With summer season right around the corner, the first edition of Unkonscious Festival brings about “Asia’s biggest trance festival on the beach” to the shores of Phuket, Thailand. Held on the 4th, 5th and 6th this coming May, Unkonscious invites trance enthusiasts from all corners of the world to celebrate the genre on this exclusive weekend getaway. The festival prides themselves on being a truly global event, with festivalgoers flying in from over 20 countries such as Australia, Egypt, Germany, Taiwan, and The United States to attend the three-day event.
Set on the lush location of the private Paradise Beach, there are no doubts that this one of a kind outdoor party will provide a perfect balance of a top notch music experience and time to unwind in utmost serenity. Moreover, the island of Phuket has an immense number of activities and all-round experiences ready for attendees to enjoy. Try out your hand at scuba diving around world famous dive sites and see the beauty below the waters, fuel your adrenaline at jet skiing and parasailing, or spend the evening catching sunsets on the horizon over an exquisite meal of Southern Thai cuisine. Phuket’s distance at an hour away from Bangkok is easily accessible through affordable plane rides, with ground transport being conveniently present as well.
Scenic festival site aside, Unkonscious takes things to the next level by selecting the best of the genre. The impressive lineup features showcases by three renowned trance labels, In Trance We Trust, Grotesque and Pure Trance on each respective day starting 6pm till late, with five label acts set to perform each day. Day one’s In Trance We Trust brings around the return of DJ, producer and label A&R manager, Menno De Jong. Label mates Adam Ellis, Allen Watts, Shugz and Will Atkinson will be sharing the stage.
The second day presents Grotesque, and invites the label head RAM himself to Phuket, with Cold Blue, Daniel Skyver, Darren Porter, and Reorder. Closing out the third and final day is Pure Trance’s very own Solarstone, who began the record label with the aim of keeping traditional trance music alive. Solarstone will be joined by Factor B, Gai Barone, Lostly and Scott Bond.
Unkonscious also unites the Southeast Asian trance scene by including DJs from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam as support on the overall lineup, paving the way for regional acts to grow on an incredible platform.
With an all star lineup, and a stunning location to match, Unkonscious Festival is bound to be a wonderful fit for both lovers of trance and holidayers in need of a weekend trip. Don’t miss out! Tickets are currently on sale at 3,500 THB for a three-day general admission pass, and 1,800 THB for a one-day general admission pass. A wide array of hotel and activity packages are available for purchase across a range of prices as part of Unkonscious’ aim to provide an all-round experience. Activities include snorkeling, canoeing, cultural attractions, and sightseeing.
To end with, if you’re in Phuket and looking to enjoy Paradise beach, the grounds are open to public from 9am to 5pm daily with free entry for Unkonscious ticket holders and at a fee of 200THB for non-attendees. Food, drinks, house music, and beachside activities will be available on site!