The annual Woodstock Festival is coming soon to Poland. And this year the headline act is the classic rock band Budka Suflera. Dates: Thursday 31st July to Saturday 2nd August 2014. Location: Kostrzyn on the Oder. Be there or be square!
Woodstock Festival Poland (Przystanek Woodstock) is a large summer music festival and quite possibly the largest open-air festival in Europe. Last year’s event attracted an estimated 500,000 people over the festival weekend. It has been taking place for the last twenty years now and is held every year at the beginning of August close to the German / Polish border just outside the town of Kostrzyn nad Odra in Lubuskie, Poland.
Bands that have performed at Woodstock in the past include: THE PRODIGY, PAPA ROACH, GUANO APES, TYPE O NEGATIVE, ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION, MACHINE HEAD, MINISTRY, THE DARKNESS, SABATON, HELLOWEEN, KILLING JOKE, DIE TOTEN HOSEN, TYPE O NEGATIVE, KREATOR, GUANO APES, CLAWFINGER, NIGEL KENNEDY, VADER, THE STRANGLERS, SHAM 69 and NIGEL KENNEDY.
The Festival is organized by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation.
There are cheap Easyjet flights to Berlin (less than 100 kms from where the event takes place) from many locations in Europe. This great Polish festival is not dissimilar in some ways to Glastonbury Festival in Somerset but happening in Poland and totally FREE of any cost!
Full details (in English) of the festival can be viewed at: woodstockfestival.pl/en/