Latest announcements for Roadburn 2020

Roadburn 2020 weekend tickets are nearly all gone, and day tickets went onsale on the 10th; artistic director, Walter Hoeijmakers comments: “This is our last announcement taking place in 2019, but we still have a few amazing things up our sleeves to add in the new year. We are so humbled to have had such a positive response to our experimental choices for 2020 – long may it continue!”

For almost two decades, Dungen, the brainchild of Swedish multi-instrumentalist Gustav Ejstes, has been liquefying the known boundaries of psychedelia by incorporating ’60s pastoral folk, psych-pop, prog, free-jazz, instrumentalist ambience and soaring atmospheres. They have become one of the most revered psychedelic bands of their generation, and to honour their pushing the limits of art and genre, the festival have invited Dungen to play Roadburn 2020, not once, but twice. 

One show will take in Dungen’s legendaryTa Det Lugnt (Sunday, 19 April), and the other will focus on Häxan, the band’s highly entrancing score for the 1926 animated film The Adventures Of Prince Achmed, on Saturday, 18 April. Dungen is synonymous for our very being, and Häxan, and especially Ta Det Lugnt, fuel our late-night, psychedelic jams and unite the likeminded psych heads at the festival.

A couple of months ago Ultha announced that the band was taking a break in 2020. Roadburn and its co-curator James Kent have managed to pulled Ultha back from the void they were planning to hibernate in for a very special appearance. The band comments: “A ‘regular’ invitation would’ve already been a no-brainer, but receiving such a heartfelt message, by a prolific and passionate artist we all respect, telling us how much he admires our work, really made it that more special. So, we are more than thrilled to be part of James’ curation for Roadburn 2020, playing our Belong EP in full plus selected cuts from our other releases.”

Cult Leader, Jeromes Dream, Portrayal Of Guilt, Conjurer and Pijn united as Curse These Metal Hands and Early Graves have all been announced for 2020.

Already announced for Roadburn 2020 is: Emma Ruth Rundle and James Kent as curators, commissioned projects from James Kent & Johannes Persson, Jo Quail, and Vile Creature & Bismuth, the return of Julie Christmas, Red Sparowes, Russian Circles, Torche, Brutus, 40 Watt Sun, Alcest, Inter Arma, David Eugene Edwards, Health, Hide, Lankum, She Past Away, and two Artists In Residence: Full Of Hell and Lingua Ignota. Check the full line up HERE.

Weekend tickets for Roadburn are on sale now (3-day tickets are sold out, 4-day tickets remain on sale). Single day tickets went onsale on December 10 at 6pm CET,  priced €67 for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday tickets, and €60.50 for Sunday tickets. More information about tickets and accommodation options can be found HERE.

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