DJ Steve Aoki returns to Dubai to headline Boa Fest

The veteran American DJ and producer is just the first act to be announced

Steve Aoki is set to make his return to Dubai for Bao Fest. 
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Dance music festival Bao Fest is set to return to Dubai in October, announcing Steve Aoki as its first headliner.

American DJ and producer Aoki will make his UAE return for the festival, set to take place at the Meydan Grandstand on Friday October 4.

31 May 2014, Lisbon, Portugal --- Lisbon, Portugal. 31st May 2014 -- DJ Steve Aoki played the World Stage on the third day of Rock in Rio Lisboa 2014 music festival. Rock in Rio is believed to be the largest music festival in the world and is being hosted in Lisbon for the tenth time. --- Image by © Pedro Fi˙za/Demotix/Corbis
DJ Steve Aoki is set to make his Dubai return. Image by © Pedro Fi˙za/Demotix/Corbis

The dance music veteran, who is known for his raucous and colourful shows, is no stranger to Dubai, having performed in the emirate multiple times over the years. He will be back with hits such as Azukita, Waste It On Me, and Delirious.

He is just the first name to be announced for Bao Fest, which last year saw the likes of Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and Afrojack perform.

The festival celebrates all things China, and as well as dance music will embody food and fashion.

Earlybird tickets for the event are on sale now, starting from Dh230.