Rachid Taha, Calexico, Tako Lako, and more for Hungary's Sziget

first acts revealed for World Music Party Stage

published: Thu 14th Mar 2013

Rachid Taha

Wednesday 7th to Monday 12th August 2013
Margit-sziget, an island in the Danube, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary MAP
£190 with camping
daily capacity: 70000
last updated: Tue 23rd Jul 2013

Algerian raï musician Rachid Taha, Americana act Calexico, and Danish-Serbian psychedelic gypsy band Tako Lako lead the latest acts announced for Hungary's Sziget in August.

Rachid Taha
Also confirmed for this year's World Music Party Stage are Warsaw Village Band, a joint venture of Albanese brass band and London-based music collective in Fanfara Tirana meets Transglobal Underground, Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra fronted by filmmaker Emir Kusturica (Black Cat White Cat a.o.), combining Macedonian brass band and rap are Shutka Roma Rap, Spaghetti Balkaneers Figli Di Madre Ignota, Bosnian dubbers Dubioza Kolektiv, Catalan rumba kings La Pegatina, from New Zealand come Moana and the Tribe, Zimbabwe's Mokoomba, Russian underground ska band Leningrad, DakhaBrakha, Cankisou, R.U.T.A., Sondorgo, Besh o droM, Parno Graszt & Latcho Drom, Pannonia All-Stars Ska Orchestra, Csik Band .

Headliners Blur are joined by Empire of the Sun, Everything Everything, Dizzee Rascal, Enter Shikari, Hadouken!, Azealia Banks, The Bots, Boys Noize, Editors, Ska-P, Chase & Status, Alex Clare, Tame Impala, Michael Kiwanuka, Skunk Anansie, Wax Tailor, Left Boy, Afterhours, Sebastian Ingrosso, Bad Religion, Woodkid, Katy B, Netsky, Peter Bjorn and John, Chris Liebing, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, ZAZ, Skip & Die, Triggerfinger, Oscar Mulero, Nicky Romero, Parov Stelar, Deichkind, Die Arzte, and Seeed.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

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 an island in the Danube, Budapest, Hungary from Wednesday 7th to Monday 12th August 2013, with camping available from Monday 5th August.

A week ticket with camping is priced at £170, a 5 Day Pass without camping is priced at £145 euros, and a campervan pass is priced at £112. Day tickets are available for £39. 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 7th to Monday 12th August 2013
Margit-sziget, an island in the Danube, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary MAP
£190 with camping
daily capacity: 70000
last updated: Tue 23rd Jul 2013


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