Grammy Award nominated German DJ and producer and dance music legend Paul van Dyk will be headlining at OCTOPIA next month. He will be gracing the 8 Energy System – main stage alongside some of SA’s finest talent.
This will be Paul’s first performance in South Africa since 2012. The VANDIT Records Label Boss and Trance Legend has been busy of late. Having released his single ‚BERLINITION in June and a recent remix for WE CAN BE by Chris Bekker and Tricia McTeague. His most recent offering “We Are” (VANDIT) is the new collaboration with fellow trance kingpin, Alex M.O.R.P.H release earlier this month is currently at #1 on Beatport Trance charts.
Alongside the trance legend is a major lineup featuring a host of the worlds top Djs with the likes of Dutch superstar duoSunnery James & Ryan Marciano, House Heavy weight Ferreck Dawn, Swiss based Psy-trance connoisseur Liquid Soul, Dutch deep house DJ, Alex Cruz, Paris’s own Technasia and Berlin-based DJ and producer, Oliver Dollar – Each bringing a unique sound and energy catering for all dance music lovers.
The event features 6 stages:
- The 8 ENERGY SYSTEM – main arena
- LLUSIONS Side Stage
- BASS UNION
- 3 HEARTS PROJECT
- OCTOPUS VALLEY
- BLAME IT ON THE DANCE FLOOR!
Each floor presenting a different genre of electronic music.
Local headliners include SA’s best Djs and artists such as Armada Music’s own South African DJ and producer, Protoculture , local house music powerhouse, F.Eu (DJ Fresh and Euphonik), Dj Ricardo Da Costa, Divas on Decks founder, Lady Lea, local vocal powerhouse, TiMO ODV, MC DJ Warras , DJ Switch, Sliqe, PH and local house maverick, Jazzuelle to name but a few.
Octopia FSTVL promises to be an all-day event toremember, with a major focus on production as a team of passionate party creators dive deep into a personal relationship with the element of water to bring you an electronic music festival with a fresh future forward approach to event décor, production, music and expression. The well-known and well-loved party venue – Wild Waters, will transform into a dream-like under water world of magic drawing inspiration from what lies beneath the depths, creating a dreamland of imagination, love, freedom, respect and a common passion for dance!
As brothers Paul & Dave Forbes and partner Itsik Bouhbot, owners and promoters of H2O and Octopia FSTVL, comment:
“We are pushing the boundaries with this event and are putting in a lot of effort to create something new and fresh for the SAdance scene, focusing on décor and production for something never seen before! “
The event is brought to you by LENOVO, in association with Svedka, Lovoka Ice Watches & Trace Urban.
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Date: Saturday 8 October
Venue: Wild Waters, Boksburg
Starts: 12 pm
Tickets: Early bird general access tickets are R299 while V-VIP tickets are R1399.
Tickets and package deals are available at http://octopia.nutickets.co.za