Nine headliners perform at this year’s Sziget Festival for seven days. Ed Sheeran, The 1975, Martin Garrix, Macklemore, The National, Post Malone, Florence + The Machine, Twenty One Pilots, and Foo Fighters also give concerts.
Wednesday’s opening title is Ed Sheeran, a 28-year-old British musician, songwriter and singer who has received more than a hundred music awards over the last ten years, including four Grammys, and his track “Shape of You” on his biggest video sharing billions of millions. . Last year, he was the most selling musician in the world.
Closing the festival on Tuesday, August 13, with a two-and-a-half-hour concert, American Foo Fighters is one of the most popular rock bands in the world. Frontman, guitarist and singer Dave Grohl, with Nirvana exdobosa led by Nate Mendel, plays bass guitar, Pat Smear guitar, Taylor Hawkins drum and percussion, Chris Shiflett plays guitar and vocals, and Rami Jaffee on keyboard.
The American rapper Post Malone, who is visiting Hungary for the first time, and Franz Ferdinand from Scotland will return to the festival on the main stage after six years. Featuring last year’s best alternative album Grammy winner, American National, this year’s Grammyn Best Remix Award winner Mura Masa, eminent guitarist in British alternative rock life, Johnny Marr (ex-Smiths, The, Electronic), last year end with a new album by Tom Odell, American Big Thief combining indie rock and folk music. Also coming is Matt Healy’s British indie rock sensation The 1975, the world’s best DJ Martin Garrix, Florence + The Machine returning to the island after 2015, and the Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo Twenty One Pilots is.
The second largest program venue, the 12,000-strong Mastercard Stage by A38 tent, features Frank Turner, Razorlight, CHVRCHES, Xavier Rudd, James Blake, Richie Hawtin, Broken Social Scene and Metrik. Petőfi Radio – Telekom VOLT Stage offers for the first time foreign performers in addition to domestic performers (eg Cloud9 +, Ivan & The Parazol, Fran Palermo, Sena, Platon Karataev, Anima Sound System, Redred, Psycho Mutants) , among others Gili Yalo, Shake Shake Goth, Stella Donnelly or Inspector Cluzo.
The Bacardi Arena has an international DJ line-up, but the electronics scene (including John Digweed, among others) is hosting the program at the Samsung Coliseum. The European Stage will host the final of an international talent research show on Wednesday’s opening day, with the winners of the Sziget Europe Talents coming from twelve countries the next day.
The main venue for world music this year is the Global Village, where you will see and hear the Ukrainian Hudaki Village Band, Polish Dikanda, Puerto Candelaria in Colombia, Monsieur Doumani in Cyprus, Jaakko Laitinen & Vaksu Raha in Finland, Aälma Dili in France and San Salvador, Branko Bako Jovanovic from Serbia, Fanfara Station from Italy and Ezza from Nigeria.