Sziget Festival has a new management - and it clearly has a brand new way of revealing the artists, DJs, and other performers taking one of its stages in August. The event's last announcement, made on January 29, was great news for most of the attendees - and hopefully, the names below will also not be a disappointment. So, without further ado, here they are: Dua Lipa Gorillaz Shawn Mendes Stormzy The War on Drugs Nick Murphy FKA Chet Faker Lianne La Havas Desiigner King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Gorgon City live JP Cooper Petit Biscuit Borgore Zhu Yellow
Christmas is at our doorstep, which makes summer feel like an oh-so-distant memory. But Sziget is here to bring back at least a bit of the sunshine of summers past: the official aftermovie of the 2016 Sziget Festival is here. Sziget has sure taken its sweet time to release it, but you know what they say: better late than never. Behold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-6NB2SEgLk Aside from this short film trying to cram seven days of Sziget feeling into eight short minutes, Sziget has also released an official Sziget Viber sticker pack that can be downloaded from here. You can also join the public Sziget
Another month, another landmark achieved by the Sziget Festival! According to a recent news release, Sziget 2016 has sold all of its 5 and 7-day passes. Now there are nothing, but day tickets left to buy. Since the total number of passes has been limited to 55,000, only 25,000 tickets are available for any individual day. This leads to a situation that was never encountered before - a month and a half before the start of the festival, all its passes are already sold out. Still, according to Sziget's website, those with a five-day ticket can still upgrade to a
With the Sziget 2016 lineup almost complete and passes almost sold out, it's time for you to have your say in the Sziget 2016 lineup poll. We've had some pretty cool announcements, some big names, tons of smaller ones to discover (and maybe turn into big ones for the next few years), so it will be quite a Sziget 2016 to look forward to. A yearly tradition on Sziget News, the Sziget 2016 lineup poll is always the place where you can honestly state your opinion and say whether you think Sziget 2016 will be yeah or meh. And, who knows, maybe the organizers
The official press release splits artists according to the stage they will be playing (for A38 and Main Stage). While you'll be seeing these things in our lineup page, here are the lists for you: Main Stage: Anti Flag Bastille Bombay Bicycle Club Die Fantastischen Vier End Show with Calvin Harris Imagine Dragons Jake Bugg Lily Allen Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Manic Street Preachers Opening Show with Deadmau5 OutKast Placebo Prodigy Queens of the Stone Age Ska-P Skrillex The Kooks A38 Stage Bonobo Borgore Brody Dalle Crystal Fighters Djaikovski ft. Tk Wonder and Mc Wasp Fink Girls in Hawaii Jagwar Ma Kavinsky Klaxons Laidback Luke London Grammar Madeon Michael Kiwanuka Miles Kane Mount Kimbie Palma Violets R3hab Starlight Girls Stromae The 1975 The Big Pink Tom Odell Wild Beasts (Thanks go to mellowmaniac!) P.S.: the lineup page has been updated, too.
Some Sziget 2014 performance dates for Crystal Fighters and some of the other artists announced today have already surfaced, apart from the ones we've already mentioned. Here they are, in case you're only coming to a part of Sziget 2014 and you need to make your plans and book planes, hostel or a hotel or whatever else. So, according to their official Facebook page, Crystal Fighters will be playing Sziget 2014 on August 16. The date is also listed on their website. Girls in Hawaii are set to be at Sziget on August 13. Source is also the Facebook page. Then comes Bombay Bicycle
As promised, the new names for Sziget 2014 are here today, including The Prodigy, Lily Allen and more! The list is as follows: The Prodigy Lily Allen Ska-p official La Roux Fink Miles Kane Palma Violets Kavinsky Bonobo Jagwar Ma As always, john doe's hints were right. How many did you get right? Let everyone know below!
Sziget 2014 tickets are now available, and you can get them here. You should also know that, as opposed to other years, when tickets were available for an early bird price, and then would go up in price at a certain date, this time their price will grow progressively as the festival approaches. The early bird stage is until December 31 at midnight; the first advance round is until April 30, with the second one until July 31. The full price will be paid after August 1 and on the spot. Sziget 2014 tickets for the whole week with camping now cost 199
The Sziget Festival 2013 Aftermovie is now available, for your viewing pleasure. It's 7 and a half minutes of images which will remind you of the summer's fun week on the Island. Until next year's Sziget Festival, that is - it will take place between August 11 and 18. And until you buy your tickets or book your plane, there's another thing you must do if you loved Sziget 2013. You can vote for it in the European Festival Awards. Here's how to do it. And now, without further ado, the Sziget Festival 2013 Aftermovie, for your viewing pleasure! Sziget Festival 2013 official aftermovie from Sziget