Roskilde 2012

Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th July 2012
Roskilde, Denmark, Denmark
1810 DKK (approx £210)
daily capacity: 75000
last updated: Wed 6th Jun 2012

Often mentioned in the same breath as Glastonbury, Roskilde is continental Europe's biggest festival. The festival offers a variety of international acts and four days of music from Thursday 5th until Sunday 8th July 2012. There are also warm up events which run from Saturday 30th June until the start of the festival.


Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Bjork, Bon Iver, Mew, Jack White, Friendly Fires, tUnE-yArDs, The Roots, Jonathan Johansson, Wiz Khalifa, Dr John, Africa Hitech, Giraffage, Refused, Cerebral Ballzy, Warbringer, Devildriver, Nasum, AraabMuzik, Yelawolf, Martyn, Shlohmo, The Toddla T Sound, Terakaft, Boubacar Traore, Causa Sui, Cold Specks, Royce Da 5'9", El Paraiso Ensemble, I Got You On Tape, Larsen & Furious Jane, Baroness, Crowbar, Red Fang, Weedeater, Hank3, Rubén Blades, Paul Kalkbrenner, Lee Ranaldo, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Machine Head, Janelle Monae, The Cult, Santigold, Amadou & Mariam, The Shins, Django Django, Cold Specks, Clock Opera, Modeselektor, Pretty Lights, and many more. For the full line-up details as available please click here.


Tickets sold out last year, early bird tickets are no longer available. Tickets are priced at 1810 DKK (approx £210) for a weekend ticket, or 920 DKK (approx £105) or a day ticket.

To buy tickets, click here.

Instalment plan

This year tickets could also be paid for in instalments. DKK 477.50 (approx £55), and is paid via your credit card. The first instalment is paid when ordering the ticket and the rest is automatically drawn on a credit card on 1 March, 1 April and 1 May 2012. It is possible to withdraw from your purchase until the final instalment is paid.

get there by coach

Big Green Coach is running coaches to Roskilde picking up from Birmingham, Dover, London & Manchester.
To book, click here.

New for 2012

A new outdoor stage, Apollo will be located at the campsite. During the festival warm-up days as a mobile stage – and during the last four days fixed situated at the so-called Agora C near the skatepark. The new stage will have a capacity between 3000 and 5000 – its closest stage relatives, size-wise, are Odeon and Pavilion.

Getting there

Roskilde is keen for festival goers to arrive by public transport, to reduce CO2 emissions. They make these suggestions...
By train
EUrail covers all of Europe. The festival-goers just have to pick the destination, then the EUrail ticket makes available the train ride to Roskilde. A discount is granted to everyone under the age of 26. DSB takes care of the majority of the Danish festival-goers' transport to the festival. During Roskilde Festival a train station opens at the festival area so the audience can easily get to and from the town of Roskilde.
By bus
Swebus Express takes care of bus transport from Norway, Sweden and northern Germany. For the last couple of years, Swebus Express has taken festival-goers to Roskilde Festival, and in 2012 Swedes and Norwegians can go from Stockholm and Oslo, respectively, and straight to the festival area. City-Trafik supplies shuttle busses between Roskilde Station and the festival area. Bus lines are going both to Camping East and West.

For detailed information on all aspects of the festival, click here.

More information will be here when available.

Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th July 2012
Roskilde, Denmark, Denmark
1810 DKK (approx £210)
daily capacity: 75000
last updated: Wed 6th Jun 2012

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