Nothing beats a good festival. And, the world returning to somewhat of a normality means that many music festivals are scheduled to take place throughout the year and into 2023. Particularly, we’ve listed the 9 of the best upcoming Asia music festivals for music-loving Kiwis to travel to.
1. We The Fest
Why not head to Jakarta in Indonesia for a weekend of music, art, fashion and food in the sunshine? This epic festival is set to make a return from September 23 to 25 after two years of closure due to coronavirus. The lineup is still in the works but past headliners included the likes of Lorde and James Bay.
After a three year break, this music festival in Japan is making an epic comeback. On August 20 and 21, an array of international artists will take over stages in Tokyo and Osaka. Think Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, The 1975 and much more. Get tickets via the Summer Sonic website.
Postponed from 2021, the world’s largest three-day Songkran celebration plans to make a comeback this year. Excitingly, expect a wet and wild fiesta while dancing to some of the world’s best DJs. Past artists have included Martin Garrix, Don Diablo, to name a few. The dates are August 27 and 28.
📍Show DC Arena, Bangkok, Thailand
Debuted in 2015, this two-day EDM and house music festival is a dance brand that attracts music lovers to locations worldwide. Unfortunately, it was cancelled for two years due to the pandemic. Although, the festival plans to make an epic comeback in June 2023 in Singapore.
📍1 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay, Singapore
Another extraordinary electronic music festival and exciting beach party planning to return to Goa in December. From December 28 to 30, freely party all day and night at this futuristic extravaganza. Certainly, one of the best upcoming music festivals in Asia.
Asia’s largest sea festival will make a comeback this November in Singapore. Wonderfully, this unique music festivals is onboard a ship as the name suggests. Indeed, organisers are planning the ”biggest and boldest festival” yet. Previous artists included Sam Feldt, Eli Brown, Kate Foxx, to name a few.
📍10B Lor Telok, Singapore
One of Hong Kong’s most iconic festivals which normally takes place in November. Unfortunately, it was cancelled in 2021 due to the pandemic. However, they have stated they will return this year with a fantastic lineup. Normally, it attracts people of all ages for an all-rounded weekend celebration.
📍Hong Kong, China
From December 9 to 11, this two-day festival will make a physical comeback. Look forward to the likes of past headliners like Jonas Blue, Lost Frequencies and plenty more. Keep an eye on their socials for the lineup.
From December 15 to 18, join punters from across the globe in Thailand at this famous electric music and lifestyle festival. The 2022 lineup is yet to be announced but we expect an exceptional one. So get your passport and bags ready for take off. Indeed, one of the best music festivals to enjoy in Asia this year.
📍Bang Lamung District, Thailand