Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROSKILDE FESTIVAL COMPLETES MUSIC LINE UP FOR 2011 Organisers have today announced the final 6 acts for this year’s Roskilde Festival giving a total of 163 artists in the 2011 programme. PORTISHEAD (UK) is a true headliner, not least because they have set a fashion in the trip hop genre. The Bristol band caught everyone…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROB ZOMBIE FORCED TO CANCEL ROSKILDE PERFORMANCE! Roskilde organisers have just released bad news for all fans of Rob Zombie. He’s just informed them that he has to opt out of his gig at Roskilde. The reason is family circumstances, Rob Zombie regrets the decision, which is something they do not take lightly. For more…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ELECTRO ROCKERS VETO TO OPEN ORANGE STAGE Roskilde 2011 is kick-started with electro rock with a grandiose sound – Combine electronics and rock. Combine melancholy and grandeur, Combine Orange Stage and Veto. Then you have opening act of Roskilde Festival 2011. This year’s choice is primarily based on the fact that organisers are confident that…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

NINE ACTS CONFIRMED FOR NEW ‘GLORIA’ STAGE AT ROSKILDE 2011 Roskilde Festival’s new stage, Gloria, will be visited by nine new and very different acts, all of whom deal with more toned-down atmospheres. Roskilde Festival offers many different musical impressions. In today’s announcement organisers focus on the more quiet, thoughtful and soothing impressions. Today’s music…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROSKILDE ANNOUNCES FINAL WARM UP BANDS FOR 2011! With less than a month to the start of this year’s Roskilde Festival, the staff is busy preparing. This includes the festival’s music office who now presents the final six names for Pavilion Junior, the stage for upcoming music, playing in the warm-up days from 26 to 29…

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TV ON THE RADIO AND MORE JOIN ROSKILDE LINE UP Today organisers have added three acts to the festival programme and three bands to the Pavilion Junior stage for upcoming music. TV ON THE RADIO (US) manages like few others to balance rock, soul, funk and post-punk and to mix experiments with catchy tunes, resulting…

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ROSKILDE FESTIVAL ADDS 4 MORE NAMES TO THE LINE UP The final programme for Roskilde Festival 2011 will soon be in place. Today organisers announce four acts, featuring four very different musical expressions. Like an image of the musical diversity in the overall music programme. DÃM FUNK with MASTER BLAZTER (US) is a California boogie-funk…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

ROSKILDE ADDS 4 SCANDINAVIAN ACTS TO THE LINE UP Even though the Roskilde bill is already up all over the world, they continue to deliver new acts. This week’s music package is a true Scandinavian rock adventure in different colours, which is a true treat for music lovers this summer. GRAVEYARD (S) shuts up all…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

SWEDISH POP COMET ADDED TO THE ROSKILDE LINE UP DANIEL ADAMS-RAY is coming to Roskilde Festival 2011. The blue’n’yellow pop sensation will also play at a special Roskilde evening along with two other artists in Stockholm on 26 May. The event is free of charge. In Sweden, DANIEL ADAMS-RAY is on everyone’s lips as the…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

A DANISH FLAVOR FINISH TO THE WEEKS ANNOUNCEMENTS! Bottled In England, Kirsten & Marie and Selvhenter finish off this week’s palette of new music for Pavilion Junior. BOTTLED IN ENGLAND (DK) plays drum’n’bass – an otherwise fully electronic genre with crackling, icy productions. These Danes, however, have a live drummer who helps turn their gigs…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

TWO AND A HALF SWEDISH BANDS ADDED TO PAVILION JUNIOR STAGE Another day with upcoming music. This time from Denmark’s sister nation Sweden – with a slight Danish touch in one of the acts. We present forest reggae, girl pop and experimental pop. FASTPOHOLMEN (DK) call their laid-back acoustic folk songs ’forest reggae’. Not so…

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MORE NORDIC TALENT ADDED TO THE PAVILION JUNIOR STAGE Today it’s time to present music from Greenland and Iceland. AGENT FRESCO (ISL) draws on everything from progressive rock to metal. Numerous ideas and expressions find their way through the amplifiers with this originally thinking group of musicians who constantly challenge their audience. Hard-hitting rock on…

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NORWEGIAN STARDUST ADDED TO PAVILION JUNIOR STAGE This week, from Monday to Friday, Roskilde organisers are announcing music for Pavilion Junior, the stage for the stars of tomorrow. HONNINGBARNA are six young lads who can play punk and make it sound – despite all the Norwegian oil millions – of 1977 and the breakdown of…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR ROSKILDE’S TALENT STAGE Hammonds, Harrington & Destroy, De Høje Hæle, Trust and Undergang are the first batch of Danish bands announced for Roskilde Festival’s warm-up stage Pavilion Junior. HAMMONDS, HARRINGTON & DESTROY play melodic, alternative rock with loads of catchy choruses and sing-along potential. Look forward to a rock show with…

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MIXED MUSICAL TREATS ADDED TO ROSKILDE LINE UP! Today’s bunch of new bands offers something for every taste – Check them out below! CHASE & STATUS (UK) are about to become megastars in the arena where drum’n’bass, dubstep, pop and rock collide in spectacular public celebrations. Everyone who enjoyed a hot rave in the company…

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HISTORIC AFROBEAT PARTY AT ROSKILDE FESTIVAL Femi Kuti and Seun Kuti share a stage for the first time – A flag day for the Afrobeat genre awaits at Roskilde Festival 2011. For the first time ever Fela Kuti’s two sons FEMI KUTI and SEUN KUTI are on the same stage. It is nothing less than…

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BRIGHT EYES ADDED TO ROSKILDE FESTIVAL LINE UP! The American idols are joined by CODY and JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE.  While today’s acts come from both sides of the Atlantic, all three names have country, folk and rustic, all-American songwriting as a starting point. BRIGHT EYES (US) has gone from being a breathlessness-struck teenager to a…

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PSYCHEDELIC SOUNDS COMING TO ROSKILDE FESTIVAL This week’s music package has all colours of the rainbow, with acid rock, fusion blues and post-everything rock. SPIDS NØGENHAT (DK) has achieved an almost cult-like status among Danish music freaks. The rare live shows by Spids Nøgenhat are mind-expanding sessions that will appeal to all lovers of psychedelic…

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ALTERNATIVE POP AND ROCK TO ROSKILDE FESTIVAL A mixed bag of alternative rock and pop revealed for Roskilde in the form of Destroyer, Little Dragon, Tame Impala and Veto DESTROYER (CAN) has since the mid-90s released some of the most delicate and enigmatic albums full of lyrical glam pop. On the latest album Kaputt, front…

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Roskilde Festival – Denmark

AFRICAN STREET PARTY AT ROSKILDE FESTIVAL With today’s announcement the common theme is Africa. The first act CONGOTRONICS vs ROCKERS (INT) tries in true Roskilde-style to break down the barrier between the hot Western acts and the roaring talent mass from the global music scene. Also added in this announcement are JAGWA MUSIC (TAN) and…

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