended last night.
    Plenty of tickets available at the entrance.
    Friday = 35 eur

    Saturday = 45 euro
    Sunday = 45 euro


04/07/2023 -  Sjock 47  : Presale ends soon, L13 shop, Afterparty, …

  • Food and drinks are cheap as hell at Sjock !
    A beer for only 2,8 euro and if you collect 6 cups you get 1 for free.
    So a beer costs you only 2,4 euro !

  • We will have Maes 0.0 available this year. Enjoy your beer and drive home safely.

  • Did you already check our Sjock merchandising ?
    You can order online and pickup at Sjock !!!

  • We can also announce our DJ’s for the afterparties
    On Sunday you can go to the afterparty at our camp site with DJ Funkie Frankie


28/06/2023 -  Sjock 47  : Recycle Point, End of presale, Lockers

Only 9 days till Sjock..


Time to get practical :
* Sjock will use reusable cups, please gather them and bring them to our recycle points.
You'll get 1 token for every 6 cups or bottles !!! (no damaged cups). This makes your drinks even cheaper.

* Important : no camping (tents, seats, drinks, ....) on our parking. The past years we had lots of waste on the parking lot, which gets us in trouble with the owner.
We will be very strict this year and you risk to be denied entry to the festival.
Thanks for supporting us !

* This year we will have lockers at the entrance of our festival. Lockers in 2 sizes and some with loading docks for your mobile.

* Presale ends next week on Wednesday, so don't wait any longer to score your tickets here.

07/06/2023 -  Sjock 47 - Time Shedule, Radio Willy, Dwarves, 9PH, Mobile Home tickets

Finally we've got our time shedule online. Check it out here.

Also visit our Line Up page again - we added some info and links for each band (FB, Youtube, Insta, ...)

Proud to announce that Radio Willy will be our main Media Partner, you'll here some Sjock tunes soon on Radio Willy. Visit Radio Willy here.

Last chance to get your tickets for our Mobile Home camping - Only 5 spaces left !

Clubconcert : June 29th @jk 't Hoekske, aka Sjock HQ, Dwarves + Nine Pound Hammer, only 10 tickets left

04/05/2023 -  Sjock 47 - New confirmations + presale drink/food tokens

Wow, again a tough one this year, but we've got our bill together.

New confirmations - all killers, no fillers :

Friday July 7th

The Hellacopters

Legendary Shack Shakers

Stiff Richards

The Sha-La-Lee's

Read More >

Saturday July 8th

Red Hot 'n'Blue

Lovesick Duo


The Real Sickies

Sunday July 9th

No Fun at All

Church of Confidence

Midnight Tattoo

New for this year !

Drink and Food Tokens in presale

Our regular visitors know the Sjock site is located in a remote area so 4G is poorly accessible.

Online payments were only limited available last year. We will improve this somehow, but to avoid queues, you can  buy your tickets in presale.
You can buy the Token bags together with your entrance ticket or if you already got the
entrance ticket, just buy your Token bag now !

1 Token = 1 Belgian beer (or lemonade or wine, ...)

You will receive your Tokens at the entrance were you get your Sjock wristband.

Your Rock 'n' Roll Highlight of the Year !

03/05/2023 -  Sjock 47 - Tami Nelson cancels for Saturday

Sad news from @tamineilsonmusic

"As many of my fans will know, I am still in recovery from sepsis after multiple emergency surgeries earlier this year. I am trying to keep my commitments to as many shows as I can while still being careful. It is why there are not as many shows as I would normally play in 2023 and why I unfortunately cannot get to every town or city I would like to. It’s also part of why I chose to base myself in North America and predominantly travel in a motorhome with my family for 5 months- to reduce long flights where I can, for the benefit of both my physical and my mental health while touring. Unfortunately there are a couple shows I have had to cancel that my Dr has advised against due to extensive travel. I’m afraid one of those shows is the Sjock festival in Belgium in July. I’m very sorry to let my fans in Europe down and hope to be back to play for you next year when hopefully my health is fully restored. Thank you for your understanding."

13/04/2023 -  Sjock 47 - Hotel deal includes shuttle

We reached a deal with Corsendonk Turnova again for Sjock 47.

Sjockdeal includes :

* overnight stay includes breakfast untill 11h30

* shuttle service to and from festival on day over the overnight stay

This deal is only for people who book directly with this link : Turnova Sjockdeal

Use promotional code " sjockfestival "

Important : if you book thru other sites for example thru or others, you will not be able to use the free shuttle service or late breakfast.

31/03/2023 -  Sjock 47 - Presale day tickets available tomorrow + switch bands

1st of April, Day tickets become available, go to our Tickets section to buy your tickets.

We had to switch The Jimmy Dale Surf Trio and His Lordschip

22/03/2023 -  Sjock 47 - New confirmations + start Presale

Another 13 great bands for Sjock 47 !!!
More coming soon.

The Spits

Barno Koevoet & The Duijmschpijkers

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars

Cadaster Jon Combo feat. 'El Presidente'

Eddie & the Hot Rods


Les Lullies

Lobo Jones & the Rythm Hounds

Private Function

Savage Beat

The Jimmy Dale Surf Trio

His Lordship

Truck Stop Cutie

Presale day tickets available from April 1st

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24/02/2023 -  Presale Weekend Tickets + camper/mobilhome available

Full Weekenders - 3 days of Rock'n'Roll available now ! -  Only 99 euro

Campers/mobilhomes - 3 days - 30 euro/camper - more info here

Camping tickets not in presale - only sales at the door

Day tickets will be available in a few weeks !

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23/02/2023 -  Sjock 47 - New confirmations

Live music is still alive and kicking in Belgium.
After the great club concerts coming up at our HQ, we can confirm a lot
of great bands that will join Your Rock'n'Roll Highlight of the Year 2023 :


Tami Neilson

Cock Sparrer

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

The Kokomo Kings

Hola Ghost

Fu Manchu *

Honeyboy Slim & The Bad Habbits

The Bronx

Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg

* the guys fly in for Sjock only !!!

Presale will start soon.

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21/02/2023 -  The Dwarves + Nine Pound Hammer at Sjock HQ

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20/02/2023 -  Club concerts at Sjock HQ

March 25th : Bang Bang Fest
We're celebrating 50 years of our youthclub JK 't Hoekske with a day and night of live music :
Priceduifkes - 69 Charger - Arson - Two and a half girl - Mitraille - Lotus - Sowt - Headschrinker - Braindead

FB : Bang Bang Fest - Presale : Tickets Bang Bang Fest

March 31st : The Seatsniffers - try-out
They have only a few gigs planned. De Roma is already sold out and we're looking forward to their show at Sjock 47, but first they will pay a visit to our HQ.

FB : The Seatsniffers - Presale : Tickets The Seatsniffers (start Monday 20/02/23 - 10:00h)

And we're working on yet another great night of Rock'n'Roll - You'll read it first in our newsletter !


10/02/2023 -  The Seatsniffers at Sjock HQ - Friday 31st March

The Seatsniffers will play a Try Out show at JK 't Hoekske in Gierle on Friday 31st of March.
As you may know, they will only play a few shows :
Last weekend at Rockin' Race Jamboree in Torremolinos

Sat. 22nd of April at De Roma in Antwerp (Sold Out)

Sun 9th of July at Sjockfestival

And now they added a try out at our HQ, how nice !

Tickets only 17,5 euro - available soon - want to be the first to hear it ? SUBSCRIBE to our NEWSLETTER

16/12/2022 -  Sjock 47 - Early Bird tickets SOLD OUT

Early Bird Weekend tickets already sold out in less then 15 hours - That's a new record

Plenty of day tickets, weekend tickets, camper/mobile home tickets will become available as soon as we

can confirm more bands !

Thanks for your support !

15/12/2022 -  Sjock 47 - New confirmations + Limited Early Bird tickets available

Here's 10 new names for the 47th edition of your favorite festival !

Eagles of Death Metal


Slim Cessna's Auto Club

Jesse Daniel

Boogie Beasts

Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies

The Schizophonics

The Drowns

Wine Lips

La Perra Blanco

Earlier confirmed : The Seatsniffers

A Limited amount of Early Bird weekend tickets are available now for only 75 euro !

31/05/2022 -  Sjock 47 - FIRST BAND CONFIRMED - Sjockfestival, Your Rock 'n' Roll Highlight of the Year


We are extremely proud that we can announce a first band that will shine on our line-up in 2023, July 7-8-9.

It’s a reunion we all hoped for to happen and finally does!

It’s the BIG BEAT from Belgium, the greatest roots rockin’ combo in Europe ever, yes, it’s The Seatsniffers!

The Seatsniffers are back for an exclusive threesome of reunion shows and Sjock festival couldn’t be more happy to be part of this. 

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