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.
We all already know that Finnish band Children of Bodom will play the Rock Stage at Sziget this year. What we didn't know was the date when they would do it. A post on their MySpace blog clears that up, too. Children of Bodom will play Sziget Festival 2010 on August 11. A very full metal day it is, since we'll get to see Children of Bodom, as well as Ill Nino, according to current info. (thanks, Anthony)
Some quite unfortunate news today. Girls in Hawaii drummer Dennis Wielemans has died in a car crash on Sunday May 30. His car crashed into a traffic light at 6 am, in a tunnel in Brussels. He was just 28. May he rest in peace. More details about this here. Due to these circumstances, the band was forced to cancel its appearance at Sziget Festival 2010. They will be replaced by Belgian band Mandensuyu, according the Official French Facebook 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.
Legendary Hungarian band Tankcsapda have announced their presence at this year's Sziget Festival on their official website. Tankcsapda will play Sziget on August 14. The band's official site says that they will play at 19:30, but doesn't mention a stage. UPDATE: fromhungary says that they will definitely play right before Iron Maiden, on the Main Stage.
Another cool act in the Sziget Festival 2010 lineup. The Black Box Revelation have confirmed their presence at this year's Sziget Festival for August 12 on their official Facebook page.
Our friend chudo_pahan has told us about a whole bunch of interesting acts that have either confirmed themselves or are confirmed on the Dutch site. First of all, Chapelier Fou is set to play on August 12 at the Amiftheater stage, according to the MySpace page. Then, Flat Earth Society will play the same stage on August 11. This news is confirmed on their official website. They will play the BJC-Amfitheater, according to the official Dutch site. Wildbirds & Peacedrums will play on August 14. The dutch site says that they will play on A38-WAN2, while Andy Moor will play on August 12
The French Official Facebook page is confirming some good news today - more reggae for this year's Sziget! The Dubians are now confirmed, and so are Easy Star All-Stars, that we told you about a while ago. Also a new act for the Roma Stage in there: Yasmin Levy. Rona Hartner is now officially confirmed, so are Klezomofobia, for the same stage.