Trance Comes of Age
What do you get the world's most famous globetrotting DJ for his latest tour? How about a traveling, half-million-dollar stage show complete with buto dancers, taiko drummers, trapeze acrobats, carnival showgirls, a chorus of singers, a hundred lasers, and some hair-singeing pyrotechnics? It's a worthy start, at least, to compliment Tiësto, the humble, Dutch-born superstar. "Until now, I did a lot of club gigs and big festivals in the U.S.," Tiësto says via e-mail while working in Brazil. "A lot of people are attending festivals, but they come for different acts and DJs. For the Tiësto in Concert shows, all the people come for me, and that's definitely a pinnacle of my U.S. career." "All the people" includes the 10,000 sweaty, post-raver revelers who rocked out the L.A. stop of the three-city tour in August (Vegas gets the final show on New Year's Eve).
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