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"Tied in with United Nations Peace Day, every Earthdance event hooks up with a local cause - this year, the local beneficiary will be Emmanuel House
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From its first event way back in 1997, Earthdance has grown to become one of the largest synchronized music and dance events in the world, having been held in over 600 locations in 80 countries. Last year, 63 separate venues in 24 countries linked up on a pan-global psytrance tip. This year, it’s even bigger – and Nottingham’s contribution is being hosted by Ascension at the Marcus Garvey Centre.

Formed in 2011 in order to provide Notts with its own psytrance base, Ascension turns the Garvey into a UV temple of boom on a regular basis, with a devastating array of artists and DJs showcased by stunning decor, lights and visuals – making them the perfect hosts for Earthdance. Tied in with the United Nations Peace Day, every Earthdance event hooks up with a local cause and donates a chunk of the profits towards it. This year, the local beneficiary will be Emmanuel House.

The line-up for Earthdance runs deep; there’ll be a live retro set from S.U.N. Project, and sets from Plastic Vibe (YSE/Millenium), Christian (Dacru Recs/Dejavoo), Mazieg (Illuminaughty) and Ascension’s own Dave Om. The night kicks off at 10pm until 6 in the morning, but everything stops all over the world at midnight when the Prayer For Peace commences. While it’s morning in the Australian rainforest, afternoon in California and sunrise over the Himalayas, there’ll be a moment of deep reflection and connection, before it all goes mental again.

[email protected], Saturday 21 September, 10pm - 6am, Marcus Garvey Centre, Lenton Boulevard, NG7 2BY. Tickets £10 adv, £12 on the door

Earthdance website


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