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Sziget 2016 has made its first announcement about its lineup in 2016. The names announced today, in the order they appeared on the event’s official Spotify playlist: The Last Shadow Puppets (Main Stage) The Neighborhood (A38) The Lumineers (Main Stage) Jess Glynne (A38) DATSIK (A38) Years & Years (Main Stage) Róisín Murphy (A38) Opgezwolle (A38)  [ Read More ]


Another week has passed without any new names announced by Sziget 2016. There is a lot of speculation about Radiohead possibly making it to the festival, but there’s nothing confirmed just yet. However, there is still a lot of time left until the final lineup of the festival to be announced. Until then, let’s see a  [ Read More ]

VOLT 2016 announces Slayer, Damien Rice, SIGMA and GusGus

Kerry King from Slayer at Nova Rock 2014

Those of you expecting new artists to be announced for Sziget 2016 will most likely be disappointed: still no news there. Aside from the award Sziget received for the Best Lineup (although, if you remember, they were criticized a lot for their lack of headliners), the Island of Freedom is silent – for the time being. But  [ Read More ]

Spotify has a surprising all-time number one


Last month, music-streaming app Spotify released a peculiar number one song in the form of ‘Lean On’, which was performed by Major Lazer. The song was a huge hit in the U.S., New Zealand, Australia, and pretty much everywhere in Europe. What makes the song’s feat amazing is that the global phenomenon had not only  [ Read More ]

Bloc Party

The organizers of Sziget 2016 have decided for Christmas to come early, announcing a set of new performers who we’ll have the occasion to meet in August. The list includes artists like Bastille, CHVRCHES, Bloc Party and Sum, among others. Tickets for Sziget 2016 can be acquired with the largest discount until December 31st, the organizers  [ Read More ]

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Sziget 2016 is starting to take shape with today’s announcements of the first performers. But these are just the first names of hundreds more to come. At the same time the organizers of the festival have also announced that 25% of all Sziget 2016 passes have been sold already. Considering last year’s limit of 45,000  [ Read More ]

8 Minutes of Sziget Memories: The Aftermovie Has Arrived

sziget 2015 aftermovie

The Sziget 2015 Official Aftermovie. Enjoy! PS: What did you like the most about this year’s Sziget Festival?  

Sziget 2015 Memories: José González

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Another event from this year’s Sziget Festival have found their way online: the live performance by José González. Enjoy!  

#sziget2016 Tickets Start to Sell on November 24th (Updated)

Sziget 2016 tickets to go on sale on November 24th

Update (November 12): The “first 24 hours special” prices are out for the 7 and 5 day passes: 7 Days pass (Szitizen Prime)  – EUR 235 5 Days pass (Szitizen Prime) – EUR 199 The prices for the rest of the day will be as follows: 7 days pass: Early bird: 235 € Advance Round  [ Read More ]

Sziget Memories: Enter Shikari Live at Sziget 2015

enter shikari

For those who were unable to attend Enter Shikari’s performance at Sziget 2015, or want to re-live the excitement of the concert, Sziget has uploaded the complete event to YouTube. Enjoy. Track list: 00:00 – The Appeal & The Mindsweep 04:25 – Destabilise 09:30 – Sorry You’re Not A Winner 15:05 – The Last Garrison  [ Read More ]

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