After a lot of speculation, as well as a few artists confirming their presence, Sziget has finally revealed a new batch of artists to perform at its stages. Some of them are returning names - think Kasabian, Interpol, Leningrad, and others. Without further ado, here is the list of the names that were freshly revealed through Sziget's official Facebook page: Kasabian Flume Interpol Billy Talent Jamie Cullum Charli XCX The Kills Clean Bandit Metronomy The Pretty Reckless Danny Brown Crystal Fighters Fritz Kalkbrenner Leningrad Cashmere Cat Jagwar Ma Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano Maurice West Kasabian needs no introduction: the band played
The Sziget Festival Republic has announced a new set of names confirmed to be present at the 2015 event. Here is the short list: Ellie Goulding Kasabian Nero Kraftklub Sigma Hernan Cattaneo Ellen Allien Damian Lazarus Laura Jones Function Stadium X Lucas & Steve Now, let's take a more detailed first look at the names in today's official Sziget announcement. Ellie Goulding is one of the most sought after pop stars of our days. She has a quite successful career behind her - the 28 year old indie pop / synthpop / folktronica artist has won awards like the BBC Sound of 2010, the Pandora Newcomer of the Year in 2011, Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Music Star award in
MTV Live HD will be broadcasting some Sziget Festival 2011 gigs, in case you want to remember the wonderful Sziget mood. Included so far are Sziget Festival performances from White Lies, La Roux, Interpol, as well as Kasabian (pictured). If you are lucky enough to live in a country in which MTV Live HD is available – you can check out the list of countries here – you can enjoy some of last year’s performances again. According to the schedule (PDF file), things will start off this Sunday with White Lies, at 22:00 CET. Also, you will be able to see La Roux (on
Just as expected, the organizers have given us the second big Sziget 2011 line up announcement today. And things are as good as they can be. It looks even more like we're gonna have a brilliant Sziget week this year. Apart from Amy Winehouse and Lostprophets - two acts we told you about, here's what the announcement (and, by consequence, the Sziget 2011 line up) has to offer: Kasabian, The Maccabees and Good Charlotte are coming, and so do Deftones and Within Temptation (returning after an excellent performance a few years ago). Joining will be Kid Cudi, as well as Peter Bjorn
Just a reminder that today is the last day when you can get non-camping tickets for 140 Euros a piece (camping tickets for 170). Starting tomorrow, tickets will be 170 Euro (200 camping). If you can and want to save some money, you should get your ticket today. In other news, Billy Talent are set to play on a very busy August 15t - Danko Jones, Kasabian and Muse are to play on the same night.
UPDATE: The Italian Sziget office wrote to us to correct the information below. Here's the information we received: The information about the about the headliners were their own considerations; they are not facts but their own speculations. The same thing goes for the things on 0 day, these are rumors that are going on on their forum. Again, not facts. And, more importantly, these rumors do not come from the Italian Sziget Office but from their users. We do hope this makes things clearer. UPDATE: Kasabian will be playing on the 15th, too, according to the official Kasabian MySpace. Our friend Sumo has some news from the admin
(this post is updated constantly) The first official line-up announcement has just been posted on the official Hungarian website. The first two very important names are ones that we all suspected - Muse and Iron Maiden!!! Next come more important names: Kasabian, Billy Talent, The Specials and Gorrillaz Sound System. Happy hardcore band Enter Shikari and Infected Mushroom (that Sziget News found out about some time ago) will also be there. Then, Faithless, Danko Jones, the Hives and The Toy Dolls and Bad Religion (both of the last two names were announced here). Also at Sziget will be Ska-P, that have been at Sziget before, and
According to seeticket's newsletter advertising the Sziget Festival, the latest headliners for Sziget this year could be Kasabian. Also playing at this year's festival are Iced Earth and Apocalyptica.