The A-list headliners include Post Malone, DJ Khaled and Bruno Mars.
The beast is back. We are counting down the days until MDLBeast Soundstorm 2022. The region’s biggest music festival has announced its star-studded daily line-up, and we are buzzing with excitement, as it looks set to be a banger.
MDLBeast Soundstorm 2022 runs from 1 to 3 December, and is in its third edition. Taking place on the outskirts of Riyadh, the festival is like the Glastonbury of the Middle East, just in the middle of the desert rather than a muddy field. Get ready for some local and international talent.
Thursday 1 December
On Thursday 1 December, the headline act is Post Malone. Post Malone, real name Austin Post (aka that guy with tattoos on his face), hails from Syracuse, New York. The rapper has gained critical and commercial success for his blend of hip-hop, rock and trap. Over his career, he has won multiple awards including three American Music Awards, ten Billboard Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award.
MDLBeast Soundstorm 2022’s line-up on day one includes DJ Snake, Hardwell, Tiesto, B Jones, Dishdash, Eric Prydz, Future Rave, Gordo, Meduza, The Engineers, Zedd, FKJ, Jazzy Spa Sounds, Michael Kiwankuka, Naika, Ntitled, Rae Sremmurd, Artbat, Carl Cox, Cirez D, Eli & Fur, Gehlen, Nic Fancuilli, BKR, Chills, Jamie Jones, Kayan, Mathame, Seth Troxler, Sven Vath, Butch, Maks, Mattia, Polo & Pan, Voidkid, Andrey Pushkarev, Gooner, Kled, Tarek Antabi, Thomas Melchior, DJ Aseel, and Baloo.
Friday 2 December
On Friday 2 December, the headline act is DJ Khaled. The American rapper and producer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Over his career, he has collaborated with the likes of Drake, Jay-Z and John Legend. His hit song Higher won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song. Plus, he was the face of Riyadh Season 2022, appearing in adverts promoting the festival.
MDLBeast Soundstorm 2022’s line-up on day two includes Luciano, Nomad, Afrojack, Benny Benassi, Black V Neck, Cedric Gervais, Claptone, Emad, Malkin, Nervo, R3hab, Timmy Trumpet, $kinny, Chet Faker, Dafencii, El Fuego, Jeed, Saud, Wizkid, Adam Beyer, Anna, Maceo Plex, Cassy, Hot Since 82, Kapuchon, Loco Dice, Maher Daniel, Mindwhere, Agha, Amine K, Arabianeze, Damian Lazarus, Jeme, Nark Beat, Talak JK, Usif, Zone+, Anmarz, Cosmicat, Dorar, Fred P, Janeret, Omar Fayyad, Shadi Megallaa, Spceboi, Loush, Sobia, The Engineers, and Kayan.
Saturday 3 December
On Saturday 3 December, the headline act is Bruno Mars. This will be the first time the Hawaiian-born superstar Bruno Mars is coming to the kingdom. The Grammy Award-winning hitmaker – he has an impressive 15, to be precise – is famous for his funky songs including Uptown Funk, 24K Magic and Locked Out of Heaven.
MDLBeast Soundstorm 2022’s line-up on day three includes Biirdperson, Butch, David Guetta, Marshmello, Ricardo Villalobos, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Loush, Lost Frequencies, Morten, Sidney Samon, Steve Aoki, Salvatore Ganacci, Autostrad, Elyanna, Jorja Smith, Mishaal Tamer, La Fleur, Luciano, Nomad, Ricardo Villalobos, Solomun, ATFC, Alla Jazaeri, Chris Lake, Hakim, Hats & Klaps, James Hype, Solardo, Daylomar, Hameed, N7, Sokkary, Tamer, Dabous, Dul, Vinyl Mode, Boudahead, El Fuego.
MDLBeast Soundstorm tickets start from SAR 55 for one-day general admission passes, and go up to SAR 2,099 for one-day VIB (very important beast, of course) passes.
Riyadh, are you ready?
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