Summer Festival Circuit Roundup, Round 2

festival circuit roundup 2018

Update: Sziget just announced on its official Facebook page that it needs "a little bit more time" to be able to publish the first performers of next year's event: We wanted to be in a position to make an announcement this Tuesday, but to make Sziget 2018 as big and as exciting as possible we need just a little bit more time. We are incredibly excited for how the festival is shaping up, so please bear with us and stay tuned for more details so soon. Next summer's festival circuit lineups are starting to be populated by performers booked by festival organizers all

Balaton Sound 2018: The Chainsmokers, David Guetta & others

Balaton Sound 2018

Balaton Sound, Sziget Festival's little EDM sister, has just made its first announcement of the year with its first performers. The vast majority of these performers need no introduction: The Chainsmokers David Guetta Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Martin Garrix DJ Snake Jonas Blue Nervo Timmy Trumpet Ty Dolla $ign W&W Next year's Balaton Sound will be a five-day event that takes place between the 4th and 8th of July in Zamádi, Hungary. As the lineup announced so far shows, this is an event focused mostly on EDM, perfect for a party on the Balaton beach (which is often referred to

VOLT 2018 Announcement: Limp Bizkit, Skillet, Hungarian Bands

Limp Bizkit

Sorry, my bad, misread. Corrected now. December is still a few weeks away, and so are the first performer announcements made by Sziget Festival. Its sister festival, VOLT, in turn, is busy pumping out names and selling its early-bird tickets. Today, the festival has revealed a new round of performers to take one of its stages - and its lineup is starting to look attractive. Here they are: Limp Bizkit Skillet Ákos Tankcsapda Quimby Punnany Massif Wellhello BRAINS Szabó Balázs Bandája The early-bird ticket sale for VOLT 2018 debuts tomorrow (October 23) and lasts until Saturday (October 25). The tickets are priced

Summer Festivals Roundup: Round 1

Summer Festival Roundup

Sziget traditionally announces its first performers sometime at the beginning of December. We still have a few weeks to wait for their announcements, but there are plenty other festivals in Europe, and some of them are announcing quite a few names from their 2018 lineup already. Here are a few of them that have more than one name announced already: Download Festival (8-10 June 2018) Ozzy Osbourne Avenged Sevenfold Guns'n'Roses Rock am Ring (1-3 June 2018) Alma A Perfect Circle Asking Alexandria Avenged Sevenfold Bilderbuch Black Stone Cherry Body Count feat. Ice T Bullet for My Valentine Bury Tomorrow Caliban Calle Jon

VOLT 2018: Depeche Mode, Iron Maiden & Others

volt 2018

VOLT Festival (28-30 June 2018) is another major event organized by Sziget Kulturális Menedzser Iroda Kft. (the company behind Sziget Festival). The event is organized in Sopron (one of the westernmost cities in Hungary) since 1993, initially as an Easter event, later - as its popularity has risen - as a summer festival opposite to Sziget. As its big brother, VOLT is also a multicultural event covering everything from a variety of musical styles to movie screenings, on-stage shows, exhibitions, and many others. And it has already revealed five of its biggest names for VOLT 2018: Depeche Mode (Day 0) Iron

Sziget 2017 Aftermovie, Sziget 2018 Early Bird Ticket Announcement

Sziget 2018 Prices

For those who have fond memories of Sziget 2017 and for those who have been watching the live streams from home but being there in spirit on the Island of Freedom, here is the official Aftermovie of this year's anniversary Sziget Festival. Sziget 2017 - Official Aftermovie As usual, the event is preparing for Sziget 2018 edition - under a brand new management. And, also, as usual, it has announced its first special offer: a 24-hour sale of specially priced Szitizen Prime passes that will become available on November 8. The Passes will come with a pack of goodies, too - a

Sziget: Here’s to the Next 25 Years

sziget 2017 25 years

Two sold-out days, attendees from 103 countries, 452,000 visitors: this is what the organizers of the 25th Anniversary Sziget Festival can take pride in this year. This year, the event has seen its 8 millionth visitor, and its youngest, too - an 11-months old baby from Hong Kong. Next year, the festival returns between the 8th and the 15th of August (once again, Wednesday to Wednesday). The first 25 years of the festival are gone - here's to the next. After 25 years - The year of change For 25 years, Genendai Károly was the lead organizer of the event. Starting with the

Sziget 2017 Day 5 Live Streams – The Kills, End Show & Others

Dimitri Vegas Like Mike live stream

The final day of the 25th anniversary Sziget Festival has come. Over the last week, Szitizens had the chance to see amazing acts both on and off the stages of the event, enjoy the performances of illusionists, acrobats, clowns, and dancers, chill out and relax or even get their blood pumping to the music played or mixed by various musicians, artists, and DJs. Today, as a last hurrah, the stages and alleys of the event will be filled with an amazing variety of artists and shows, so that all the Szitizens will be able to go home with a set

Sziget 2017 Day 4 Live Streams: TDCC, Jagwar Ma, Others

sziget 2017 live streams

It's Monday in the rest of the world but this doesn't count on the Island of Freedom, where - for seven days - you can forget about the traditional flow of time. Headlining the Dan Panaitescu Main Stage today will be Major Lazer, preceded by bands like George Ezra, Glass Animals, and TDCC (Two Door Cinema Club). Other notable performances to make your Monday great: Jagwar Ma, Flume, and Cashmere Cat on A38, Bassjackers at the Electronic Beats Arena, Klezmatics on the World Music Stage, and many others. Today, those at home can follow streams from the Island of Freedom once

Sziget 2017 Day 3 Live Streams: White Lies, Garmiani, others

Steve Aoki

Although we were prepared for a storm, it didn't come early, so PJ Harvey could finish her performance on Sziget's Main Stage without interruption. Today, in turn, there is much more to expect, even though the weather is a bit more chilly than yesterday. Headlining the Main Stage today are The Chainsmokers, preceded by performances by acts like Metronomy, Hurts, and White Lies, who will be streamed live later in the day. The A38 stage will be taken by acts like The Pretty Reckless, The Naked and Famous (who will likely perform fully clothed, though), and Tycho. The Electronic Beats Arena

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