Megastar Tiësto Brings Unexpected 'Elements' to Vancouver

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Tiësto: Elements of Life is on world tour for a year, and marks his show in Vancouver as the hottest ticket in Canada. On August 25, 2007 when Tiësto performs to a crowd of close to 10,000 fans at GM Place, Vancouver will be christened with an unprecedented music concert. First electronic DJ to ever have a solo show of this record-breaking size in Canada.

On August 25, 2007 when Tiësto performs to a crowd of close to 10,000 fans at GM Place, Vancouver will be christened with an unprecedented music concert. Both pleasing his fans, and opening the door of new experience for all music fans, Tiësto is the hottest ticket in Canada.

"This type of show is a significant departure from what audiences perceive of DJ events, but rather it is parallel to that of Blue Man Group or Cirque Du Soleil," explains Paul Runnals, Production Director of Brand LIVE. "No one is expecting the exceptional show that they will be participating in, not even die hard Tiësto fans."

Tiësto: Elements of Life is on world tour for a year, a mammoth undertaking for any artist, which will incorporate a breathtaking live show, visuals, laser, pyrotechnics, and lighting. The 'Elements Of Life' concept features the four elements of life: air, water, earth, and fire. Large screens and LED curtains will seamlessly integrate captivating images of each essential element intertwined with the human form, and create an unforgettable and highly unique experience.

"Vancouver hasn't seen what happens when the right production team comes together to create a show that is second to none on a global scale," said Ami Seaton, ami Ltd. Founder. "This team is so professional - We've got Brand Live formulated from some of Canada's most acclaimed live producers working closely with Tiësto's show designers from Holland."

Seaton continues, "I am both honoured and proud that the city I love (Vancouver) has stepped up and embraced this show because it is 'so different,' and will change the whole basis for judging dance music. I look forward to the future of dance music events in this format."

Tiësto has a certain magic that is reaching the masses beyond the electronic music scene. Best known for being first DJ to play live at the Athens Olympic Games opening ceremony, Tiësto has been voted "best DJ in the World" 3 consecutive times by DJ Magazine, and consistently continues to be the biggest DJ draw in the world. His remix of Delerium/Sarah McLachlan's Silence was the first house track ever broadcast on daytime radio in North America, (8 weeks in UK top 10 chart). Tiësto is the official worldwide ambassador for the Dance4Life foundation, fighting the spread of AIDS/HIV.

Since release on Ultra Records April 2007, Tiësto's third artist album, 'Elements of Life,' has been on the charts. Week of release E.O.L. placed in Billboard at #1 in the Electronic Album category, #71 in Top 200 and #3 on the Electronic Album list where it remains today, and hit #8 for the most digital albums sold in the US. It went on to chart at #1 on iTunes US (Dance Album), and #2 on iTunes Canada for the largest selling album overall. The meteoric success of 'Elements of Life' is a first for Tiësto's career, and the album has become one of the largest in 2007 for dance music.

This landmark concert production will be a collaboration of media and sponsors, AM Only, Prime Time Management, Artist Management International (ami Ltd.), Gem Events.ca, Clubzone, KMISHN Vancouver, DJ Links.com, Progressive Entertainment, Live Nation GM Place, Georgia Straight, Beat 94.5 FM, GTWO-PR, and Brand LIVE.

More Tiësto Firsts:

  • First DJ show to sell out an arena.
  • First Electronic Music show in GM Place.
  • First Electronic DJ to ever have a solo show of this size in Canada.

Brand LIVE http://www.brandlivegroup.com
Brand LIVE is the alliance of veteran concert producers, Paul and Catherine Runnals, and branding specialist, Greg Albrecht. Brand LIVE produces high-end corporate and private events, music festivals, and televised concert events. Their impressive history speaks to the likes of Lilith Fair, 2005 Grey Cup "Party on the Pacific", MTV Video music awards, The World Electronic Music Festival, Televised Pacific Tsunami benefits (Calgary and Vancouver), the "Concert for Toronto" SARS benefit, Steve Nash "Diamonds at Sunset" Gala Fundraiser. Past and present clients include Prince, INXS, Sarah McLachlan, Avril Lavigne, Nelly Furtado, Barenaked Ladies, Tragically Hip, Blue Man Group and Dido.

Artist Management International http://www.tiestovancouver.com
Artist Management International is a live entertainment experience group created by Ami Seaton. Having worked closely with House of Blues, and other major entertainment agencies, Seaton has been a staple in the electronic music industry for over 10 years. Previously with Cargo Entertainment, he produced the first-ever, legal and permitted all-night dance events for the PNE Coliseum, Plaza of Nations, and Queen Elizabeth Theatre, and has now transitioned to large concert events, such as Tiësto: Elements of Life Vancouver.

Media Relations Services for this event were performed by GTWO-PR (Graham Gartside & Shelley Mantei). A.M.I is now a client of MEDIATONIC PR, for media enquiries on this A.M.I. event and its upcoming projects please contact:

Shelley Mantei
http://www.mediatonicpr.com
01.604.736.8646
shelley @ mediatonicpr.com

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