Golden New Wave Stars In Belgium This Summer At The 4-Days W-FESTIVAL

Top acts/singles from the past…

6 April 2021

This summer – last days of August – Belgium’s renowned W-FESTIVAL ,
celebrates the golden decades (70s/80s) of new W-ave music for the fifth
time. The major event will take place on the beach in Ostend, the queen
of our native country’s seaside town, on 26-27-28-29 August 2021.

Over 4 days a series of new wave icons will boost the adrenalin-production
of thousands of die-hard fans with massive hits from their glorious past.

All info, tickets and COVID-19 measures right here.

To warm up Turn Up The Volume picked one
act per day with one of their classic crackers.

Let’s roll…

THE BOOMTOWN RATS (Bob Geldof’s band)
with ‘Looking After Number One‘ (26 August)

THE HUMAN LEAGUE with (of course) ‘Don’t You Want Me (27 Aug)

OMD with ‘Enola Gay’ (28 August)

THE HOUSE OF LOVE with ‘Shine On‘ (29 August)

W-FESTIVAL: Facebook

YESTERDAY’S CRACKERS – This Week: 25 Killer Tracks And 3 Top LP’s From 1978…

The best of the past

Every week Turn Up The Volume! jumps into the past! Relive 25 Crackers and
3 Top Albums per year/per week. Here’s another fabulous year to remember: 1978.



– ‘All Mod Cons‘ by THE JAM

Stream here

– ‘Parallel Lines‘ by BLONDIE

Stream here

‘This Year’s Model’ by ELVIS COSTELLO

Stream here


See/hear you next week for the year of 1979…