Kings of Leon at Sziget 2015
Sziget is proud to announce Kings of Leon at this year's Island of Freedom. Their headline gig on the 15th August is one of the very few chances to meet the band in Europe during the summer. Who is excited?
Let me see the already announced programs and tickets!
Major Lazer, C2C, The Script and more!
Sziget is happy to announce Major Lazer, The Script, C2C, Arty and Asaf Avidan at the Island of Freedom! Check our programs section as many other acts have been announced as well, what we call the "soul of Sziget", like Cirque du Sziget, Sziget Beach, Luminarium and many more!
The program of Sziget is shaping up! We are happy to announce that Major Lazer, The Script, C2C, Arty and Asaf Avidan are also joining the line-up of the Sziget music stages. What you should also keep in mind when it comes to the program of Sziget that so many things are happening on the island, that you will be happy to get lost and enjoy the various programs!
We call these programs the "sould of Sziget" as they create a vibe that makes Sziget Festival the Best Major European Festival! Check out the Sziget anthem and feel the atmosphere that is waiting for you! Tickets are available here and you should start discovering the program section as well!
Play on the Europe Stage!
Thanks to the cooperation of Sziget and Gigmit, now you have the chance to become part of the Sziget vibe by playing on the Europe stage. So apply and showcase your music to thousands of music lovers. We will offer one slot on our multicultural and vibrant stage between the 12th and 16th of August.
Do you have a band?
Want to play at Sziget?
We can’t wait to have you and make you part of the Island of Freedom!
Line-up of MasterCard World Music Stage
This year you Szitizens can expect great music coming from all over the globe, bringing danceable tunes to the MasterCard World Music Stage. The internationally recognized program venue at the Island of Freedom will offer a wide range of acts, with a special focus on gypsy traditions this year. Don't forget: discounted 'Advance Round 1' tickets are only available until the end of April.
More names have arrived
Program announcements never stop when it comes to the Island of Freedom. This time Avicii, Limp Bizkit, Holywood Undead, The Gaslight Anthem and more acts have joined the line-up. Discounted 'Advance Round 1' tickets are only available until the end of April.
Kasabian, Ellie Goulding and more to come
More and more names are added to the 2015 line-up of Sziget. The end is still far away as your7 day long festival holiday hosts around 1000 programs altogether. This time new names have arrived to the music section, but you Szitizens can expect more venues and programs to be announced in the upcoming weeks! Stay tuned!
And this is where you are coming:
Foals, Marina and the Diamonds and 20 more names
More than twenty new acts are announced for various stages on the Island of Freedom, like Foals, Marina and the Diamonds, Interpol, Dropkick Murphys and many more! Check the already announced names and wait for many more to come!
Sziget is one of the few major festivals you could even enjoy without a single second of music on the stages, but presenting a cool mixture of new and already established acts is still an important mission for the organizers. The already announced bands can be found on the festival’s numerous websites and be ready for a lot more music, fun, arts and activities to be revealed in the coming weeks. The programs can also be followed through the official application of the event, including special features as well.
In addition to the already announed names now these names have been added (in alphabetical order):
Unfortunately Leningrad had to cancel their recently announced Sziget gig, because Sergei Shnurov, the front man of the legendary band will attend an icebreaker cruise at the North Pole.
Explore Sziget and new names added
Let’s start exploring Sziget and everything the 7 days and the island has to offer! Next to the party central Main Stage, A38 will again host diverse styles and fresh music, while the MasterCard World Music Stage will bring you the most exciting music from all over the globe. Colosseum – a venue built of pallets – will deliver crazy parties day and night and a beloved venue has a comeback this year: the mega-tent of endless parties, Telekom Arena is back! Get a taste of their line-up and check the first names!
Robbie Williams, Florence and the Machine, Alt-J are already confirmed for the Sziget Main Stage. The party will be as crazy as always at the party central of the island. This time organizers have added Gogol Bordello to the expanding set of names and this year's End Show on 16th August, will be hosted by Martin Garrix, who is currently number four on the Top 100 DJs list. This year's end show will be even more spectacular and exciting full of fireworks, pyrotechnic and other special effects and a magnificent laser show.
The A38 tent is known for a great mixture and variety of performers. The Ting Tings will have a cool show here as well as Passenger, who is known for his heartbreakingly beautiful music. Despite venturing into songwriting just three years ago, 20 year-old Ella Eyre has already attracted many fans and she will definitely blow away the Sziget crowd similarly to Milky Chance, who play an elegant electronic production with acoustic guitars and lush vocals. Jungle's musical style has been described as "midtempo 1970s-style funk" that they will prove at the Island of Freedom. Tyler, The Creator will also have a fascinating gig as well as electronic music mega-revolutionaries, the Infected Mushroom. With a distinctive electronicore style Enter Shikari fuses post-hardcore alternative metal and metalcore with elements of various electronic music genres. Slovenian electronic artist Gramatik, Dutch singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist Jett Rebel and Kensington will also perform at A38. In addition, Hospitality presents the following names at Sziget this year: Camo & Krooked, High Contrast, Fred V & Grafix, Danny Byrd and MC Dynamite.
The mega-tent of EDM, the Arena will come back this year, sponsored by Telekom. Many acts will be hosted at this popular venue, such as DJ duo, W&W, Dutch electronic dance music producer and DJ Sander van Doorn, as well as Bassjackers, who played in clubs from Ibiza with Tiesto to Las Vegas with Afrojack. In addition Telekom Arena will host the eclectic multi-genre, cut-n-paste style of British DJ, Jaguar Skills as well as Julian Jordan and Sidney Samson.
MasterCard World Music Stage
The first names have arrived to MasterCard World Music Stage as well. Such stars will perform here as the Fado celebrity Mariza, the Russian underground legends Leningrad, Che Sudaka, who combine everything that is danceable, Goran Bregovic and the Wedding and Funeral Band with the essential sounds of the Balkan and Italy's leading and longest-standing traditional music ensemble the Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino.
The popular venue built upon pallets, Colosseum, will host such names as underground house icons Apollonia, German house DJ Dixon, Brazilian electronic music producer Gui Boratto, remixer-DJ-producer Michael Mayer, techno producer and Canadian DJ-producer trio My Favorite Robot.
Robbie Williams at Sziget!
Sziget Festival is proud to announce that Robbie Williams will headline the starting day of the one week long festival holiday in Budapest. The Island of Freedom will host the next stop of the ‘Let Me Entertain You Tour’ of Robbie on 10 August (officially called Sziget Day -1) that is included in the 7 Days Pass. Day tickets are also available: the first 10.000 tickets are available for 59€ and afterwards they can be purchased for 65€. As in 2014, organizers expect Sziget to be a sold out event, so those who would like to be part of it should purchase their tickets as soon as possible.