A comment by the admins on the Sziget Festival official Facebook page says that the first official names for Sziget 2011 will be announced in March. Not long to wait until then! P.S.: Szigetnews was 3 years old yesterday. Time flies really fast when you're having fun! :)
Serbian band Kal have self-confirmed their presence at Sziget Festival 2011, according to their official MySpace. According to the Wikipedia article about them , Kal are "a world music Romani band from Serbia (originally from Valjevo, now based in Belgrade)." They've played Sziget in 2001, 2002 and 2004.
Good news today. Three more interesting acts have confirmed themselves for Sziget Festival 2011. First of all, we're talking about Great Imitation (we got an e-mail from their bass player, saying that they've won the Surface Unsigned competition in the UK). They are fully confirmed, but are still waiting for the date when they will be playing Sziget Festival 2011. The Sziget appearance is also mentioned on their MySpace. As for their style, they are "a mash up of a lot of different styles - mainly indie/pop/hip hop and spoken word." Check them out on their MySpace, especially since they have
Dutch band Shaking Godspeed is the first name for Sziget 2011. The band has its first album, "Awe" out and will be on tour to promote it. According to their MySpace, they are set to play Sziget. They say it will be on August 8 (which would mean Day -1).
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?
The official SzigetFacebook page announces a very interesting fact. The date for Sziget 2011 will be announced very soon. On November 2nd, to be accurate. That's very soon and we just can't wait...
Sziget 2010 was fabulous for us, we do hope you guys enjoyed it just as much as we did. The Muse concert on the last night was just the icing on the cake... Well, all we have now are memories, until Sziget 2011. Szigetnews will take things a bit slower in the time to come, asit's hard to know there will be a lot of news very soon. (of course, if there is, it will be here the second we hear it). Still, we've noticed that a lot of people are posting comments with bands they want to see at Sziget 2011,