The preliminary lineup for the Electric Castle Festival 2016 at Banffy Castle in Bonțida, Cluj is already set, with organizers expecting 120,000 participants during the four days of the event.
Icelanders from Sigur Ros, who haven’t performed since 2007, will come in Romanian for the first time to perform at the Electric Castle Festival. Their music is found on the soundtrack of over ten movies and serials, with the band’s members starring as musicians in a recent episode of “Game of Thrones”.
According to festival’s artistic manager, Electric Castle will take place during July 14 -17, next year.
Other bands on the lineup are: British Gorgon City, also as a first in Romania, Camo & Krooked, Dynamite MC, Loadstar and Icicle, Art Department, but also God Is an Astronaut and Worakls. Among other performers there will be General Levy and Macka B. or N’to, Axel Boman and Romanian artists Mihai Popoviciu and The Model.
The organizers will also set up a new camping area with tents, dumpsters and yurts.
Passes for the Electric Castle have been put up for sale as of yesterday, December 3 and are available until December 17 for RON 279.