Has music festival fatigue set in?

This year, Djakarta Warehouse Project in Indonesia attracted 30,000 attendees a day over three days. This year's Ultra Singapore (above) featured pyrotechnics, confetti showers and lasers, while ZoukOut (left) was scaled down from a two-day to a one-
This year, Djakarta Warehouse Project in Indonesia attracted 30,000 attendees a day over three days. PHOTO: NAREEND
This year, Djakarta Warehouse Project in Indonesia attracted 30,000 attendees a day over three days. This year's Ultra Singapore (above) featured pyrotechnics, confetti showers and lasers, while ZoukOut (left) was scaled down from a two-day to a one-
This year's Ultra Singapore (above) featured pyrotechnics, confetti showers and lasers, while ZoukOut was scaled down from a two-day to a one-day event this year.PHOTO: ALIVE COVERAGE
This year, Djakarta Warehouse Project in Indonesia attracted 30,000 attendees a day over three days. This year's Ultra Singapore (above) featured pyrotechnics, confetti showers and lasers, while ZoukOut (left) was scaled down from a two-day to a one-
This year's Ultra Singapore featured pyrotechnics, confetti showers and lasers, while ZoukOut (above) was scaled down from a two-day to a one-day event this year.PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

More regional events offering fresher line-ups have led to some festivals here experiencing a dip in attendance figures

The glory days of some of the biggest dance music festivals in Singapore may be numbered, if falling attendance figures are anything to go by.

Brand name festivals such as ZoukOut and Ultra Singapore both saw a dip in numbers as they face strong competition from other regional music festivals.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 20, 2018, with the headline 'Has music festival fatigue set in?'. Print Edition | Subscribe