The very interesting UK band with Eastern European influences Oi Va Voi is confirmed for Augsut 12 at this year's Sziget Festival, according to their official MySpace page. The Sziget Last.fm page also mentions two new drum & bass acts, DJ Grooverider and dillinja.
More good news for reggae fans coming to Sziget Festival 2009 - Tiken Jah Fakoly, one of the important artists of African reggae music, has confirmed his presence at the Festival. Tiken Jah Fakoly comes from the Ivory Coast and his music speaks about the injustices done to the people of his country and to people all over Africa. He has been living in exile, especially in Mali, for the last few years and has been declared persona non grata in Senegal for criticizing president Abdoulaye Wade. Tiken Jah's presence at this year's Sziget Festival is officially confirmed on his MySpace.
Here's a video of Pendulum Live at Radio One Big Weekend, playing Blood Sugar, just to get an idea of what's coming... Pendulum will play Sziget Festival 2009 on August 14.
We've said it before, and we'll say it as many times as possible - the Szigetnews readers are the best. This time it's Szigetnews reader Mussi that found some very interesting rumors on the Guano Apes message boards. We all knew the band has reunited for a few festival appearances this summer, but what you didn't know is that there are quite a few chances for Sziget Festival to be among these appearances.The news comes from a user's friend, that organizes concerts in Budapest, apparently. Guano Apes have already confirmed Nova Rock and Benatska Noc Festivals. We'll keep you posted as we
According to the Sziget France forum admin,Â the first names will be officially announced in the week starting on March 23rd. But we'll keep you posted on rumors and confirmations until then. If you heard anything we haven't, the contact page is at your disposal, as always. Or you can leave a comment.