When one has been in the game for as long as Paul Oakenfold, one deserves worldwide recognition. This goes as no surprise after the English producer has unleashed over 100 remixes for over 100 different artists including Madonna, The Cure, Britney Spears, and The Rolling Stones. Not to mention fans voted him the number one DJ in the world on two separate occasions in 1998 and 1999 by DJ Mag‘s Top 100 DJ list.
They say that hard work pays off. For the three-time Grammy Award nominee’s case, this statement could not be more accurate.
Recent Reports say that the legend himself has been chosen to perform, for the first time ever, at the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of Stonehenge. This only adds to the extensive list of triumphs that Oakenfold has accomplished to date.
Fans can anticipate the soon-to-be historic event to unfold this upcoming September. Here, 50 hand-picked special guests will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness this iconic set.
The ‘Ready Steady Go‘ musician is no stranger to playing unexpected, yet astonishing locations. In the past, Oakenfold performed at the Base Camp on Mount Everest, the Great Wall of China, and the FIFA World Cup 2018.
“Despite having performed at incredible events and locations all across the globe, sunset at Stonehenge will be the most magical.
I am so lucky to be able to share my music from such an iconic site. The energy there will be like nowhere else on earth, and this will be reflected in my music and performance” -Paul Oakenfold
Fans may be feeling slightly disappointed that they will not be able to attend or witness the performance. However, there is no need to fret. During the upcoming historic day, Oakenfold will record his new album ‘Live at Stonehenge‘. This will allow his followers to hear the magic that filled the air during his performance.
As always, an event of this magnitude would not be possible without a hardworking team. Alon Shulman, producer, and creator of the event, stated:
“Together, Paul and I wanted to create something completely unique. Having worked closely with English Heritage it is fitting that our first special moment takes place at Stonehenge.”
Shulman has launched ‘Origins‘, a concept that incorporates performance, music, film, and much more. This highly anticipated experience comes as the next installment in a series of unique projects over the course of the next three years.
“Its Alon’s special relationships and his long-term vision that make the impossible possible. We’ll shortly be announcing our plans using amazing locations championing great artists and new music.” -Oakenfold stated.
The funds raised will go to English Heritage, a charity organization that preserves historic sites in the UK.
We truly can’t wait to see what the future has in store. If this event is any indication, thrilling and unexpected events are in the cards…