Many of Europe’s and the UK’s events have added new names to their summer lineups. Here’s a roundup.
Glasto Adds QOTSA, Chemical Brothers & More
Glastonbury has completed its lineup for 2023, adding Queens Of The Stone Age, Skepta, The Chemical Brothers, Caroline Polachek, and more.
QOTSA will headline the Other Stage on Sunday, complementing previously announce headliners Wizkid (Friday), and Lana Del Rey (Saturday).
The Chemical Brothers will play a DJ set on the Arcadia stage on the Friday, while Skepta will showcase music from a new house-focused label he launched with Jammer in April.
Mainstage headliners Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses, and Elton John, had already been announced. Fans notices a mysterious act called The Churnups listed on Friday’s bill for the Pyramid Stage, ahead of Royal Blood. Speculations on who this could be are running wild on the internet.
Headlining the Park Stage are Fever Ray, Fatboy Slim, and Alt-J, while Hot Chip, Christine And The Queens, and Phoenix are taking the top slot on the Woodsies stage.
In total, more than 3,000 performances will take place across Glastonbury’s many stages, when it returns to Somerset, England, June 21-25.
Glastonbury 2023 is, of course, sold out.
BST: Guests For Guns N’ Roses Announced
Guns N’ Roses have revealed more special guests for their performance at American Express presents BST Hyde Park on Friday, June 30.
Joining the rock icons on the day are Dirty Honey, James and the Cold Gun, The Dust Coda, Grade 2, Bad Nerves, and The Foxies. They join previously announced special guests The Pretenders, The Darkness, and Larkin Poe.
Guns N’ Roses are just one of the headliners taking the stage in London’s iconic Hyde Park for BST 2023. P!NK (June 24-25), Take That (July1 ), BLACKPINK (July 2), Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (July 6+8), Billy Joel (July 7) and Lana Del Rey (July 9) are also confirmed.
Many tickets are already sold out. To find out what’s still available, head here.
APE: Jungle’s Guests
Jungle will headline in their hometown London for Luno presents All Points East on Saturday, Aug. 26 for a UK exclusive performance.
Joining them on the day are RAYE, Gabriels, Nia Archives, The Blessed Madonna, Solomon, Dylan Sinclair, Frex and Monjola. They join previously announced Erykah Badu, Folamour, BADBADNOTGOOD, 070 Shake, Charlotte Day Wilson, Lil Silva, Ragz Originale and Pretty Girl.
The remaining headliners for this year’s All Points East, which takes over London’s Victoria Park for ten days, Aug. 18-28, are Stormzy, The Strokes, Dermot Kennedy, and HAIM. On Aug. 19, another London Festival, Field Day, takes over to curate the lineup, which is led by Aphex Twin and Bonobo.
Tickets on sale via www.allpointseastfestival.com.
Sziget Completes Lineup
The lineup for this year’s Sziget, which returns to the Óbudai island in Budapest, Hungary Aug. 10-15, is complete.
The new additions are mainly techno and house acts, who will take on the electronic stages Colosseum, and Party Arena. The list features Tale of Us, 999999999, Dixon, DJ Tennis, Herrensauna XXL, Paula Temple, Adam Beyer, Kobosil, Mall Grab, Rebekah, Partiboi69, Shlømo, Diplo, Sven Väth, and more.
They join an A-list of acts that includes Billie Eilish, Mumford & Sons, Lorde, Macklemore, David Guetta, Florence + The Machine, Imagine Dragons, Loyle Carner, Bonobo, Girl in Red, Yung Lean, Confidence Man, The Aces, Lucie Antunes, Coloray, SG Lewis, Sleaford Mods, and more.
Tickets for Sziget 2023 are on sale. A six-day full festival pass starts at €365 ($391), a three-day pass goes for €260 ($279). There are day tickets and VIP options available.
Pitchfork Berlin Completes Lineup
As you would expect from a Pitchfork curated event, the lineup of Pitchfork Music Festival Berlin, set to take place in the German capital, Nov. 1-5, is adventurous and a bit “nerdy,” as promoter MCT, partner on the German edition of Pitchfork’s own fest, puts it.
New additions include singer, songwriter, and producer Sevdaliza,London’s yunè pinku, Japan’s CHAI, and Hemlocke Springs. Aime Simone, Annahstasia, and Weval are also on the bill for Pitchfork Music Festival Berlin 2023.
The presale for Pitchfork Berlin hasn’t started yet.
Summerjam Gears Up For 36th Edition
Summerjam celebrates its 36th edition, June 30–July 2, in Cologne, Germany, headlined by Protoje, Peter Fox, and Popcaan.
The seven latest additions, completing this year’s Summerjam lineup, are Inna de Yard, Tanya Stephens, Third World, Kwam.E, Mal Élevé, Samora, and Jizzle.
Gracing the stage at the Dancehall Arena, where soundsystems are going to keep the crowds dancing all night, are Jugglerz, Pow Pow Movement, Freak de l’Afrique, Warrior Sound, Bay-C, and Junior Car.
Day tickets, starting at €71 ($76), and full festival tickets, starting at €160 ($171) including camping, can be purchased here.
North Sea Jazz Festival
Ben l’Oncle Soul, Brad Mehldau, Róisín Murphy, and 41 more new names have been added to the lineup of this year’s North Sea Jazz Festival, taking place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 7-9, bringing the total number of performances up to over 150.
Previously announced acts include Buddy Guy, Jill Scott, Little Simz, Lizzo, Pat Metheny Side-Eye, Seal, Snarky Puppy, Stormzy, The Teskey Brothers, Tom Jones, Van Morrison, Esperanza Spalding, and more.
Day tickets are still availabe for €125 ($134). Three-day tickets for North Sea Jazz Festival 2023 are sold out.
Lowlands Adds 23
John Coffey, The Haunted Youth, Merol, Kelela, Mimi Webb, Suze Ijó, Zulu, and more have been added to the lineup of Lowlands 2023, Aug. 18-20, in Biddinghuizen, Netherlands.
This year’s headliners are Billie Eilish, Florence + The Machine, Nothing But Thieves, Charlotte De Witte, with Bicep (Live), Boygenius, First Aid Kit, Foals, Girl In Red, and many more joining in the fun.
Lowlands 2023 is sold out.
Pukkelpop Adds 46
Billie Eilish and Florence + The Machine also headline Belgium’s major fest Pukkelpop, scheduled for Aug. 17-20 this year.
The Killers, Angèle, Yungblud, Anne-Marie, Years & Years, Macklemore, Limp Bizkit, and many more have also been confirmed.
Among the 46 new names added over the course of last week are Aitch, Fatima Yamaha, Ava Eva, Girls Don’t Synch, Mab’ish, Andromedik, Ax Emblem, DC Noises, Freq444, Gomorris, Hyalyte, Keyser, Kwijt Trek System, Omdat Het Kan & Average Rob, She The DJ, Flo Windey ft. Skyve, The Boilerboys, and many more.
Day tickets for €119 ($127), and full festival tickets for €265 ($284), as well as various VIP options, are still available here.
Gent Jazz Reveals Full Lineup
Gent Jazz Festival, taking place in the Belgium city of Gent, July 5-15, has unveiled this year’s full lineup.
Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, Norah Jones, Nils Frahm, Snarky Puppy, Zaz, Ludovico Einaudi, Joe Bonamassa, and many more are set to take the stage at Ghent’s Bijloke music center.
Standing tickets for the various days start at around €40 ($43), seated tickets at around €60 ($64), depending on the day and artists.
Lollapalooza Stockholm Gets YG & Timmy Trumpet
Lollapalooza has added two big names to its 2023 lineup. YG, who will perform on opening day, June 29, and Timmy Trumpet, who’ll perform on closing day, July 1.
They join a bill of around 70 acts, led by Travis Scott, Lizzo, Mumford & Sons, Lil Nas X, Zara Larsson, and Kygo.
Different ticket categories, including three-day passes starting at SEK 2,695 ($248) and day-passes starting at SEK 1,295 ($119) are still available, but “going fast,” according to promoters.