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Step aside Coachella – we have something big and blazing from the Middle East.

When you think of concerts and rave parties – Tomorrowland, Redfest and Coachella steal all of Instagram’s limelight. Add MDLbeast’s Soundstorm on the list because the Middle East’s biggest music festival just made its mark in history – and on your feed.

An attendee leaves an excited remark saying, “I’m happy that we have this in Saudi Arabia. I mean, we used to travel just to attend concerts, but now they’re here!”

Confused about what MDLBeast is? MDLbeast was a 4 day concert where festivalgoers flew in from all parts of the world to enjoy a spectacular and diverse lineup of performances. Just imagine this – 200+ artists, 8 mind-blowing stages and 4 days of live music. Local talent shared the stage with internationally renowned DJs, such as – Jason Derulo, Afrojack, Benny Bennassi, Steve Aoki and Tiesto. Arab superstars, including a line-up of Wael Kfoury, Nancy Ajram and Elissa and regional artists like, Dish Dash, Cosmicat, Balqees Fathi and Saud.

“The venue blew my mind on how big and amazing it was,” said Prince Saud Al-Saud, 25, from Jeddah, to Arab News. “I also felt like I was out of Saudi Arabia. It really feels like it can rival Tomorrowland,” he added.

So, who was performing?

Line-up for Day 1:

Line-up for Day 2:

Line-up for Day 3:

Line-up for Day 4:

In case you missed on who attended, we can confirm Dubai’s & KSA’s biggest Influencers  Ahmed Al Nasheet (@dvlzgame), Khalid Assiri (@khalid_assiri), Yas Vocals (@yasvocals), Ascia (@ascia) and more, were spotted having a blast.

Moving from the underground to the main stage of #Soundstorm, in this candid film, full of their unfiltered stories…

Look at these international and regional performers – nothing but ecstatic energy all around while the audience were having the greatest time!

The second edition of this music festival that took place from 16th until the 19th of December. It was a huge success, promoting the core vision of unleashing creativity.

This concert sets a great example in line with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s Vision 2030 reforms that legalized public concerts, cinema screenings, and female drivers among a slew of other changes. Want to be a part in shaping pop-culture? Watch this short documentary following the journey of Saudi DJs, as they take us through their experience and evolution to become pioneers in a newly emerging music industry of the Middle East. Watch it exclusively on @shahid.vod.

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