W Koh Samui Presents Backstage Festival

First Music Festival organized by the hotel, bringing together international music acts

Koh Samui, Thailand – August 2017, W Koh Samui proudly presents Backstage Festival, an innovative Music Festival that brings to life W Hotel’s passion points of music, design and wellness bundled in one place on August 26, 2017.

“We are thrilled to host this first music festival at our W Mega Area,” says Daniel Simon, General Manager of W Koh Samui.  “This event is the perfect getaway for music aficionados who prefer to experience live DJs and outdoor activities amidst beautiful beach settings.  So no matter where you stay in Koh Samui on August 26, guests are welcome to join in all shows and activities.”

The first ever Backstage Festival will transform a large outdoor landscape of 5,400 square meters into a tropical event space called “W Mega Area”. The party kicks off at 12 noon and includes 13 hours of DJ, performances and outdoor activities. The program features London Beats from United Kingdom and Koh Samui based W Music Curator – Armando Mendes as headliners, followed by an exciting DJ line up of DJ DeDe, DJ Groove, DJ Honey G from Thailand, Max At Large from the United States, Jules Sax from the Philippines, Nick Taylor from the United Kingdom, DJ Mica from Spain, DJ Orawan from W Bangkok Thailand and last but not least Mr.Has – W Hotels Asia Pacific Music Director.

While grooving to the beats, this music festival also features a range of energy – fueled activities at WAVE & FIT stations such as Fitness Boot Camp, Jet Ski, Stand Up Paddle, Kayak, Water Jet Pack…just to mention a few. To recharge, guests are invited to an array of B&F (W’s take on food and beverage) from different food trucks. More than just a tropical festival, the grounds will feature a ‘Chill-out Zone’ and the hotel’s signature AWAY Spa, where you can sit back and enjoy a spa treatment or simply relax under the shade. Don’t miss out on the Pop-up stores for souvenirs & clothing or if you’re into art and design, check out a live graffiti paint by local artists ‘Star Lab Industries.’ Fancy a new tattoo? You can get one here at Bamboo Tattoo station – a traditional Thai bamboo style of tattooing, this could also be a special memory to take home with you.

Tickets are priced at THB 900/per ticket with pre-sale tickets available at THB 500/per ticket, which includes one complimentary drink and shuttle service available from Chaweng area. Pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase until August 13, 2017. Tickets will be sold at W Lounge – W Koh Samui from now on and at the door the day of the show. For information or to purchase ticket please contact W Koh Samui at +66 77 915999 or [email protected].

To make it a staycation, guests can book a minimum two night stay during August 26, 2017 and receive two tickets free of charge. Rates start from THB 22,240+++ per night.  For more information and reservations, please contact +66 77 915999, [email protected] or book online at www.wkohsamui.com.a5flyer-backstagefest0711