Arts & Culture

We The Fest Returns To Jakarta Next Month With Raisa, Epik High, Phoenix & More!

July 27, 2017

Indonesia’s most anticipated summer festival of music, arts, fashion and food returns for 3 days from 11-13 August 2017 at JiExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta.

About We The Fest

We The Fest is an annual summer festival of music, arts, fashion and food in Jakarta, Indonesia. The festival is organised by Ismaya group, who is known for their hip eating and hang out space. No wonder We The Fest is one of the most anticipated festival of the year in Indonesia.

The first edition was held on August 24, 2014. Its success leads to better and bigger festival every year. This year #WTF17 announced more international and local acts totalling in 20 groups and singers to grace the stages of WE THE FEST 2017 set to be held on 11, 12 & 13 August at JIEXPO Kemayoran, Jakarta.

The Line Up

The international acts headlining the festival with Phoenix and G-Eazy are American rapper, Big Sean, British band, The Kooks, and Ireland band, Kodaline. Singer Gnash, Griffin, Korean super group Epik High, Hot Chip (DJ Set), Australian DJs and producers Wave Racer and Cosmo’s Midnight, Daya and Dua Lipa were announced as well to join the lineup.

Indonesian acts announced in the latest announcement were Raisa, Elephant Kind, Goodnight Electric, Mocca x Payung Teduh, Ramengvrl, Teddy Aditya  The Adams, The Hydrant x SilampukauYuna and many more.

Have a look at We The Fest daily schedule below for more acts and details. More acts will be announced before the festival.

What’s Happening At The Festival?

Beside musical acts, We The Fest 2017 has also added 4 main zones to fill BEYOND THE MUSIC lineup.

WTF MARKET, a curated market offering goods related to the music festival such as vinyl, CD, cassettes, souvenir, clothing, accessories and others.

ART VILLAGE, an art and craft area where festival goers get to show off their artistic side by creating and designing souvenirs.

EATS & BEATS, a special food and beverage area where resto concepts from Ismaya Group will be stationed.

And lastly, there’s CARNIFUN, a zone for everything fun and games. More zones and activities will be announced in the coming weeks.


Event Details

Date: 9th August 2017 (Wed)
Venue: Jakarta International Expo Hall C3 (JIExpo)
Time: 7pm onwards

3-Day Pass, 2-Day General Admission and V.V.I.B (Very Very Important Banana) Pass tickets are available for purchase here. Travel packages are available for regional and international fans here.

For more information, visit We The Fest official website here.

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The original article is available on The AU Review Hello Asia.

Hope to see you there, city walkers!


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