Budapest’s Sziget Festival opened with a full house of 95,000 visitors on its first day on Wednesday, featuring a concert by Dua Lipa on the event’s main stage. Organisers said in a statement that ticket sales suggested similarly large audiences for concerts on Friday and Saturday, too.
The organisers of this year’s Sziget are spending about as much on headliners as in 2019, the last time Hungary’s biggest music festival took place, chief organiser Tamás Kádár told MTI on Tuesday.
The Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days, Hungary’s oldest jazz festival, will begin on Thursday, accompanied by a special selection of domestic wines, the organizers told MTI.
Award-winning Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has confirmed that he will give a concert at the Sziget Festival on August 12, the festival’s organisers told MTI on Tuesday.
Tankcsapda, the most popular rock band in Hungary, will start touring with this motto: “Le az utcára, ki a térre!”
John Legend’s summer concert in Budapest is canceled. The June 30 performance of the multiple Grammy-winning soul R&B performer, which would have been in the Sports Arena, is delayed due to the Ukrainian-Russian war.
After three years, Tom Odell will give a concert in Budapest again. Ivor Novello Award-winning British songwriter and singer will perform at Barba Negra on September 28th.
John Legend will travel to the Hungarian capital on his European tour next year. The multiple Grammy-winning American soul R&B performer will perform at the László Papp Budapest Sports Arena on June 30th, 2022.
On October 26th, 2022, Robert Smith and his band will perform at the Budapest Arena.
Muse, Killers, Sum41, Bring Me the Horizon and Yungblud will also perform at next year’s Telekom VOLT Festival, which will be held from 21st to 25th June 2022 in Sopron.