Schedule all set for Roskilde Festival

2013 music extravaganza will begin with Denmark’s Vinnie Who and end to the electronic sounds of Kraftwerk

Roskilde Music Festival released its final full band lineup today, as well as the time schedule of the festival. In keeping with the tradition of having Danish bands open up Orange Stage, Danish indie pop artist Vinnie Who has been selected to kick things off at 6pm on Thursday, July 4. Following him on the festival's main stage will be masked American rock outfit Slipknot.

The biggest name on the Friday is Barbadian hit-maker Rihanna, whose performance will be preceded by 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bobby Womack.

Saturday will feature some of this year's biggest headliners, with country-rock legend Kris Kristofferson kicking-off the Orange Stage at 5pm. Fellow Americans The National take the stage two and a half hour later with their indie musings. Finishing off Orange on Saturday is the recently announced heavy metal superstar band Metallica, who will play their only European gig this summer at the festival.

Also playing on Saturday at the second biggest stage are Icelandic art pop outfit Sigur Rós, who will provide those that don’t enjoy long guitar solos a welcome break from Metallica.

On the final day English electronic musician and Mercury Music Prize nominee James Blake will open the Orange Stage. He will be followed by something completely different in rock bands Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Queens of the Stone Age.

Finishing off the festival this year will be German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk who will take to the main stage at 10pm on Sunday.





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