Our friend lambo has sent us a very good read, and we thought we should share it with you guys. It’s a Reuters article about Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis, a man that’s quite eager to visit Sziget Festival this year. It also features some interesting statements from Sziget’s founder, Karoly Gerendai. You can check out the article right here.
xpatloop.com features a very interesting article about the many other things you can do at Sziget, (except for going to the many concerts, of course). There's theatre, literary programmes and many other interesting things to do. Click here to read the article.
There's still no news about who the last act playing on the Main Stage on August 15th will be and whether there will be one. Until we find out exactly who that will be, you can watch a video of a very interesting band playing Sziget Festival this year, Kultur Shock. The band will play Sziget on August 13th, at the A38 Stage, starting at 23:00 hours. What about you? Who would you like as the last name on the Main Stage? [szigetnews]j25ZHE4CwAs[/szigetnews]
The line-up for this year's Sziget Festival has been finalised. The full programme of this year's festival can be found here.
Good news for all of you coming to Sziget to see Pendulum. According to their MySpace page, Pendulum will play Sziget on August 17th, starting at 20:00 hours.
Thanks to our reader Hugo Renken, we found out that Little Cow, a very interesting Hungarian band, will be at Sziget this year. It is confirmed on their MySpace page (visit it to check out their songs). They will play Sziget on August 13th, starting at 23:00 hours, on the Aranyi Aszok Stage.
If you wanna visit Sziget News from your mobile phone, you can do so easier, as we now have a Mippin site. Just point your mobile phone's browser to http://mippin.com/szigetnews . Make sure you bookmark it for easier access.
Update: Jose Gonzales will be playing Sziget on August 17th, according to his MySpace page. Thanx Hugo for the heads-up! More good news on the confirmed artists front. Swedish singer-songwriter of Argentinian descent Jose Gonzalez will play Sziget Festival this year. We don't have a date for his concert yet, but the French Sziget site has a temporary programme of the acts, that you can take a look at here.
To find out more about this year's headlining acts at Sziget 2008, check out our Headliners 2008 section. Just click the button at the top of the page.