Singapore's dance music festivals fight to keep attendance up as regional festivals come to the fore

The main stage at DWPX or the 10th edition of Djakarta Warehouse Project 2018 held in Bali, Indonesia. Music festivals such as Zoukout now face increasing competition in the region, leading to reduced attendance.
The main stage at DWPX or the 10th edition of Djakarta Warehouse Project 2018 held in Bali, Indonesia. Music festivals such as Zoukout now face increasing competition in the region, leading to reduced attendance.PHOTO: NAREEND

SINGAPORE - 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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