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Good Vibes Festival 2019 Announces Malaysian Artist, Yuna As Festival Headliner and We’re Excited!

by Natasha Christopher

What can be presumed as the local Coachella, Malaysian-made music festival, Good Vibes Festival (GVF) happening this 20 and 21 July 2019 at The Ranch at Gohtong Jaya, Genting Highlands announces its final lineup, rounding up the list of acts set to perform that weekend.

With its first Malaysian-born act to headline at GVF2019, Yuna will be celebrating her triumphant homecoming also with the upcoming release of her new album, Rouge. Yuna propelled to fame in the international music scene when her album Chapters placed 7th on Billboard’s Critics’ Picks for Best R&B Album in 2016.

Joining the ranks of the stellar international artists are 88rising’ Joji (“SLOW DANCING IN THE DARK”, “YEAHRIGHT”)—the first Asian-born artist to climb to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with his albumBallads 1, and BAYNK(“Come Home”, “What You Need”)—a Kiwi engineering graduate turned HypeMachine-charting producer and multi-instrumentalist.



Rounding up the local acts are SonaOne(“No More”, “OBVIOUS”),a French-Malaysian rapper best known for his collaboration with Joe Flizzow on“Havoc”,Kugiran Masdo(“Bunga”,“Bercanda Di Malam Indah”), a 60s pop-inspired band whose music has been specifically composed to suit local tastes, experimental pop bandLust(“U I Adore”, “Desire”),LapSap,the pioneer DJ duo presenting a Day-Glo mash of New York and London micro-clubs mixed through a Tokyo filter, R&B/hip hop DJ Aku Ash, Bad Habits—Kuala Lumpur’s newest indie-rock-anything-goes collaboration by Bunga(“Twilight Actiongirl”)and Robotron 5000(“Indiego”, “DANGERDISKO”), and Lil Asian Thiccie.

SONAONE (left) and The Impatient Sisters (right) are set to perform at this year's Good Vibes Festival 2019.

SonaOne (left) and The Impatient Sisters (right) are set to perform at this year’s Good Vibes Festival 2019.

Plus, the second day of the festival will see the debut collaboration of Good Vibes Festival and London’s own independent music platform and cultural curator, Boiler Room with an exclusive presentation at the newly revamped Electric Fields, that also celebrates the first time Boiler Room hits Malaysian shores.

“This year’s lineup promises to be the most inclusive and star-studded yet! With the addition of the Electric Fields, we’re able to bring more artists from different genres together in what is arguably our biggest and best lineup to date,” said Ben Law, Founder and Director of FutureSound Asia

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With the festival going cashless, Good Vibes Festival 2019 is also proud to announce the Maybank e-wallet MAEas the Official E-Wallet Partner, enabling festival-goers to conveniently make on-ground transactions with the Maybank app. #GVF2019 is also supported by U Mobile as the Official Telco, Netflix as an Official Partner,Nestlé’s LaCremeriaas the Official Ice Cream Partner,Nestlé’s Sjoraas the Official Juice Drink, Rimmel as the Official Makeup Partner, H&Mas the Official Fashion Partner, Passionation as the Official Influencer Platform,Resorts World Genting as the Official Venue,MTV Asia as the official Music Channel, and Fly FM as the Official Radio Partner. Media partners including World of Buzz, Likely, Cleo Malaysia, and BEC Tero Radio(Thailand).

Get ready to have good fun with good people and good music at the Good Vibes Festival. For more information, please visit http://www.goodvibesfestival.com/.

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