Janelle Monae

After releasing her song That’s just the way you make me feel in February 2018, it was impossible to avoid Prince comparisons.

Just like Prince, her gender and sexuality are fluid and mysterious. Her music makes your knees inadvertently bob along and before you know it, you’re raising your hands and dancing down the hall.

When she sings about female genitalia (and what they like), the lyrics are subtly evocative and the video even more so.

Janelle Monae will cram the Orange Stage with all the funk, the hip-hop and the soul she has in her and will leave no taboos untouched in the process.

So put on your most fabulous fancypants and welcome Ms Monae to the Orange Stage on Saturday 6-7-2019 .

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Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend is back with a new album (to be released next month) Father of the Bride.

This Life will feature on the new album, Father of the Bride

Vampire Weekend brings upbeat melodies but is not afraid to tap into politically sensitive issues, such as race and religion.

Frontman Ezra Koenig did an interview with billboard earlier this month in which he explained that “Unbearably White,” is about “infighting among white people.”

There best know song is obviosuly A-Punk, which I have included below in a live version to get a taste of what they might bring to RF19:

Be sure to show up on time to find a good spot in front of the Orange Stage on Friday, if you want to see them!

Travis Scott

Travis Scott is a skyrocketing hip-hop star, breaking (and making) records everywhere he goes.

He is known for high energy concerts and psychedelic atmosphere. His fans love their mosh pits intense and fast, fueled off Travis’ high energy stage presence.

He has been touring the United States with an entire roller coaster, which he can ride during his performances to reach even his fans in the very back of the arenas.

There is no doubt he will be providing RF19 with some stunning visuals and pyrotechnics and an audience that will make the Orange ground shake!

Volunteer at RF19 (and get your Festival ticket for free!)

Check out the newest volunteer positions for Roskilde Festival 2019 on the official festival website.

There are so many perks! Let me name a few:

  • Free wristband that gives you entry to the festival grounds.
  • Access to to special volunteer areas with an abundance of food and drinks at slightly lower prices.
  • Clean(er) toilets and showers.
  • Free lemonade and cold water (which you will crave for at some point, trust me).
  • An awesome team of people to work and party with.
  • The addictive feeling of being part of the Orange family and having made RF19 possible!

Bob Dylan

Come gather ’round people, wherever you roam
And admit that the waters around you have grown
And accept it that soon you’ll be drenched to the bone
If your time to you is worth savin’
Then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone
For the times they are a-changin…

The lyrics to this legendary song date back to 1963 and appeared on Bob Dylan’s third album, also called The Times they are a-Changin’.

One could argue that times always do that, but this sixties were revolutionary times, indeed.

Bob Dylan is now a man of 77 years old, but not ready to lay his guitar to rest just yet.

His more recent work has been a bit more mellow, with a touch of jazz here and there. In 2017 he released an album called Triplicate, featuring covers of classic American songs, such as the one below.

He will be playing at Roskilde Festival for the sixth time and there is reason to believe it will be legendary!