UNTOLD Music Festival Is All Set To Take Over UAE, With Its Middle East Debut In Dubai


Dubai-ites, brace yourselves - the UNTOLD music festival is all set to make its Middle East debut in Dubai from 15 to 18 February. The four-day music festival will feature the most talented artists on the scene and these artists will light up the stage at this mega festival. Festival goers can expect electrifying DJs, massive live acts, dynamic hip-hop beats, mind-blowing alternative rock, and more at the Expo City Dubai. 

Headline Act And Other Line-Up

Expecting over 70,000 attendees per day and over 280,000 in 4 days, the festival, presented in partnership with Expo City Dubai, will be headlined by the Godfather of EDM, Dutch DJ and record producer Tiësto. As for line-up, another biggest DJ of all-time, Armin Van Buuren, will take centre stage at UNTOLD, whereas DJ Hardwell will create a beat-filled atmosphere with a spree of remixes and rewinds in countless styles. 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.

As for icons, Bebe Rexha, Ellie Goulding, K-Pop star PSY, Major Lazer Soundsystem, Paul Kalkbrenner, G-Eazy and other artists will take over Dubai with their electrifying performances. Besides this, African music aficionados can look forward to an unforgettable performance from Asake, the renowned Nigerian singer and songwriter whose debut album, 'Mr. Money with the Vibe', broke the record for the biggest opening day for an African album on Apple Music in 2022. 

Manal, a Moroccan pop icon known for her hit single 'Denia' and 'Taj', will also take over Dubai with her unique fusion of Arabic and African melodies. And ramping things up to another unexpected realm of brilliance is Tujamo, a German DJ and electro-house music producer. With his impressive discography that includes an array of chart-topping hits, such as 'Dr. Who!' and 'Boneless', fans of infectious rhythms, are in for a real treat.

English singer-songwriter and musician, John Newman, and Indian rapper and songwriter, Badshah, will also join other artists at UNTOLD. 

And while UNTOLD has a lot of international artists, for some local fun and inspiration, DJ Bliss, an Emirati artist, emcee, TV presenter, and radio personality known for his single and compilation album “The 'Projects' will woo the audience with his electrifying music. 

This 4-day musical extravaganza will be bursting with over 100 talents from around the globe, boasting something for every music lover, and festival goers will enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and a set of services for every need. 

Stage And Lighting 
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. 


Thursday, 15 February Line-up 

  • Armin Van Buuren
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Paul Kalkbrenner
  • Dubfire
  • Sven Vath
  • Kasia

Friday, 16 February Line-up

  • Tiësto
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Hardwell
  • Luciano

Saturday, 17 February Line-up 

  • G-Eazy
  • Major Lazer Sound System
  • Don Diablo
  • Hot Since 82
  • Shimza

Sunday, 18 February Line-up 

  • PSY
  • Sebastian Ingrosso
  • Timmy Trumpet
  • Mahmut Orhan
  • Nicole Moudaber

Tickets And Other Things 

Daily general access tickets start at Dhs 300, while a four-day general access pass is priced at Dhs 700. For women, the four-day general access pass is available at Dhs 550. Group four-day packs are priced starting from Dhs 1,250. VIP options include a one-day ticket for Dhs 700 and a four-day VIP pass for Dhs 2,000.

For those planning to travel to UNTOLD, a travel accommodation pass is available starting from Dhs 6,000. This pass includes accommodation at Rove Hotel Expo City with breakfast. It's important to note that the UNTOLD music festival ticket is not included in the travel accommodation pass.

So hurry, head to UNTOLD Dubai's website and buy your pass now. 

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