It’s going to be one hell of a party, y’all! In August Melodifestivalen and Eurovision stars will #cometogether for Sweden’s RIX FM Festival — a six-stop, touring party with a sick lineup including Måns Zelmerlöw, Frans and Molly Sandén.
RIX FM Festival 2016: Dates and Locations
Växjö – 12 August
Malmö – 13 August
Norrköping – 18 August
Jönköping – 19 August
Göteborg – 21 August
Stockholm – 24 August
RIX FM Festival Lineup
Albin & Mattias competed at Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song “Rik”, making it to the Andra Chansen round.
Astrid S participated in the Norwegian version of Pop Idol in 2013, opened for Troye Sivon’s European tour in 2016, and recently released the single “Hurts So Good”. Sounds good, too!
Danny Saucedo competed in Melodifestivalen three times” — in 2009 as a member of the band E.M.D. with the song “Baby Goodbye”, in 2011 with “In the Club”, and in 2012 with “Amazing”. He also co-hosted Melodifestivalen 2013 with Gina Dirawi, His song “Dör för dig” won the 2016 Swedish Grammis Song of the Year Award.
Frans competed in Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm with the song “If I Were Sorry”, eventually placing fifth in the Grand Final.
Jakob Karlberg was nominated for the 2016 Swedish Grammis Song of the Year Award for the song “Fan va bra”.
Lisa Ajax participated in Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song “My Heart Wants Me Dead”, winning her heat and placing seventh in the final.
Måns Zelmerlöw won Eurovision 2015 for Sweden with the song “Heroes”, recently co-hosted Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm with Petra Mede, and performed his new single “Fire in the Rain” as the grand final interval act.
Margaret competed in the Polish National Selection for Eurovision 2016 with the hit song “Cool Me Down”, eventually placing second behind Michal Szpak.
Martin Almgren won Swedish Idol 2015 and subsequently released his winner’s single “Can’t Hold Me Down”.
Molly Sanden competed in Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song “Youniverse”, placing sixth in the final. She also participated in Melodifestivalen 2009 and 2012, and was the Swedish representative for Junior Eurovision in 2006.
Oscar Zia won the jury vote at Melodifestivalen 2o16 with the song “Human”, finishing second overall.
Peg Parnevik — star of the reality series The Parneviks — recently released the singles “Ain’t No Saint” and “We Are (Ziggy & Carola)”.
Robin Bengtsson placed fifth at Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song “Constellation Prize”.
Wiktoria competed in Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song “Save Me”, placing fourth in the Final.
What do you think of the lineup? Who else would you like to see perform at RIX FM Festival? Let us know below!