Electronic music

ZoukOut set to return in December after a three-year hiatus

Zouk has announced the dates for the return of this year’s ZoukOut festival.

According to the event’s Facebook page, the iconic outdoor electronic music festival is set to take place on December 2-3 at Siloso Beach in Sentosa, Singapore. The festival also teased its expected attendance, as it is expected to attract around 30,000 punters.

Like previous editions, the 2022 festival will be a “dusk-to-dawn beach festival,” with acts scheduled until 8 a.m. on the final day.

The lineup for this year’s festival has yet to be announced. Further information, including ticketing details, will also be revealed in the coming months.

ZoukOut last took place in December 2018 before going on hiatus. In a statement shared on social media, the festival said it would be “taking a break while we recharge”, adding that organizers would “do everything in our power to keep the festival and the Zouk spirit alive.” living”. It’s not the end, we’ll meet again!”

ZoukOut – organized by Zouk, one of Singapore’s most renowned nightlife institutes – is the city-state’s largest beach music festival. Its first edition was in 2000, with British DJ Dave Seaman and British-Canadian DJ Richie Hawtin headlining.

Since then, the festival has booked a myriad of iconic international DJs to grace their stages, such as Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Martin Garrix, Dillon Francis, Claptone, Marshmello, Amelie Lens, Tiësto and more.

For its 2017 iteration, they shipped 88rising’s roster, which included Rich Brian, Higher Brothers, and Joji for an onstage takeover.

ZoukOut is the latest festival to announce its return to Southeast Asia this year. Other returning festivals this year include We The Fest, 88rising’s Head In The Clouds and the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix.