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First acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2019 are now officially announced

First acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2019

First acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2019 are now officially announced

12 of the first artists have been confirmed for Roskilde Festival 2019, 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, get yours here.

Travis Scott is one of the biggest hip-hop acts of his generation, and the release of this year’s Astroworld – his third album – has firmly cemented that position. Not only did the album top the Billboard charts, it also offers a long list of artists eager to collaborate with the 26-year-old Houston rapper: The Weeknd, Drake, Kanye West, Tame Impala and Thundercat to name just some of them.

Pop of the future and metal legends
Tirzah enjoyed her breakthrough this year with the debut album Devotion, offering her own take on alternative R&B pop. Leaning more towards art-pop, Julia Holter is no stranger to Roskilde Festival: Apart from her own shows, she was part of the spectacular opening of the Orange Stage in 2016 as part of the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians alongside Damon Albarn, Noura Mint Seymali and many others. A true star of the future, Alma has found a large audience with the hit single Chasing Highs and collaborations with MØ, Charli XCX and Tove Lo.

Fans of electronic music should make a note of highly regarded techno artist Blawan and the more cinematic Rival Consoles.

The full list of acts announced for Roskilde Festival 2019:

Travis Scott (US)
Scarlet Pleasure (DK)
Testament (US)
Alma (FI)
Blawan (UK)
Ghetto Kumbé (CO)
Full of Hell & The Body (US) double show
Julia Holter (US)
Nicola Cruz (EC)
Parquet Courts (US)
Rival Consoles (UK)
Tirzah (UK)

More artists will be announced soon.

Roskilde Festival 2019 lasts for eight days between Saturday 29 June to Saturday 6 July.
Tickets to Roskilde Festival go on sale 30 October. Full festival tickets are 2100 DKK (including free access to camping).
One-day tickets are 1050 DKK, only a limited number available for each of the last four days.
A total of 180 acts will play the festival’s eight stages.
See more about Roskilde Festival 2019 here

About Roskilde Festival:
Roskilde Festival is 100% non-profit. All profits are donated to social and cultural charities by the Roskilde Festival Charity Society. The festival is right next to the Danish capital of Copenhagen and easily connected by train, bus and flight (Copenhagen Airport). The full festival journey in Roskilde is an eight-day exploration of music, artistic expression, delicious food, sustainability, love, community and party.

Cover photo by Simon Frøsig.

Written By: Philip Panov

Founder / Director of The Sound Clique

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