Two more new acts are confirmed for Sziget Festival 2009. The first one is DePedro, the artist name of Spanish guitarist Jairo Zavala. DePedro will be at Sziget Festival 2009 as a special guest of Calexico, as stated on his MySpace. The second name is Hungarian band Esclin Syndo,Â an interesting mix of intense guitars, metal bass, rock percussions, 80's keyboard sounds, and the enormous voice of Dalma Berger which is forced to sound strange, but nonetheless it's quite appealing, according to their presentation on the A38 site. They sound quite good to us. They are confirmed on their MySpace for
The French official Facebook page confirms another very interesting name for this year's Sziget Festival (thanks Szigetist, Nega and jannis). German indie-rock band The Notwist will play at this year's Sziget Festival.
Another day, another confirmation. Revelstone, a very interesting band with its HQ in Pecs, Hungary, will play the Rock Stage. They are quite a multicultural act, since the lead singer is Canadian, the guitar and bass players are Norwegians, the drummer comes from Israel, the trumpet player from Germany, the violinist from the United States and the female vocals are from Sweden. The date is confirmed on their official MySpace, where you can find more information about them.
Some more interesting names are confirmed for this year's Sziget Festival. First, there's Oana Catalina Chitu & Bucharest Tango. They play Romanian Tango as played in Bucharest cafes and parks, restaurants and clubs across the 1930s. Oana Catalina ChituÂ and her musicians combine the lost tango songs of that era with the folk ballads of Maria Tanase (the Romanian Piaf). They will play Sziget on August 12, as confirmed on their official site. If you want to check out some of the songs, just go here. Then, also on August 12, you can see Martin Wenk, a very interesting German musician. The
Another new band is confirmed for this year's Sziget Festival. Szigetnews friend Roy Dendro is telling us that Vive la fete have confirmed their playing at this year's Sziget Festival on August 13. The date is confirmed on their site(tour section) and MySpace.
Australian band Jet are confirmed on their MySpace for this year's Sziget Festival (thanks, Mellowmaniac). Jet will play on August 14, possibly on the main stage or on the rock stage.
According to the Official French Facebook Sziget site, a new act has been confirmed for this year's Sziget Festival. French ska and reggae group Babylon Circus are confirmed to play at the WAN2 stage of this year's festival on August 15.
According to the official Hungarian site, some more interesting acts are set to play at this year's Meduza Stage. British DJ Andrew Weatherall, audio-visual artists Addictive TV , along with Mete & Ali, are scheduled, together with MC Sgt Pokes, Mala, L'Oeuf Raide, ZÃ´l and Interlope, that Szigetnews already told you about. (thanks Hugo)
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.
We've received some interesting news from our reader Frank. Due to the fact that they have won a Dutch talent prize, Showering Bears will play at the Sziget Festival on 14 August 2009, according to their myspace. Our reader has found out from the band members that they will release their first album on June 10.