Paradise Island Festival
About: Nestled between swaying palm trees and turquoise waters on the beautiful east coast of Koh Samui,Paradise Island Festival offers the music and arts experience of a lifetime.During the Songkran New Year celebrations, the famous water fight and Buddhist festival, Chaweng Noi beach will play host to some of the biggest and best bands and DJ’s from Thailand and around the world, alongside an exciting program of arts, showcasing the best Thai Culture has to offer.
The latest event from London-based concert and festival specialists Soundcrash, Paradise Island Festival boasts a diverse and quality lineup including hip hop royalty The Pharcyde, drum & bass pioneers Goldie and LTJ Bukem, Krafty Kuts, Mad Professor, Maribou State, Dj Kentaro and many more Thai and international artists. Drawing on their wealth of experience, including the award-winning Soundwave Festival, now in it’s 9th year, the team will be providing plenty of exciting activities and surprises, from boat parties to yoga, Thai Chi and Thai cookery classes.
Paradise Island Festival is a ‘real music’ festival and an eco-conscious and environmentally friendly alternative to the Full Moon parties, with a culture that focuses on arts, music and responsible tourism through close work with the community on reforestation and other projects. Revellers can enjoy the island’s beauty, spending the morning diving or exploring before heading back to the festival for performances from some of the world’s most celebrated artists.
Lineup: The Pharcyde, Goldie, LTJ Bukem, Krafty Kuts, Maribou State, DJ Kentaro, The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Ministry of Sound Soundsystem, DJ Orawan, Unda, Dope as Funk, Peyoti for President, Phatfunk, MC Essence, Nok La Fiesta, Jam on Toast, High Time, BabyFunk, Dave Davoted, DJ Dragon, Ry Robson, RAH, Senja