2023 Music Festivals In Asia You Cannot Miss: Rolling Loud, We The Fest & More
Music festivals are back, baby! Whether you're a seasoned festival-goer or a fan of live music, here is a list of all the upcoming music festivals in Asia in 2023 that Singaporeans can consider jetting off to.
#1 Rolling Loud Thailand
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This Miami-born music festival is hitting Asia for the very first time. Slated to take place in Pattaya, Thailand, Rolling Loud is going to excite and entertain hip-hop lovers with hot names like Travis Scott, Chris Brown, Cardi B, Sheck Wes, Rae Sremmurd, and so much more over three days on two stages.
Where: Legend Siam, Pattaya City, Thailand
When: 13 to 15 April 2023
How much: From THB13000 (~S$503.61)
#2 Songkran Music Festival
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Songkran Music Festival returns to Wild Wild Wet after three years with a bigger and splashier show. International and regional artists like Dutch DJ Headhunterz and Malaysian DJ Amber Na are on the roster, ready to wow fans with edgy and diverse EDM fare.
Where: Wild Wild Wet, Singapore
When: 14 & 15 April 2023
How much: From $68
#3 We The Fest
Photo from @we.the.fest
We The Fest’s star-studded lineup of international and regional acts always provides the perfect summer soundtrack every year. With music ranging from pop, rock and indie to hip-hop and electronica, iconic names who will be performing this year include The 1975, Lewis Capaldi, Gryffin, and Sabrina Carpenter.
Where: GBK Sports Complex Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia
When: 21 to 23 July 2023
How much: From IDR1.500K (~S$130.52)
#4 Good Vibes Festival
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Good Vibes Festival has drawn a large number of music fans to Malaysia for its, well, good vibes. Some of the best names in indie, pop, hip-hop and electronic music set to take the stage this year are Giveon, The 1975, The Kid Laroi, Dhruv, Jaie and many more yet to be announced.
Where: Sepang International Circuit, Selangor, Malaysia
When: 21 to 23 July 2023
How much: From RM888 (~S$265.03)
#5 Fuji Rock Festival
Photo from @fujirock_jp
Everyone’s favourite music festival in Japan is back. Held in the Niigata Prefecture, Fuji Rock Festival has impressive artists like Lizzo, Foo Fighters and The Strokes headlining this year’s three-day jamboree. Besides them, Lewis Capaldi, Louis Cole, ANDERSON PAAK, and more will also bring their good tunes to the masses.
Where: Naeba Ski Resort, Yuzawa, Japan
When: 28 to 30 July 2023
How much: From JPY18000 (~S$179.86)
#6 Summer Sonic 2023
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Summer Sonic is one of Japan’s highly anticipated music festivals, which takes place simultaneously in two cities - Tokyo and Osaka. During these two days, festival-goers will have the pleasure of rocking along to some of the biggest names in the music scenes - Niall Horan, Fall Out Boy, Honne, Kendrick Lamar, LANY, LAUV and more - regardless of which venue they attend.
Where: Zozo Marine Stadium & Makuhari Messe (Tokyo) and Maishima Sonic Park (Osaka), Japan
When: 19 & 20 August 2023
How much: Tokyo: From JPY18000 (~S$179.86), Osaka: From JPY15500 (~S$154.88)
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