Do you like coming to music festivals in Indonesia? Music festivals in Indonesia are commonly held every year with different themes and vibes. This kind of festival commonly brought you some of the most popular musicians that are worth watching that kind of different from Bali’s traditional festivals and celebrations.
As a tourist and music lover, you must be wondering what kind of music festivals in Indonesia you can attend outside some of the major historical events in Indonesia in the museum. Don’t worry, because there are so many of them that you can attend which is not specifically for locals but also foreign tourists as well.
If you are wondering what kind of music festivals are in Indonesia and where to find them, here we have some of them on the list below. Let’s check them out!
Soundrenaline is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is commonly held every year. This kind of music festival brought you a vibe of a music festival with the most popular musicians of that time.
Soundrenaline was held for the first time in around 2002, which makes it the oldest pioneer music festival in Indonesia. This kind of music festival commonly brings a different theme every year with different musicians as well.
Just like the years before, this year, Soundrenaline 2022 will be held in Allianz Ecopark Ancol, Jakarta, around December which is the perfect way to celebrate the new year in Indonesia. The festival will not only bring local musicians but international musicians as well.
2. Java Jazz Festival
Java Jazz Festival is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is always held year by year. This kind of music festival brings a jazz vibe for the jazz music lover that lifts the music with a new lifestyle.
Java Jazz festival for the year 2022 was held by Mei 2022 at Jakarta International Expo, Jakarta. This year it brought so many both local and international jazz musicians, such as Alex Porat, Dirty Loops, Jojo, Afgan, Kahitna, Andmesh Kamaleng, and many more.
3. Prambanan Jazz Festival
Prambanan Jazz Festival is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is held every year in Prambanan temple, Yogyakarta, as one of the most popular Hindu temples in Indonesia. This kind of music festival is similar to the Java Jazz Festival but brings a different vibe to a cultural heritage place.
The Prambanan Jazz Festival for the year 2022 was held in around July in Prambanan temple, Yogyakarta. The festival not only brought so many popular jazz musicians but also a culinary spot of Pasar Kangen, a mini stage for jazz collaboration among jazz musicians, and many more.
Ngayogjazz is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is held in Yogyakarta. Commonly every year the festival will be held for free so that everyone can enjoy the jazz music with a more fun vibe.
Ngayogjazz 2022 will be hold in 19 November 2022 in Seyegan, Yogyakarta. The festival will bring so many local jazz musicians. Commonly this kind of music festival will bring such Indonesian culture that traditionally lifts a new vibe of jazz music that looks similar to some of the cultural performances in Bali.
5. We the Fest
We the Fest is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is held year by year. This kind of music festival commonly lifts the youth musicians that mix properly with a party vibe, such as EDM, pop, rock, hip hop, and even indie musicians.
We the Fest was held for the first time in around 2014 and become so popular after that. The festivals always bring a unique theme, such as unique fashion shows, contemporary art music, and even food festival.
The Fest 2022 was held around September 2022 in GBK stadium, Jakarta. It brought so many popular musicians, such as Pink Sweat, Rehab, Swae Lee, Tulus, and many more.
6. Djakarta Warehouse Project (DWP)
Djakarta warehouse project is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is held year to year. This kind of music festival commonly brings the vibe of EDM music with a flexible venue.
The Djakarta warehouse project was held for the first time in around 2008 and become so popular after that. It becomes one of the most popular music festivals in South East Asia lately.
Djakarta warehouse project 2022 will be held around 9-10 December 2022 in JIEXPO Kemayoran, Jakarta. The festival will bring so many musicians, such as DJ Snake, Hardwell, Illenium, Martin Garrix, Zedd, Yellow Claw, and many more.
7. Rock in Celebes
Rock in Celebes is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that is commonly held for rock music lovers. This kind of music festival commonly held year by year ever since 2010.
Rock in Celebes commonly brings many popular rock musicians such as Rocket Rockers, Tipe-X, Barakuda, Endah n Resa, and many more. As for the year 2022, Rock in Celebes will be held around 9-10 December 2022 in Makassar.
8. Hammersonic Festival
Hammersonic festival is one of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that bring so many popular rock musicians. The festivals commonly bring a rock vibe that comes with different rock musicians every year.
The next event for the Hammersonic festival will be held around 18-19 March 2023 in Pantai Karnaval Ancol, Jakarta. They will bring Slipknot as one of the most popular rock musicians in the world. Due to the pandemic of Covid-19, the Hammersonic festival 2022 is delayed since ever around the year 2020.
So, there are some of the most popular music festivals in Indonesia that bring so many energetic vibes to lift your mood. Have you ever attended one of those music festivals in Indonesia? Which one that becomes your favorite so far?