DUBAI: Riyadh’s SOUNDSTORM announced a further string of superstar DJs set to perform at this year’s festival, taking place from Dec. 1-3.
Tiësto, Steve Aoki, Chet Faker, FKJ, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Michael Kiwanuka, Eric Prydz, Hot Since 82, Ricardo Villalobos, Jamie Jones, Zedd and Hardwell will join an already packed line-up of music sensations that was announced earlier today.
The event, considered the largest music festival in the region, will be held in Banban.
The lineup of performers also includes DJ Khaled, Bruno Mars, Post Malone, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Carl Cox, Marshmello, Solomun and Wizkid.
It also features Saudi women DJs including Biirdperson, DJ Cosmicat, Dorar, Kayan and Solskin alongside their peers Dish Dash, Vinylmode and regional star DJ Aseel.
Talal Al-Bahiti, chief operating officer and head of talent booking at MDLBEAST, said in a statement: “Saudi Arabia’s music scene has been thriving for the past two decades behind closed doors. With every edition of SOUNDSTORM, we further blow these doors wide open. It’s incredibly special to see music lovers enjoy this new reality, in a safe space with the highest standards of music entertainment.
“Talent is at the heart of everything we do at MDLBEAST. As well as bringing superstar global headliners to the Kingdom, it is also essential to us that we center our efforts on showcasing unseen talent from across the region,” he added.
Organizers revealed that this year’s festival has almost doubled in size with more food and beverage offerings, open seating spaces to relax and parking on site for all general admission ticket holders.
Last year’s event welcomed more than 730,000 attendees.