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Sziget NL Announces Several Local Acts

Europe Stage 2016

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 I Die. The band name was borrowed from the 1999 movie The Green Mile, written by Stephen King and directed by Frank Darabont. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=351cf8os7PQ The band released a new album last year, called The Great News, and a fresh EP, A House for Three, last year. Rilan & The Bombardiers, another

Non-Musical Programs at Sziget 2016

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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 programs to attend, all adding the now legendary "Sziget feeling". Here they are. Transe Express - Mù Transe Express is a popular street theater group from France, with two previous performances at Sziget (in 2006 and 2007). This year they will return to the "stage" with Mù,

Some New Performers Announced by Sziget 2016

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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 change here On Day -1, Sziget's program will be opened by Marky Ramone's 40 Years of Punk Rock, followed by fresh materials by Skunk Anansie and the favored festival performer, Die Antwoord. Day 0 will be opened by Punnany Massif, followed by Jake Bugg and Parov Stelar,

Sziget 2016 Announces Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, Afrojack

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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyJfKwcIDUg Three of the freshly announced bands will play on Day -1: Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, and Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg. I think Die Antwoord needs no introduction - especially after their role in one of last year's most popular science fiction movies, Chappie, even those unfamiliar with their music got to know them. The South African band is

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 Roma Tent, the Afro-Latin-Reggae Stage, the Hungaricum Village, creating a venue dedicated to world music in a way never seen before, offering new talent and well-known artists - and, of course, its visitors - the unparalleled Sziget feeling. World Music Stage program Day Zero visitors can attend three

Announcement: Hardwell, Manu Chao, Kaiser Chiefs & More @ Sziget 2016

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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 EDM lovers. His performances are spectacular, and his mixes are packed with the latest and greatest hits. The Dutch progressive / electro-house DJ has millions of fans around the world. Despite his frail age, he was named the best DJ in the world by DJ Mag twice already. Manu Chao is also returning to Sziget this year.

Pukkelpop Announces 89 New Names – could some be at Sziget 2016?

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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. Maybe it will give us some hints on what's yet to be announced for Sziget 2016. LCD Soundsystem The Chemical Brothers Oscar And The Wolf (Sziget 2016 - 14th) Chase & Status live Die Antwoord Eagles of Death Metal Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (Sziget 2016 - 15th) Martin Solveig Bloc Party (Sziget 2016 -

Rihanna Confirmed for Sziget Day 0 Headliner Spot

Rihanna to headline Sziget 2016 Day 0 live streams

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 retired accountant by an alcoholic, crack-addicted father, her childhood was interesting, to say the least. She started singing at the age of seven but didn't think of a musical career until she was discovered by Shontelle, her drill sergeant in a sub-military training program, much later. Since

Announcement: Noel Gallagher, SIA, Crystal Castles & More

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Sziget just made an announcement with the fresh list of bands and artists to perform at the stages of the 2016 festival. Most of the names - like Noel Gallagher - were on yesterday's leaked list, others are new. Some of you might be disappointed by today's announcement, but fear not - there is still plenty of time left until the festival opens its gates, and there are plenty more exciting names to come. March Announcement: SIA and Noel Gallagher to play on the 15th SIA is one of the most talented Australian singers / songwriters ever, who's 2014 hit Chandelier has reached

Pre-Announcement Leak: The New Names of Tomorrow?

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Sure looks official, but could it be true? What Szigetnews user @Sziget posted looks like a leak, or an email newsletter sent out to German-speaking users a bit early: The names in the leak are: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds SIA Crystal Castles Aurora Jake Bugg Oscar and the Wolf Molotov Unkle Live Travis Scott JAIN Wilkinson live Excision Dyro Tourist Die Nerven (D) Isolation Berlin (D) Fatoni (D) Gastarbeiter DJ Set (D) Abu(CH) Palace Winter (DK) I guess some of the names are on many of your wish lists, right? But can it be true? Well, I guess we'll see about that when the official announcement is made tomorrow. Thanks @Sziget for the big hint.

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