Jake Bugg, Skrillex, Macklemore & Lewis, plus eight other interesting acts are part of the second official Sziget 2014 announcement. The new names have been announced on the official Sziget Facebook account and are as follows: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Skrillex Jake Bugg Die Fantastischen Vier London Grammar Tom Odell Michael Kiwanuka DARKSIDE The Big Pink Borgore Brody Dalle What do you think of the second Sziget 2014 announcement? What makes you the happiest? Is it Jake Bugg or do you prefer Skrillex? Tell everyone your opinion in the comments below! Of course, all of these names are already part of our Sziget 2014 lineup page, which we're working to keep updated.
UPDATE: Sziget Italia says that Queens of the Stone Age will be playing Day Zero, which is August 12. The official site also confirms that information. Placebo, Queens of the Stone Age are probably the most important first names for Sziget 2014, but they are not the only artists to be part of this first announcement. The list continues with Calvin Harris Bastille Imagine Dragons Stromae Klaxons Laidback Luke Starlight Girls As suspected by many of you guys, Queens of the Stone Age, which are also at Frequency, will be playing Sziget 2014. The announcement has just been made on Facebook, and the post also mentions that more names will come
As promised yesterday, new names are in. The list starts with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, a name many of you guys mentioned in your wishlists. Then, it’s Franz Ferdinand, also mentioned quite a bit, followed by !!!, Noisia and Timbuktu. No Iron Maiden, as rumored though, but who knows, maybe in the next announcement. What do you think of the announcement? Does it make you happy?
The official announcement is here and it includes Biffy Clyro, Mika, Regina Spektor and a lot more, as you can see below. Here's the full list: Biffy Clyro Nero live Mika The Cribs Regina Spektor Bat For Lashes Flogging Molly Dub FX Little Boots The Joy Formidable Erol Alkan Booka Shade Gesaffelstein Felix Cartal Donots Hoffmaestro dOP Blaudzun Daily Bread Splendid Rangleklods live Monophona john doe was right again – we got one name right in the speculation list – Biffy Clyro, and the list includes 22 acts. We also got three names we already had – Blaudzun, Daily Bread and Splendid.
As expected, the Dutch Sziget Facebook has officially confirmed Blaudzun for Sziget 2013. On the other hand, the German Facebook warns everyone to expect new names at noon. john doe already told us that we got one right in the speculation list. We’ll see which one it is. The question is: noon in which time zone?
Two more acts have been confirmed to play at Sziget 2013 and this time it will be good news mostly for Dutch Sziget fans. We’re talking about Daily Bread and Splendid. The two acts are playing at the Dutch Sziget, Balaton and EXIT pre-party and are mentioned in the article about it (Google-translated version here). The official Dutch Facebook page has also confirmed them for Sziget 2013. Also, if you want to see them before Sziget, you can go to the party in Amsterdam’s Melkweg on May 23rd. (thanks go to leon and Joep!)
UPDATE: The Island of Freedom, Sziget Beach and Color Party, as well as the End Show are detailed, respectively, here, here and here. UPDATE: another post details the press conference today - apart from Sziget Eye being bigger, it must be mentioned that swimming will be possible this year. UPDATE: As announced on the official Facebook page, David Guetta will be part of Sziget's End Show, a "final act of the one week of fun. So, on Sunday, on the Main Stage, Sziget will end with a very exciting show full of fireworks, pyrotechnics, laser shows and other special effects. The music
UPDATE: According to their official sites, here are the performance dates for some artists in the announcement: Triggerfinger - 8 Aug. Seeed - 9 Aug. Die Ärzte - 7 Aug. Deichkind - 7 or 8 Aug (thanks, Bender!) UPDATE: the official announcement on the Sziget website also mentions stages where some of the acts announced today will play. We've already added this info to our line up page. According to it, Seeed, Azealia Banks and Die Arzte will play the Main Stage. The Bots, Hadouken! and Triggerfinger are set for the A38, while Boys Noize will play the Arena. The official announcement we’ve been talking about is
Snoop Dogg, one of Sziget 2012’s headliners, has released a new single, off his future album, called Reincarnated. Nothing new so far. Except for the fact that the single (called “La La La”) is under the pseudonym Snoop Lion. And there’s more: it’s a reggae song and it’s produced by Major Lazer. It will be interesting to see how this new music will sound on the Sziget 2012 Main Stage. Anyway, you can listen to the new track below and tell everyone what you think.