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One-night stand for UK trance trio

Update: August, 13/2015 - 10:00
Legends: The British trance trio Above & Beyond will perform in Viet Nam next month.
HCM CITY (VNS)  — The British trance trio Above & Beyond will take the stage at a one-night only show next month at the Ho Tram Resort Casino Viet Nam, Asia's only beachfront integrated resort.

Formed in 2000, the London trio, including Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljmaki, and has become a staple of the world's top DJ lists ever since.

Their mega hit What It Feels Like for a Girl was remixed from Madonna's original and took the charts by storm.

Follow-up efforts have become Billboard top albums and established the group at the forefront of electronic dance music.

They have been consistently ranked among DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs Poll, having placed fourth in 2008 and 2009, fifth in 2010 and 2011, and most recently 25th in 2014.

"We all know they are a legend of trance music," Mai Duy Bao, GM of Integration Communication Group, founder of Escape Music Festival, said.

"Beyond being pillars of the global DJ community, Above & Beyond are recognised composers and songwriters who stage productions that have mesmerised audiences the world over."

The event is co-organised by Escape Music Festival, a local event organiser with numerous high profile acts in its impressive portfolio, and the New York-based BelieveEvent.

The Above & Beyond show on September 19 will feature all of their hits, promising to bring a new experience to the electronic dance music community.

Alongside Above & Beyond will be a roster of international and local support acts in a six-hour music festival expected to wow up to 6,000 revelers at the beachside site located around two hours from HCM City.

This is also Above & Beyond's first visit to the fast-growing southeast Asian nation.

Tickets are on sale beginning on August 12 on TicketBox, the Ho Tram Resort Casino's official website, Escape Music Festival and at several venues in HCM City.

Early bird prices start at VND550,000 for the first 1,000 tickets; after these are sold, tickets will be VND800,000. Packages including transportation and accommodation will be announced in due course. — VNS

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