During Amsterdam Dance Event, A STATE OF TRANCE (ASOT) announced the theme for its 950th milestone, ‘Let The Music Guide You,’ as well as the initial lineup. This week, the full list of names set to join trance titan ARMIN VAN BUUREN on February 15 was revealed. New for 950, a special pre-party will also take place in Amsterdam on February 14, headlined by Armin van Buuren himself, as trance lovers anticipate a full weekend of ASOT action. Growing meteorically as an annual celebration, A State of Trance has become one of the most iconic events on the dance music calendar and brings the biggest names of the genre to perform stunning sets.
Phase one of the lineup announcement confirmed ALY & FILA, ANDREW RAYEL, GIUSEPPE OTTAVIANI, JORN VAN DEYNHOVEN, KEY4050 and MARKUS SCHULZ to play the event at the Jaarbeurs. The ASOT950 cast has now added a further array of the finest trance talent, with Anjuna superstar ILAN BLUESTONE, Scottish prog-trance maestro GRUM, and fast-rising psy-trance talent SIMON PATTERSON. Additionally, Russian DJ and producer ALEXANDER POPOV, psy-trance duo COMING SOON!!!, Aria Digital founder DAVID FORBES, and Ukranian pair DRYM are also set to the stage at the all night event. Firm ASOT fan favourite ESTIVA also joined the billing, along with explosive talent PROFF, Dutch maestro RICHARD DURAND, and Armada regular RODG. They’ll be joined by the likes of Israeli craftsman ACE VENTURA, Egyptian all-rounder AHMED HELMY, Russian youngster BEATSOLE, forward-thinking producer BEN GOLD, melodic master BLUUM, and psy superstar CAPTAIN HOOK. The lineup is rounded off by Spin Twist pioneer DAY.DIN, bass trance duo ELEVVEN, tech-trance wizard MORTEN GRANAU, a special b2b between NIFRA and FISHERMAN, DUBI DAGAN (aka RITMO), rave giants SKYPATROL (STANDERWICK + REORDER), Moscow-born producer SOUND QUELLE, progressive trance legend RUB!K, flag-bearer of the ‘Pure Trance’ movement SOLARSTONE, Finnish tech-trance hero TEMPO GIUSTO, and the signature sounds of Brazilian wonderkid WAIO.
Joining Armin at the pre-party on February 14, boss will be joined by a flurry of special guests, including ASOT radio regular ALLEN WATTS, hugely popular German duo COSMIC GATE, explosive DJ/producer LUKE BOND, and van Buuren’s fellow ASOT radio host, RUBEN DE RONDE.
For more information and tickets for the iconic event, visit the ASOT Festival official website. Tickets for ASOT950 are the fastest selling of any installment of the festival so far and are sure to sell out so secure yours soon!
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