International superstars MACKLEMORE, 6LACK and MICHAEL KIWANUKA are today announced as the final additions to Sziget’s incredible genre-spanning line-up, joining the likes of previously announced headliners Ed Sheeran, Florence + The Machine, Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, Martin Garrix and The National and other acts including James Blake, Richard Ashcroft, Mura Masa, Years & Years, IDLES, Jungle, Johnny Marr, Tove Lo, IAMDDB, Masego and more. One, three, five and seven-day tickets and accommodation options for Sziget 2019 are now on sale. For more information, head to szigetfestival.com.
Multi-Grammy Award-winning MACKLEMORE shot to fame in 2012 with his unavoidably catchy summer single Thrift Shop. With numerous Billboard Hot 100 number ones under his belt and a discography of hit after hit, his performance at Sziget promises to be unmissable.
Atlanta-born 6LACK is best known for his unwaveringly honest and brooding take on hip-hop, covering topics including heartbreak and loss and earning multiple Grammy award nominations along the way.
English folk-rock singer-songwriter MICHAEL KIWANUKA has also earned himself nominations multiple honours including the Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, Mercury Prize, BBC Music Awards. His profound ruminations on his own inner turmoil come out in beautifully raw vocals that continue to captivate audiences across the globe.
For the first time this year, performances and short speeches will be given on the Main Stage as a part of the ‘Love Revolution Special’ programme. These will draw attention to social changes around the world and society’s collective responsibility, with the aim to give different causes a voice at the festival and beyond. As an extension of this, all materials handed out during these special parties including flags, banners, bracelets and more are made from recycled or biodegradable materials.
Highlight Love Revolution Special appearances come from the likes of renowned primatologist, environmentalist and UN Messenger of Peace, DR. JANE GOODALL, former U.S. Vice President and founder of The Climate Reality Project AL GORE, and poet, activist, UNHCR Goodwill ambassador and former refugee EMI MAHMOUD.
Sziget brings together a programme of world music, theatre, cabaret, installations, performances and art. Set in the heart of Budapest on Óbuda Island, Sziget is a community built festival and known as the ‘Island of Freedom’.
Headline acts this year are ED SHEERAN, FLORENCE + THE MACHINE, FOO FIGHTERS, THE 1975, POST MALONE, TWENTY ONE PILOTS, MARTIN GARRIX and THE NATIONAL, and with preparations well underway for next August, year 27 is set to be Sziget’s biggest and best festival to date.
Ticket and accommodation packages for Sziget Festival 2019 are on sale now from our friends Festicket, the world’s largest music festival travel website – just click the image below and choose the deal that works best for you!