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10 April 2019
Chance the Rapper to play Roskilde Festival
The influential rapper will play the Danish non-profit festival's main stage. A handful of acts has been added, including indie darling Sharon Van Etten and rap phenomenon Lizzo. Roskilde Festival has also announced the profit from last year's festival - €2,572,989 - that has been donated to charity in full.
27 March 2019
Line-up revealed for Roskilde Festival with Janelle Monáe, Vampire Weekend and 65 more artists
Other new names include Skepta, Marina, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Maggie Rogers, Johnny Marr, Behemoth, Aldous Harding, DJ Koze, Sheck Wes, Saweetie, Weyes Blood and The Comet Is Coming.
25 March 2019
Nordic talents ready for their Roskilde Festival debut
The talent programme at Northern Europe's largest festival has been completed with 32 new acts, representing the best new Nordic music. Today's additions include Auður, Lil Halima, Kops, Linn Koch-Emmery, Rosegold, Selma Judith, Z.E and Charlotte Bendiks. The full line-up for Roskilde Festival will be revealed on 27 March.
28 February 2019
Bob Dylan and Rosalía to play Roskilde Festival 2019
Bob Dylan is back at the Danish non-profit festival. Other new acts include Catalan star Rosalía, Led Zeppelin icon Robert Plant, Phil Anselmo playing Pantera with The Illegals, Underworld, Lemaitre and many more. A total of 32 artists have been added to the programme.
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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.
30 January 2018
Cardi B and St. Vincent to play Roskilde Festival
The queen of hip-hop Cardi B is ready for Northern Europe's biggest festival along with St. Vincent, Khalid, Odesza, Nathan Fake, Preoccupations and many more. 17 acts have been added to the line-up.
29 January 2018
Eminem to headline Roskilde Festival
One of the greatest rappers of all time will finally play the Danish non-profit festival as he readies himself for his first ever show in Denmark.
30 November 2017
10 Danish acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2018
From the freshest breed to established stadium rock: the 10 new acts announced for Denmark's biggest festival represent all sizes and styles from the thriving Danish music scene. Bisse, Baby In Vain, Nephew and Iris Gold are among the acts added to the line-up.
15 November 2017
Gorillaz and David Byrne to play Roskilde Festival
Damon Albarn returns to Roskilde Festival with Gorillaz, and legend David Byrne visits the Danish festival for the first time in more than 20 years. Other new acts include Stormzy, Fleet Foxes, First Aid Kit, Chelsea Wolfe and Slaves. Tickets for the non-profit bash are now on sale, and more acts will be announced soon.
26 October 2017
Bruno Mars to headline Roskilde Festival
American superstar Bruno Mars is the first headliner to be announced for the Danish festival along with nine other acts. These include Vince Staples, Mogwai, Oh Sees and Myrkur with many more acts to be announced soon. Tickets go on sale on 15 November.
20 June 2017
Roskilde Festival 2017 is sold out
All 80,000 full festival tickets for the Danish non-profit festival have been sold. There is a limited number of one-day tickets left.
13 June 2017
Roskilde Festival launches new club for progressive art and music
Arcade Fire front man Win Butler, Ligia Lewis, Princess Nokia, Madame Gandhi and Young Boy Dancing Group are just some of the artists that will be part of KlubRÅ, a brand-new club experience in collaboration with Tuborg RÅ.
5 April 2017
Roskilde Festival announces full line-up with 77 new acts
The XX have been added to the Danish festival's bill along with The Avalanches, Slowdive, Nicolas Jaar, Anthrax, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Halsey, Royal Blood, Icona Pop and 68 more.
1 March 2017
Father John Misty, Bonobo and 22 more to play Roskilde Festival
Father John Misty returns to Roskilde Festival to seduce the crowd on the festival's biggest stage. He will be joined by Bonobo, Tinashe, Moon Duo, A Day to Remember, KiNK, Elza Soares and 17 more acts from all over the world.
31 January 2017
A Tribe Called Quest and Lorde to play Roskilde Festival
Hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest will play an exclusive show at Roskilde Festival this summer as part of their farewell tour. Pop sensation Lorde will also grace the Danish festival along with new announcements such as Gucci Mane, Against Me!, Rag'n'Bone Man and 24 more acts.
15 December 2016
The Weeknd to headline Roskilde Festival
Canadian megastar The Weeknd is breaking streaming records and topping charts with his new album. Next summer he will headline the massive non-profit Roskilde Festival in Denmark.
13 December 2016
Den Sorte Skole to play unique Roskilde Festival show with special guests
The Danish masters of sampling will bring guests from all over the world when they take over the festival's biggest stage for a once-in-a-lifetime show.
30 November 2016
Arcade Fire, Solange and 22 more to play Roskilde Festival
They will be joined by Justice, Warpaint, Erasure, Blink-182, Neurosis, The Lumineers and many more. A total of 24 acts have been announced for the Danish festival.
14 November 2016
Foo Fighters to headline Roskilde Festival 2017
The American rock giants will play their only Scandinavian show at Roskilde Festival next summer. Tickets for the Danish festival go on sale on 15 November.
27 October 2016
Roskilde Festival announces the first 14 acts for2017
German giants Modeselektor and Moderat will join forces for the first time ever at Roskilde Festival 2017. They are among the first acts announced along with Angel Olsen, Of Mice & Men, G-Eazy, Jenny Hval and local hero Trentemøller. Many more acts will be announced soon for the Danish festival.
18 July 2016
Snowden film from Roskilde Festival streaming now
This year’s sold out Roskilde Festival offered shows with 184 acts, an abundance of events, art, graffiti, workshops and talks – of which Edward Snowden in particular attracted a sizable crowd. A short film made by The Yes Men documenting the much debated data and surveillance stunt at the festival has now been released.
27 June 2016
The Yes Men and Edward Snowden are warning against digital surveillance at Roskilde Festival
The disputed signs about data policy at the festival site were set up by the activist art group The Yes Men. The Yes Men have worked together with Edward Snowden on the project with the intention of increasing knowledge about – and consequences of – digital surveillance. Tuesday 28 June The Yes Men will interview Edward Snowden live at the festival.
15 June 2016
Edward Snowden to give exclusive talk at Roskilde Festival
The American whistleblower Edward Snowden will be one of the speakers as Roskilde Festival will be paying special attention to equality and human rights with the theme Equality 2016: Stand Up for Your Rights.
1 June 2016
Roskilde Festival 2016 is sold out
All 80,000 full festival tickets for this year’s Roskilde Festival are sold out. Only a limited number of one-day tickets for Wednesday and Thursday remainRoskilde Festival 2016 is sold out.
28 April 2016
Roskilde Festival announces the full schedule
The full schedule for Roskilde Festival 2016 is now available. This includes information on when and where the shows take place. With 4 new bands added, more than 180 artists are now ready for the festival’s 9 stages.
6 April 2016
Roskilde Festival announces full line-up with 179 acts
A whopping 105 acts have been added to the Danish festival’s line-up. Today’s additions include Neil Young and his band Promise of the Real, Grimes, Slayer, M83, Biffy Clyro, James Blake and Santigold. A total of 179 acts from 30 countries will play Roskilde Festival 2016.
1 March 2016
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and The Last Shadow Puppets to play Roskilde Festival 2016
The American hip hop phenomenon Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has been added to the Danish festival’s line-up along with The Last Shadow Puppets, At the Drive-In and many more.
9 February 2016
The Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music with Damon Albarn and Guests to open Roskilde Festival’s iconic Orange Stage
The Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music will perform a rare concert at Roskilde Festival with Damon Albarn and guests, presented by Africa Express. Together, they have the prestigious task of opening the Danish festival’s Orange stage.
25 January 2016
LCD Soundsystem to play Roskilde Festival 2016
The reunited LCD Soundsystem will grace Roskilde Festival this summer, and Danish popstar MØ will play an exclusive show on the iconic Orange Stage. Other announcements today include Tame Impala, Ghost, Chvrches and Destroyer.
8 December 2015
PJ Harvey and Tenacious D announced for Roskilde Festival
The queen of alternative rock, the self-proclaimed ”greatest band in the world” and highly acclaimed Danish dream rock: PJ Harvey, Tenacious D and Blaue Blume will be playing Denmark’s Roskilde Festival. 32 of the 175 artists have been revealed, and tickets are now on sale.
11 November 2015
New Order and Wiz Khalifa to play Roskilde Festival 2016
British legends New Order will return to Roskilde Festival along with chart-topping hip hopper Wiz Khalifa. Another 16 acts have also been added to the line-up of the Danish festival, including Foals, Odesza and Bring Me the Horizon.
29 October 2015
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announced for Roskilde Festival
The L.A. legends will return to Roskilde Festival 2016 with a brand-new album, twenty years after their first performance at the Danish festival.
8 October 2015
The first 10 acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2016
The first acts have been revealed for Roskilde Festival 2016. Spanning different styles and genres, Action Bronson, Courtney Barnett, Mac DeMarco, Sturgill Simpson and more kick off the 46th edition of the festival.
5 July 2015
Roskilde Festival 2015 comes to an end. Management expects to donate millions to charity
Almost 100,000 people bought a ticket to this year’s Roskilde Festival’s week-long celebration of music, arts and creative kinship. All profits from the festival are donated in full to charitable and cultural purposes, and the festival management expects to donate 2.5 million euro to charity following this year’s festival.
4 July 2015
Roskilde Festival Charity Society donates 1 million DKK to Africa Express and their work with African music
The musical collective Africa Express, which will perform at this year’s Roskilde Festival, will distribute 1 million DKK of the festival proceeds to projects supporting education and cultural work developing the African music scene.
9 June 2015
Roskilde Festival 2015 is sold out
All 80,000 full festival tickets for this year’s Roskilde Festival are sold out. Only a limited number of one-day tickets for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday remain.
30 April 2015
Roskilde Festival announces the full schedule for 2015
The full schedule for Roskilde Festival 2015 is now available. This includes information on when and where the shows take place. With 7 new bands added, more than 170 artists are now ready for the festival’s 8 stages.
26 March 2015
Roskilde Festival announces full line-up with 166 acts
85 acts have been added to the line-up for Roskilde Festival 2015 that includes 166 artists from more than 30 countries.
6 March 2015
Paul McCartney confirmed for Roskilde Festival
Legendary composer, singer, musician Paul McCartney brings his ‘Out There’ tour to Europe and is now confirmed to play at Denmark’s Roskilde Festival on Saturday 4 July 2015. The career-spanning show will be Paul McCartney's only European festival show this summer.