Abu Dhabi fleshes out its Creamfields line-up

Published October 8th, 2012 - 07:58 GMT
David Guetta on stage. Picture courtesy of Katy Davies.
David Guetta on stage. Picture courtesy of Katy Davies.

David Guetta and Armin van Buuren are not alone. Flash Entertainment has fleshed out the line-up for this year’s Creamfields electronic music festival with acts from around the region performing in Abu Dhabi. Joining the superstar DJs at du Arena on December 7 are 14 regional dance music acts: AN21 & Max Vangeli, ARTY, Riva Starr, maDJam, Aly & Fila, Genie, Stacktraxxx, Angelo & Asphyxia, Big AL, Ronin & Nesta, Mister Outlaw, Mark Pick Up, Natalie Brogan and Immaculate Touch.

The event will have two stages -- the House Arena and Live Stage. Tickets for the nine-hour festival start from Dh275, at thinkflash.ae.

Meet the line-up:

Lebanese DJ maDJam has headlined some of Beirut’s biggest club nights. He regularly headlines international events such as the Bacardi Festival and the Red Bull Air Race, and has performed across the Middle East and Europe.

Max Vangeli debuted alongside Tiësto and AN21 and collaborated with Example, Calvin Harris and the Dirty South. Max frequently performs at Pacha Ibiza and clubs across Europe and was named by DJ Mag one of the ‘Top 5 DJs to watch in 2011’.

Antoine Josefsson aka ‘AN21’ frequently tours with Max Vangeli and is the brother of Swedish House Mafia’s Steve Angello. Together the siblings have released big club hits including Valodja, Flonko and Swing N Swoosh.

Russian ARTY first lit up dance floors back in 2009 with tracks such as Gentle Touch, Get On and Flip Flop.

Riva Starr is one of the most talented re-mixers around, famed for his self-invented and unique passion for re-invention having worked with the material of Usher, the Gossip and Estelle amongst others.

Egyptian duo Aly & Fila bring their uplifting blend of sweeping trance to the House Arena. Since they burst onto the scene in 2003 with their massive hit Eye of Horus they have worked with the likes of Armin van Buuren, Blank & Jones, Johan Gielen, Tall Paul and more.

Local acts include: Genie, Stacktraxxx, Angelo & Asphyxia, Big Al, Ronin & Nesta, Mister Outlaw, Mark Pickup, Natalie Brogan and Immaculate Touch.


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