All you need to know about the biggest music festivals in Asia

Music junkies, plan your next vacation around any of these festivals

Every year, thousands of people all around the world embark on music pilgrimages to worship at these stages. If you're seeking similar enlightenment, mark these down in your calendar. 

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Future Music Festival Asia

13-15 March 2014 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Asian edition of the Australian-born music festival has been taking place in Kuala Lumpur since 2012, and is growing bigger every year, with the 2014 edition being held over three days.

Line-up: While it’s primarily a dance music festival, it's also hosted international pop acts like Rita Ora and Psy. This year, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Deadmau5, and Pharrell are headlining.

Damage: Prices start from RM248 (S$96) for single-day tickets and go up to RM588 (S$227) for three-day VIP access.

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A State of Trance 650

14 March | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and 15 March | Jakarta, Indonesia

As the name implies, this trance music festival originates from renowned trance DJ Armin van Buuren’s weekly radio show. He then takes the tour around the world live with guest DJs.

Line-up: Predictably, Armin van Buuren headlines, with Paul van Dyk and Andrew Rayel supporting amongst different in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Damage: Rp 500,000 (S$56) for presale tickets in Indonesia and RM248 (S$96) in Malaysia.

SonarSound Tokyo

12-14 June 2014 | Tokyo, Japan

Created in Barcelona in 1994, the festival doesn’t just celebrate electronic dance music, it celebrates art and technology through showcases and concerts too.

Line-up: The details for this year haven't been announced yet, but previous years have included Mount Kimbie, Battles, and Darren Price.

Damage: Last year’s single day tickets started from ¥7750 (S$96) and ¥14,500 (S$179) for two-day tickets. It shouldn't change that much from year to year.

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