Press Release
September 17, 2019

Taylor Swift to play Roskilde Festival 2020


The American icon is the first act announced for the 50th edition of Northern Europe's largest festival. Tickets are now available.


Roskilde Festival 2019 was another sold-out and successful edition of the famous non-profit festival. There is plenty of reason to look forward to the 50th edition next summer.


American superstar Taylor Swift is the first artist to be revealed for Roskilde Festival 2020 where she will play her first ever show in Denmark.


Taylor Swift recently released her acclaimed new album Lover, charting at number 1 all over the world. Only weeks old, it has already been heralded as a mature, personal achievement in which Swift combines danceable pop gems and revelatory, vulnerable ballads.


The 29-year-old star describes the album as a celebration of love in all its complexity, warmth and chaos, and with songs such as You Need to Calm Down and The Man she shows how to stand up for social and political rights, not only for herself but for others in need.


Since her self-titled debut album in 2006, Swift has conquered audiences with both her recordings and her powerful live performances, mastering everything from intimate moments to overwhelming pop bangers.


Roskilde Festival's Head of Programme Anders Wahrén says:


"We are proud to host Taylor Swift's first ever show in Denmark. She is by far one of the most relevant and influential popstars of our time, and we can't wait to celebrate our 50th festival with Taylor Swift on our iconic Orange Stage."


Taylor Swift will play Roskilde Festival on Wednesday 1 July 2020. More acts will be announced soon.


50th edition of Roskilde Festival
The first Roskilde Festival took place in 1971. Since then, it has grown into the largest festival in Northern Europe. Taylor Swift will join a long list of icons who have graced the festival over the past decades, including David Bowie, Eminem, The Rolling Stones, Rihanna, Bob Dylan, Jay-Z, Paul McCartney, Nirvana, Björk, Prince, Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen, Cardi B, Metallica, Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, Black Sabbath and many more.


  • Tickets can be purchased on roskilde-festival.dk.
  • Full festival tickets are DKK 2250 (approx. EUR 302), including free access to camping.
  • One-day tickets are DKK 1100 (approx. EUR 148) - only a limited number available for each of the final four festival days.

Roskilde Festival 2020 lasts for eight days between Saturday 27 June and Saturday 4 July.


About Roskilde Festival:
Roskilde Festival is 100 % non-profit. All profits are donated to social and cultural charities by the Roskilde Festival Charity Society. The festival is right next to the Danish capital of Copenhagen and easily connected by train, bus and flight (Copenhagen Airport).


With more than 180 music acts in the line-up performing on eight stages and over 130,000 passionate music lovers gathered for a full week, Roskilde Festival is one of the most unique festival experiences in the world. A position the festival has held since the early 1970s.


The full festival journey in Roskilde is an eight-day exploration of music, artistic expression, delicious food, sustainability, love, community and party.

Contact information

Martin Hjorth Frederiksen, International Press
E-mail: press@roskilde-festival.dk
Press phone: +45 30 10 82 81
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See you at Roskilde Festival 27 June - 4 July 2020.

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