Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00
Colombo will come alive on 7 September, with a mind blowing music sensation, as Sun FM proudly presents Sun Fest 2013 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Center (SLECC). Sun FM, Sri Lanka’s leading English entertainment radio station, is renowned for introducing high-end international artist such as Arash, RIO, Artful Dodger, Guru Josh and Edward Maya; at memorable events that left mesmerizing memories etched in the hearts and minds of thousands.
This September Sun FM will be featuring seven renowned international mixalogists back to back for the first time in Sri Lanka for 12 hours straight, taking Sri Lankan entertainment to a whole new dimension.
Keep listening to Sun FM on 98.9 or 98.7 islandwide or log on to www.sunfm.lk or ‘like’ Sun FM’s official fan page www.sunfm.lk/facebook as Sun FM brings together a stellar lineup of today’s juggernauts of EDM or electronic dance music for this revelry.
DJ Antoine: Swiss spin master with hits such as ‘Welcome to San Tropez’ and Ma Cherie, DJ Antoine has also produced music for global superstar heavyweights such as Snoop Dogg, Bob Sinclar, DJ Smash and Timati.
Nicola Fasano & Steve Forest: Italian House with a Latin flavor! Author of ‘75, Brazil Street’ which became Pitbull’s ‘I Know You Want Me’ tornado and hits like ‘Oye Baby’ with Pitbull, ‘No Wasted Hearts’ Ultra Nate and ‘Tonite’ with Kat de Luna.
Erick E: Resident DJ from the Netherlands for one of the world’s most talked about and attended annual Music Festivals Sensation White; Erick E is recognised for his signature tribal tech beats and thumping bass lines. He has also had the opportunity to share the stage many a time with some of the highest ranked and renowned DJ/Producers like Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Eric Prydz and many more.
Funkerman: One of the headlining performers of Sunset Fest 2012, Love Land 2012 NYE and Fusion of Dance 2013, Funkerman has won the hearts of millions the world over. In 2009 the Funky Funkerman had the opportunity to work hand in hand with Fedde Le Grande in composing the beach club banger ‘The Joker’ and is also recognised for floor filling remixes such as ‘Ida Corr – Let Me Think About It,’ ‘Re-United – Sun is Shining’ and ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers – Otherside’.
Sick Individuals: Without a doubt, one of the most promising young talents in todays electronic dance music scene. Big name artists like Far East Movement, Justin Bieber, Flo Rida, Freestylers, Nadia Ali, Graffiti6, Tiësto and Nicky Romero have opted for a Sick Individuals twist to their tracks and 2013 is only getting bigger and better.
These distinctive musical prodigies put their heart and soul into their tracks, making every song and live performance a memorable one.
Seven world renowned alluring and exotic dance troops from Accelerate UK also join the lineup. Having worked for a plethora of artistes such as Beyoncé, Jay Sean, Jennifer Lopez, Tinie Tempah, Olly Murs and having performed on shows such as The X-Factor, Dancing on Ice & Fashion TV just to name a few, the troupes choreography is sure to be a showstopper.
Sun Fest 2013 is set to be an evening that will go down in the chronicles of Sri Lankan entertainment that will definitely keep you going from sunset to sunrise!