Gear up this December, Chennai as GLOBAL SOUND a property of Sparkkz, is presenting – SUNBURN ARENA with the World No. 8 the DUTCH SUPERSTAR AFROJACK on 26th February 2016 at the Confluence Banquets & Resorts on East Coast Road. GLOBAL SOUND – A concept that is a high powered format, giving one a subliminal taste of the ultimate music festival. Global Sound concerts give the music aficionados the chance to leave their world behind and be a part of this breath taking night.
A massive stage of about 40 feet will be erected along with LED walls and “State of the Art” audio lighting equipment. The venue will be barricaded all around and the gates will be manned by security along with volunteers and bouncers present everywhere ensuring the safety and security of all the patrons. Ample amount of parking space is available at the venue. A separate elevated VIP lounge with seating facility will be created diagonally in front of the stage. Different food and beverage stalls will be brought in to cater to the audience. Mobile toilet facility at a close proximity will give the audience a great relief. A fire engine & ambulance will be stationed at the venue in case of emergency along with police protection. The gates to the venue will be open at 16:00.
Head Line Act – AFROJACK
Van de Wall was born and raised in Spijkenisse, Netherlands and is partly of Surinamese descent. He developed an interest in music at an early age and learned to play the piano at the age of five. At the age of 14, Van de Wall started DJ’ing at local pubs and clubs and earning additional income with designing websites for fellow musicians. In 2007 he released In Your Face, the first recording under the Afrojack name. He received international success with the song ‘Take over Control’ featuring Eva Simons, which charted in 10 different countries.
His 2010 entry into the poll at number 19 was the highest new entry of that year’s list. Afrojack was listed as number 7 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s of 2011. He ranked at number 9 on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ’s of 2012.In 2013, he ranked at number 9 again. And currently he is ranked at number 8.
In July 2010, Afrojack created an Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1.He released the Lost & Found EP in December 22, 2010. In 2011, he was featured on Pitbull’s number 1 hit single “Give Me Everything” along with Ne-Yo and Nayer He also contributed to the single “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé. In January 2012 Afrojack received an European Border Breakers Award. Afrojack’s newest single The Spark featuring Spree Wilson has so far hit number 3 in Australia and New Zealand, and top 10 in over 7 more countries. In 2013, Afrojack was the 7th highest-earning DJ in the world, according to Forbes magazine. Afrojack runs his own label, Wall Recordings, which represents Dutch DJs including R3hab, Sidney Samson and Mayaadh.
In 2011, Afrojack co-produced music with many artists including David Guetta, Mike Brown and Madonna. In 2012, he was a headlining at a number of electronic dance music festivals, including Tomorrowland (Belgium), Ultra Music Festival (Miami, Florida), Coachella (Los Angeles), Electric Daisy Carnival (New York City, Las Vegas).
His debut album, ‘Forget the World’ was released May 19, 2014 to mixed reviews.
On March 17 2015, Afrojack was featured in David Guetta’s single Hey Mama in which he co-produced with David Guetta and is a repeat mode song to all.
Along with the “DUTCH SUPER STAR AFROJACK”, some of the best talents internationally and from the country will do the warm up sessions to get the audience pumped up for the DUTCH SUPER STAR to perform. And to add more visuals to mesmerise your eyes!
Global Sound, a property of Sparkkz Event Management was launched on the 31st of December, 2013 and is a property of Sparkkz Event Management wherein our sole purpose is to promote talented and aspiring Electronic Dance Music Artists as well as to work alongside other established musicians.
Our goal for Global Sound is to focus on Electronic Music to begin with following which we hope to expand to other genres of music wherein we will do so by working with and promoting musicians of various other genres across the country. Says, Shweta Sada Creative Director of Sparkkz Event Management.
Date: 26th February 2016
Time: 4.00 PM Onwards
Venue: The Confluence Banquets & Resorts,
East Coast Road.