From EDM to indie, these music festivals round Asia are value travelling to in the event you love stay music!
We’re nuts about stay music – and it appears the remainder of Asia is just too. Simply take a look at the variety of music festivals we have now within the area, and extra past Southeast Asia. If you wish to kill two birds with one stone and have a trip whereas becoming a music competition into your itinerary, take a look at these cool choices. Dance all night time within the mountains or have a wild night time on a luxurious cruise… time to pack these baggage!
Music festivals in Asia value travelling to
1. Good Vibes Competition, Malaysia
Held amidst the Sepang Worldwide Circuit in Malaysia, the Good Vibes Competition options the most effective of indie music. Count on to listen to music from iconic names The 1975, The Child Laroi, The Strokes, Sabrina Carpenter and Druv. For indie and digital music lovers, it presents an actual deal with – it’s positively an occasion you don’t wish to miss out on.
Good Vibes Competition, 21-23 July 2023, Sepang Worldwide Circuit, 27, 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
2. We The Fest, Indonesia
One among Jakarta’s most coveted occasions of the yr, this annual summer time competition of indie music, arts, style, and meals runs for 3 days and has seen the likes of Phoenix, Dua Lipa, Kimbra and extra acting on its foremost phases. This yr, prepare for a large lineup together with Lewis Capaldi, The Child Laroi, The 1975 and The Strokes.
We The Fest, 21-23 July 2023, GBK Sports activities Advanced Senaya, Jakarta, Indonesia
3. Fuji Rock Competition, Japan
An annual rock competition held in Naeba Ski Resort, the three-day Fuji rock music competition options greater than 200 Japanese and worldwide musicians, making it the biggest (and cleanest) out of doors music occasion in Japan. This yr, the competition has roped in large names equivalent to Foo Fighters, Lizzo, The Strokes, Daniel Caesar, Alanis Morissette and extra.
Fuji Rock Competition, 28-30 July 2023, Naeba Ski Resort, Yuzawa-cho, Niigata Pref, Japan
4. Summer time Sonic, Japan
In a tremendous location overlooking Tokyo Bay, this can be a large summer time occasion to take a look at in Japan. An attention-grabbing reality, the competition is held concurrently in Tokyo and Osaka, with acts switching days—so that you received’t miss out, whichever you select. From the seems of this yr’s line-up (Fall Out Boy, Kendrick Lamar), you’re positively in for a deal with.
Summer time Sonic, 19-20 August 2023, Maishima Sonic Park, Osaka; Zozomarine Stadium & Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, Japan
5. Clockenflap, Hong Kong
Assume Coachella however in Asia – Clockenflap is a significant spotlight of Hong Kong’s annual cultural calendar. Celebrating creativity, the competition options an unrivalled mixture of native and worldwide expertise. March’s line-up was lit with the likes of Artic Monkey, Bombay Bicycle Membership and Phoenix. Keep tuned for extra deets concerning the December line-up.
Clockenflap, 1-3 December 2023, Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong
6. It’s The Ship, sails off from Singapore
Dubbed Asia’s largest competition at sea, the three-day shebang is mostly a huge booze cruise for EDM heads on the market. Brace your self for one helluva time on a formidable cruise ship, trying out the digital dance acts in several areas. The primary section of the line-up contains Afro Bros, Bass Brokers, Bate and Brodie Nero – let’s see the place 2023 takes us!
It’s The Ship, 1-3 November 2023, board at Marina Bay Cruise Centre, 61 Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore 018947
7. Wonderfruit Competition, Thailand
Dubbed the ‘Burning Man of Asia’ and held in The Fields at Siam Nation Membership in Pattaya, Wonderfruit Competition is Thailand’s pioneering, totally sustainable, cross-cultural, stay celebration of artwork, music and concepts. As one of many high music festivals in Asia, it’s one thing you need to expertise no less than as soon as in your life. Get together like there’s no tomorrow whereas additionally studying a factor or two about saving the Earth.
Wonderfruit Competition, 14-18 December 2023, The Fields at Siam Nation Membership, Pattaya, Thailand
8. Djakarta Warehouse Venture, Indonesia
Casually recognised amongst competition troopers because the Jakarta counterpart of ZoukOut, Djakarta Warehouse Venture is one other various for EDM star energy. What began out as a warehouse idea – therefore its title – within the mid-2000s has since bloomed right into a phenom within the Asia competition scene, attracting tens of 1000’s of ravers every version.
Djakarta Warehouse Venture, December 2023 (confirmed dates to be introduced), JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia
9. Huge Mountain Music Competition (BMMF), Thailand
The BMMF lives as much as its title, with its quickly growing attendance yearly. A stark distinction to many different large festivals, this one is famend for sustaining its robust sense of Thai affect. Count on to listen to the distinctive Thai Luk-Thung nation music and the Moh-Lam people songs. Whereas there have been extra worldwide artists in recent times, the BMMF takes delight in giving Thai native artists an opportunity to showcase their skills. For the culturally curious and people craving to celebration amongst the mountains, don’t miss out.
BMMF, confirmed dates to be introduced, Pak Chong District, Thailand
10. Epizode, Vietnam
This music competition means that you can brag that you simply partied until subsequent yr. These keen to enterprise to Phu Quoc island can be rewarded with pristine seashores, beautiful artwork, attractive sunsets, and naturally, continuous partying. The lineup is probably not out but, but when the final version was any indication, we’re sure this musical and cinematic expertise can be completely charming.
Epizode, December 2023 (confirmed dates to be introduced), Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
11. Sunset Competition, Singapore
Again for its twelfth version, Sunset Competition is ready to be a rare celebration of music, artwork, and tradition. With a various line-up of Asian and worldwide artists spanning numerous genres, you possibly can anticipate a exceptional fusion of sounds, mesmerising performances, and an immersive expertise. The music competition can be held at Pasir Panjang Energy Station this yr, that includes headliners Jam Hsiao, R3HAB and Namewee.
Sunset Competition 2023, 12-13 August 2023, 27 Pasir Panjang Highway, Singapore 117537
12. Extremely Seashore, Bali
Zoukout’s cousin, Extremely, presents the identical depth of partying and encompasses a stellar line-up of worldwide and regional artists. For all of the celebration animals on the market, it’s the best alternative to unleash your interior maniacal aspect. The 2-night occasion guarantees excessively loud music, ear-deafening beat drops, and positively loads of enjoyable (and sweat). Don’t miss out on this opportunity for continuous raving.
Extremely Seashore Bali, 20-21 September 2023, Locca Sea Home, Bali, Indonesia
13. Sunburn Competition, India
Sunburn, Asia’s premier EDM competition, has turn out to be a worldwide sensation since its inception in 2007. Sunburn has advanced from a three-day music competition in Goa to an aspirational life-style model, redefining music tourism in India. With a dynamic mix of worldwide and Indian artists, Sunburn has captivated dance music fanatics throughout the nation and world wide. Keep tuned for the line-up – the primary on the listing is Timmy Trumpet.
Sunburn Competition, 28-31 December 2023, Goa, India
14. ZoukOut, Singapore
For individuals who’d slightly skip a flight, we’ve obtained a stellar music competition proper right here in Singapore. Yup, we’re speaking about ZoukOut, Asia’s longest-running dance music competition. That includes a line-up of world-renowned DJs and artists, it guarantees an unforgettable expertise, combining electrifying music, beautiful visible productions, and a group of party-goers. This yr marks the competition’s twentieth anniversary – we simply realize it’s going to be a blast.
ZoukOut, December 2023 (confirmed dates to be introduced), Siloso Seashore, Sentosa, Singapore
15. Lollapalooza India
Be part of a celebration of music and group on the music competition in Mumbai. Count on a line-up of worldwide and native artists at this shindig – go forward and unleash your interior music lover.
Lollapalooza India, January 2024 (confirmed dates to be introduced), Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai, India
16. Nice Wall Competition, China
Set in opposition to the sensible backdrop of the Nice Wall of China, this competition presents a once-in-a-lifetime probability of partying on an awe-inspiring feat of historical structure. Soak within the huge environment and benefit from the techno beats and EDM drops reverberating off the partitions. The perfect half? You may bounce and soar all you need, these partitions are supposed to stand up to invasions.
Nice Wall Competition, Might 2024 (confirmed dates to be introduced), Huairou, China
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17. Creamfields, Taiwan
Creamfields is an iconic UK music competition that has made its foray into Taiwan. It’s nearly assured that you’ll celebration until your ears ring and your legs really feel woozy. However hey, isn’t that the entire level of partying anyway?
Creamfields, 1-2 April 2023, Dajia Riverside Park, 104, Taiwan, Taipei Metropolis, Zhongshan District
18. S2O Songkran Music Competition, Thailand
The competition brings collectively dance music with a conventional Thai watering competition: this implies raving whereas getting repeatedly doused in water. Count on a number of excellent DJs and artists who solely have one purpose – to offer you a splashing good time.
S2O Songkran Music Competition, 13-15 April 2023, Bangkok, Thailand
19. Legacy Glowhard by Legacy Music Competition, Singapore
For these affected by post-ZoukOut blues, cheer up. There’s a brand new two-day music competition on the horizon, and its line-up seems fab. We’re speaking about Gammer, Inquisitive, Wildstylez and extra!
Legacy Music Competition, 1 June 2023, Suntec Singapore Conference & Exhibition Centre
So dance like no person’s watching and expertise the magic of stay music at these musical festivals in Asia.