The Sziget 2011 wishlist has already started, so get on it and bring your favorite artists to your favorite festival. Like every year, this is quite easy to do. Just click here to go to the wishlist on the official Sziget website! We've already put in our wishes, did you put yours?
Some very interesting news today. Sziget Festival 2011 will take place between August 10 and 14. It will be preceded by two warm-up days, August 8 and 9. The official Sziget Facebook page has posted the news today, so this is as official as it gets.
Mika will be part of the Sziget 2010 lineup. According to the schedule on the official English Sziget site, Mika will play Sziget Festival on August 13, at 19:45. They will be followed by 30 Seconds To Mars. These changes will be reflected in our lineup page.
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.
Belgian band Vive la fete is now officially confirmed for Sziget Festival 2010 - they are listed on the official Belgian and Dutch sites. We told you about Vive la Fete on Sziget News a while ago.
Something that Sziget News already told you about a while ago has just been officially confirmed - Gotan Project will take part in Sziget Festival 2010. The news is officially confirmed in this poster on the official Sziget France MySpace page. Even more, we now know that Gotan Project will play the Electro Party Arena. This info is already in our Sziget 2010 lineup page.
(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 a post on the official Sziget Facebook page, the lineup will be officially announced early next week. Let's hope for some great acts, except for the ones that we already know about.
Some good news from Szigetnews reader Jonas - Boris Kovac & La Campanella will play Sziget Festival 2009. They are listed for august 12 on Boris Kovac's official website, as well as on his official MySpace page.