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2019 is packed with major headliners! World-famous musicians from all over the world will visit our beloved capital next year. There will be a concert for every taste, as artists from various musical genres will pay a visit to Budapest; such as the Backstreet Boys, Eros Ramazzotti and Whitesnake.

Grab your 2019 journal and start planning! collected all that is going to happen in the musical scene in Budapest next year.


In Akvárium Klub, you can see (and hear) Ignite on 2 and 3 January, while the also American John Garcia will entertain music lovers at A38 on 3 February. In Barba Negra, you will find British Tom Odell on 8 February. Well-known composers Guido and Maurizio De Angelis, who (among others) composed the soundtrack of the Bud Spencer films, will appear in Aréna together with non-other than Terence Hill himself on 16 February. February will definitely end strong with Nicki Minaj and Future in Aréna on 25 February.


Overkill will perform at Barba Negra on 11 March, Mike Shonoda from Linkin Park will appear in Aréna on the 12th, Night Lovell will give a concert at Akvárium Klub on the 17th. On 26 March, a special ABBA tribute show can be seen in Aréna. Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt will finish March on the 29th in Aréna.

April and May

British guitar player John McLaughlin will perform together with his musical formation the 4th Dimension at MOMSport on 20 April. American jazz giant John Scofield can be seen at Budapest Jazz Club on 3 May. Singapore-born British violinist Vanessa-Mae will appear in Aréna on 24 May. British rock band Muse will finish the season with a concert in Aréna on 28 May.


Things really start heating up in summer. Budapest Park will host three major names in June: Sum 41 (12th), Scooter (15th) and Disturbed (25th). Aréna will also not lack headliners: Slayer (11th), Tom Jones (who visits Hungary for the 6th time on the 22nd), Backstreet Boys (25th), Dead Can Dance (26th), and Toto (27th) will all give concerts next June. Moreover, Barba Negra will host Whitesnake on 25 June.


World-famous jazz pianist Chick Corea will give a concert in Aréna on 1 June; then Sting will take over the stage the next day. Fans will also have a chance to see Thirty Seconds to Mars in Budapest Park on the 23rd.


Some headliners of the most famous Hungarian music festivals have already been revealed. This year, visitors will be able to see Slipknot, Slash feat. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators at VOLT Festival. Balaton Sound’s headliners include Marshmello, Armin van Buuren, Dj Snake, Future and Paul Kalkbrenner. This year, fans can see Ed Sheeran and the Foo Fighters at Sziget Festival, while Strand Festival invited Dimitri Vegas + Like Mike, John Newman and Jonas Blue.

Fall will not be eventless also, as Eros Ramazzotti will give a concert in Aréna on 24 October.


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