Dubai’s music scene is about to be electrified as the city’s first mega festival, UNTOLD Dubai, unveiled the first lineup of artists who will ignite the stage from February 15 to 18th. With tickets finally going on sale to the public today, this musical spectacle will entrap the senses of every music lover, giving them a truly life-changing experience. House, hip hop, alternative rock, electronic, pop, and many more genres will be featured throughout the festival’s run as many incredible artists grace the stage during this 4-day-long melodic adventure, which will welcome over 70,000 souls daily to sing their hearts out.
With some top talents now unwrapped, UNTOLD Dubai is ready to feed the growing curiosity among the event’s diehard fans as anticipation reaches uncharted levels. Armin Van Buuren is surely the first name on anyone’s lips when they think of UNTOLD Dubai, and the Dutch DJ and record producer, renowned in the world of trance, will be taking his rightful place on the main stage. Hardwell, the kingpin of the big room house, will further spark the DJ scene. Adding to the DJ frenzy is Don Diablo, one of the pioneers of the future house genre, and Timmy Trumpet, an Australian talent known for mastering the trumpet and fusing jazz with dance music.
Bebe Rexha, an American pop icon who constantly breaks the mold on stage to redefine music norms, takes the sensation to another unexpected realm of brilliance. During her years of rocking the global melodic scene, she added her special touch to alternative rock, R&B, country, rock, and plenty more genres. Ellie Goulding, one of the best British pop female lyrical geniuses, is set to touch down at UNTOLD Dubai. Ellie is a singer and songwriter who will leave the audience in awe with her expertise in electropop, synth-pop, folktronica, and others.
To ensure no contemporary music lovers are left behind, UNTOLD Dubai is also bringing the magical Major Lazer Soundsystem, a Jamaican-American trio with Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums.
This exceptional trio burst onto the scene 15 years ago and has produced innovative hits ever since. With their niche in electronic dance music and DJing, the audience should put seatbelts on their ears as they prepare for the ultimate musical sensation.
The German techno DJ and producer, Paul Kalkbrenner will add further intrigue to proceedings as he breaks down different tracks and then reassembles them onstage. He is one of techno’s biggest superstars after several chart-topping albums, amassing millions of fans and headlining festival main stages worldwide. Topping off the bumper list of already confirmed headliners is the one and only American rapper G-Eazy. Well known for his hit singles “Me, Myself & I”, “No Limit”, and “I Mean It”, the chart-topping hitmaker will bring a more edgy vibe to the festival with his unique hip-hop beats and engaging lyrics. These are only the first names for UNTOLD, Dubai’s First Mega Festival.
Being the city’s first mega festival, UNTOLD Dubai will be on another scale of epicness, adding to its stellar lineup of talents a set of venues that will be genuinely immersive at every level. As the event will take place at the cultural hotspot of Expo City Dubai, festivalgoers will enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and a full set of services for every need. A combination of art, culture, and luxury, accompanied by Dubai’s beautiful winter, will ensure that this 4-day musical extravaganza will be epic, fun, and enlivening, becoming a truly phenomenal event, adding another slice of excitement to Dubai’s already bustling entertainment scene.
The festival’s stages will be extraordinary, with the most spectacular performances unfolding. From unparalleled lighting effects and shining lasers to a sophisticated sound system and a myriad of mind-blowing visuals, the setup will engulf everyone in a magical sensory journey, with every performance leaving attendees utterly captivated at every moment. With Dubai being such a vibrant city, it is the ultimate destination to host this sensational spectacle. UNTOLD Dubai will pull out all the stops to ensure it reaches the pinnacle of musical majesty and entertainment.
UNTOLD Dubai is set to upend the region’s music and cultural scene by being a trendsetter and excelling at every metric. Bringing a sensational lineup of top international acts, this fully immersive, 4-day festival marks the first time the event will be staged outside Europe. The event will also be a key highlight of Dubai Calendar, the official listing platform for events in the city.
Head to untold.ae to grab your tickets before they’re gone and secure your spot at the city’s melting pot of culture and music, UNTOLD Dubai. This will be the biggest event of the year; you can’t miss it. The rest is UNTOLD.
When: February 15th to 18th 2024
What: UNTOLD Dubai Festival
On Sale Date: November 10 from 12:00 PM EET
Prices: General passes for 185 EUR per person from November 10 to 15th;
Prices will go up for General passes from November 15 onwards; VIP passes are 527 EUR per person