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On Saturday the 7th of May, the gates of Flanders Expo will open for the first edition of Bass Events’ “FLASHBACK”.

Expect a mind-blowing trip down memory lane, filled with energy, nostalgia and only the finest hard dance music from the past decade. Travel through the roots and classics of the harder styles, and relive the vibe that has connected us from the start.

Read on for more important information to make your night at “FLASHBACK” an unforgettable one.

NOTE: final tickets are available online (flashback.bassevents.be) or at the door till 01:00h. Don’t miss out, celebrate the history of our beloved harder styles and enter a dazzling dome of nostalgia.

“FLASHBACK” takes place in Flanders Expo, located near exit 14 of the E40 Brussels – Ostend motorway.
GPS coordinates: Maaltekouter 1,9051 Gent, Belgium.

Coming from Antwerp (E17), follow the R4 to Eeklo/EXPO – the loop at the Zwijnaarde interchange.
Coming from Brussels, you can avoid the Flanders Expo traffic by taking exit 16 (Merelbeke) and following the R4 towards Eeklo/Gent.
Coming from Kortrijk (E17), follow the ‘EXPO’ signs from the Zwijnaarde interchange.

There are two parking lots available during “FLASHBACK” at Flanders Expo; P4 and P5. Follow the signs “EXPO” untill you see the “FLASHBACK” signing on mobile led screens near the venue. The parking lots are within walking range of Flanders Expo. Parking your car will cost you 5 EUR.

Don’t leave any valuables in your car. Although Flanders Expo has supervisors on their parkings, the organization or Flanders Expo cannot be held responsible for any damages or theft at the parkings.


Travel to the station of Gent-Sint-Pieters, the main railway station in Gent and take tram 1 to Flanders Expo. Find out the quickest way to travel to the train station of Gent-Sint-Pieters from your location on nmbs.be or visit “De Lijn“.

The doors will open at 20:30h, the show will start at 21:00h.

There will be increased security measures and controls by the security staff. Please follow all instructions carefully for your own safety and for a smooth entrance. We ask you not to bring any bags with you, but do dress up warmly when cold. The are enough lockers inside to store some extra clothes or personal belongings.

Checking in for your ultimate trip down memory lane is possible from 20:30h till 03:00h. After 3:00h the entrance is closed and unfortunately access will be denied. Once you have entered the gated area of the venue, no re-entry is allowed. OUT = OUT!

All visitors must be able to show their identification card at all time and prove they are 18 or turning 18 later this year (in 2016). If you don’t meet the minimum age, access can be declined, even if you have a valid ticket. Tickets will not be compensated.

There is an absolute Zero Tolerance policy regarding drugs, aggression and racism. Visitors will be checked at the entrance.

The following items are not allowed: backpacks, bags, bottles of perfume, aerosol deodorant bottles, selfie sticks, food, drinks, any kind of weapons, drugs, football flags/any signs of racism or hate. For more information visit our website.


There will be lockers available at “FLASHBACK”. They are handled by the venue. We recommend sharing a locker with your friends to save money and space. Renting a locker costs 6 EUR. A deposit of 4 EUR will be added to every locker, which you will get back when you return your locker key. Bass Events cannot be held responsible for any damages or thefts.

Now here is your massive menu for “FLASHBACK”!


Cash or PIN payments are possible at the ticket points. Besides cash, it is possible to buy tokens by using the following cards: Bancontact/Mister Cash – Maestro – Mastercard – Visa. It is not possible to take out some extra cash. You also can pay with these cards at the merchandise stand.

We are very lucky to have a professional media team. They will capture the whole event through video footage and photographs. That is why we strongly recommend to experience and enjoy the event with your own eyes and not through your smartphone.


There will be an official media team at “FLASHBACK”. Our photographers and camera crew will be up and running during the event, so make sure to wear your brightest smile and show your best dance moves.

The official aftermovie for “FLASHBACK” will be available in a few weeks after the event. The official pictures will be available on our Facebook page and on our website, a few days after the event.

NOTE: you may have been photographed, but this does not mean that your picture will end up online.

There will be a large Bass Events merchandise stand at “FLASHBACK”. In addition to the official “FLASHBACK” merchandise, there will also be other merchandise/gadgets (sweaters, jackets, caps) of Bass Events available during the night.


Have you lost something at “FLASHBACK“? Only ID cards (passports), phones and wallets will be handed over to the municipality of Gent. For all questions concerning lost items call 0032 (0)9 266 69 14 or send an email to comgw@politie.gent.be.

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