Music entertainment company and the makers of SOUNDSTORM festival, MDLBEAST, has added even more dance music royalty, along with a host of local and regional stars, to the lineup of their world-class music festival, SOUNDSTORM 21, due to take place in Riyadh from 16-19 December this year, lifting the tally of performers so far confirmed to 150.

Talal Albahiti, chief operating officer and head of talent booking and events at MDLBEAST, commented: “Adding to an already stellar lineup, we’re showing our commitment to the regional scene today. We’re ecstatic to be bringing over the biggest and best names of dance music while providing our regional audiences with regional talent to enjoy. For us that’s the future, a clear balance which showcases the best global talent alongside stars from here in the Middle East, with a unique audience loving every minute of it.”

Legendary artists including Nic Fanciulli and Ricardo Villalobos have been added to the bill along with global stars such as Black Coffee, Chris Lake, and Fisher, while the roster of regional talent has grown exponentially; now featuring, Desertf!sh, Hats & Klaps, Jeme, and Malkin, amongst many others. The new stars added to line up join the names already previously confirmed.

Notably the newly released talent list adds even more female artists from the region and around the world. International DJ Blond:ish will perform along with Saudi talent Kayan, while fellow local stars Comiscat and Biirdperson have already been announced, as well as Amelie Lens, Charlotte De Witte, Eli & Fur, Nicole Moudaber, Nora En Pure, Nina Kraviz to name a few.

Tickets on sale at with just over 3 weeks until the festival starts