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 have announced. Let's see who the new names announced for the 2016 Sziget Festival are. Bastille Bastille will be performing on the Main Stage, in the early evening hours of the day. The band of young Brits has millions of fans all over the world, best shown by
Although the last spot on the Sziget 2015 lineup is not filled yet in the official Szigetfestival.com timeline, the organizers of the festival have announced through the event's Facebook page that Balthazar is the last name they announce for this year. The exact time of their performance has not yet been announced. We are also happy to announce Balthazar on the A38 Stage and with this final announcement the Sziget music line-up is now complete! Hundreds of acts from all over the world, different genres and there is much more beyond music: theater, dance, circus and many more waiting for the most
A little change in the lineup of the Sziget Festival 2015: the 3AM spot of the A38 stage on Saturday the 15th was filled by DJ Marky & Stamina MC, followed by Statik (who also performed at VOLT festival last week after Sigma). The dnb duo has been announced a long time ago - they were to perform after Sigma on Sunday the 16th, but were moved to the 3AM spot on Saturday instead. Marky is a veteran DJ, with his career stretching back to the early 1990s. He was "discovered" by a record label in 1998, while scratching in a club in
Update: It has been confirmed that the band will perform on the British Knights Europe Stage on Sunday the 16th, at 13:00. Manchester (UK) based indie / rock / blues / blues rock band Turrentine Jones has gathered an overwhelming majority of the votes (3,657 of them) during the Sziget 2015 Facebook Voting Contest, knocking out bands like Plastic Barricades (UK), Princess Eud & Ded Kra-Z (Haiti) who finished second and third. This means that Turrentine Jones will have the chance to make its voice heard and its name well known through a gig on the Europe Stage, on the 16th (Sunday),
Update: The Thing Things (UK) will play the Main Stage on the 13th at 17:45, leaving the MS with only one spot left to fill (Sunday, the 16th, at 17:45). The A38 stage has a new open spot - the 13th @ 22:00, while the 3AM slot on Saturday the 15th is still blank. Here are the latest names included in the Sziget 2015 lineup: The Horrors (UK) - Main Stage, 12th of August (17:45) One of the great new guitar acts on the British musical scene, The Horrors are to be commended for one of the best musical materials released lately in the
UPDATE: all of this information and more, in our traditional lineup page for Sziget 2015, which will be updated on a constant basis. 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 already announced with their dates and stages. Here we go: Day -1 (August 10th) lineup Robbie Williams (Main Stage) Apollonia (Colosseum) Day 0 (August 11th) lineup Florence & The Machine (Main
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 & the Evolution Quimby Florence and the Machine The rest of the days: Alt-J Ellie Goulding Avicii Martin Garrix (End Show) Kasabian Limp Bizkit Hollywood Undead Foals Marina and the Diamonds Gogol Bordello The Maccabees Awolnation Punnany Massif World Music Stage Dhoad Gypsies from Rajastan Taraf de Haïdouks Goran Bregovic Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar The Egyptian Project Romengo Parno Graszt Mariza LaBrassBanda She’Koyokh Noura Mint Seymali Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble Imam Baildi Roy Paci & Aretuska Allstars Antwerp GipsySka Orkestar HK & Les Saltimbanks DakhaBrakha Che Sudaka La Chiva Gantiva Canzoniere
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 to avoid overlapping with major US and Japanese festivals. This year the above mentioned events will start later as well. This means that the organizers of Sziget might again be in trouble. Still, according to lead organizer Gerendai Károly, the interest in the festival is unbroken after
The official Sziget site announces that Electrelane is cancelled, "due to unfortunate technical reasons". (thanks, sofia) Also, Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77 have been moved to the A38/WAN2. The date remains August 10.
Some really cool information coming our way today. First of all, metal fans will be happy to hear that the official Szigetfest Twitter account is announcing Helloween for the Metal Stage. The same source also announces Goose, for those wanting to party at Sziget. (UPDATE: Goose will be playing on August 11, according to their Facebook - thanks Eva!) On the other hand, the Sziget France Facebook announces Hudson Mohawke for the A38-Wan2. They're also confirming Goose and Helloween.