What happens in summer, stays in summer, so you’ll be lucky to experience any one of these festivals in Bali this month. These music festivals are worthy of any music-head’s bucket list. So if you want to kill two birds with one stone by discoverin the beauty of Bali’s scenery while bopping your head off at a music or dance festival, then check out these options. Prepare your dancing shoes, let’s rock Bali!
Where and when? Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park (GWK), 9 – 10 September 2017
What it’s about? One of the biggest music festival in Indonesia, Soundrenaline, returns in 2017 with the local and international acts will once again grace the stages at Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Bali on 9 – 10 September 2017. Featuring JET, MEW, Dashboard Confessional and recurring local acts are set to perform on Soundrenaline 2017, and they are Sheila On 7, Burgerkill, Kotak, Tulus, Andien, Payung Teduh, Stars and Rabbit, Kelompok Penerbang Rocket, HMGNC, Bottlesmoker, Elephant Kind and Bali’s own musician Lolot.
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Where and When? Potato Head Beach Club, 14 – 15 September 2017
What it’s about? The magical Ultra Music Festival is coming back for the third edition of Ultra Beach Bali at the Island of The Gods! Held at the chic Potatohead Beach Club in Seminyak, Ultra Bali 2017 promises to be a party to remember. While soaking in the stunning shorelines of Bali and the pulsating beat of music, revellers from all over the world are expected to become Bali ‘Ultranauts’ yet again.
Partying long into the starlit night, the lineup features the likes Hardwell, Kygo and Zedd, who will be accompanied by Ultra’s typically huge production, lighting and sound.
Where and When? Mrs Sippy, 26 September 2017
What it’s about? Duke Dumont will be headlining For The Love // Bali 2017 poolside and under the palms at the all new oasis Mrs Sippy. Joined by Set Mo, Mr Bennetts + more, For The Love will kick off at 12pm on Tuesday the 26th of September with smooth house selections and good vibes right through a beautiful Balinese sunset till midnight. With limited tickets available, make sure you secure your spot asap to this tropical escape and get ready to create some amazing memories that will last a lifetime.
Where and When? Pupuan Pujungan – Tabanan, 22 – 25 September 2017
What it’s about? Dance For Peace Festival is a yearly psychedelic & electronic music festival dedicated to raising the awareness of peace, celebrating love, life, sharing and healing. Bringing people together to co-create a transformative experience through music, art and dance. Held in many exotic locations both in Indonesia and Japan. A non-commercial event that also aim to raise funds for organizations working towards creating a better and peaceful society.
DFP 2017 is a camping friendly event with beautiful camping grounds set within a coffee plantation. Enjoy the camping area under a canopy of stars! Hammocks are welcomed. Bring the necessary items to help make your camp comfortable and feel free to decorate your space in an Eco friendly way. Toilets and showers facilities are available on the campsite.
Where and When? Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park (GWK), 30 September – 1 October 2017
What it’s about? The UK’s multi-award winning festival, Bestival, is setting sail for a new adventure in Bali on 30th September and 1stOctober 2017 at Uluwatu’s Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Cultural Park). The wonderful world of Bestival was born out of ten fun years of pioneering music events and record releases from renowned music specialist, Rob da Bank’s Sunday Best empire.
The Bali edition of Bestival will take place in a truly mind-blowing venue, Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park which hosts one of the largest artistic masterpieces ever created in Indonesia – the world’s biggest statue of Garuda Wisnu as it’s centre-piece.