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EXIT FESTIVAL 08 :: Dates Released & Tickets On Sale!

Reported by Tristan Ingram on January 23, 2008




10th - 13th JULY 2008

EXIT is the festival on everyone’s lips, with over 10,000 Brits making it their festival of choice in 2007 and winning ‘Best European Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards. Set within the walls of the 17th Century Petrovaradin Fortress, EXIT provides an awe inspiring backdrop for the biggest music and cultural event in South East Europe. Dates for 2008 are 10th – 13th July and tickets are now on general sale priced at £72 +a small booking fee.

EXIT is your ticket to a once in a lifetime experience, celebrating music, life, freedom and friendship with like minded party people from around the world. Over 600 performances will take place on 25 stages connected by cobbled streets, ramparts and tunnels - a walk through the mystical fortress is like a trip through a magical wonderland. The Dance Arena is regarded by many as the best in Europe and the experience of dancing with 20,000 people as the sun rises over the fortress walls is truly mind blowing.

Renowned for its diverse and adventurous line ups, EXIT encompasses all genres of music from rock to rap, classical to chill, dance to drum & bass and electronic to experimental. Artists who have already performed at EXIT include; Basement Jaxx, Billy Idol, Franz Ferdinand, Fatboy Slim, Morrissey, Massive Attack, The Prodigy, Robert Plant, Snoop Dogg, Scissor Sisters, Underworld, White Stripes. Expect more of the same this year with the program formally announced in April.

Launched 9 years ago as a student initiated protest against the communist Milosevic regime, EXIT has proved
that music is a universal language that can connect and bring people together to make the world a better place. EXIT is truly an amazing experience that has captured the imagination of festival goers worldwide and although it gets bigger each year, the sentiment remains the same.

Click the link below to see pictures from the festival in 2007


EXIT has teamed up with to deliver the best value festival ticket this side of the moon, with fast entry through their own entrance at the festival.

4 day festival passes are priced at £72 + a small booking fee and are available direct from the EXIT website and

Camping is available from 8th - 14th July and camping passes are prices at £14 + a small booking fee.

To secure yours log onto one of the following sites;


"We were not aware of the political roots of the festival, and now we know, we are double pleased we did it". Adam "MCA" Yauch / Beastie Boys

“It was the best festival we played this year” Liam Howlett / The Prodigy

"We were not aware of the political roots of the festival, and now we know, we are double pleased we did it". Adam "MCA" Yauch / Beastie Boys

“This ain’t the last time you’re gonna see this face. I will come back anytime you want me to come back”. Snoop Dogg mid set at EXIT

“It’s a fascinating place with a raw and recent history and It’s got a real energy” Tom Findlay / Groove Armada

“I have waited for years to come and I am so excited to be here. Many of my colleagues in this business always told me that if you get the chance to do Exit Festival in Serbia you gotta do it. The energy is great and the weather is great and the hospitality has been wonderful from the Exit festival people” Danny Tenaglia

“Exit was one of the most interesting gigs for me this year. The location was amazing and to feel the warmth of the people dancing and freaking out to my music was inspirational! Respect to the people of Exit for pushing the boundaries with their choice of lineup and bringing great new music one step further east!” Richie Hawtin

"The Exit festival was amazing once again. It great to see Serbia progressing in providing a place for people from all over the world to come together and enjoy electronic music. There were a lot more European attendees and for me it is very positive to see people like Frankie Knuckles on the line up. I really enjoyed playing this festival with a great crowd and wonderful organization". Roger Sanchez

“One of the best festival gigs that I have ever done. Amazing venue, thumping sound system and great crowd” John Digweed

"I’ve never seen a better way to ruin a 18th century fortress, fuck the past here’s to the future!" Peter Hook (New Order)

"We have done a hell of a lot of festivals in our time but Exit is clearly up there with the best of them. Artists. organization, location, weather and most importantly the stupidly big crowd that went mental when we played the main stage. Unforgetable. Thanx" Dominic B / Stanton Warriors

“It was a real honor to play EXIT, we were hit immediately by the enthusiasm of the crowd, we've never played a better party! The Pipettes

“Thanks for the gig at EXIT it was AMAAAAAAAAAZING probably my favourite gig ever ever ever!” Paul Woolford

“That was simply the best gig I have seen in 18 years of playing at acid house parties! honestly.....” Ralph Lawson 20/20 Vision

"EXIT exceeded all my wildest dreams! It's a well organised and beautiful place to imerse yourself in and I'll remember playing to that awesome crowd forever!" Kissy Sell Out