In its 16th year, the iconic Urbanscapes festival returns to Kuala Lumpur, bringing a well-curated city-wide celebration spanning three weekends, kicking off on 3 – 18 November 2018.

This year’s Urbanscapes theme is #REIMAGINEKL, which will  create diverse experiences centred around accessible arts, ideas and music all set against the Kuala Lumpur city backdrop — from Chin Woo Stadium, Medan Pasar to Urbanscapes House at 2 Hang Kasturi and Petaling Street.


Music lineup

This year, U Mobile will be presenting its own UNLIMITED GROOVES FESTIVAL, a mini-festival within the festival which will be held at Chin Woo Stadium.

It features Wolf Alice, North London alt-rock four-piece reimagining dream pop and grunge, and Brooklyn’s Bodega, an art-rock unit blending kraut-y post-punk sounds with sharp and astute social observations.

Wolf Alice

Also fronting the mini-festival are — Se So Neon, South Korean indie phenomenon peddling quirky pop-rock steeped in blues and jazz; and Phum Viphurit, Bangkok-based singer-songwriter deft with sunny, wistful sounds of lo-fi funk and folk.

OMGGG. Get ready to prepare some cash, folks!

Phum Viphurit

Rounding up the bill are Malaysia’s very own four-piece indie act Midnight Fusic, fresh off the release of their six-track EP “When Love Was Around”, and singer-songwriter Bil Musa, who will be bringing her indie pop tunes to the Chin Woo stage.

In line with Urbanscapes’ theme of #REIMAGINEKL, the UNLIMITED GROOVES FESTIVAL by U Mobile will be held at the historic Chin Woo Stadium.


Finally, more than simply “Young Dumb & Broke”, American teen rising star Khalid takes to the KL Live stage with pure r’n’b nostalgia and pulsing dance synths ready-made for summer night sing-alongs.

More lineup announcements soon to follow in Phase 2. General tickets go on sale on 16 August 2018 via Galactix Asia, while U Mobile customers get to purchase tickets starting 14 August. For more information and scheduling details, visit Urbanscapes’s official website.

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