Sziget 2010 was fabulous for us, we do hope you guys enjoyed it just as much as we did. The Muse concert on the last night was just the icing on the cake... Well, all we have now are memories, until Sziget 2011. Szigetnews will take things a bit slower in the time to come, asit's hard to know there will be a lot of news very soon. (of course, if there is, it will be here the second we hear it). Still, we've noticed that a lot of people are posting comments with bands they want to see at Sziget 2011,
Szigetnews reader Apis 38 has sent us the full playlist of the videos he's made at Sziget Festival 2010. This is a very cool list, including videos from performances by a lot of the big names, including Muse, Iron Maiden, The Hives, Paradise Lost, Madness and many more. Check out these great videos below. Use the side arrows to cycle between videos.
Good news for all of you guys that kept on asking when is 30 Seconds to Mars going to play at Sziget Festival 2010. According to their official website, the Sziget 2010 date for 30STM is August 13. (thanks, fromhungary) Check out the dates when the rest of the acts will play on our Sziget 2010 lineup page.
Ska-P is one of the most expected-by-everyone band at this year's Sziget, judging by the number of people asking about the date when they play. The official Ska-P website now lists the band for August 11. (thanks go to Kristóf)
The Official Dutch Sziget site lists a whole lot of new and interesting names in its programme section, for the MR2, Amfitheater (jazz) Stage, and Roma Stage. We've added them all to our line-up page, so make sure you check it out to get the whole view. Here are some of the most interesting ones: Heaven Street Seven, Quimby and Pannonia All-Stars Ska Orchestra - MR2 Klezmofobia, Kalocsa and Napra - Roma Stage, that also adds a few DJs for some really cool nights at Sziget An Pierlé & White Velvet, Special Providence and Balázs Elemér Group - Amfitheater Make sure you check out the
An answer to a post on the official Sziget Festival Facebook page gives some interesting news for all of you asking when the final Sziget 2010 lineup and schedule will be available. The post says that "full line-up and schedule will be announced in June." We can't wait to know it.
Legendary Hungarian band Tankcsapda have announced their presence at this year's Sziget Festival on their official website. Tankcsapda will play Sziget on August 14. The band's official site says that they will play at 19:30, but doesn't mention a stage. UPDATE: fromhungary says that they will definitely play right before Iron Maiden, on the Main Stage.
Another cool act in the Sziget Festival 2010 lineup. The Black Box Revelation have confirmed their presence at this year's Sziget Festival for August 12 on their official Facebook page.
Our friend chudo_pahan has told us about a whole bunch of interesting acts that have either confirmed themselves or are confirmed on the Dutch site. First of all, Chapelier Fou is set to play on August 12 at the Amiftheater stage, according to the MySpace page. Then, Flat Earth Society will play the same stage on August 11. This news is confirmed on their official website. They will play the BJC-Amfitheater, according to the official Dutch site. Wildbirds & Peacedrums will play on August 14. The dutch site says that they will play on A38-WAN2, while Andy Moor will play on August 12
The French Official Facebook page is confirming some good news today - more reggae for this year's Sziget! The Dubians are now confirmed, and so are Easy Star All-Stars, that we told you about a while ago. Also a new act for the Roma Stage in there: Yasmin Levy. Rona Hartner is now officially confirmed, so are Klezomofobia, for the same stage.