Program Category: Live Music & Arts

What happens when you bring 150 of the world’s leading authors, artists, thinkers and performers together in one place? An eclectic live music and arts program showcasing electrifying local and international talent. Under the swaying palms and starry night skies, dive into our dynamic Live Music & Arts program.


Live Music & Arts: Women of Words Poetry Slam

25 Oct 2017 20:00 / /

Ladies, get ready to take to the stage as the Women of Words Poetry Slam returns. This year we’re looking for the finest poems celebrating our origins in nature and …

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Fringe Event: Songs of Land and Honey from Timor

Matheos Anin on ukulele sings stories of harvest, while Willy Daos Kadati weaves origin stories of the Atoni people from Timor. This is a rare chance to experience musical lore …

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Live Music & Arts: Origins Fundraising Evening

26 Oct 2017 18:30 /

Join us for a special fundraising evening to raise money for relief efforts in areas affected by Mount Agung, showcasing Indonesian theatre, dance and diverse geography like never before. With some …

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Live Music & Arts: Pecha Kucha

26 Oct 2017 19:30 /

Global performance phenomenon Pecha Kucha – now in more than 900 cities – sees Festival artists present 20 images for 20 seconds each. With dozens of daring ideas set to …

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Live Music & Arts: The Next Generation

27 Oct 2017 18:30 / /

As the sun sets on Taman Baca, get to know the next generation of Indonesian artists. Featuring performances from the Festival’s Emerging Writers, the soaring vocals of musical duo Aya …

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Live Music & Arts: Rocking Against Prejudice

28 Oct 2017 19:00 / /

After warming up with the soothing vibes of Bali’s Pluto Band, get ready for a free evening of music that smashes stereotypes; from the jailhouse rock of Kerobokan Prison band …

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Live Music & Arts: Poetry Slam

28 Oct 2017 20:00 / /

Get prepared to get loud: live literature hits the stage for the UWRF’s celebrated Poetry Slam, one of the most sizzling events of the Festival. From global poets to local …

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Live Music & Arts: Closing Night Party

29 Oct 2017 19:00 / /

You can’t miss this – the final night of the Festival is an evening of music, dance, and celebration with Festival friends old and new. Make memories to last a …

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