‘Hard Kandy, KillRockStar & Big Dog presents’
CHRISTMAS KANDY Tickets
10:00pm, Tue 25th December, 2012
170 Russell (formerly Billboard The Venue), VIC
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HARD KANDY presents: XMAS KANDY CLASSIC TRANCE EDITION
Feat. S.H.O.K.K. (SUI) ~ Farewell Classic Trance Set
Nick The Kid (UK) ~ Hindsight
Tue 25th Dec 2012
10pm - Close
Theme: Xmas Cheer
Merry Xmas To All!!
The annual Chrissie festivities are back for another carol's rendition, and this time we have some old and new friends from yesterway coming to celebrate.
Hardtrance Specialist S.H.O.K.K. will perform for the last time in Melbourne, as he's wrapping up his farewell tour. Xmas will see Nick the Kid make his first trip down under as he undertakes a series of shows under the Hindsight banner. And our friend from across the ocean, Mirage is back for another trance assault.
And to add a little spice to the Christmas pudding, the local talent will deck the halls and join the jolly, to bring it all together for a Classic Trance Edition of Christmas Kandy for 2012.
Set your sights on Christmas lights and join us for an evening of merriment and Let's celebrate the Christmas Season with good friends and good cheer!
Getting you into the Xmas spirit this year will be Santa's little helpers & whether you've been naughty or nice, Kandy Clause is bound to make an appearance!
What more could you ask for in your Christmas stockings??
Claudio Pettannice, with his then partner in crime Marco Guardia discovered their passion for electronic music during their school days. They worked together for 5 years and released a strong discography with their unique hardtrance style.
After hitting the clubs and the scene with trance classics like "Isn't It All A Little Strange" which was signed to legendary Frankfurt Label Pulse (Overdose Sub), or the remixes for Dave Joy's "First Impression" and Cosmic Gate's "Back To Earth", S.H.O.K.K. started to get international with tours in Australia, The Netherlands, South Africa and the UK for Names like Godskitchen, Dance Valley, Passion or OXA to name just a few.
In 2004 a collaboration between Marcel Woods and S.H.O.K.K. was released on ID&T under the name "Woodshokk - Tulips & Chocolate" which was supported again by some of the very big names in the trance scene. This tune was the last release so far before Phil Green and S.H.O.K.K. in 2007 with an Electro remake of "New Year's Day" by U2.
In 2008, he continued his production journey with super talented French producer DJ Space Raven.
This will be S.H.O.K.K.'s last performance in Melbourne, as his world tour comes to an end. So make sure you check out this trance phenomenon, for the last time.
Nick The Kid (U.K.)
Nick has Immersed himself into many areas of underground dance music now for over 15 years.
His long running hard trance brand Hindsight, has recently celebrated 11 years in the game. And in June 2012 saw the launch of Nick's new label Hindsight Blue, which caters for his massive love of trance & progressive.
Production wise his tracks & remixes have made it onto major compilations such as Goodgreef Xtra Hard, Ministry Of Sound's Hard Dance Awards album & also Hard Dance Anthems from Tidy Trax, which made it to a staggering no 26 in the official national album charts.
In recent years he has had tracks signed & released on Tidy, Tranzlation, Tech FU, Hindsight, Friction Australia and collaborated with artists such as Fj Project, Kevin Energy, Luca Antolini, Digital Self & Tek-Tonic, Joe.E, and many more!
It's awesome to have Nick's first experience in Australia at Christmas Kandy, alongside S.H.O.K.K., one of Nick's biggest influences.
DECOR TRANSFORMATIONS / ATTRACTIONS
Special Appearance by Santa 'Kandy' Clause
Santa's Little Helpers
Kandy Dancers & performers
Hoola Hoopers, Poi, Acrobats
Dancewize support & giveaways
16 LED rotating stage screens
Multi laser installation
Promo Cd giveaways
Xmas bags & cards
MAIN ROOM: (Jingle Bells)
Santa 'Kandy' Clause
Santa's little helpers & Performers
Nick The Kid (UK)
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