In a major press release, Sziget 2016 has shed a bit more light on what visitors can expect to see at this year's edition, adding some new performers to a variety of stages. So, without further ado, here are the names and their stages - what we know so far. Main Stage Performers - No change here On Day -1, Sziget's program will be opened by Marky Ramone's 40 Years of Punk Rock, followed by fresh materials by Skunk Anansie and the favored festival performer, Die Antwoord. Day 0 will be opened by Punnany Massif, followed by Jake Bugg and Parov Stelar,
Legends, big returners, and fresh performances - this is the tagline of today's Sziget announcement. And the names confirm the title: Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, Afrojack, DVBBS, Zedd, Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg, Carnage, and Troyboi were announced to play at Sziget 2016. Die Antwoord on Day -1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyJfKwcIDUg Three of the freshly announced bands will play on Day -1: Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, and Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg. I think Die Antwoord needs no introduction - especially after their role in one of last year's most popular science fiction movies, Chappie, even those unfamiliar with their music got to know them. The South African band is
The World Music Stage is one of the most popular venues at Sziget, adding a lot to its multi-cultural, colorful nature. Sziget 2016 has just announced the program of the stage, which - for the first time - will be active on Day Zero as well. This year the World Music Stage will incorporate the Roma Tent, the Afro-Latin-Reggae Stage, the Hungaricum Village, creating a venue dedicated to world music in a way never seen before, offering new talent and well-known artists - and, of course, its visitors - the unparalleled Sziget feeling. World Music Stage program Day Zero visitors can attend three
Sziget Festival has just made its Easter surprise announcement: Hardwell will perform the festival's end show on the Main Stage. The other names announced, in no particular order: Manu Chao Kaiser Chiefs FIDLAR Boys Noise Dillon Francis Movits! Vinai DJ Sliink Hardwell to perform Sziget 2016's End Show Hardwell surely doesn't need any introduction for EDM lovers. His performances are spectacular, and his mixes are packed with the latest and greatest hits. The Dutch progressive / electro-house DJ has millions of fans around the world. Despite his frail age, he was named the best DJ in the world by DJ Mag twice already. Manu Chao is also returning to Sziget this year.
Coming from Barbados straight to the Main Stage of Sziget Festival 2016 - please welcome Rihanna, one of the biggest and most influential pop icons of our days. According to the latest announcement by Sziget Festival, the singer will headline the event's Day 0 (August 11th), playing on the Main Stage Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty to a retired accountant by an alcoholic, crack-addicted father, her childhood was interesting, to say the least. She started singing at the age of seven but didn't think of a musical career until she was discovered by Shontelle, her drill sergeant in a sub-military training program, much later. Since
Sziget just made an announcement with the fresh list of bands and artists to perform at the stages of the 2016 festival. Most of the names - like Noel Gallagher - were on yesterday's leaked list, others are new. Some of you might be disappointed by today's announcement, but fear not - there is still plenty of time left until the festival opens its gates, and there are plenty more exciting names to come. March Announcement: SIA and Noel Gallagher to play on the 15th SIA is one of the most talented Australian singers / songwriters ever, who's 2014 hit Chandelier has reached
Sure looks official, but could it be true? What Szigetnews user @Sziget posted looks like a leak, or an email newsletter sent out to German-speaking users a bit early: The names in the leak are: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds SIA Crystal Castles Aurora Jake Bugg Oscar and the Wolf Molotov Unkle Live Travis Scott JAIN Wilkinson live Excision Dyro Tourist Die Nerven (D) Isolation Berlin (D) Fatoni (D) Gastarbeiter DJ Set (D) Abu(CH) Palace Winter (DK) I guess some of the names are on many of your wish lists, right? But can it be true? Well, I guess we'll see about that when the official announcement is made tomorrow. Thanks @Sziget for the big hint.
Sziget will build its huge campfire again this year, and is now looking for talent to play and sing around it. [...] we are looking for the most talented campfire musicians to entertain our melody-loving Szitizens! If you are the world’s most irresistible street musician, or if you just like to jam out on some classics under the shower and would like to perform at an intimate, cozy location at one of the biggest festivals, you are at the right place! Read on! Who can apply to the SZIGET Campfire 2016 contest The organizers of Sziget 2016 are looking for unplugged / acoustic
Sziget 2016 has made its first announcement about its lineup in 2016. The names announced today, in the order they appeared on the event's official Spotify playlist: The Last Shadow Puppets (Main Stage) The Neighborhood (A38) The Lumineers (Main Stage) Jess Glynne (A38) DATSIK (A38) Years & Years (Main Stage) Róisín Murphy (A38) Opgezwolle (A38) Parkway Drive (A38) Bullet for my Valentine (A38) K.I.Z. (A38) Kovacs (A38) David Guetta (Main Stage) MUSE (Main Stage) The Last Shadow Puppets is a "baroque-pop" band from England featuring Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys), Miles Kane (ex-the Rascals), producer James Ford (Simian Mobile Disco, ex-Simian), and Zach Dawes (Mini Mansions). They have a new album on the tube for April
Another week has passed without any new names announced by Sziget 2016. There is a lot of speculation about Radiohead possibly making it to the festival, but there's nothing confirmed just yet. However, there is still a lot of time left until the final lineup of the festival to be announced. Until then, let's see a few bands, like Rammstein and Nightwish, that are in Europe close to the dates of the festival, which could still be announced to play at Sziget 2016. Nightwish Nightwish has been to Sziget twice before, in 2001 and 2002. The band has already announced a series of festival