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Last-Minute: Blasterjaxx Joins Bacardi Arena Lineup

Blasterjaxx @ Spring Awakening (Photo: Wikipedia)

Blasterjaxx joins the lineup of the 2019 Sziget Festival's Bacardi Arena in a last-minute change after Maurice West had to cancel his gig at the venue. The Dutch duo will take the stage at the Bacardi Arena on August 10, at 11:30 PM. The Dutch DJ/producer duo consists of two youngsters, Thom Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf who have started making music together in the Hague in 2010. Their style is best described as big room house and electro house but they sometimes go in directions like progressive, future bass, and trap as well. BlasterJaxx's most successful single so far was "Faith", released

Self-Confirmed: Luca Bassanese @ Sziget 2019

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Here is one piece of news we've missed during the busy holiday season: Italian folk artist Luca Bassanese announced, in the second half of December, that he will have a live show at Sziget 2019. Expect the artist (and the band "Piccola Orchestra Popolare") to take the stage on the 10th of August. There is no word on which stage he will take and at what time. Here is him performing at the Paléo Festival Nyon in 2018: Luca Bassanese wears several hats: he is a singer, songwriter, actor, writer, and musician in one. Over the years, he has won several awards

Sziget Lineup Complete, Updates Regarding the Future of Sziget News

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Hello, SzigetNews here. Today, Sziget 2018 has finalized its lineup for the year - as usual, you can find all the upcoming artists with their venues and start times at the Sziget Festival official website. There are still a few days left before the next price hike, so if you haven't purchased your ticket yet, this might be the perfect time to do so. Now back to the updates about Sziget News. It seems that the future of Sziget News lies in turning into the forum where you, our faithful readers, will be able to create threads about pretty much anything (as long

Sziget 2016 Official Aftermovie

Sziget Festival 2016 official aftermovie

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: 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

Sziget 2016 – All Passes are Sold Out!

Sziget 2017 First Announcement

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

Sziget 2016 lineup poll

sziget 2016 lineup poll

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

Artists and stages…


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.

Sziget 2014 performance dates for Crystal Fighters and more

Crystal Fighters

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

New Sziget 2014 names coming next week!


New Sziget 2014 names will be announced next week, according to an image posted to the Sziget Festival Official Facebook page. Apart from this (obviously great) news, no other information is shared, but we're quite curious to hear the new names. (thanks, FAB!)