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​A beast of a festival arrives in Saudi Arabia this December

A SOUNDSTORM is coming

  • Olivia Wycech
  • 11 September 2021
​A beast of a festival arrives in Saudi Arabia this December

It feels good to announce a festival again…

Two years after an inaugural event saw A-List acts arrived in Saudi Arabia, SOUNDSTORM is set to make a return and shake up the region once again.

Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Dubfire, Jeff Mills, Lee Burridge, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth and Tale Of Us are some — yes, just some — of the names announced this week to appear at SOUNDSTORM by MDLBEAST in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Shall we continue?

Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiësto and Steve Aoki are also confirmed on the line-up, alongside homegrown regional artists like Anmarz, Cosmicat, Spaceboi and Zone+ with more expected as the festival draws near and reveals the second round of acts (yes, this was just the first).

In total, over 150 international and local artists are set to perform at the four-day music festival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from December 16-19.

See the full line-up below:

Talal Albahiti, COO and Head of Talent Booking, said: “We’re happy with the first announcement of the SOUNDSTORM ‘21 line up. We will soon announce a second phase that includes a wide variety of musical genres that will take attendees on a journey they won’t forget. We are ready to welcome all music enthusiasts to become part of this immersive 4-day experience.”

Middle Eastern lifestyle and entertainment brand MDLBEAST event launched its flagship SOUNDSTORM event in 2019 and looked to awaken the music community in Saudi Arabia. Breaking records in the region for size and calibre of event, it was mission successful and the organizers have been looking forward to continuing their mission to establish itself as a global creative platform in music, art and culture in the Middle East.

SOUNDSTORM by MDLBEAST takes place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 16-19. Tickets are now available online here.

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