The Stone Roses to headline Sziget 2012

first act announced for Hungarian festival

published: Thu 15th Dec 2011

Ian Brown

Wednesday 8th to Monday 13th August 2012
Budai-sziget, an island in the Danube, Budapest, Hungary, Hungary
£190 with camping; non-camping ticket £165
daily capacity: 400000
last updated: Wed 4th Jul 2012

The Stone Roses are the first act to be confirmed to appear at Hungary's Sziget 2012.

Ian Brown
After 16 years The Stone Roses will return to Hungary as headliners, in 1996 they made one of their last performances before their split-up at the Sziget Festival. Sziget has loads of other things on offer to festival goers, as well as the music, there is; theatre, dance, classical music, cabaret, performances, films, fine art, crafts, literary presentations, programmes for kids, sports and other free time activities.

Sziget Festival takes place on Óbudai-sziget ("Old-Buda Island"), an island in the Danube, Budapest, Hungary from Wednesday 8th to Monday 13th August 2012, with camping available from Monday 6th August.

The festival started as a local event in 1993 playing host to various Hungarian artists and has grown into a large European festival, showcasing over a thousand international artists over 60 stages, from many genres, to 400,000 daily visitors, half of which come from outside Hungary.

In 2012 for the first time organised bus travel will bring Sziget visitors from the UK to Budapest, giving them the chance to witness a headline performance by The Stone Roses and about 1,000 other acts.

Early Bird Week Ticket with camping €195, Early Bird 5 Day Pass without camping €165, Early Bird Day Tickets €40. Beware of false tickets. Buy your ticket only from authorised vendors.

Children aged 10 and under have free entry if accompanied by an adult. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

To buy tickets, click here.


Wednesday 8th to Monday 13th August 2012
Budai-sziget, an island in the Danube, Budapest, Hungary, Hungary
£190 with camping; non-camping ticket £165
daily capacity: 400000
last updated: Wed 4th Jul 2012


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