On Saturday, August 6 is the seventeenth edition of one of the first Dutch dance festivals held in Dance Valley recreation area Spaarnwoude. Today, the UDC line-up of so-called Secret Ground, the second valley on the ground in the vernacular of ‘Trance Valley’ is renamed. The Secret Ground is where the current number five of the DJ Mag Top 100 – The British trio Above & Beyond – an outdoor stage to his own disposal. Their Group Therapy Internship Trance Valley is where the melodic trance quality prevails, with exciting guest performances by various international Trance toppers.
Above & Beyond’s Group Therapy Dance Valley, Trance sources since the early days of the festival a happy marriage, although the flow until after 2000 a larger enclosure in the form of an outdoor stage. The music movement has since split into several sub-style and thus became a colored flow. The British supergroup Above & Beyond – consisting Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamäki – controls a wide spectrum within the Trance and it deserves its ‘Best non-Dutch Trance act in the world’.
The British grandmasters present this year’s Trance own Valley Therapy Group Stage – referring to the new artist album “Group Therapy”. The owners of the acclaimed Anjunabeats label are a host of top foreign invited to listeners of their popular radio show ‘Trance Around The World “will sound familiar.
Above & Beyond is the lover of trance – in the pure sense of the word – on hands, not least by their quirky, diverse and pure sound. The best German Trance For almost 15 years produced by the genius Cosmic Gate – a collaboration between Stefan and Bossem Terhoeven Claus – with a style that is somewhere between Progressive Trance, Vocal Trance and Tech-Trance driving. The originating in Ireland, John O ‘Callaghan in his home country seen as a superstar of the stature Armin van Buuren. Finland’s Super8 & Tab, Jaytech Australian, England’s Mat Zo and the Norwegian Boom Jinx complete the original poster in the Trance valley.
Dance Valley Line-up:
Above & Beyond
Super8 & Tab