Kendrick Lamar has been introduced as a brand new headliner for Roskilde Competition 2021.
The Danish occasion, which is able to run from June 26-July 3 subsequent yr, has already confirmed the likes of Tyler, the Creator and Thom Yorke‘s Tomorrow’s Trendy Packing containers, The Strokes, FKA Twigs, Girl In Red, Kelly Lee Owens and extra.
The announcement of a brand new headliner is giving followers hope that the pageant – and 2021’s pageant season as an entire – might probably nonetheless go forward regardless of ongoing coronavirus fears.
“We’re on the brink of a brand new yr, and we predict there’s a want and purpose to be hopeful,” Roskilde’s head of programming Anders Wahrén mentioned in a press release. “That’s why we’re revealing one other act for subsequent yr’s pageant.”
We’re on the brink of a brand new yr, and we predict there’s a want and purpose to be hopeful. So, this is an enormous one!
— Roskilde Competition (@orangefeeling) December 30, 2020
Within the absence of this yr’s Roskilde, festival organisers asked fans to create their own festival at home on July 4 for charity.
Earlier this month, Primavera Sound festival hailed a successful trial event, investigating the opportunity of holding dwell music occasions with out social distancing.
The occasion, dubbed PRIMACOV, was organised by Primavera Sound alongside the Hospital Germans Trias in Barcelona and the Battle AIDS and Infectious Illnesses Foundations.
On the occasion on December 12, 1,042 followers attended a live performance with native DJs on the 1,608 capability Sala Apolo venue in Barcelona.
Speedy testing was employed earlier than entry was granted, with each attendee needing to return a damaging take a look at, which was accessible inside quarter-hour.