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Sziget Festival 2018

Obudai Island, Budapest
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Sziget Festival is a massive music and cultural festival taking place in Budapest. Begun in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union as a means to provide arts programming for students, the festival has grown into one of the biggest and most iconic in the world.

Taking over the 266 acre Obuda Island for an entire week each year in August, Sziget offers over 1,000 performances and has been labelled the Burning Man of Europe for its otherworldly atmosphere.

Annually presenting lineup consisting of the biggest names from all genres across 9 stages (and plethora of boat parties), as well as an amusement park, chill out areas, a beach and more, the festival truly has something for everyone.

Please visit szigetfestival.com/en/ for more information.

Headliners

Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys appearing at this event

From their humble beginnings as a myspace buzz band, Sheffield's finest indie upstarts, fronted by the cocky but ever clever Alex Turner, still hold the mantle for achieving the fastest selling debut album for a band in British history, even beating the likes of Oasis and the Beatles. Now only that, but all of their albums have reached the no.1 position on the UK album charts. Still looking good on the dancefloor, Alex's vocals and lyrics may have matured over the years, but they still continue to deliver their addictive brash guitar tunes with gritty yet witty lyrics.

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Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa appearing at this event

Born in London and with her dad as a musician, Dua grew up right from an early age listening to an eclectic mix of great music spanning generations and more, from Tupac to Action Bronson, to Dylan & Bowie and on to Alt J and Chance The Rapper. This early education gave Dua her passion and drive to become an artist herself and she has since immersed herself into her singing, songwriting and performance.

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Gorillaz

Gorillaz appearing at this event

The world has gone ape for the celebrity hip-hop supergroup primarily conceived by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Tank Girl artist Jamie Hewlett, a sound defined by alternative hip-hop and pop sensibilities and framed by hilariously twisted cartoon band members. Gorillaz have enjoyed multi-platinum success as well as a plethora of awards and nominations - an outstanding achievement for a mere "virtual" band!

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar appearing at this event

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has already built up a reputation through the underground scene as one of hip-hop's best lyricists. With the backing of Dr. Dre, Lamar has been compared to the likes of Tupac, Eminem, Nas, and Jay-Z.

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Kygo

Kygo appearing at this event

As one of the fastest growing breakout stars in dance music over the last couple of years, Norwegian prodigy KYGO has gone from bedroom producer to bona fide global luminary in a very short space of time. Garnering his craft as a prolific remixer, his talents soon caught the attention of some of the world’s biggest names including Avicii, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran who all called upon his talents for their official remixes, his major breakthrough came from his remix of Ed Sheeran's ‘I See Fire’, amassing millions of plays across various musical platforms and catapulting him onto the global stage. However, it was only when he released his first original track ‘Firestone’ featuring Conrad Sewell in December 2014 when his star truly began to shine and he became his own musical powerhouse, hitting the #1 spot in the download chart of his home country and peaking at #4 in the global Spotify chart which to date has had over 330 million plays. Through stunning remixes and productions and a carefully planned tour schedule he has amassed a huge following, performing at some of the world’s greatest festivals including an unforgettable main stage performance at Creamfields.

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Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey appearing at this event

Lana Del Rey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, poet, model and music video director. Her music has a cinematic quality often filled with themes of tragic romance, glamour, and melancholia; and with references to pop culture, particularly 1950s and 1960s Americana.

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Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons appearing at this event

One of the most successful acts to come out of the first decade of the 21st century's English folk revival, London's Mumford & Sons' agreeable fusion of bluegrass, folk, country, and rock has found favour with audiences all around the world. Formed in 2007 by singer / guitarist / drummer Marcus Mumford, vocalist and banjo / Dobro player Winston Marshall, vocalist / keyboardist Ben Lovett, and vocalist / bassist Ted Dwane, the quartet bonded over their shared love of roots music - their moniker is meant to invoke the impression of an antiquated family business name. At that time the West London folk scene was becoming increasingly vibrant with the arrival of fellow new traditionalists like Laura Marling, Noah and the Whale and Johnny Flynn but Mumford & Sons have gone on to outsell and outshine them all with their success!

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Obudai Island

  • Budapest