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Phase one lineup announced for We The Fest 2019

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Tue, February 26, 2019  /  08:35 pm
Phase one lineup announced for We The Fest 2019

Daniel Caesar performing during the annual Java Jazz Festival in Jakarta on March 4, 2018. (AFP/Oeday Abdullah)

Annual music festival We The Fest will return on July 19 to 21 at the Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) Kemayoran, Central Jakarta.

The event’s promoter Ismaya Live announced the phase one lineup on Friday, revealing that this year's festival would feature a plethora of international and local acts, including hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, Grammy Award winner Daniel Caesar, rapper 6LACK, South Korean R&B duo Dean and Rad Museum, as well as American ambient pop band Cigarettes After Sex.

Among the local performers named are Tulus, RAN, Dewa 19 feat. Ari Lasso and Dul Jaelani, Fourtwnty, Kunto Aji and more.

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Ismaya Live brand manager Sarah Deshita said in a press release that We The Fest 2019’s phase one lineup combined various genres, adding that they would reveal more performers in the coming months.

“We The Fest will also return with a variety of programs, such as WTF Cinema Club, Eats and Beats, Art Village and more,” she said.

The festival’s 3-Day Pass can be purchased online at www.wethefest.com or at official ticket boxes with prices starting at Rp 1 million (US$71.50).

First held in 2014, We The Fest is among Southeast Asia's largest music festivals. Artists who have performed at previous editions of the festival include Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ellie Goulding, French band Phoenix, Lorde and Dua Lipa. (jes/mut)

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