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UNTOLD Dubai Welcomes Over 185,000 Fans In 4 Days
Updated on 19 February 2024

UNTOLD Dubai has come to an end, leaving a lasting impression on the global festival scene. With over 185,000 music fans from across the globe attending, including 45,000 on the final day, the inaugural UNTOLD Dubai festival transformed Expo City Dubai into a vibrant musical paradise for four days and nights. 

Here's A Round Up Of Things That Unfolded At UNTOLD In 4 Days 

Things That Happened On Day 1

On 15 February, day one, over 40,000 music enthusiasts assembled at the venue to enjoy an extraordinary musical experience. Renowned artists and top DJs created an enchanting night for fans and performers. The main stage hosted a diverse lineup of global superstars, DJs, K-pop artists, and live acts. Armin van Buuren, one of the top DJs globally, delivered a two-hour live set, connecting deeply with the audience. 

International pop sensation Ellie Goulding also graced the stage, delivering a high-energy performance featuring her chart-topping hits and new songs from her latest album.

German artist Paul Kalkbrenner captivated the crowd with his underground techno beats, including his iconic track 'Sky and Sand'. John Newman, known for blending soul, pop, and electronic elements, delivered an unforgettable performance, ending with his hit song 'Love Me Again'. 

Things That Happened On Day 2

On 16 February, second day of UNTOLD, over 50,000 music lovers attended the festival at Expo City Dubai. The main stage, pulsating with energy, offered an immersive experience, delighting attendees with an array of emotions.

Internationally acclaimed artists and DJs graced the stage, crafting unforgettable moments for the crowd. Tiesto's live set, celebrated for its blend of classic tracks and latest releases, captivated fans, fostering shared moments of euphoria. Hardwell, renowned for his dynamic beats, elevated the atmosphere with his distinctive sound, featuring his latest collaboration with Armin van Buuren.

The main stage remained a hub of excitement throughout the day, with Badshah making history as the first Indian performer at UNTOLD Dubai, treating guests to a medley of rap hits. German DJ Tujamo kept spirits high well into the early hours, ensuring attendees danced the night away.

Things That Happened On Day 3

On 17 February, third day of UNTOLD, over 50,000 visitors attended the festival. The main stage continued its enchanting journey, opening its doors for the festival's third day and treating attendees to a spectacle of incredible live performances and exclusive DJ sets.

Major Lazer, comprised of Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire, stole the show on day three, transforming the main stage into a empire of musical marvels. Engaging the crowd actively, Jillionaire created unforgettable moments, while the trio debuted their collaboration with Don Diablo, marking a milestone for Dubai's music scene.

Following Major Lazer's stellar performance, Don Diablo, ranked 13th in DJ Mag, electrified the stage with his curated set. American artist G-Eazy took the stage next, delivering a mesmerising show, blending tracks from his latest album with chart-topping hits, prompting enthusiastic sing alongs from the audience. DJ Bliss, a revered figure in the UAE's music scene, showcased his passion for electronic music, while Kris Fade of Virgin Radio curated a special session alongside Dean Curtis. Other DJs like Slim, TJ, and Grigore added their unique flair to the festival. 

Things That Happened On Day 4

On the festival's last day, 18 February, music enthusiasts enjoyed performances by renowned artists such as PSY, famous for his hit 'Gangnam Style'. PSY's show was nothing short of spectacular, featuring energetic dancers, video projections, and breathtaking fireworks display that lit up the main stage. The final night also showcased a lineup of electronic music acts, including Sebastian Ingrosso, Timmy Trumpet, and INNA, each bringing their unique style to the stage. 

Ingrosso wowed the crowd with a DJ set that included the premiere of his collaboration 'Skip' with Steve Angello. Timmy Trumpet, ranked sixth in DJ Mag's Top 100, delivered two exclusive premieres, while INNA engaged the audience with a live performance that invited festivalgoers to join in the fun.

UNTOLD To Comeback for 2025

UNTOLD Dubai has set a new standard for international music festivals, blending entertainment, innovation, and the magic of music into an unforgettable experience. Stay tuned for details on the next edition of UNTOLD Dubai, with plans already in place for the return of this mega music festival in 2025. 

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