Sziget News

Lineup Announced So Far – Daily Breakdown (38.3%)

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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 of the over 60% of the empty spots this year. We won’t speculate – we have only compiled a list of the acts  [ 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

Airtist

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 ]

Self-Confirmed: Haydamaky @ Sziget

Haydamaky

An older piece of news just brought to our attention (thanks chudo_pahan): Ukrainian Cossack rock band Haydamaky will return to the stage of Sziget Festival after six years. The date of their concert is yet unspecified. The band was born in 1991, after Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union. The band was known as  [ Read More ]

Self Confirmed: Wailing Trees – August 13th @ Sziget

Wailing Trees

Another band has confirmed that it will participate at the 2015 Sziget Festival: this time it’s the French roots reggae band Wailing Trees. According to the band’s Facebook page, Wailing Trees will play at the Sziget Festival on the 13th of August. Nominated for the “Victoire du Reggae” in its home country, in the “Best New Artist  [ Read More ]

Self Confirmed: Lord Bishop Rocks @ Sziget 2015

Lord Bishop Rocks

Self confirmed artist: Lord Bishop Rocks will visit Sziget Festival at the 16th of August as part of its MOTÖRFUNK tour. The trio – recommending itself as “the most exciting and musically gifted Rock trio of the 21st century” – plays 70s influenced Hardrock, Funk, Blues, Jazz, Reggae and Punk – meshing it into a sound they  [ Read More ]

Sziget Announces the Lineup of the World Music Stage

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Just like in the previous years, the Sziget Festival will feature great music from all over the world. The organizers of the event have just announced the lineup of the World Music Stage, which will be incredibly colorful this year – focusing on roma (gypsy) traditions this year. The World Music Stage is the melting pot of the  [ Read More ]

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