Kendrick Lamar has been introduced as a brand new headliner for Roskilde Competition 2021.
The Danish occasion, which can run from June 26-July 3 subsequent yr, has already confirmed the likes of Tyler, the Creator and Thom Yorke‘s Tomorrow’s Fashionable 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 – may probably nonetheless go forward regardless of ongoing coronavirus fears.
“We’re on the edge of a brand new yr, and we expect there’s a want and purpose to be hopeful,” Roskilde’s head of programming Anders Wahrén stated in an announcement. “That’s why we’re revealing one other act for subsequent yr’s pageant.”
We’re on the edge of a brand new yr, and we expect there’s a want and purpose to be hopeful. So, here is a giant 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 potential for holding stay music occasions with out social distancing.
The occasion, dubbed PRIMACOV, was organised by Primavera Sound alongside the Hospital Germans Trias in Barcelona and the Combat AIDS and Infectious Ailments 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.
Fast testing was employed earlier than entry was granted, with each attendee needing to return a detrimental take a look at, which was out there inside quarter-hour.