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Even Louder — Hladno pivo, Rundek, Van Gogh, Marko Louis

The countdown to the festival has begun, loud guitars and riffs are arriving at the Petrovaradin Fortress for the great celebration of two decades of Exit! The festival summer has started, the two-time European champion on its list, which takes place from July 8th to 11th, adds strong regional and domestic names. In Novi Sad, after Sabatona and Laibacha, 45 new performers arrive leading Hladno pivo, Rundek, and its band Ekipa, Van Gogh, Marko Louis, Atheist Rap and Love Hunters. A strong regional current will give additional breadth to the program of the festivals they lead David Guetta, DJ Snake, Tyga, Nina Kraviz, Paul Kalkbrenner, Solomun, Amelie Lens, Maceo Plex, Jonas Blue, Robin Schulz, Asaf Avidan, Satori, Boris Brejcha, Honey Dijon, Hot Since 82, Meduza, Sheck Wes, and many others.

A strong guitar team joins EXIT 20th anniversary

Guitars at Exit are amplified by a number of generationally influential regional performers. On Main stage are Hladno pivo one of the most famous groups in our region. With each album, they expanded their genre frames, and they brought the biggest hits to Novi Sad, including the new "Carpe Diem". The great Darko Rundek will appear on the Main Stage with Ekipa, and play songs from all stages of the work, from Haustor to the present day. The musical journey of the Belgrade rock band Van Gogh has been going on for 35 years, and they are still, after 10 albums, a big magnet for the audience on Exit's Main Stage.

Visa Fusion stage will present a number of great regional names, such as one of the most talented and most productive singer-songwriters in our area Marko Louis, cult Novi Sad punk rock band Atheist Rap, fresh winners of HEMI music awards Koala Voice and Deaf Radio, Serbian finalists of the same competition Dogs in Kavala, the famous Novi Sad hard rock band Love Hunters, Hungarian Fran Palermo, then Nemi pesnik, Instant karma, Ivan Jegdić, Esma's band next generation, as well as the winners of the Play @ Exit competition - four great author bands - Norwegian Forest, Kenny is not dead, The Petting Blues and Bass and Clamps.

Two more bands registered in the Play @ EXIT competition found their places at this year's line up. De Limanos and Bone Carver will perform at the Explosive Pub, which this year will house the Explosive Stage, known for its hard core spirit and energetic atmosphere. Their performances on it were previously confirmed by NBG, Proleće, DMT, Casillas, Fiskalni Račun i Nagön, after which come Forgotten Scream, Centurion, Obscured, Infest, Alitor, Bombarder, First Flame, Ground Zero, Reflection, Mind Prison, Bronze i св:Псета, then Mud Factory, Scaffold, Hill, Motorcharge, Quasarborn i Overdrive.

Official consent of the Exit Crisis Staff

EXIT, as part of the United Festivals of Serbia, received approval from the Crisis Staff to hold this summer, following the Safe Events Serbia security protocol, based on the latest scientific research conducted across Europe. With controlled and limited entry to those who are vaccinated, have antibodies after the Covid-19 virus, or are negative for PCR or a rapid antigen test, the risk of spreading the infection at festivals will be negligible, and they themselves will become the safest gathering places in the country.

20th anniversary of the EXIT festival

The big celebration of the 20th anniversary of the EXIT festival will be held from 8 to 11 July 2021 at the Petrovaradin Fortress, and their performances have already been confirmed by some of the biggest world and regional names, such as David Guetta, DJ Snake, Sabaton, Nina Kraviz , Jonas Blue, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tyga, Solomon, Amelie Lens, Maceo Plex, Denis Sulta, DJ Topic, Robin Schulz, Asaf Avidan, Satori, Boris Brejcha, Honey Dijon, Hot Since 82, Medusa, Paul van Dyk, Artbat, Sheck Wes, Laibach, Amira Medunjanin, Buč Kesidi and many others.


A limited contingent of tickets for the EXIT festival 2021 is currently on sale at a promo price of 138 KM and with a saving of 35% compared to the final price. Tickets can be purchased exclusively at points of sale and through the system. Tickets purchased for the 2020 edition are valid for admission to this year’s festival.


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