Tuesday | April 15, 2014


SANDANCE presents Pet Shop Boys, Fatboy Slim,

Scouting For Girls, Arrested Development, Goldfish & more�

Friday 9th May, 3pm-3am at Atlantis Beach�Dubai�s award-winning music festival Sandance returns to Atlantis Beach on�Friday 9th�tastes.

Chilled out sunshine sounds welcome early arrivals from 3pm, before sunset�brings American hip hop group Arrested Development to the Sandance�stage, known for their 90s laid back rap classics �People Everyday� and �Mr.�Wendal�.

Alternative rock band Scouting For Girls are next on stage, playing their�unique brand of guitar and piano pop, which has to date sold over 2 million�records, including a number one album and a long list of radio friendly hits�including �She�s So Lovely�, �Elvis Ain�t Dead�, �Heartbeat� and �Love How It�Hurts�. It�s hard to believe that a band formed in 2005 have already been able�to announce a �Greatest Hits� album and tour.

Electronic music veterans the Pet Shop Boys need little introduction, with a�concert described as an �electronic opera� in terms of its immense production�and impressive soundtrack. The duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are�listed as the most successful duo in the history of UK music by The Guinness�Book of Records and boast a back catalogue of 42 top 30 singles and 22 top�10 hits including �West End Girls�, �It�s a Sin�, Always On My Mind� and �Go�West�.

Following Pet Shop Boys are Dubai�s very own Hollaphonic, the first�electronic dance duo to be signed by a major record label in the Middle East.�

Their debut single �I Don�t Want It To End� went straight to number one on�iTunes followed by 3 more singles, each featuring a different guest vocalist�from the region. A debut album is rumoured to be on the way.

No strangers to Sandance are Goldfish, one of the most exciting and�successful dance acts to come out of Cape Town, South Africa. Regular�performers at Pacha Ibiza, Goldfish consists of talented musicians Dominic�Peters and David Pool who create live dance music using a variety of�instruments, samplers, and special effects. They are definitely rising stars,�with the likes of David Guetta and Fedde Le Grande knocking on their door for�remixes and sold out shows from Amsterdam to Miami, Sydney to Sao Paulo.

Superstar DJ Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim also makes a welcome�return to Atlantis Beach. As the original beach DJ and �Funk Soul Brother�,�his own �Big Beach Boutique� brand draws hundreds of thousands of party�goers to the beach in Brighton, England. He�s headlined Ultra Music Festival,�Glastonbury, Exit and Bestival.�May with another fantastic line up and something to suit all musical�Saudi DJ and producer Omar Basaad has the honour of performing the�closing set of the Sandance season. Omar�s influences include Steve Angello�and Daft Punk, as well as Khaleeji rhythms which infuse his productions and�make him such an exciting prospect in EDM circles.

For artist interviews please contact Greg Dufton at gregdufton@thinkme or call 050 293 1103.


AED 300 Regular (AED 350 on the door)

Sandance NYE 2013 ticket holders who were verified and refunded are eligible for a 50%�
discount on the above ticket prices. For full details of this discount, please see the information�at the bottom of this press release.

21+ | ID Required | Door Policy Applies



Ticketholders from the Sandance NYE 2013 who were validated and confirmed for refunds�are entitled to a 50% discount on the same number and category of advance purchased�tickets from authorised retailers for Sandance on 9th May 2014.�

Beginning Thursday 17th April, a discount code will be sent to verified ticketholders via email�or SMS, from the authorised online retailer where their NYE 2013 Sandance tickets were�purchased. The discount code will be valid for the same number and category of tickets�purchased for the NYE 2013 Sandance and can only be redeemed at the same authorised�online retailer until 8th May 2014.

Sandance NYE entitled refund ticket holders who booked through Atlantisthepalm.com,�Nasimi Beach, American University Dubai (AUD), Virgin Megastore (in-store) and EPPCO/ENOC stations will receive a discount code from Ticketmaster via email or SMS, which they�may redeem until 8th May for Sandance on 9th May 2014.

The discount is redeemable on advanced purchase tickets only, and will not be valid at the�door or for table bookings. Table holders who are entitled to a discount will be contacted�directly.

Advance ticket prices for Sandance on 9th May are AED 300 Regular (AED 150 discounted)�and AED 450 VIP (AED 225 discounted). Full price tickets will also be available at authorised�retailers including: AtlantisThePalm.com, Ticketmaster, Time Out Tickets, Platinum, Virgin�Megastores and Nasimi Beach.

The 50% discount is valid for the 9th May 2014 Sandance only, and cannot be used for future�festivals.


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