New names for Sziget Festival
Sziget Festival is a non-stop music and arts festival with hundreds of program offered every day for its 7 days. This time some new names have been added to the line-up such as Afrojack, Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, Troyboi and many more. Sziget is held on a lovely green island in the middle of Budapest between 10-17 August. Advance round 1 tickets are available until 5th May.
Sziget aims to represent as many genres and art forms as possible. This is the place where contemporary circus and EDM are neighbors and where the to-do list of visitors is just endless. The list of program venues are expanding continuously as the programs themselves. You can find the map of program venues here: szigetfestival.com/info/map
Grammy Award winning Dutch DJ and producer Afrojack, will definitely make a great party at Sziget, as well as the South African rap-rave group of Die Antwoord. The Canadian-born, LA based duo of DVBBS will definitely bring their high-energy presence behind (and on top of) the deck at Sziget. Szitizens can celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Punk; 40th anniversary with Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg, while Skunk Anansie will return to Sziget with a great live show. Troyboi, one of South East London's most closely guarded secrets has recently emerged from the shadows and is set to take the music industry by storm, now coming to the Island of Freedom. Moreover ZEDD, Russian-German Grammy Award winning musician and DJ is also coming as well as Carnage.
Already announced names in alphabetical order:
Bring Me The Horizon
Bullet For My Valentine
Manu Chao La Ventura
Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg
Oscar and the Wolf
Rico & Sticks
The Last Shadow Puppets
Years & Years
In 2015 a total of 441,000 Szitizens attended the event, representing more than 95 countries and this probably makes Sziget one of the most multicultural festivals in the world. Hundreds of acts and programs will be announced in the forthcoming months, now starting with eight names, representing different genres and keeping the music line-up as colorful as always.
All 5 day tickets have now sold out with limited 7 day tickets available!
Sziget is held between 10-17 August, 2016. More information and tickets here: www.szigetfestival.com