From We The Fest to Katy Perry, Celine Dion and many more, these are the DJ sets, live gigs, concerts and music festivals we’re lining up for in 2018.
Love live music gigs? We’re counting pennies to save money so that we can make all the music concerts on our list. From pop superstars to indie bands, dance music festivals and underground DJ sets, here are all the upcoming concerts in Jakarta we’re looking forward to in 2018 (so far!)
Liam Gallagher: Sun., 14 Jan at Ecovention Hall, Ancol
The former Oasis and Beady Eye front-man was supposed to make Jakarta the first stop on his Asian tour, but Liam Gallagher’s concert was postponed until 2018 instead. The musical legend released his first solo album “As You Were,” so expect to hear songs off the album as well as a few Oasis hits.
Tickets range from IDR 977,500 to IDR 1,265,000. Here’s where to get them.
Homeshake: Fri., 19 Jan at Rossi Musik
Montreal artist Peter Sagar left Mac DeMarco to start releasing music as Homeshake. His sound has been described as indie pop with a R&B influence and lo-fi bedroom feel. Catch up on Homeshake’s recently released third album, “Fresh Air,” before you catch his debut concert at Rossi Musik.
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The xx: Tue., 23 Jan at Jiexpo Kemayoran
Love the hauntingly beautiful moody sounds of The xx? You’re not alone. Our prayers have been answered as the British indie-pop trio bring their ‘I See You’ concert series to Jakarta. Can’t wait to see who will open for them.
Tickets range from IDR 149,500 to IDR 690,000. Here’s where to get them.
Incubus: Wed., 7 Feb at Jiexpo Kemayoran
If you’re a 90s kid, we’re pretty sure you grew up listening to Incubus’ famous hits like “Drive”, “I Miss You” and “Talk Shows on Mute”. Relive those moments when the legendary American rock band returns for their 3rd concert in Jakarta this February at Gambir Expo at Jiexpo Kemayoran.
Tickets range from IDR 500,000 to IDR 900,000. Here’s where to get them.
Sensation White: Sat., 10 Feb at ICE BSD
As a true clubber’s experience, Sensation White is one to tick off the bucket list. Despite sadly closing its doors in its home Amsterdam, the music festival is heading to Jakarta for the first time ever. Line-up includes EDM heavyweights Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Ummet Ozcan, Quintino, Lucas and Steve, McGee, and of course Sensation resident, Mr. White.
Tickets are IDR 800,000 (GA) and IDR 1,400,000 (VIP). Here’s where to get them.
Paramore: Fri., 16 Feb at ICE BSD
After 7 years, Paramore will finally be back for their most-awaited concert in Jakarta! The rock band, who’s led by lead vocalist Hayley Williams, is slated to perform on 16 February at ICE BSD on their series of Tour Four.
Tickets range from IDR 1,250,000 to IDR 150,000. Here’s where to get them.
Java Jazz Festival: Fri.-Sun., 2-4 Mar at Jiexpo Kemayoran
Fans of jazz will not want to miss this year’s Java Jazz, which is the 14th installment of the annual music festival. Held on 2-4 March at Jiexpo Kemayoran, the event’s line up includes international artists such as Goo Goo Dolls, Lauv, Daniel Caesar, Avery Sunshine and JP Cooper, and Indonesian artists like Andien, Kunto Aji, Teddy Adhitya, Yura Yunita and many more.
Tickets range from IDR 199,000 (Special Show only) to IDR 1,465,000 (3-Day Pass). Here’s where to get them.
LaLaLa Festival: Sat., 10 Mar at Orchid Forest Cikole
If America has Coachella in the desert, then we have LaLaLa Festival in the forest. Get ready to pack your bag for the fun international forest festival in Bandung on 10 March, where you can enjoy music while camping in the woods Orchid Forest Cikole. Surrounded by tall pine trees, the show’s line-up includes Blackbear, Oh Wonder, Tom Odell, Wafia, RKCB, Blonde, and Bondax, who will share the stage with local talents like The Groove, Pusakata, Dipha x Kallula x Nadin, and many more.
Tickets range from IDR 475,000 to IDR 950,000++ (VIP). Here’s where to get them.
Fifth Harmony: Mon., 12 Mar at The Kasablanka Hall
The famous American girl group, Fifth Harmony, who is famous for their hit songs “Worth It” and “Work From Home”, is set to entertain their fans in Jakarta for the first time on 12 March. The group, who won third place during the second season of the American X Factor, will hold the concert at The Kasablanka Hall as part of their PSA tour.
Tickets range from IDR 850,000 to IDR 1,500,000. Here’s where to get them.
Lany: Tue., 27 Mar at The Pallas
If you missed Lany’s first gig in Indonesia last year at We The Fest 2017, this year you’ll get the chance again to catch the solo concert of this American three-piece alternative band. Famous for “Super Far” and “ILYSB”, Lany will be back to promote their latest album on 27 March at The Pallas in SCBD.
Tickets range from IDR 275,000++ to IDR 550,000++. Here’s where to get them.
The Chainsmokers: Fri., 30 Mar at Jiexpo Kemayoran
Get ready to sing along to “Closer”, “Paris”, “Something Just Like This” and “Don’t Let Me Down” when The Chainsmokers comes to town for their solo concert in Jakarta. The American duo, which consists of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, will hold their show on 30 March at Jiexpo Kemayoran.
Tickets range from IDR 900,000++ to IDR 2,000,000++. Here’s where to get them.
Zedd: Thurs., 12 Apr at Colosseum
EDM lovers, get excited because Zedd is coming to Jakarta! The Russian-German record producer and DJ, who is famous for his songs “Clarity” and “Stay”, will bring his Asia Club Tour 2018 to Colosseum Club, performing in front of his Indonesian fans for the third time. If you missed his previous concerts, make sure you don’t miss this wonderful chance.
Tickets range from IDR 250,000 (Presale) to IDR 500,000 (GA). Here’s where to get them.
The Script: Tue., 10 Apr at The Kasablanka Hall
Irish rock band The Script will perform live in Jakarta on 10 April. The band, who is famous for their song “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”, will entertain fans at The Kasablanka Hall as part of their Freedom Child Tour.
Ticket is at IDR 2,500,000 (VVIP). Here’s where to get them.
Katy Perry: Sat., 14 Apr at ICE BSD
Pop superstar Katy Perry returns to Jakarta to take her ‘Witness: The Tour’ concert tour to ICE BSD. In true Katy Perry fashion, expect an energetic multi-coloured eye-popping spectacle filled with her hits “Teenage Dream,” “Roar,” “Firework,” and latest diss-track, “Swish Swish.”
Tickets range from IDR 900,000 to IDR 5,000,000. Here’s where to get them.
Brian McKnight: Sat-Sun., 28-29 Apr at Telkom Landmark Tower
Known for songs like “Anytime”, “Back at One”, and “Stil”, R&B musician Brian McKnight will perform his strong falsetto and belting range in front of the crowd in Jakarta on 28 and 29 April. Held at Telkom Landmark Tower in Kuningan, the solo concert is part of his “Intimate Concert – Up close and personal” World Tour 2018.
Tickets range from IDR 500,000 to IDR 2,500,000. Here’s where to get them.
Céline Dion: Sat., 7 Jul at Sentul International Convention Center
Just when you think there’s not enough cool concerts happening in Jakarta this year, you’ll be surprised to know that the legendary Grammy-award winning singer, Céline Dion, will finally come to Jakarta for the first time! The singer of “My Heart Will Go On” is slated to perform at Sentul International Convention Center as part of Céline Dion Live 2018 Tour. Tickets are sold starting 19 January through the concert’s official website and www.loket.com.
Tickets range from IDR 1,500,000 to IDR 12,500,000. Here’s where to get them.
We The Fest: Fri-Sun., 20-22 July at Jiexpo Kemayoran
Save the date, Honeys, because We The Fest will return to Jiexpo Kemayoran from 20 to 22 July! The annual summer festival by Ismaya Live, which was attended by our beloved President Jokowi last year, will now have Lorde headlining, with stellar acts such as ODESZA, James Bay, and alt-J finally making their long-awaited Indonesian debut.
Tickets range from IDR 960,000 (GA Early Entry) to IDR 2,640,000 (VIB). Here’s where to get them.