The Weeknd joins Foo Fighters and Radiohead as Open’er Festival 2017 headliner

Open’er takes place at Kosakowo Airport in Gdynia from June 28-July 1

The Weeknd will headline next year’s Open’er festival in Poland, alongside Foo Fighters and Radiohead.

Open’er takes place at Kosakowo Airport in Gdynia from June 28-July 1. Tickets are on sale now from the festival’s website. They are priced at 107e (£95.50) for four-day passes.

Foo Fighters and Radiohead had both been announced as the first two headliners, with R&B star The Weeknd now unveiled as the third.


The Weeknd released his latest album ‘Starboy’ last month. Read the NME review.

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The Weeknd recently set the record for the most number of streams on Spotify in a single day. Spotify have confirmed that ‘Starboy’ broke its record for the most streams on the platform in a single day, but have not yet revealed the figures in question.

In a statement provided to Billboard, Republic Records Chairman and Co-Founder Monte Lipman said: “Spotify’s continued support of The Weeknd has now reached historic proportions and also reinforces the tremendous growth of global streaming.”

As well as the three headline acts, James Blake, Prophets Of Rage, Mac Miller and G-Eazy have also been announced for next year’s Open’er festival.

2015’s bill featured the likes of LCD Soundsystem, Foals, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Last Shadow Puppets and Bastille.

Read more: The story of Open’er 2016 in photos