Sziget 2014 is a premiere in the history of Budapest's island extravaganza, in the sense that it's the first time ever that the festival is sold out! In terms of weekly passes, that is. There are still daily passes available and the organizers have thought about the people which, for some reason or another, were unable to get their weekly pass. That is why 1000 weekly passes will be available at the entrance. Still, if you plan on getting one of those, you should be there on time, or you could be out of luck. All in all, fantastic news and a great
Sziget 2014 is only two weeks away! Are you ready for the insanity on the Island of Freedom? In the meantime, the Sziget 2014 map has been made official. You can download it as PDF here, for storing on your mobile device or printing. You can also check out the full interactive version on the official site, here.
With less than a month until Sziget 2014, some very good news are coming from the organizers.According to an article quoting Sziget main man Karoly Gerendai, this year's island extravaganza has a serious chance of setting new attendance records, after last year's disappointing turnout.362.000 people were at Szigte last year, but this year the organizers have already sold more weekly passes than thorough all of of Sziget 2013. He also said that things have grown 100% in Britain, Germany, France and Italy.Things are going well in Hungary too and Gerendai said that this year's festival could break attendance records.Of course,
The Sziget 2014 lineup poll is here! Like we do around this time every year, we're starting a Sziget 2014 lineup poll, where you can vote and check everyone else's opinion about the lineup of everyone's favorite festival. And just like every year, the poll, which starts right now, will be available to vote in right until Sziget 2014 starts. That means it will close on August 11, at midnight. With the Sziget 2014 lineup close to being final, we thought it would be a pretty good idea for you to be able to have your say on what this year's festival will be like. And
According to a post on the official Facebook page, two names with heavy guitars are coming tomorrow. john doe seems to suggest one of them is NOFX, but you can join in on the speculation here in the comments. The same post says that the detailed schedule is also coming tomorrow. Good news all the way!
The Sziget 2014 Europe Stage now has a schedule. Included is Amsterdam Klezmer Band, which you already knew about from here. The rest of the schedule also includes: Amsterdam Klezmer Band (NL) Aucan (I) BaLaKo (RO) Ballet School (D) Caparezza (I) Carnival Youth (LV) Charity Children (D) Compact Disk Dummies (B) Diaodato (I) Dubblestandart (A) DVA (CZ) Fismoll (PL) Gloria Boateng (B) Gubás Gabi és az Éjszakai Nesz (H) Hornsman Coyote & Soulcraft (SRB) Kid Simius live (D) Longital (SK) Mighty Oaks (D) Money for Rope (AUS) Raggalution (SLO) Rumatera (I) Salmo (I) Seward (E) Siriusmo (D) We'll have it on our lineup page ASAP. (thanks crazyfrog!)