Sziget News

Colosseum in 2016: John Digweed, Tale of Us, Others

Colosseum in 2016

Sziget Netherlands was the first to announce the lineup for Colosseum in 2016. Aside from the DJs on the list below, there will be local Hungarian DJs mixing from 12PM and the break of dawn every day. The announcement was apparently made a bit too early, and it has now been taken down from Sziget  [ Read More ]

Sziget NL Announces Several Local Acts

Sziget NL announces local acts

Sziget NL announced several Dutch acts to be added to the Sziget 2016 lineup today. All of them will perform on the Europe Stage. Without further ado, here are the names. Europe Stage John Coffey is a Dutch punk rock/post hardcore band, influenced by bands like Refused, The Ghost of a Thousand or Every Time  [ Read More ]

Non-Musical Programs at Sziget 2016

non-musical programs

In the last few weeks, we’ve seen lots of exciting – and perhaps not so exciting – acts announced to perform on one of Sziget 2016’s stages. But let’s not forget that Sziget is not just another music festival. This year, just like in the past, they will offer their visitors a variety of non-musical  [ Read More ]

Some New Performers Announced by Sziget 2016

sziget performers and map

In a major press release, Sziget 2016 has shed a bit more light on what visitors can expect to see at this year’s edition, adding some new performers to a variety of stages. So, without further ado, here are the names and their stages – what we know so far. Main Stage Performers – No  [ Read More ]

Sziget 2016 to be sold out

This year Sziget will last for seven days – five full days, plus the Day -1 and the Day Zero – but from Wednesday to Wednesday, just like in the old times. The event’s organizers will try to top last year’s atmosphere, focus more on environmental awareness, hygiene, visuals and the quality of services. The  [ Read More ]

die antwoord

Legends, big returners, and fresh performances – this is the tagline of today’s Sziget announcement. And the names confirm the title: Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, Afrojack, DVBBS, Zedd, Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg, Carnage, and Troyboi were announced to play at Sziget 2016. Die Antwoord on Day -1 Three of the freshly announced bands will play on  [ Read More ]

World Music Stage Gets Day Zero Program

World Music Stage

The World Music Stage is one of the most popular venues at Sziget, adding a lot to its multi-cultural, colorful nature. Sziget 2016 has just announced the program of the stage, which – for the first time – will be active on Day Zero as well. This year the World Music Stage will incorporate the  [ Read More ]

hardwell

Sziget Festival has just made its Easter surprise announcement: Hardwell will perform the festival’s end show on the Main Stage. The other names announced, in no particular order: Manu Chao Kaiser Chiefs FIDLAR Boys Noise Dillon Francis Movits! Vinai DJ Sliink Hardwell to perform Sziget 2016’s End Show Hardwell surely doesn’t need any introduction for  [ Read More ]

pukkelpop

As @JumboJack well said a few days back, Pukkelpop usually shares at least some names (sometimes even headliners, like in the case of Rihanna) with Sziget. Their announcement today was massive – they have added 89 new names to their lineup, with more to come. So, here is the massive announcement made by Pukkelpop today.  [ Read More ]

Rihanna Confirmed for Sziget Day 0 Headliner Spot

Rihanna to headline Sziget 2016 Day 0

Coming from Barbados straight to the Main Stage of Sziget Festival 2016 – please welcome Rihanna, one of the biggest and most influential pop icons of our days. According to the latest announcement by Sziget Festival, the singer will headline the event’s Day 0 (August 11th), playing on the Main Stage Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty to a  [ Read More ]

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