Loyal trance fans, it's that time of year again. The time where the irrefutable king of trance Armin Van Buuren
announces the next big landmark on his historic A State of Trance
radio show. With already over 20 million weekly loyal visitors in over 26 different countries around the world (not including online listeners), Armin announced in the 684th episode of his show that he will take ASOT and turn it into an international music festival for ASOT 700: "Together in A State Of Trance". This is what Armin had to say:
Last year we brought you A State of Trance: New Horizons! This year, we’ll venture into new territories by bringing you on a brand new musical journey that infallibly captures the true spirit of A State of Trance. This year, we proudly present you: 'A State Of Trance Festival'. Divided over several continents at the most incredible locations, A State of Trance festival will deliver the unique ASOT vibe and electrifying atmosphere in its ultimate purest form.
In 2012 Armin Van Buuren brought us ASOT 550: Invasion, in 2013 he brought us ASOT 600: The Expedition
, and in the beginning of this year it was ASOT 650: New Horizons
. For the first time in the history of A State of Trance, there will be a celebration weekend for the kicking off of the festival tour which is set to take place in Melbourne, Australia February 6th and Sydney, Australia February 7th. A huge selection of trance DJs will take the stage for a live recording of the 700th episode.
This tour stretches out as far as 5 different continents and is set to begin in Utrecht, Armin Van Buuren's homeland, on February 21st. Stay tuned here
for more tour locations that are soon to be announced along with the full lineup for the live broadcast of ASOT 700. Check out Armin's full announcement below.