San Diego, CA (March 12, 2013) – Due to overwhelming demand from fans throughout Southern California, award-winning electronic music producer and global superstar DJ,Armin van Buuren, today announced a San Diego date for his ARMIN ONLY: INTENSE world tour.  The tour will stop in San Diego at Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, May 10 bringing one of the most spectacular musical events ever produced for an electronic music artist to the area.  Produced by ALDA Events and promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the ARMIN ONLY: INTENSE tour will visit cities throughout North America including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver, Mexico City and Monterrey.  Tickets for the San Diego date go on sale Friday, March 14 at 10:00 AM PDT at http://www.axs.com/events/249178/armin-van-buuren-tickets

One of dance music’s biggest names, Armin van Buuren has been voted the world’s #1 DJ by DJ Magazine an unprecedented five times and continues to play to sold-out audiences across multiple continents.  Since 2001, he has hosted a radio show, A State Of Trance, that has amassed over 20 million weekly listeners in 26 countries.

The ARMIN ONLY: INTENSE world tour will support his latest full-length artist album, Intense, that saw its global release on May 3, 2013 and landed in the top 25 on the Billboard US Dance/Electronic Albums chart.  For the creative vision behind the tour, Armin teamed up with famous theatre director Jos Thie and creative mind Sander Reneman (owner 250K). Together, the team has created a groundbreaking EDM experience using visually-arresting technical effects and stunning live performances that will leave fans breathless.

 “The basis of Armin Only will always be a DJ set,” says Armin.  “But to make things more interesting, I’m going to try and really make the live moments almost like you would witness them in a theatre!  I can’t wait to bring this show to all the fans around the world.”

The world tour launched with two sold-out shows in Armin’s home city of Amsterdam on November 15 and 16 at the Ziggo Dome.  Armin will bring an epic 5-hour set featuring his signature musical style to North America starting in New York City and continuing through Monterrey, Mexico before moving on to dates in Australia, South Africa and Russia to close out the 20-date world tour.  Even more international dates will be announced soon.  A list of North American dates is below.

 

ARMIN ONLY: INTENSE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

 

April 11             New York City, NY                     Madison Square Garden

April 17             Chicago, IL                               United Center

April 19             Toronto, ON                              Metro Toronto Convention Center

May 1               San Jose, CA                            SAP Center

May 3               Vancouver, BC                          Pacific Coliseum

May 9               Los Angeles, CA                       The Forum

May 10             San Diego, CA                          Valley View Casino Center

May 16             Monterrey, MX                          Teatro Banamex

May 17             Mexico City, MX                        Sports Palace

 

For more information about ARMIN ONLY: INTENSE tour, visit:

www.arminonly.com

www.facebook.com/ArminOnlyOfficial

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