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Oliver Heldens, The Horrors, Kwabs @ Sziget 2015

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Update: The Thing Things (UK) will play the Main Stage on the 13th at 17:45, leaving the MS with only one spot left to fill (Sunday, the 16th, at 17:45). The A38 stage has a new open spot – the 13th @ 22:00, while the 3AM slot on Saturday the 15th is still blank. Here are  [ Read More ]

Sziget 2015 Facebook Voting Contest – The Candidates

Sziget 2015 Facebook Voting Contest

The game is on: the attendees and fans of Sziget Festival will get to decide which of the applicable bands will get the chance to play at this year’s Sziget Festival. To do so, they need to vote their favorite band and get their friends to do the same during the Sziget 2015 Facebook Voting  [ Read More ]

Magic Mirror – 15th Anniversary!

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Although not entirely music related, here is the latest announcement for Sziget 2015: Magic Mirror – the “hetero friendly” queer venue of Sziget Festival – is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. It will be hosted in a classic Spiegeltent, constructed in wood and canvas decorated with mirrors. The programs include round table sessions on  [ Read More ]

Announcement: Kings of Leon @ Sziget 2015 (Main Stage)

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Sziget Festival has just announced the next band to play the Main Stage of the event: Nashville rock band Kings of Leon. “We have been trying to lure the band for years, and now, after a negotiation marathon, we finally did it,” Gerendai Károly said, “because – as they are not in Europe at that time and  [ Read More ]

Lineup Announced So Far – Daily Breakdown (38.3%)

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UPDATE: all of this information and more, in our traditional lineup page for Sziget 2015, which will be updated on a constant basis. A lot of things about the lineup of the Sziget Festival 2015 have been announced these days, and there is a lot of speculation going on about who will fill the rest  [ Read More ]

Announcement: The Script, Major Lazer, C2C and others

Fuerza Bruta

Another week, another announcement of new names added to the lineup of the 2015 Sziget Festival. And there are some big names on the list, too: Asaf Avidan The Script Major Lazer C2C Arty Asaf Avidan is an Israeli musician, singer and songwriter, a former animator from Tel Aviv who has been guided toward the  [ Read More ]

Announcement: Stages and Acts

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Besides today’s press conference, the Sziget Festival 2015’s organizers have also released a communique to shed some light on which acts to expect on which stage. Without further ado, here are the lists. Stages and acts confirmed today: Main Stage Day -1: Winner of the Nagy-Szín-Pad talent show Irie Maffia Robbie Williams Day 0: Gentleman  [ Read More ]

Competing Festivals Swipe Sziget Headliners in 2015

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Although the budget of the Sziget Festival has grown to 4.4 billion HUF (over $16 million or 14 million euros) the current list of headliners to participate at this year’s edition might not be as great as expected, the festival’s organizers announced in a press conference today. Last year the festival’s date was pushed back  [ Read More ]

Sziget Talent Show

Sziget Festival has organized contests all over Europe for fresh blood to show its worth on the Europe Stage on days -1 and 0. The contests are under way, but some of the winners have already been announced. Here are the lucky – and talented – ones who will have the chance to take their  [ Read More ]

Self-Confirmed: Airtist @ Sziget – August 12th

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Airtist has attended the Sziget Festival several times since it conception – the band played on one of the stages of the event in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012. And they will return to the stage this year, too, on August 12th, as their live concert schedule has self-confirmed. Airtist is a unique music project that  [ Read More ]

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