Sziget Festival 2020 day splits are out

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Foto: Rockstar Photographers/Sziget 2016

After Sziget Festival 2020 announces its first names a few weeks ago, it is time to know when the artists are playing. During a whole week from Wednesday 5 to Tuesday 11 August, some of the biggest names in the music industry will perform at Hungary’s love island.

The long wait is over as the Hungarian festival won’t stop revealing new information about its next edition. We can already guess what is going to change this year compared to the last edition. But more than that, we now know when the first artists are going to perform at Sziget Festival 2020.

Wednesday 5

Dua Lipa will headline. The English singer can’t stop releasing songs, and as in 2018 at Sziget, the artist might propose an excellent and powerful show. Let’s get Physical !

Foster the People, Denzel Curry, Loyle Carner, Tom Walker, Little Simz, Claptone, Solardo and I Hate Models will also perform at the same day.

Thursday 6

Kings of Leon will play at the Sziget’s Main Stage. Between a lot, they will also play at Boardmasters and Mad Cool. On Thursday you can also find Foals, Caribou, Of Monsters and Men, Daughter, Little Dragon, Alison Wonderland, Sevdaliza, Kensingston, What So Not, Jane Bird, Tourist, Stanton Warriors and ATLiens.

Kings of Leon

Friday 7

Sziget Festival hosts Major Lazer, also announced for Mad Cool 2020. As Diplo is a member of the collective, he will play on the same day. A$AP Rocky, Jon Hopkins, Mabel, Chris Liebing, Anna Calvi, Ezra Collective, Altin Gün and Kokoroko will play at the Hungarian festival this day too.

Foto: Hub Dautzenberg

Saturday 8

Calvin Harris will bring his beats on the Main Stage for another great show. The English DJ is in most of the biggest festivals this year, and like in 2018, his show might be unforgettable.

Calvin Harris

On the same day, Stormzy, Glass Animals, Rilès, Joris Voorn, Troyboi, Alice Merton, Lola Marsh, Parquet Courts and Giant Rocks will play at Sziget Festival.

Sunday 9

Lewis Capaldi will sing his world famous songs like “Someone You Loved” at Sziget Festival 2020. To end the week properly, we can count on some other great shows, like Kaytranada, blackbear, Mikes Kane, Dixon, Seasick Steve, NGHTMARE, Jeremy Loops, Gerd Janson, Briston Maroney, or Volac.

Lewis Capaldi

Monday 10

To start a new week the best way, what is better than a The Strokes show? The band announces almost every week some new shows. On 25 february, the band self-confirm performance at Roskilde 2020. Keane, Khalid, Bob Moses, R3hab, Bikini Hill, Sam Feldt, Bakermat, Amyl and the Sniffers, Viagra Boys, Sasha, Matador and Black Honey will perform at Sziget Festival the same day.

The Strokes

Tuesday 11

Finally, Mark Ronson will close Sziget Festival 2020 bringing his most famous songs in Budapest. FKA Twigs, Sigrid, Clutch, slowthai, Floating Points, Jamie Jobes b2b Joseph Capriati, Camelphat, Fever 333, Metz and Droeloe are announced on the last day as well.

Sziget 2020

Sziget 2019
Photo: Press Sziget 2019

Sziget Festival is one of the largest music festivals in Europe. It takes place every August in northern Budapest. It started in 1993 as a festival for students and quickly attracted a more international audience. Since then, Sziget has won the European Festival Award of Best Lineup twice, in 2014 and 2017; for it is not the headliners that make the festival but rather its variety of musical genres.