Wacken Winter Nights announces line-up for the festival, and two new bands, release first running order, and starts pre-sale of the day passes!

Wacken Winter Nights announce new bands, release first running order of main stages, and start pre-sale of day passes In the Celtic calendar, the night leading into November 1st was a special date.

One of the bands that are going to perform on the festival are:




4.Ereb Altor






10.Saltatio Mortis


12.The Dread Crew of Oddwood


The pagan Irish feast Samhain still finds its echo in today’s All Hallows Eve or in its Americanised fun version Halloween. According to the Celts, November 1st also marks the change of season and the beginning of winter, which the Welsh name Calan Geaf. There could hardly be a more fitting date for the Wacken Winter Nights festival to announce a string of new information regarding the upcoming winter spectacle. Wacken Winter Nights have announced two new bands of travelling minstrels for 2019.

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Vogelfrey have been founded in 2004 in Hamburg and grace the Wacken Winter Nights already for a second time. This Medieval Rock act has released its fourth album ”In Ekstase” in 2017 and the band has performed countless shows in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Vogelfrey have fused historical and modern sounds in an original way that is filled with the pure joy of playing and a massive level of energy.

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Cemican combines traditional spanish music with folk metal. The Mexicans have built a massive fan base in
South America since their inception in 2008. Their breathtaking appearance at this year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air has secured their highly original mix of Aztek tribal, folk, and metal another slot at Waken Winter Nights.

On further news, Wacken Winter Nights have announced the first version of the running order on the two
main stages,

Running order can be checked out here:

Parallel to this announcement, pre-sale of the 1-Day-Pass and 2-Day-Pass has started.

Ticket-categories and pricing:
Day Pass – Friday, 22nd of February 2019: 39€
Day Pass – Saturday, 23rd of February 2019: 49€
Day Pass – Sunday, 24
th of February 2019: 29€
2-Day Pass Friday + Saturday: 75€
2-Day Pass: Saturday + Sunday: 65€

More than 70% are available for 3 Day Passes have already been sold. We therefore recommend to buy your
ticket early if you plan to attend all days of the festival!

All categories of passes are available at: Metaltix:

On future news, Wacken Winter Nights will soon announce several changes regarding the festival’s infrastructure that are currently being designed in response to wishes handed in by the fans.


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