The Jakarta Post
DJ and producer Dipha Barus during a photo session on October 10, 2019, in Jakarta. Dipha is among the lineup of the Head in the Clouds festival. (JP/Seto Wardhana)
RAN, Dipha Barus and friends, and Reality Club are among the Indonesian artists who will perform at the upcoming pop culture festival Head in the Clouds Jakarta, it was announced on Tuesday.
Slated for March 7 at JIEXpo Kemayoran in Central Jakarta, the event is said to also feature performances by Voice of Baceprot, Arta, Adhitya Sofyan, Cellosux featuring Rebelsuns, Devinta Trista, Elephant Kind, Moneva and Neonomora.
The aforementioned names complement the previous lineup revealed by the organizers in January, which included NIKI, Rich Brian, Joji, Chung Ha, Day6, Zhu (DJ set), Phum Viphurit, Yerin Baek, Stephanie Poetri, August08 and Dumbfoundead.
By Tuesday evening regular tickets for the event had already sold out on blibli.com. However, promotional tickets are still available at prices ranging from Rp 1.388 million (US$100) to Rp 3.388 million.
Initiated by entertainment company 88rising, Head in the Clouds is organized by online forum KASKUS in collaboration with marketing communication agency Megapro Communications.
Dubbed the Asian Coachella, the festival aims to celebrate Asian talent across music, art, design and fashion and is set to present two stages alongside numerous outdoor and indoor art and design activations, merchandise collaborations and vendors.
The first-ever Head in the Clouds took place in Los Angeles, California, the United States, in September 2018 and featured a star-studded lineup including Zion.T, Rich Brian, Keith Ape, Joji, Niki, KOHH and Dumbfoundead.
“Head in the Clouds has already made history in North America and we're thrilled to bring the festival to Jakarta for our first expansion," said 88rising CEO Sean Miyashiro in a statement.
The second installment of the Los Angeles Head in the Clouds festival, held in August 2019, reportedly attracted more than 20,000 attendees. (wir/kes)
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