Czech Summer Rock Festivals 2010

Our annual guide to the biggest outdoor gigs across the Czech Republic



RESPECT FESTIVAL
June 18-19, 2010
Ostrov Štvanice, Prague
Prague Directory Listing

This long-running world music event returns to Štvanice, one of Prague's larger river islands, with another diverse selection of sounds from around the globe.

CONFIRMED ACTS
Friday, June 18
Anthony Joseph & Spasm Band; Trio Kazanchis; Longital

Saturday, June 19
Orchestre Baobab (pictured); Trio Jourdan; Yat-Kha; Mário Bihári; Assurd

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro agency.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance
One-Day Ticket: 400 CZK
Two-Day Ticket: 500 CZK

At the Gate
One-Day Ticket: 500 CZK
Two-Day Ticket: 600 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.respectmusic.cz/
(Information in Czech and English)






SONISPHERE FESTIVAL 2010
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Letiště Milovice, Central Bohemia
Map & Directions

A pantheon of metal gods headlined by Metallica descends on an airfield around 50 kilometers east of Prague on the Czech leg of this globetrotting summer festival series.

LINE-UP
Apollo Stage
Metallica; Alice in Chains; Slayer; Megadeth; Anthrax; Mastodon; Panic Cell

Saturn Stage
Rise Against; Stone Sour; Therapy?; Fear Factory; Volbeat; Devildriver; Debustrol

Saturn Late Night Stage
Pendulum (DJ Set); Adam Freeland; John B

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro and Ticketstream networks and via the Musicticket.cz website.

TICKET PRICES
Limited Edition: 1,690 CZK/68 EUR
Regular Price: 1,890 CZK/75 EUR
Golden Circle (Standing Near Stage): 2,390 CZK/95 EUR
VIP: 4,990 CZK/199 EUR

WEBSITE
http://cz.sonispherefestival.net/
(Information in Czech, German and English)






ROCK FOR PEOPLE 2010
July 4-6, 2010
Festivalpark, Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia
Directions

Muse (pictured) heads a diverse line-up of what's expected to be more than 170 acts at this year's Rock for People, which, in its 16th year, remains one of the Czech Republic's most popular music festivals.

LINE-UP
International Acts
Muse; The Prodigy; Skunk Anansie; Morcheeba; NOFX; Editors; Tricky; The Subways; Does It Offend You, Yeah?; Archive; Alexisonfire; Coheed and Cambria; Suicidal Tendencies; Disco Ensemble; Juliette Lewis; Dreadzone; Gallows; Persiana Jones; Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine; The Inspector Cluzo; The Mahones; Skindred; Trashtucada; Blasted Mechanism; Evergreen Terrace; Wisdom in Chains; Blackout Argument; Illbilly Hitec; Disco Ensemble; Doping Panda; The Feud; Ginger Ninjas

Czech & Slovak Acts
Blue Effect; Čechomor; Divokej Bill; Horkýže Slíže; Tomáš Klus; Kryštof; Aneta Langerová; Pipes and Pints; Skyline; Vlasta Třešňák; UDG; Visací zámek; Vypsaná fiXa; Wohnout

Others to be confirmed...

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro, Ticketportal and Eventim networks and via the Tickets for People website.

TICKET PRICES
Four-Day Tickets
Until May 31: 1,500 CZK
June 1-July 3: 1,570 CZK
At the Gate: 1,600 CZK

One-Day Tickets
Until May 31
Sunday the 4th: 1,090 CZK
Monday the 5th: 1,190 CZK
Tuesday the 6th: 1,090 CZK

June 1-July 3
Sunday the 4th: 1,190 CZK
Monday the 5th: 1,290 CZK
Tuesday the 6th: 1,190 CZK

At the Gate
Sunday the 4th: 1,400 CZK
Monday the 5th: 1,500 CZK
Tuesday the 6th: 1,400 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.rockforpeople.cz/
(Information in Czech, Polish, English, Slovak, German and Vietnamese)






COLOURS OF OSTRAVA 2010
July 15-18, 2010
Výstaviště Černá louka/Slezskoostravský hrad, Ostrava, Moravian Silesia
Maps

The unstoppable Iggy and the Stooges (pictured) are among the big names at this diverse and popular festival, held in Ostrava, the Czech Republic's third-largest city, around 250 kilometers east of Prague.

CONFIRMED ACTS
The Cranberries; Regina Spektor; Iggy and the Stooges; Porcupine Tree; The Proclaimers; Jaga Jazzist; Erik Truffaz; A Hawk and a Hacksaw; Afro Celt Sound System; Zion Train; El Gran Silencio; Brendan Perry; Acoustic Ladyland; Sophie Hunger; Skyline; Wohnout; Mig 21; Čechomor; Alamaailman Vasarat; Mor Karbasi; Valravn; Maria Kalaniemi; The Chancers; United Flavour; Blue Effect; WWW; MIDI Lidi; Sunflower Caravan; Nive Nielsen

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network and via the Colours of Ostrava e-shop.

Holders of the Alive card, the International Student Identity Card (ISIC), the International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) or the STAFF card get a 110 CZK discount on four-day tickets bought in advance from Ticketpro.

TICKET PRICES
Four-Day Tickets
Until May 31: 1,290 CZK
June 1-30: 1,390 CZK
July 1-14: 1,490 CZK
At the Gate: 1,690 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.colours.cz/
(Information in Czech, Polish and English)






MIGHTY SOUNDS 2010
July 16-18, 2010
Letiště Čápův dvůr, Tábor, Southern Bohemia
Maps

The Czech Republic's "summer ska and punk explosion" finds a new home this year, at an airfield in Tábor, around 90 kilometers south of Prague.

LINE-UP
Confirmed Acts
The Advantage; Banane Metalik; Basta Fidel; Blade Loki; Born to Lose; The Busters; Civet; Davová Psychóza; Donots; The Dreadnoughts; Fast Food Orchestra; Fizcus; Frantic Flintstones; H2O; Irie Mafia; Irie Revoltés; The JB Conspiracy; The Klingonz; Konflikt; Krucipüsk; La Phaze; La Plebe; Madsin; Navigators; Pipes and Pints; Plexis; Polemic; Postmortem Promises; The Prague Conspiracy; Punk Floid; The Queens of Everything; RedSka; Russkaja; See Spot; Ska-P; Skarface; Sto zvířat; The Spankers; Sorry and The Sinatras; Sworn Enemy; Totální Nasazení; United Flavour

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketportal, Ticketstream, Eventim and Sazka Ticket networks and via Mighty Sounds' Mightyshop.cz online store.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance
Three-Day Tickets
Until June 30: 750 CZK/30 EUR
July 1-15: 820 CZK/33 EUR

At the Gate
Three-Day Tickets: To Be Confirmed
Two-Day Tickets (Saturday & Sunday): To Be Confirmed
One-Day Tickets (Sunday Only): To Be Confirmed

WEBSITE
http://www.mightysounds.cz/
(Information in Czech, German and English)






SÁZAVAFEST 2010
August 5-7, 2010
Kácov, Central Bohemia
Maps

American rockers Papa Roach (pictured) headline a bill of more than 130 acts at the 10th edition of this popular festival, held on a riverside site around 60 kilometers southeast of Prague.

LINE-UP
Confirmed Acts
Papa Roach; Leningrad Cowboys; Chumbawamba; Ivan Král; Dog Eat Dog; Boban i Marko Marković Orkestar; Che Sudaka; Alec Empire; Dikanada; Nemjuci; Kryštof; Tata Bojs; M. Horáček & Kudykam; Monkey Business; Dan Bárta & Illustratosphere; Miro Žbirka; Support Lesbiens; Mig 21; Marta Kubišová; Anna K; Basta Fidel; Blanka Šrůmová; Blue Effect; Bran; Charlie Straight; Circus Ponorka; Embassy; Ewa Farna; Fast Food Orchestra; Honza Homola; Hromosvod; Indy & Wich; Ivan Hlas Trio; Ivo Jahelka; Jakub Noha Band; Jan Spálený; Jarret; Jiří Schmitzer; Kamil Střihavka; Kapitán Láska; Keks; Krucipusk; Kurtizaný z 25. Avenue; Laura a její Tygři; Lety Mimo; Luboš Pospíšil; Lucie Revival; Majerovy brzdové tabulky; Mandrage; Michal Hrůza; Michal Prokop & Framus Five; Mrakoplaš; Neřež; Nightwork; No Heroes; Ocean Versus Daughter; Olga Lounová s kapelou; OOZ Orchestra; Oskar Petr; Pepa Lábus a spol.; Peter Lipa Band; Plexis; Polemic; Ponožky pana semtamťuka; Prague Ska Conspiracy; PSH; Reliéf; Rybičky 48; Schodiště; Sto zvířat; Strašidelný elektrik band; Švihadlo; T.O.P. Dream Company; The Roads; Tomáš Klus; Tonya Graves; UDG; Václav Koubek; Věra Bílá; Vladimír 518; Vladimír Merta; Vladimír Mišík a Radim Hladík; Vlasta Těšňák; Wohnout; X-Core; Xindl X; Ztracená Existence

Others to be confirmed...

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro and Ticketstream networks.

TICKET PRICES
Three-Day Festival Tickets
In Advance: 850 CZK + Booking Fee
At the Gate: 1,200 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.sazavafest.cz/
(Information in Czech only)






OPEN AIR FESTIVAL 2010
August 12-14, 2010
Letiště Panenský Týnec, Panenský Týnec, Northern Bohemia
Directions

Headlined by the British band Kasabian, this new addition to the festival calendar, held at an airfield around 50 kilometers northeast of Prague, focuses mainly on alternative rock and dance acts.

LINE-UP
Confirmed Acts
Thursday, August 12
Monkey Business; Charlie Straight; Visací Zámek; Krucipüsk; Totální nasazení; Rybičky 48; O5 a Radeček

Others to be confirmed...

Friday, August 13
Faithless; Röyksopp; LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad; Sunshine; Support Lesbiens; Vypsaná Fixa; UDG; Tata Bojs; Ohm Square; Wohnout; Jiří Schmitzer; Xindl X; Xavier Baumaxa; Toxique; L Plus; Navigators; Rytmus; Indy&Wich + LA4; PSH; Kontrafakt; Jan Budař a Eliščin Band; DJ Suki; IM Cyber & MC OneTwo

Others to be confirmed...

Saturday, August 14
Kasabian; The Kissaway Trail; Richard Müller; Kosheen DJs; Čechomor; Buty; Arno; Dan Bárta & Illustratosphere; 100°C; Moguai; Ready Kirken; The Tap Tap; WeKi DJs; Marek Ztracený; Laura a její tygři; Tomáš Klus; Psí vojáci; Sanyland; Už jsme doma

Others to be confirmed...

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network.

Children up to the age of 12 accompanied by an adult will be admitted free of charge; children aged 13 to 18 and seniors get an 18% discount.

Holders of the Alive card, the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or the International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) get a 150 CZK discount on tickets bought in advance from Ticketpro.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance
Until August 12: 880 CZK
From August 13: 1,000 CZK

At the Gate
Two-Day Ticket (Friday & Saturday): 1,000 CZK
Two-Day VIP Ticket (Friday & Saturday): 2,500 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.openairfestival.cz/
(Information in Czech and English)






TRUTNOV OPEN AIR FESTIVAL 2010
August 19-22, 2010
Na Bojišti, Trutnov, Eastern Bohemia
Directions

The Václav Havel-endorsed "Czech Woodstock" brings a line-up of bands including Wales's Manic Street Preachers to Trutnov, around 120 kilometers northeast of Prague, for this annual happening.

LINE-UP
Confirmed Acts
Manic Street Preachers; Arch Enemy; Rachid Taha; The Glitter Band; Dubioza kolektiv; Senser; Irie Révoltés; Elvis Jackson; Jessie Evans; The Flying Eyes; Trunk Show; Tower of Dudes; Dr. Ring Ding & Sharp Exe Band; CCTV Allstars; El Sagrado Familia; Vltava; Čankišou; Jiří Schmitzer s kapelou; Sto zvířat; DG 307; Garage & Tony Ducháček; Lanugo; Monkey Business; Jasná Páka; Buty - Jukebox; Plastic People of the Universe; Michal Krůza a Kapela Hrůzy; Záviš; Kurtizány z 25. Avenue; N.V.Ú; Lesní zvěř; Už jsme doma; Jana Koubková a její bubenická jednotka; Švihadlo; Ještě jsme se nedohodli; Petr Váša a Ty Syčáci; Karel Kahovec a George & Beatovens; Miroslav Kemel; Hi-Fi; 2Wings; Psí vojáci; Duende; Uměla hmota; Totální nasazení; Happy to Meet; SPS; Ondřej Havelka & His Melody Makers; Zeměžluč; Projekt Parabellum; Niceland; Please the Trees; Charlie Straight; Blue Effect; Al-Yaman; Znouzectnost; Hana a Petr Ulrychovi & Javory; Dáša Vokatá; Ivan Martin "Magor" Jirous; Sváťa Karásek & Londýn; Imodium; Špinavý nádobí; Luboš Pospíšil a 5P; Prouza; Jana Šteflíčková; Ex Tip; Schodiště; Květy; Silent Stream of Godless Elegy & Cimbal Orchestra; Evolution Dejavu; Stokeband; Martina Trchová Trio; The Prague Conspiracy; Brutus; Magma Hotel; Exorcizphobia; Vlasta Třešňák & Band; Volant; Neočekávaný dýchánek; Hazydecay; Queens of Everything; Marta a Rasputin; Blues Mystery; Původní Bureš; Zakázaní písničkáři z Nové Vísky II.; Poletíme?; Elena Sonenshine & Jocose Jazz; The Doors Revival; Pipes and Pints; Poslední výstřel; Potulní pěvci s kytarou; Kouzelník Jozef Talostan

Others to be confirmed...

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available cash-on-delivery via the Trutnov Open Air Music Festival website and from Knihkupectví Kosmas and Maťa - Aurora.

TICKET PRICES
Cash on Delivery: 880 CZK
In Advance: 990 CZK
At the Gate: 1,180 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.festivaltrutnov.cz/
(Information in Czech and English)



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