Paging all music fans in East Malaysia! Do you often feel FOMO due to a lot of Malaysian concerts taking place in the Peninsular? Well, come this September you can put your FOMO to rest because Malaysia’s next major music fest will take place in Miri!
Enjoy the best of music, culture and nature at Borderland Music Festival, coming to you this 15 & 16 September 2023 at Coco Cabana in Miri, Sarawak!
Flights to KL? No need for those if you’re Sarawakian because the most renowned local and international artists are coming right to Borneo’s doorstep!
Speaking of said artists, the lineup of performers for Borderland is no joke tau! Here are some of the stellar musicians who will perform at this super-happening music festival!
Born in the Netherlands, Cesqeaux got a big head start in the DJ-ing world by collaborating with Yellow Claw after meeting them at a concert.
Since then, he has released countless singles and EPs, collaborated with high-profile artists such as Justin Bieber and David Guetta, and has appeared at many prestigious events including Tomorrowland Brazil and Ultra Music Festival!
2. Will Sparks
All the way from the Land Down Under is William James Sparks, an Australian DJ and producer who is most famous for his 2013 banger “Bring It Back” with Joel Fletcher and his 2014 hit “Ah Yeah So What!” featuring Wiley and Elen Levon!
Since his breakthrough in 2014, he has toured Europe and Asia extensively (with a few stops in Malaysia!), launched his own festival dubbed Sparksmania and has been listed in DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs poll eight years in a row! Electronic music fanatics will definitely feel his “Sparks” once he performs his set at Borderland!
3. Ms. Puiyi
From actress and influencer to a full-fledged music producer and DJ, Ms. Puiyi started diving into Malaysia’s electronic music scene after dropping her debut single “Men-Mory” in 2022!
With more plans to expand her music career including future singles and live performances, Malaysians shouldn’t miss out on being part of her promising tenure as a musician by checking out her upcoming Borderland show!
Once a Dutch electronic duo and now the solo project of Samir Ait Moh, Moksi had a unique debut by holding their first show at Tomorrowland 2015! And thanks to their inclusion in Yellow Claw’s Barong Family label, Moksi has enjoyed spectacular streaming numbers as well as esteemed festival appearances including at the Paris and Chicago editions of Lollapalooza.
Despite splitting with longtime member Diego Stijnen, Samir has no intention of slowing down as he’s preparing to release Moksi’s first one-man album “Moksi Crew”! Make sure to check out Moksi’s upcoming Borderland show and he’ll konfem have you shouting “Gimme Bass” at the top of your lungs!
RayRay started delving into music production at the young age of 17 out of a deep love for Taipei’s art scene. Since then, she has consistently produced bass-heavy club favourites – often under Yellow Claw’s Barong Family label!
Using her signature “alien bass” sound which blends trap, funk, hip hop and dubstep, this Taiwanese DJ is ready to bring her “alien invasion” to the crowd at Borderland!
From self-professed raver to world-conquering DJ, Wukong prides himself on bringing fresh energy from Asia’s music scene by mixing ethnic Asian elements with his unique electronic beats!
Despite only debuting in 2019, he has rapidly risen to become one of the most renowned DJs in the international scene, thanks to his massive global following and many festival appearances! Come see this Singaporean DJ’s Asian pride on display during his superpowered performance at Borderland Music Festival!
And there are more artists on the way to Borneo too! Here is the full lineup!:
But there’s more than just music at Borderland Music Festival!
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Borderland is more than just your typical music event; it’s an unparalleled experience that showcases the diversity of music while displaying Borneo’s colourful heritage and traditions! Featuring more than just a fantastic lineup of contemporary music performances, Borderland also combines them with traditional music, dance, cultural workshops and food fairs!
By bridging the gap between modern music and Borneo culture, Borderland Music Festival konfem will have everything for music lovers and culture vultures alike!
Sounds intriguing, kan? Well, here’s how you can buy tickets!
We have a bit of bad news though; Early Bird tix are SOLD OUT! But don’t worry lah; with all the cool stuff that’s gonna go down at this one-of-a-kind festival, you’ll still get tons of value for money with the General Admission and VIP tickets!
That being said, those tickets are selling like hotcakes too. So you better act fast and choose from one of these categories before they run out!:
- General Admission Ticket – 2 Days Pass (RM588)
- VIP Ticket – 2 Days Pass (RM788)
- VIP Lane for access
- VIP Priority walk lane
- VIP Restroom
- VIP Bar
- VIP Free standing table
- 1 Special cocktail bucket (2 days)
- Chance to win Meet & Greet with Borderland artists (10 winners to be announced before the event)
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Tickets are only available for purchase on the ZCITY App, so download the app now via the below links!:
For more info on the Borderland Music Festival, visit their website and follow them on their socials: