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By: Katarina Cvetko
Celebrating another milestone of the successful radio show ‘A State Of Trance’, founder and trance legend Armin van Buuren announced yet another world tour and he’s bringing it to Sydney this April for one night only. On the 21st of April, thousands of trance lovers will unite at Sydney Showground for the biggest trance festival in the world, promising an unforgettable night filled with world-class production and some of the biggest names in the scene. Joining the legend on stage will be six other massive names in trance. Check out the lineup announcement below.
Established in the Netherlands, A State Of Trance is the largest trance network in the world and rightfully celebrates 850 episodes of the renowned radio show with a festival unlike any other. Since announcing this year’s theme: ‘Be In The Moment’, the festival has hosted sold-out events in the Netherlands and USA and now it’s Australia’s turn. The lineup boasts strong names with Gaia, MaRLo, Ørjan Nilsen, Ruben De Ronde, Will Atkinson and NWYR joining the legend on stage. Get to know some of the artists below.
ARMIN VAN BUUREN
Five-time world No.1 DJ Armin van Buuren will be heading back down to Sydney to celebrate another year of A State Of Trance. The Dutch DJ and producer has used his relentless passion for music from an early age to not only produce music but create a feeling and state of mind for trance lovers all over the world to connect to. His highly anticipated opening track from the 2017 festival season, ‘Be In The Moment’ has been released as the official ASOT850 anthem and captures the very essence of trance perfectly! Check out the ASOT 850 anthem below.
After making their first live appearance at ASOT 650 in Miami four years ago, the mysterious duo comprised of Armin van Buuren and Benno de Goeij will be bringing their unique sound down to Sydney for an exclusive Australian performance. Known for their popular tracks such as ‘Empire Of Hearts’ and ‘Tuvan’, trance fans can expect nothing but the best from these two. Check out their ASOT 650 set below.
Raised in Australia, the Dutch born DJ is no stranger to the Aussie crowd. As the Number 1 trance DJ and Number 2 overall DJ in Australia, MaRLo’s powerful ‘tech-influenced’ style will have you throwing your hands up in the air all throughout the night. Having made appearances at all the major Australian festivals and supporting some of the biggest names in the world, you can expect a world-class performance from MaRLo at ASOT 850. Check out his set from last year’s ASOT festival below and brace yourself for a powerful hour in Sydney.
Still not convinced? Watch Armin van Buuren’s massive two-hour set from ASOT 850 in the Netherlands earlier this year.
Are you ready to ‘Be In The Moment’? Last tickets available here.