Often mentioned in the same breath as Glastonbury, Roskilde is continental Europe's biggest festival.
The festival offers a variety of international acts and eight days of music from Saturday 25th June until Saturday 2nd July 2016.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wiz Khalifa, New Order, Neil Young and Promise of the Real, Grimes, Slayer, M83, Biffy Clyro, James Blake, Future, Santigold, Young Thug, Alex Vargas, Ana Tijoux, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Anna von Hausswolff, Baba Commandant & The Mandingo Band, Baby Blood, BadBadNotGood, Balani Show Business De Bamako, Black Breath, Blood Orange, Blood Sport, Bomba Estereo, Calypso Rose, Car Seat Headrest, Childrenn, C'mon Tigre, DâÂÂÂÂWn, Damily, Danko Jones, David August, Deadpan Interference, Dillon, Dizzy Mizz Lizzy, Dream Wife, Elf Kid, Elle King, The Entrepreneurs, Exec, F.M.K., For Akia, Follakzoid, Gojira, Gramatik, Graveola, Guns, Halshug, Hello Psychaleppo, Highasakite, Hinds, Hockeysmith, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Imghrane, Ivan Ave, Jacob Bellens, Jamaika, Jonah Blacksmith, Junius Meyvant, Kablam, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Kalascima, Karl Hector & The Malcouns, Kasbo, Kasper Marott, Katinka, Khalazer, Khun Narin's Electric Phin Band, Lars Vaular, Lightwave Empire, Liss, Little Simz, Los Piranas, M.I.L.K., Masasolo, Mendoza, Miike Snow, Mueller_Roedelius, Mura Masa, Mutoid Man, Mwuana, Officerfishdumplings, Ondt Blod, Orm, Paper, Peaches, Phlake, The Powpow, Rancho Aparte, Rising, Saveus, Scarlet Pleasure, Shades, Shy Shy Shy, Silvana Imam, So Pitted, Soho Rezanejad, Soleima, Stormzy, Sumac, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Tuskegee (Seth Troxler & The Martinez Brothers), Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, Vassvik, Virgin Suicide, Whitney, Why Be, YAST, Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music with Damon Albarn and Guests, Foals, P J Harvey, Bring Me The Horizon, Action Bronson, Tenacious D, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Chvrches, Savages, MØ, Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music with Damon Albarn, Floating Points, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Protomartyr, Destroyer, Ghost, Kvelertak, S!vas, Birdy Nam Nam, DJ Paypal, First Hate, Gaye Su Akyol, Klub 27, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, At the Drive-In, The Last Shadow Puppets, Blues Pills, Choir of Young Believers, Diat, Ex Eye, Fox Millions Duo, Freddie Gibbs, Guardian Alien, Kakkmaddafakka, Bersaerk, Chinah, Emilie Ramirez, Gents, Gundelach, Have You Ever Seen the Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS?, Milkywhale, Reykjavikurdaetur, Sudakistan, The Minds of 99, Palace Winter, Recondite, Tal National, Blaue Blume, Mac Demarco, Sleep, Skepta, Courtney Barnett, Sleaford Mods, Vince Staples, Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra, Aurora, Bisse, Blick Bassy, Cate Le Bon, Dusky, Hayden James, Pat Thomas, Odesza, Tsjuder, Twitching Tongue, Cattle Decapitation, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, Ho99o9, Kuedo, Qwanqwa, and Sturgill Simpson.
For the line-up details, and day splits, as available see the Roskilde line-up page.
Tickets were priced at a DKK 1998 (+ fee) (that's approximately £188) and have sold out, and a one-day tickets was DKK 995 (+ fee) (that's approximately £94). Tickets regularly sell out each year.
Accommodation add-ons are also available including a tent that is pitched for you, special tent houses with electricity or a rockwool-insulated shelter that protects against heat, cold, water and sound.
Roskilde is keen for festival goers to arrive by public transport, to reduce CO2 emissions. They make these suggestions...
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.
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 2014 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.
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