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Esclin Syndo and DePedro at Sziget Festival 2009

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,  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

Revelstone confirmed for the Rock Stage

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.

Oana Catalina Chitu, AGA & Martin Wenk

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 Chitu  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

Showering Bears at Sziget 2009

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.