Be sure to catch these ten female artists in between beer breaks and perfecting your squat-and-pee technique.
It’s no secret that female representation in festival lineups tends to be few and far between heaps and heaps of dudes. Like always, the Roskilde lineup for 2018 is lit AF, yass. But make sure you take note of these ten artists with vaginas and support their crazy talent in between all the food, booze and sunny vibes in store. In order of appearance, give some lovin’ to…
JADA – SUNDAY 1 JULY, 14:00, 2018, COUNTDOWN
JADA entered the 2018 summer strong, with epicly chic pop R&B numbers like “Keep Cool” and “Sure“, which are bound to have gotten stuck in your head more than a few times this year. Catch her Sunday at Countdown stage for what is sure to be an exciting and energetic performance.
Iris Gold, the sunny R&B pop queen herself will make an appearance at this year’s Roskilde on Tuesday at 23:00 on Countdown stage. She had this to say about making it onto this year’s Roskilde lineup: “I’m super excited, its a dream come true! I can’t wait to share all the new songs I’ve been preparing with my band, for all the beautiful people attending Roskilde Festival.” Her performance is bound to be delightful.
St. Vincent – WEDNESDAY 4 JULY, 20:30, 2018, ARENA
Get your dose of energetic yet heart-wrenching eighties disco vibes at St. Vincent on Wednesday at 20:30 at the Arena stage. She’s sure to fill that pavilion with an alternative glow and female Prince vibes for days.
tUnE-yArDs – THURSDAY 5 JULY, 15:00, 2018, AVALON
tUnE-yArDs, the brainchild of New England native Merrill Garbus, remains a topsy-turvy take on an indie pop band. Since their 2014 album nikki nack took their native Brooklyn by storm, namely with the catchy tune “Water Fountain”, it has been interesting to see how tUnE-yArDs takes shape. Catch them Thursday at 15:00 at Avalon.
First Aid Kit – THURSDAY 5 JULY, 16:00, 2018, ORANGE
With mesmerizingly melodic tunes and that Swedish glow, the Söderberg sister of First Aid Kit will charm your pants off at Orange Stage, Thursday 4 July. Get lost in their charming folk atmosphere and calm your sunburnt, beer-soaked soul.
SMERZ – THURSDAY 5 JULY, 16:45, 2018, GLORIA
Catch Catharina Stoltenberg and Henriette Motzfeldt, the rad tag team behind the eclectic Scandinavian electronic duo, Smerz. With solid hits like “Have Fun” and “Because”, they’re ready to turn up the heat at Gloria, Thursday 5th July with atmospheric tunes and whimsical lyrics. Bring sunscreen.
Charlotte Gainsbourg – THURSDAY 5 JULY, 00:00, 2018, AVALON – PLAYS AS PART OF WEDNESDAY’S PROGRAMME
It doesn’t get more iconic than the musings of indie pop phenomenon Charlotte Gainsbourg. From “Heaven Can Wait” to “Songbird in a Cage” and everything in-between, we expect a full Avalon, Thursday 5 July.
Stefflon Don – FRIDAY 6 JULY, 20:00, 2018, APOLLO
Comin’ in hot, the ferocious female powerhouse that is Stefflon Don, aka Stephanie Allen, and her unapologetic grunge rap sensibility will set fire to your soul with hits like “Hurtin Me” and “Ding-a-Ling” at Apollo, Friday 6 July. Get ready to bounce.
Dua Lipa – SATURDAY 7 JULY, 20:00, 2018, ORANGE
Dua Lipa’s already-classic singles like “New Rules” and “IDGAF” have become female anthems for no bullshit attitudes and we personally can’t wait to go balls out at Orange Stage, Saturday 7 July. She is the epitome of freaky chic and you already know her performance is gonna be fire.
Kali Uchis – SATURDAY 7 JULY, 15:00, 2018, APOLLO
Colombian-American singer and songwriter Kali Uchis is poised to bring the heat at Apollo on Saturday, July 7. Well-known for her intense collab game and a signature style fit to knock your boots off, Uchis will probably hit us with songs like “After the Storm (feat. Tyler the Creator)” and “Tyrant (feat. Jorja Smith)”.
Sigrid – SATURDAY 7 JULY, 21:30, 2018, AVALON
Last but certainly not least, destined for greatness, Sigrid returns to Roskilde Festival at Avalon, Saturday 7 July, with her award-winning pop music and major, major hit “Don’t Kill My Vibe”. If you missed her last year at Apollo, be sure not to make the same mistake this year!