by: Andrew Spada
Dec 17, 2023
Dubai is gearing up for an unprecedented musical first with the debut of UNTOLD Dubai, the city’s inaugural mega music festival. Set to take place from February 15th to 18th, 2024, Expo City Dubai will become a vibrant epicenter of musical enchantment with music and fans from all over the world. Over four days, more than 70,000 attendees daily will descend on the city, sharing moments and a unique blend of music and cultural experiences.
The debut experience is over-the-top like everything in Dubai. Five spectacular stages will re-imagine Expo City and turn it into what looks to be one of the world’s most extravagant festival productions.
At the heart of UNTOLD Dubai, the Mainstage stands as a beacon of musical diversity. It’s a platform where global icons across various genres, from EDM to K-pop and live performances, meet. The headlining lineup boasts names like Armin van Buuren, Bebe Rexha, Don Diablo, Ellie Goulding, G-Eazy, Hardwell, Major Lazer Soundsystem, Paul Kalkbrenner, and Timmy Trumpet.
GALAXY STAGE: A Celestial Techno Journey
The Galaxy Stage, a techno haven, captivates with ever-evolving video-mapping visuals of cosmic landscapes. This stage hosts techno titans like Charlotte de Witte, Amelie Lens, Boris Brejcha, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Maceo Plex, Richie Hawtin, Stephan Bodzin, and Tale Of Us, each adding their unique touch to a cosmic dance odyssey.
ALCHEMY STAGE: A Fusion of Genres
At the Alchemy Stage, genres blend seamlessly in a vibrant mix of trap, hip-hop, drum & bass, and Bollywood beats. It’s a stage where creativity knows no bounds, with artists like Borgore, DJ Snow & MC Agent, Dope D.O.D., Dub FX & Woodnote, L’Entourloop & N’Zeng, Malaa, Netsky, Noisia (DJ Set), and Sub Focus B2B Wilkinson crafting an exhilarating alchemical musical experience.
TIME STAGE: A Temporal Tapestry
The Time Stage, devoid of the usual constraints of space and time, takes attendees on a journey through hourglasses and star maps. Here, local talents and special acts will weave together a world meant to expose festivalgoers to sounds, styles and experiences they’ll never have anywhere else.
RETRO FANTESIA STAGE: A Voyage Through Nostalgia
Retro Fantesia is a stage where the future revisits the past, a nostalgic paradise for those who revel in the joy of yesteryears. It’s is described as a “unique blend of retro charm and futuristic vibes appealing to the sentimental heart.”
Each stage at UNTOLD Dubai is a testament to the festival’s commitment to delivering an unparalleled musical experience and a first of its kind for the world’s most ambitious city.
Experience it for yourself. For tickets, details, and updates, visit untold.ae and follow UNTOLD Dubai on Instagram.