UPDATE: According to the schedule on the official site, Empire of the Sun will play the Party Arena. The Prodigy, Kate Nash and Kaiser Chiefs will play the Main Stage. The dates are already in the lineup page. As promised yesterday, the Sziget France Facebook page is announcing the new names for the Sziget 2011 line up. Returning to Sziget will be The Prodigy. They will be joined by Empire of the Sun and Kate Nash. Kaiser Chiefs are also returning to Sziget this year.
UPDATE: the Sziget France Facebook says that if they get to 17000 fans by tomorrow morning, we're going to get some new names! So get sharing the page! They're already at 16762 as we write this, so it's quite doable! Some really cool news coming from the official Sziget Facebook page. And we quote: This week we have some new names for Main Stage for you... We can't wait to hear what great band they're talking about. Who do you guys hope for?
The official Sziget website lists a few new names for the Rock & Metal Stage. We're talking about a few Hungarian bands, completing the lineup, but also two bands a band coming from other countries. The foreign band is Swedish/Danish Progressive band The Haunted - pictured below. The Hungarian bands are Road, Dalriada, Depresszio, Nevergreen, Omen, Subscribe and Superbutt. The Lord band listed is also a Hungarian one, and they are listing the Sziget date on their website (thanks, dakota). Of course, these bands will be in our Sziget 2011 line up page very soon.
The Sziget 2011 line up will probably get a few more interesting surprises, but while we wait for them, let's see what you guys think of the Sziget 2011 line up so far. Vote in the poll below. [poll id="4"]
Another day, another name. Hungarian band Erik Sumo Band will be at Sziget 2011, according to their Facebook (thanks go to Rascal)
The official Hungarian website has updated the program page and there are some interesting things in it if you look carefully, as well as some new names. Let's start with the new names, shall we? First of all, on the Europe Stage, two new bands have been added: KILLO KILLO Banda and The Broken Beats. KILLO KILLO Banda will play on August 12, while The Broken Beats will play Sziget on August 10. On the A38-Wan2 stage, two new acts have been added: Electrelane (on August 11) and Watchaclan (August 13), both very interesting from what we could hear on their respective sites. Now,
After Leningrad has self-confirmed their Sziget presence, two more names have been announced on the official Sziget Facebook page. First of all, we're talking about British Sea Power, set to play Sziget's Main Stage. Second, La Shica will play the Europe Stage.
According to their website and Facebook page, Leningrad will be playing Sziget Festival 2011. The date posted there is August 9, which would make it a 0-day performance.
Sziget 2011 headliner Amy Winehouse has decided to actually go to rehab, in order to get prepared for her summer gigs, according to this news article on Gigwise. This should calm down fans that were concerned about her well-being..
Just after announcing that Smash Mouth was cancelled, some new acts were announced on the same Facebook for Meduza. Mlle Caro (F), Alexkid (F), Scratcha DVA (UK) & Feelipa (A) will be playing Sziget 2011.