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31 January 2019
Cardi B, Jorja Smith and MØ to play Roskilde Festival 2019
27 artists have been added to the music and arts programme for the Danish non-profit festival. Other new acts include Cypress Hill, Bring Me the Horizon, SOPHIE, Khruangbin, Fatoumata Diawara, Girlpool and Stella Donnelly.
29 November 2018
Christine and the Queens, Tears For Fears, Brockhampton to play Roskilde Festival
18 new acts have been announced for the Danish non-profit festival. Other new acts include Jon Hopkins, Neneh Cherry, Jungle, Octavian, Flohio and Spiritualized. 148 acts are yet to be announced.
31 October 2018
The Cure returns to Roskilde Festival
The Cure will finally be back at the Danish non-profit festival where they first played back in 1985. Tickets to Roskilde Festival 2019 are now available.
24 October 2018
First acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2019
12 artists have been announced for the Danish non-profit festival, including Travis Scott, indie favourite Julia Holter, Finnish pop star Alma, R&B revelation Tirzah and thrash legends Testament. A total of 180 acts will play the 49th edition of Northern Europe's biggest festival. Tickets go on sale on 30 October.
31 May 2018
Arts and activism at Roskilde Festival
Chelsea Manning talking about activism, Jenny Hval with a reading and concert, Alexandra Pirici with a music installation, Donald Trump's border walls 10 metres into the air. There's plenty of art and plenty of activism to look forward to at Roskilde Festival 2018.
5 April 2018
Roskilde Festival completes line-up with Nick Cave, Massive Attack, Dua Lipa
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Massive Attack, Dua Lipa, Anderson .Paak, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kali Uchis and many more have been added to the Roskilde Festival line-up, completing the non-profit festival's 2018 music programme. More than 70 new music acts and arts projects have been presented today. A total of 175 acts will play the Danish festival.
22 March 2018
27 future stars to play Roskilde Festival
The talent programme at Northern Europe's biggest festival has been completed with 27 new acts, representing the best new Nordic music. Today's additions include Miriam Bryant, Jada, Albin Lee Maldau and Jacob Ogawa. The full line-up for Roskilde Festival will be revealed on 5 April.
28 February 2018
Nine Inch Nails, Fever Ray, My Bloody Valentine to play Roskilde Festival
Other acts include Black Star, Four Tet, Sampha, Laurel Halo and Dead Cross. A total of 26 new additions to the Danish festival have been revealed.
26 February 2018
Chelsea Manning at Roskilde Festival 2018
American activist Chelsea Manning will give an exclusive talk about rights and personal engagement at the Danish non-profit festival. Activist street art and more music have also been added to the programme, including Sigrid, Stefflon Don, Kelly Lee Owens and The Blaze.