Indonesia promoter Ismaya Live has announced a number of acts set to perform during this year’s virtual edition of its popular multi-genre music festival, We The Fest. See the full list of acts unveiled today (September 9) below.
The lineup was announced piecemeal via We The Fest’s social media today. So far, it features Lewis Capaldi, Keshi, Autograf, Masego, Oh Wonder, Gabber Modus Operandi, Goldroom, Yura Yunita, Hondo, Diskoria, Kalula and Jason Ranti among others.
This year’s event, dubbed We The Fest Home, is the first virtual edition of the long-running Jakarta festival. This year’s physical festival – which has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – was set to feature Migos as headliners, Blackbear, Cheat Codes, Clairo, Ookay and Shallou among others.
Some artists on the We The Fest Home lineup were retained from the list of original bookings for the physical festival. These include Masego, Oh Wonder, Gabber Modus Operandi, Isyana Saravati, Hondo, Jason Ranti and Moon Gang.
We The Fest also announced radio host Reza Chandika and singer-songwriter Vidi Aldiano as event hosts. Check out today’s lineup announcements below.
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From humble pubs to arena tours sold out in seconds, all of which happened before the release of his debut album ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’, @lewiscapaldi has been walking in a territory that no artist in history has ever walked before. Get ready as he’s set to grace your screen with melodies of beauty at #WTF20HOME!
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The Jamaica-born multi-instrumentalist has a deep taste for many genres and creates sultry-smooth spin on ‘em, all the while also traveling the world and collaborating with Kaytranada, Ari Lennox and Goldlink. Get excited for @UncleSego will bring his distinctive craft to #WTF20HOME!
More acts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the two-day digital festival. We The Fest Home will stream for free on September 26 and 27, but viewers will have to register at WeTheFest.com to secure a spot for the livestream.
We The Fest made its debut in 2014, and has since become one of the biggest multi-genre festivals across Southeast Asia, drawing over 60,000 attendees across three days in 2018.
Past acts that have performed at We The Fest include Lorde, SZA, Vince Staples, Daniel Caesar, Troye Sivan and Joji.
The line-up for We The Fest Home 2020 is:
Gabber Modus Operandi
Chilli.Dip (Vanessa Budihardja and Dipha Barus)
MALIQ & D’Essentials
Endah N Rhesa
In other Asian music festival news, Taiwan’s LUCFest has announced that it will proceed with a three-day physical festival this year. This year’s iteration of the festival will feature an all-local line-up led by Sunset Rollercoaster, Jade Eyes and more.