Markus Schulz, recently voted America’s #1 DJ by The DJ Times and World #13 is performing for the first time in Cape Town on the 8th of March and in Johannesburg on the 9th of March. he’ll be supported by the trance duo from Egypt and World #19, Aly & Fila.
Markus, a German DJ and producer of progressive trance and house music who is currently based out of Miami. Playing over 150 gigs a year, he has become the busiest international DJ playing out of the United States. This is not Schulz’s first EDM accolade; he earned the #9 spot on DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs of 2011 – a much respected international list on which he joined Deadmau5, Avicii, David Guetta and Tiesto in the top 10 elite.
Markus has recently been nominated for 5 IDMA’s this year including –Best Global DJ and Best Radio Mix Show (Global).
Back in 2003 Aly & Fila burst into the international clubbing consciousness with their massive hit “Eye of Horus”. Their gorgeous, euphoric, uplifting blend of sweeping trance has seen them rise to A-list status alongside the likes of Armin van Buuren, Blank & Jones, Johan Gielen, Tall Paul and more.
Voted #19 by the DJ Mag top 100 DJs in 2012, it is Aly & Fila’s third consecutive appearance on this list. The duo has been gigging at a dizzying amount of different points on the globe last year like Taiwan, Belarus, Lithuania, Peru and India on top of the usual European and American hotbeds. Their own record label, Future Sound of Egypt has also become a beacon for trance around the world.
Local artists supporting Schulz in Cape Town include Speedy, Jason 47 and Ginetix. Partygoers in Johannesburg will see the likes of Dj Zaxx, James Damian, Dirty Herz, Tyronne Scott, SK9 and James Damian opening for Schulz.
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Cape Town details:
Venue: The Side Show
Date: 8 March 2013
Only 1 100 tickets available from The Side Show, Mon-Fri 10:00 – 17:00 or
Venue: Nasrec Expo Centre
Date: 9 March 2013
Time: Doors open 19:00
Cost: General Access – R240 (Early-Bird tickets at R190)
VIP – R350 (Early-Bird tickets at R310)
V-VIP – R800.
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