Budweiser STORM Festival revealed two line-ups from its 2017 IGNITE season - STORM Guangzhou and STORM Nanjing. The festivals will feature performances from some of dance music’s pioneers like Afrojack, W&W, Ummet Ozcan, Showtek, and much more. Expanding this year, Budweiser STORM Festival will land in nine Chinese cities and will be the first Chinese music festival to expand overseas, hosting a festival in Sydney, Australia.
Budweiser STORM Festival is starting off strong in 2017, hosting this year’s first event - STORM Chengdu - with great success with performances from the likes of international acts like Showtek, Far East Movement and much more. In the last three years, Budweiser STORM Festival has emerged as the elite electronic music festival in Asia. The festival’s other-worldly back-story, signature stage designs, and its narrative-driven production has become a huge hit in Asia. By transporting hundred of thousands to another world soundtracked by some of the world’s biggest electronic music artists. This year’s production concepts will revolve around the theme of “IGNITE”.
STORM organizer A2LiVE has hosted Skrillex, David Guetta, Hardwell and much more international stars in its past. This year STORM is bringing some of the biggest names in dance music to China, as well as showcasing the region’s incredible local talent. This year also sees the Shanghai-based promoter bringing EDM’s largest global conference, International Music Summit (IMS) Asia Pacific to China on September 21-22, and releasing the hottest dance tracks on STORM Records, in partnership with Spinnin’ Records.
The first three Budweiser STORM Festival events will have headliners like Afrojack, Alok, Far East Movement, R3HAB, Showtek, Ummet Ozcan and W&W play alongside the likes of Curbi, Dyro, Firebeatz, King Arthur, King Chain, Kura, Pep & Rach, Swanky Tunes, Tony Junior & Wiwek. This cross section of genres, sub-genres, and styles embodies the diverse and rapidly-expanding electronic music culture in China.
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August 26th - August 27th
Guangzhou Chime-Long Paradise Music Festival Square, China
No.8 parking lot, Guangzhou Chime-Long Paradise, Yingbin Road, Panyu District
Afrojack, R3HAB, Ummet Ozcan, Borgore, Pep & Rash, Wiwek, Gryffin, Fenner, Tommy Trash
September 2nd to 3rd
Fish Mouth Wetland Park
Fish Mouth Wetland Park Gate No 1, Yangtze River Road, JianYe District, Nanjing
Ummet Ozcan, W&W, Alok, Anger Dimmas, Dyro, Firebeatz, King Arthur, Tony Junior, King Chain, Wiwek, The Fat Ra