UPDATE: The booklet can be downloaded as a pdf file, (right-click here, Save target as...) - thanks mellowmaniac! It's in Hungarian, but you'll get the schedule... Some cool news on the Sziget Espana Official Facebook page. Actually, it’s not really news, it’s rather more stuff to make our waiting even more difficult in the next few days. The Sziget booklet, that thing you use to see where on the island you’re headed next, is already printed. As always you’ll be able to get yours on the island. They’re even posting a picture of it, which you can see below. Also, don’t forget to vote in the
First of all, you can download an official PDF of the full Sziget 2009 programmes here (or should we say the programmes so far). The source is the official French site. Second of all, Szigetnews friend Tijn has sent us quite some interesting news. Dutch site Rock Blog says that the Sziget 2009 Zero Day, the Rock Against Racism Day, will haveÂ some international acts, too, in addition to the local acts that will most certainly be present. More so, the official French Facebook site lists the question "Prognostics pour la tÃªte d'affiche du Day Zero (11 aoÃ»t) ?", meaning "any
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.
Â Only 6 days until Sziget Festival starts. You can get the final official programmation here, so you know exactly what acts you want to see and when.
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.
More new and important names for this year's Sziget. The Presidents of the USA and The Kooks are confirmed for this year's festival. The Presidents of the USA will play the Main Stage on August 14th, while The Kooks are set to play on August 13th.
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.
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.