Untold First Artist Announcement

Untold First Artist Announcement

Dubai’s music scene is about to be electrified as the city’s first mega festival, UNTOLD Dubai, has unveiled the first lineup of artists who will ignite the stage this coming February 15th 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 festivals run as a plethora of incredible artists grace the stage during this 4-day-long melodic adventure, which will welcome over 70,000 souls per day to sing their hearts out. 

With some of the 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, who is renowned in the world of trance, will be taking his rightful place on the Main Stage. The DJ scene will be further sparked by Hardwell, the kingpin of mix and spin who will create a beat-filled atmosphere with a spree of special remixes and rewinds in countless styles. Adding to the DJ frenzy is Don Diablo, who is one of the pioneers of the future house genre and was ranked sixth in the Top 100 DJs – 2020 list by DJ Mag, and Timmy Trumpet, an Australian talent known for mastering the trumpet and fusing jazz with dance music. 

Taking the sensation to another unexpected realm of brilliance is Bebe Rexha, an American pop icon who constantly breaks the mould on stage to redefine music norms. 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. Another pop female lyrical genius set to touch down at UNTOLD Dubai is Ellie Goulding from England, a singer and songwriter who will leave the audience in awe with her expertise in electropop, synth-pop, folktronica, and others.  

To make sure no contemporary music lovers are left behind, UNTOLD Dubai is also bringing the magical Major Lazer Soundsystem, a Jamaican-American trio including the special artists of Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums to bring crowds to another level of euphoria. This exceptional trio burst onto the scene 15 years ago and has been producing innovative hits ever since. With their niche in electronic dance music and DJing, the audience should put seatbelts on their ears as they get ready for the ultimate musical sensation. 

German musician, producer of electronic music, and actor, Paul Kalkbrenner, will add a further element of intrigue to proceedings as he breaks down different tracks and then reassembles them onstage. After several chart-topping albums, amassing millions of fans and headlining festival mainstages around the world he has become one of techno’s biggest superstars. 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 truly 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, where most of the spectacular performances will unfold, will be nothing short of extraordinary. 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 and UNTOLD Dubai will be pulling out all the stops to make sure 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 with it a sensational line-up 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 www.untold.ae today 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 music festival  

On Sale Date: November 10th from 2 pm onwards 

Prices: General passes for AED700 per person from November 10th to 15th; Prices will go up for General passes from November 15th onwards; VIP passes for AED2,000 per person