UPDATE: the Sziget France Facebook says that if they get to 17000 fans by tomorrow morning, we're going to get some new names! So get sharing the page! They're already at 16762 as we write this, so it's quite doable! Some really cool news coming from the official Sziget Facebook page. And we quote: This week we have some new names for Main Stage for you... We can't wait to hear what great band they're talking about. Who do you guys hope for?
The official Hungarian website has updated the program page and there are some interesting things in it if you look carefully, as well as some new names. Let's start with the new names, shall we? First of all, on the Europe Stage, two new bands have been added: KILLO KILLO Banda and The Broken Beats. KILLO KILLO Banda will play on August 12, while The Broken Beats will play Sziget on August 10. On the A38-Wan2 stage, two new acts have been added: Electrelane (on August 11) and Watchaclan (August 13), both very interesting from what we could hear on their respective sites. Now,
Croatian band Overflow will play Sziget's main stage this year, according the Programs page on the English official website. According to their own website, Overflow will play Sziget 2011 on August 13. On that same day, you'll also get to see Amy Winehouse and Smash mouth perform on the main stage, as you can see on the lineup page (thanks go to chudo_pahan)
Here's a video of Papa Roach performing their hit "Last Resort" at Sziget 2010. Enjoy! If you have videos and pictures from Sziget 2010 that you want to share with others, us our Facebook page, or just write to contact [at] szigetnews.com.
The official Hungarian site lists an almost full schedule for this year's Sziget Festival. It also lists the whole listof acts for the Main Stage. We've updated our Sziget 2010 lineup page to include all the new dates and schedules. Feel free to check it out if you want.
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 French Official site has posted some stage information for the latest announced acts. Here it is. Main stage: - 30 Seconds To Mars - Death Valley Screamers - Rada Wan2: - Major Lazer - Simian Mobile Disco - Yeasayer - Nina Hagen - Charlie Winston Rockstage: - Fear Factory - Kamelot Party Arena: - Calvin Harris Not added to a stage yet: - Breakestra - Young Punx According to our friend Mellowmaniac's estimations, the number of the acts still to be announced (at least), would be as follows: - 5 international acts: Mainstage - 2 international acts: WAN2 / A38 - 2 international acts: Rockstage - 2 international live acts: Party Arena + all international DJs
Thanks to our friend Mellowmaniac, we know two more main stage dates for this year's Sziget Festival. You can already see them in the updated lineup page. So, K.I.Z. will play the Sziget 2010 Main Stage on August 12 (according to their website and MySpace page). Mellowmaniac also found out from Subsonica's management that they will play the Main Stage on August 14.
The official Sziget Festival Facebook page suggests some things about the -1 Day of this year's Festival (thanks, Tool, tiga & Thomas vd Fange). It says that on the "minus first" day of this year's Sziget - August 9th, right on the main stage of the festival, after more than 20 active years spent in the music business - ..........* a Hungarian band is saying goodbye to the audience with a nearly 3 hour-long megaconcert, accompanied by musician friends. * The gaps are going to be filled in and more information is to be published about the background of the decision and behind-the-wings