Armin van Buuren makes history with UNTOLD at the Burj Khalifa

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In a breathtaking spectacle that left the world in awe, Armin van Buuren, the legendary Dutch DJ, recently shattered records by performing a mesmerizing set from the iconic Burj Khalifa. This historic event marked not one but two incredible world records, solidifying UNTOLD Dubai’s place as a trailblazing music festival.

Armin van Buuren, a name synonymous with electronic dance music, took center stage on the 149th floor of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building on the planet. This daring endeavor was not just a musical journey but a leap into the unknown. Armin’s 40-minute set was a breathtaking ascent to stratospheric heights, both literally and figuratively.

The first record that Armin and UNTOLD Dubai etched into history was for the highest-ever DJ performance. Perched on the 149th floor, he delivered a sonic experience like no other. As the city of Dubai shimmered beneath him, Armin left an indelible mark on the world of music.

But that wasn’t all; the spectacle had a second record-breaking feat up its sleeve. The performance also featured the largest LED screen ever used in a show. The entire façade of the Burj Khalifa was transformed into a canvas for a visual extravaganza that matched the scale of Armin’s music. This breathtaking blend of music and visuals was nothing short of a masterpiece.

“There’s an unbelievably strong connection between myself, UNTOLD festival and its fans. I don’t think I’ve ever felt as alive as I do on stage at UNTOLD, and that makes this upcoming show at UNTOLD Dubai incredibly exciting.”

Armin van Buuren

This groundbreaking performance was a sneak peek into what UNTOLD Dubai has in store for music enthusiasts worldwide. Even before its inaugural edition, UNTOLD Dubai is already making waves and asserting its dominance in the festival circuit. The fusion of cutting-edge technology, awe-inspiring venues, and top-tier musical talent promises an unforgettable experience for festival-goers.

Armin van Buuren’s extraordinary set received meticulous coverage from every angle, as a fleet of 18 cameras, 4 drones soaring over 830 meters, and even a helicopter ensured that every moment of this historic event found its place in posterity.

The full performance is now available to watch on Armin van Buuren’s YouTube channel. Get ready to ascend to the top of the world as you experience the enchantment of Armin’s music against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Burj Khalifa, a symbol of human achievement and ambition.

Image Credits: YouTube @arminvanbuuren

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Rahul Kale
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