Time to kiss your fomo away!
More popular now than they’ve ever been before, music festivals are growing to be more diverse and expansive with new ones popping at every corner. More than just a festival circuit − music enthusiasts now get weekends devoted to EDM, hip-hop, punk, alternative, indie, blues and a whole lot more. However, for both veteran and amateur festival-goers, the main question still remains − which one to attend?
With so many festivals going on around the world, it’s incredibly hard to decide which one to attend and which ones to watch from the comfort of one’s own home with one’s ultimate festival drink in hand. Now, this is where MTV comes in. Understanding that festival-goers face the fear of missing out (FOMO), MTV has compiled some of the noteworthy festival to give viewers first row access to the international scene of music festivals.
Starting 26th July (Saturday), at 8.30pm (WIB), 9.30pm (SG), 10.30pm (MY), MTV will be airing music programming under the “MTV Festival Season” line-up which will features shows such as “Tomorrowland Belgium”, “MTV Club: ZoukOut 2014″, “MTV Indie Laneway 2015 Special” and a number of specials under the “MTV World Stage” global series such as “MTV World Stage Isle of MTV Malta” and “MTV World Stage Tomorrowland Brasil”.
MTV Festival Season programme details are as follows:
1. Tomorrowland Belgium Highlights Show 1 and 2
Tomorrowland, dubbed one of the most amazing and spectacular festivals in the world is a must watch for all ravers. From elaborate stages to outstanding effects to a world-class lineup of DJs, Tomorrowland has earned a place on every ravers’ bucket list. Watch the highlights on 26th (Sunday) and 27th July (Monday) at 8.30pm (WIB), 9.30pm (SG), 10.30pm (MY).
2. MTV Music Evolution Manila Hip-Hop 2015
“MTV Music Evolution” is a music event that brings to life the evolution of a music genre and enables young people to experience and discover how music styles and sounds have evolved over the years. “MTV Music Evolution” marks its inauguration 2015 edition with a feature on hip hop, showcasing iconic and contemporary hip hop acts from both international and local music scenes on a single stage, while featuring the best of Philippine music and culture to international youth audiences. Watch this on 30th July (Thursday) at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Friday 31 July, 12am (MY).
2. MTV World Stage V Festival Best Bits 2014
Catch the highlights of V Festival 2014 on 31st July (Friday) at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Saturday 1 August at 12am (MY).
3. MTV Club: ZoukOut 2014
Being Asia’s only sunrise beach festival, ZoukOut has given many from across the globe a precious chance to experience the beauty of gathering together as one world and tribe, to experience two days of best electronic dance music that can be offered. With the best International artists gracing the decks, and a diversity of sounds from Electro to Trance, to Techno, to House being laid down, the outing also givers partygoers a chance to experience that breath-taking first light in the morning as the music continues through sunrise on Day 2 of the festival. Watch this on 31st July (Friday) at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Saturday 1 August at 12am (MY).
4. MTV Indie: Laneway 2015 Special
Laneway Festival Singapore returns to the idyllic setting of The Meadow at Gardens By The Bay for the fifth year running. Featuring a mix of Singaporean, Malaysian and international acts, the Singapore event will host perhaps its strongest line-up to date! Watch on 6th August (Thursday) at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Friday 7 August at 12am (MY).
5. MTV World Stage Tomorrowland Brasil Show 1 and 2
São Paulo, Brazil is the latest setting of the biggest dance music festival in the world and MTV has a front row seat. Get ready for thousands of dance music fans and the biggest DJs on the planet as MTV captures all the atmosphere of this mind-blowing dance festival. Watch on 6th August (Thursday) at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Friday 7 August at 12am (MY) and also on 7th August (Friday)t at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Saturday 8 August at 12am (MY).
6. MTV World Stage Isle Of MTV Malta
MTV´s live music summer extravaganza “Isle Of MTV Malta“ – in partnership with Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) -celebrated its ninth consecutive year by lighting up Valletta’s Il-Fosos Square once again with killer performances from some of the biggest and most talked about names in today’s global music scene. Making their “Isle of MTV Malta” debut, performers included Jason Derulo, Echosmith, Omi, Tori Kelly and Martin Garrix, who brought the show to a close with an exhilarating closing set, reaffirming once again that no one brings the party to Malta quite like MTV. Watch this on 7th August (Friday)t at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG), Saturday 8 August at 12am (MY).
Pretty dope ey? For more information on MTV Festival Season, visit its Official Website.