If your idea of having a good time is frolicking festival grounds in the season’s trendiest outfits with your squad, then get ready for the time of your life! In recent years, we’ve been lucky to have so many incredible International acts hit up our shores! Last year, we’ve had solo acts with the likes of Honne, Kodaline, and Snow Patrol hit up KL venues as well as the Good Vibes Festival which saw some of the biggest names in music all in one spot.
Since we’ve established that you don’t have to go too far to get your #goodvibes, why not hit up all the music festivals around the region in 2020? Check out these 5 Music Festivals that Southeast Asia has to offer in 2020:
This one needs no introduction to the music-loving folks of Malaysia! What feels like ALMOST everyone in KL and beyond attend this festival set in the highlands on a yearly basis. This year’s Good Vibes Festival is set to be the biggest one yet - happening over THREE days over the weekend, instead of the usual two! With big name acts like Rae Srummerd, Cigarettes After Sex and Daniel Caeser gracing the stage in last year’s fest, we’ll be expecting even bigger names to follow for this year. Stay tuned to their Instagram page for their lineup announcement!
When: 14, 15, 16 August 2020
Where: The Ranch, Gohtong Jaya in Pahang, Malaysia
Held during the same weekend as Good Vibes Festival, We The Fest is Jakarta’s answer to a summer music festival. Since its kick-off in 2014, the festival has seen many jaw-dropping performances and presents a stellar line-up across a multitude of genres. Past line-up includes The Kooks, The 1975, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, and more! Aside from that, the festival takes pride in making the festival experience a seamless one by having an all-inclusive festive village. So if you’re looking for a festival that has both music AND atmosphere, this is the place to be!
When: 14, 15, 16 August 2020
Where: Jiexpo Kemayoran in Jakarta, Indonesia
Ravers, if you’re looking for a place to bring out those PLUR vibes then you’ll be glad to hear that Ultra Singapore will be back again this year! Part of the massive Ultra Music Festival family, Ultra Singapore brings a taste of that EDM-loving ambience to our neighbouring country. In previous years, the festival has brought in acclaimed DJs like the former world number one Hardwell and progressive trance act Above & Beyond.
When: March 20 - 22, 2020
Where: Bayfront Park, in Singapore
This award-winning festival has been named as one of the best 25 music festivals in the world by Songlines for six consecutive years! It’s not hard to see why - Rainforest World Music Festival (also known as RWMF) features a more cultural experience spotlighting all kinds of music from across the globe! This eclectic annual event features ethnic and folk music acts from all over through daytime music workshops, craft and cultural exhibitions, and evening concerts. If you want to broaden your worldview, this is one you definitely shouldn’t miss out on!
When: 10 - 12 July, 2020
Where: Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching, Malaysia
Songkran is known as the festival to mark the start of the Thai New Year and is Thailand’s biggest annual event, with many parties taking place across the nation throughout this three-day water festival. But no one does it better than S2O Songkran Music Festival, where partygoers can partake in water gun fights, and dance to sick beats! Last year, over 56,000 revellers attended S2O and this year’s lineup features the hottest DJs such as Zedd, Martin Garrix and Dash Berlin. Will you be making a splash at S2O this year?
When: 11 – 13 April 2020
Where: Show DC, in Bangkok, Thailand
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