Saturday 29 June 2013 — Saturday 6 July 2013
Festivalpladsen, Darupvej, Roskilde, 4000, Denmark
Tel: +45 46 36 66 13
An international, innovative and boundary-pushing music festival.
Each year Roskilde Festival attracts a massive audience from all over Europe, and today it is one of the biggest culture and music festivals in Europe. It is a modern, cutting-edge festival which is organized by a non-profit humanitarian organization on the basis of approximately 30,000 volunteers. All profits from the festival are donated to national and international humanitarian charity and cultural purposes by The Roskilde Festival Charity Society.
Nine days of party and total experiences
Roskilde Festival presents a progressive music programme which offers memorable experiences and lots of surprises. Year after year, the largest international crowd in Europe is drawn to Roskilde because of a combination of this year’s greatest successes, the living legends and the best representatives of the many corners of musical expression.
Each year, about 200 bands play on eight stages during four days from Thursday to Sunday. The camping areas open on the Saturday prior to the festival at 18:00 and from sunday, there will with music at Pavilion Junior – the stage for upcoming acts – and a wealth of activities during the four days leading up to Thursday. Roskilde Festival is 5 days’ warm-up and 4 days’ music. This is a total of 9 days of partying. Roskilde Festival is a unique and all-encompassing experience where music, events and activities form a unity with the intense sense of community among an emphatic audience.
Music through the years
Roskilde Festival was established in 1971 and has since then presented acts such as Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Beastie Boys, Björk, Black Sabbath, David Bowie, Solomon Burke, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Chemical Brothers, Coldplay, The Cure, Bob Dylan, Faith No More, Foo Fighters, Gorillaz, Guns N’ Roses, Iron Maiden, Jay-Z, Grace Jones, Judas Priest, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Korn, Kraftwerk, Marilyn Manson, Bob Marley, Metallica, Muse, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Nirvana, Prince, Queens Of The Stone Age, Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Rammstein, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ravi Shankar, Slayer, Slipknot, The Streets, The Strokes, Talking Heads, Tiësto, Tool, U2, Robbie Williams, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The White Stripes, The Who, Brian Wilson, Wu-Tang Clan and Neil Young.
Free camping and service
Access to camping and parking is included in the ticket. Camping facilities include hot and cold showers, communal grills, food and drink stalls, shopping areas, cinema, street sports, skate ramp, free luggage storages and lots of activities and events.
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