Friday @ Family presents
Above & Beyond
8:00pm, Fri 25th January, 2013
Family Nightclub, QLD
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"Above & Beyond are a genuine phenomenon... the biggest electronic DJing and production collective the UK has ever produced" - DJ Magazine / Family Nightclub / Friday 25th January 2013 (Australia Day Weekend)
CONNECTION. If one word sums up the phenomenon of Above & Beyond then that is surely it. Whether it's the thousands of A&B fans singing their lyrics back at them in concert halls from Beirut to Brixton, or the millions that tune in for their weekly TATW radio show, connection - real human connection - is at the heart of all things that define Above & Beyond.
Much like acts like The Smiths or Joy Division before them, Above & Beyond find themselves embedded at the heart of their fan's lives. Some walk down the wedding aisle to their songs, others ink their bodies with their lyrics, often a proud couple will choose to get engaged at one of their gigs. All that pledge their loyalty to them, are moved in a way that goes beyond most electronic music out there.
Above & Beyond is Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamaki and their story is one of constant movement. From their early days as hotly tipped producers to their current global standing, Jono, Tony and Paavo have remained as down-to-earth and determined as ever - always focused on the next goal. Over their 11-year history, this dedication has continually paid off.
The only dance act in history to win the Essential Mix Of The Year twice (for both their 2004 and 2011 efforts), the London-based trio have remixed greats like Radiohead and Madonna, played to one million people on the Barra Beach in Rio de Janiero (New Year's Eve in 2007) and even had their track "Buzz" chosen to soundtrack the launch of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave desert.And as these landmarks rack up, the non-stop pulse of their global touring keeps them connected to their growing international fanbase. Each week brings another crowd, another country and often another continent, while their weekly TATW radio show now reaches over 30 million people worldwide.
Supported by Family Nightclub Residents
Early Bird - $35 +b/f
First Release - $40 +b/f