Roskilde Festival announces first names for 2019

Kicking off its first round of announcements for 2019, the Danish festival Roskilde has unveiled twelve acts that will play at this year’s festival.

Leading the charge is American rapper Travis Scott, one of the biggest hip-hop artists currently about, the 26-year-old Huston native is set to bring his chart-topping third album to Roskilde.

Head of Programme, Anders Wahrén says: “Travis Scott is one of the best live artists in modern hip-hop, and he’s more than ready to take on our iconic Orange Stage, strongly on his way to becoming an icon himself. Bring on summer already!”

Joining Travis Scott on the bill are also Scarlet Pleasure (DK), Testament (US), Alma (FI), Blawan (UK), Ghetto Kumbé (CO), Full of Hell & The Body (US), Julia Holter (US), Nicola Cruz (EC), Parquet Courts (US), Rival Consoles (UK) and Tirzah (UK).

With 180 acts set to play this year’s festival, there’s many more names still to be announced for the Danish non-profit, but the week-long event is already off to a cracking start with its first announcement.

Tickets for Roskilde Festival go on sale next Tuesday, October 30th starting at 2100 DKK (including free access to camping and any food and beverage you want to bring) for weekend tickets and 1050 DKK for day tickets. For more info on the festival visit the Roskilde website.

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