JIGSAW International Music Festival Returns to The Venetian Macao

Steve Aoki heads world-class DJ line-up on Dec. 8

(Macao, Oct. 23, 2018) – Legendary Steve Aoki will lead a DJ line-up of some of the biggest names in Electronic Dance Music (EDM) when the JIGSAW International Music Festival returns to The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Expo on Dec. 8, 2018. Presented by Elite Fun Entertainment, tickets will go on sale Oct. 24 at all Cotai Ticketing box offices.

One of the most dynamic events on the global EDM calendar, JIGSAW International Music Festival will bring audiences a night of world-class DJ performances, headlined by the charismatic Aoki, and featuring the best in cutting-edge and contemporary dance. Last year’s inaugural show at The Venetian Macao drew a crowd of 10,000 people, with over 100,000 tuning in online via live streaming.

This year’s event will feature performances from high-profile names such as Quintino, Ummet Ozcan, Carl Nunes, Quentin Mosimann, Binary, DJ Chozie and DJ Rayray.

For this years’ JIGSAW International Music Festival 2018 a renowned production team will utilise creative stage design and lighting effects to put together the ultimate immersive and visually inspiring EDM experience under the theme Future. Tech. Music. The event space, which can hold up to 10,000 people, has a unique central dance floor that extends across the hall, allowing audiences to get as close to the stage as possible.

Headlining the JIGSAW International Music Festival 2018 is Grammy-nominated producer and DJ Steve Aoki. The Miami-born musician is #9 on the Top 100 DJs ranking by the influential DJ Mag and has collaborated with outstanding artists including Daddy Yankee, Linkin Park, Fall Out Boy and more recently Louis Tomlinson on the hit single “Just Hold On”. Aoki tours over 200 international shows and music festivals annually, including Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival.

Also performing at JIGSAW 2018 is Dutch DJ and producer Quintino, who burst onto the global dance music scene in 2011 when he released his album with Sandro Silva, “Epic”, which went platinum. He quickly jumped from #80 on DJ Mag’s list of Top 100 DJs in 2016 to #32 in 2018, with major tracks “Freak” and “I Just Can’t” scoring over 40 million views online.

Another high-profile name to appear in the JIGSAW 2018 line-up is Ummet Ozcan, whose hits include “Raise Your Hands”, “Smash” and “Superwave”. He has performed at major EDM festivals around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Creamfields and Global Gathering.

Carl Nunes, one the most influential DJs from Latin America, and Quentin Mosimann, #93 in the world according to DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs, will also be taking over the JIGSAW stage this year. These performances will be supported by much-anticipated DJs including Binary, DJ Chozie and DJ Rayray. With such a hard-hitting line-up, JIGSAW International Music Festival 2018 will be an unmissable night for EDM fans in Asia and around the world.

ICBC Sands Lifestyle Mastercard cardholders can enjoy 15% discount on ticket prices as well as earn points when shopping or travelling anywhere in the world and then redeem them in Macao within Sands Resorts Macao’s integrated resorts.


JIGSAW International Music Festival

Date and Time Dec. 8, 2018 (Sun) – Dec. 9, 2018
9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m.
Venue Cotai Expo Hall A, The Venetian Macao
Ticket Prices

MOP/ HKD 880 (General Admission)

Ferry Packages Add MOP/HKD 128 to ticket price for a round-trip Cotai Water Jet ferry ticket between Hong Kong and Macao
Cotai Ticketing
Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network

Photo Caption: Renowned Steve Aoki will headline a DJ line-up of some of the biggest names in Electronic Dance Music when JIGSAW International Music Festival returns to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Expo on Dec. 8, 2018.


Entertainment at Sands China Properties

Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.

The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena and 1,800-seat Venetian Theatre are the only venues in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues and Pollstar’s Top 200 Worldwide Theatre Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world and region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.

The 1,800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a theatre experience like no other in the region.

The 650-seat Sands Theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dance to modern performances, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered. 

The 1,200-seat, purpose-built Parisian Theatre is Sands China Ltd’s latest entertainment venue. The Paris-style theatre offers an elegant experience for world-class entertainment of all kinds. 

The latest addition is the impressive new Sands Cotai Theatre. With 1,700 seats, this state of the art venue was purpose built by Sands China Ltd for the arrival of the highly anticipated Monkey King – China Show from the renowned Beijing Huayan Group. Eight years in the making, the stage show combines dance, acrobatics, drama, martial arts, magic, advanced 3D effects, LED screen projections, video mapping and full surround sound, together with creative lighting effects, choreography, music and spectacular costumes.

Offering world-class diversity and quality, Sands China Ltd.’s next generation of live venues is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao. 

For information about upcoming shows and events, visit http://en.sandsresortsmacao.com/macau-shows.html and www.sandsmacao.com/entertainment.html