Al Dana Amphitheatre, Bahrain’s newest and most exciting live entertainment destination, has announced another global superstar for its upcoming season, iconic international DJ and producer Tiësto! “The greatest DJ of all time” according to Mixmag – is set to fill the Sakhir desert with the best in electronic dance music when he takes to the Al Dana Amphitheatre stage live on 21 October.
The DJ and producer dubbed “#1 DJ” by Rolling Stone has defined the landscape of dance music during his career. With over 36 million albums sold, 8 billion cumulative streams and a social platform with over 30 million fans, the Grammy award-winning, platinum-certified, international icon has achieved legendary status and continues to revolutionise the dance music landscape.
Shane Chalmers, Chief Executive Officer of Al Dana Amphitheatre, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Tiësto to Al Dana Amphitheatre. His high-profile Las Vegas residency was a huge success with back-to-back sell-out shows and demonstrates the appetite for his unique genre-crossing music that appeals to every audience.”
He added: “We are committed to bringing the absolute best in entertainment to the Kingdom and platinum certified Tiesto is a further testament to this. Our 22/23 season line-up is packed with the latest and greatest international global artists and is set to further establish Al Dana Amphitheatre as a leading player in the region’s live entertainment industry.”
Tiësto’s first release since signing with Atlantic Records, “The Business” has dominated airplay and charts worldwide since its September 2020 release, garnering over 1 billion streams to date. It has also held a steady position on Apple & Spotify’s “Today’s Top Hits”; “Today’s Hits” playlists and hit #1 at US Dance Radio. “The Business” is certified Platinum in 15 countries and gold in 8 countries and has held a place on the Top 10 official singles chart in 10 countries as well as Top 50 on Spotify in 31 countries.
The superstar DJ, who made history with single “Don’t Be Shy” with Karol G, which marked the first English song ever for Karol G, and the first Latin Artist collaboration for Tiësto will be the first DJ to entertain the Kingdom’s crowds in a season packed full of headline acts and fans are urged to secure their tickets early.