This September, Jakartans have so many art performance events to enjoy from dance and theatrical performance to music festivals. We have a list.

A man and a woman dancing on a stage in a dance event calledHopera
Art enthusiasts, read through to see all interesting art performance events in Jakarta this September, including Hopera, a dance performance event presented by E.sperimenti Dance Company of GDO. Photo courtesy of Hopera/NOWJAKARTA

Hopera ( 3 September)

Witnessing a beautiful dance performance from E.sperimenti Dance Company of GDO will be a good start to September. Entitled Hopera, the event is held to celebrate 70 years of bilateral relations between Indonesia and Italy. Jakarta Arts Building will host this event on 3 September 2019. Contact to RSVP.

UNTUKMU INDONESIAKU (27 – 28 September)

August is the month of heroism and patroitism in Indonesia but Indonesia Dance Company (IDCO) prolonged that spirits in September. With UNTUKMU INDONESIAKU, IDCO is determined to apply those spirits into artistic and cultural heritage of Indonesia. Come visit Jakarta Art Building on 27 – 28 September 2019. Visit for more information.

Aquavitae: The Seadog (21 September)

Poster of Aquavitae: The Seadog
If environmental issues concern you, Aquavitae: The Seadog is the perfect art performance event for you.

Art is capable to express our concerns regarding anything, including climate change and environmental issues. The French Institute in Jakarta (IFI) is holding a theatrical performance event entitled Aquavitae: The Seadog, offering an artistic-scientific approach inspired from oceanographic explorations. The event will be held on 21 September 2019 at Salihara Gallery. Learn more about this event via Instagram @theatre.aquavitae and @ifi_indonesia.

Mike Shinoda (4 September)

Among NumbPapercutIn The End or One Step Closer, which one is your favourite? If you love them all, let’s all come together and enjoy the live performance of Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park who will sing your favourite songs on 4 September at JIExpo Kemayoran. Visit for more information.

The 1975 (29 September)

Watch The 1975 live performance at the Helipad Parking Ground of Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan on 29 September 2019. Photo courtesy of MTV/NOW!JAKARTA

The 1975 has become one of the biggest and most exciting bands in the world. Having been nominated for the Grammy’s the Mercury Prize ‘Album of the Year; and most recently winning BRIT Awards for Best Group and Best Album, Matthew Healy, Ross MacDonald, George Daniel, and Adam Hann cemented their place under the spotlight. Watch their live performance at the Helipad Parking Ground of Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan on 29 September 2019. Visit for more information about the band’s concert.

SHVR Ground Festival (6 – 7 September)

Get excited to see a big lineup of huge local and international musicians at SHVR Ground Festival 2019. Hailee Steinfeld is the latest addition to a long list of music performers at the event such as Afrojack, Above & Beyond, Darius, Dipha Barus, and many others. Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD will host the event on 6 – 7 September. Visit for more information.

For other interesting events or other types of events such as exhibition or networking event, head to our EVENTS category.

Imam Ismail

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