Pete Tong

The World's Most Iconic Orchestral Electronic Music Events Brings New Winter Show To Aberdeen

Posted:
1 December 2023

PETE TONG IBIZA CLASSICS - JULES BUCKLEY WITH THE ESSENTIAL ORCHESTRA\

  • “A jaw dropping visual and audio show” Data Transmission
  • “A fresh look back at a genre that has moved millions worldwide over the past few decades” Variety
  • “Bringing gravitas to a barrage of arms-aloft Ibiza anthems” 4/5 Evening Standard
  • “He sampled and looped the orchestra itself - playing it like an instrument…Tong played a blinder” 4/5 The Times
  • “Floor-filling, hair-raising, enraptured gift of a concert. 10/10” Manchester’s Finest
  • “A simply superb spectacle” XS Noise

DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend Pete Tong has today announced that his critically acclaimed Ibiza Classics will return for a brand-new show in winter 2024. He will once again be joined by long-time collaborator Jules Buckley and The Essential Orchestra.

Kicking off in Aberdeen at P&J Live on 4th December 2024, Ibiza Classics will visit arenas in Glasgow, Nottingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Brighton and Birmingham, before concluding with two very special dates at The O2, London on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December 2024. Special guest vocalists will be announced in the new year. Ibiza Classics has firmly cemented itself as part of the live music calendar becoming the world's most iconic orchestral electronic music event. Celebrating the legacy of dance music, the new live show will include a host of special guest DJs and singers showcasing stunning reimagines of timeless classic house tracks. Combining unique orchestration with unparalleled electronic production, ravers rejoice as it is set to be the party of the year reminiscent of the White Isle and its musical history!

Louise Stewart, Head of Entertainment, Exhibitions & Marketing at P&J Live, said: “This is a huge win for Aberdeen, having secured a date on Pete Tong’s latest tour. This show is packed full of classic dance anthems, and with the addition of the Essential Orchestra, it’s absolutely spectacular – a must see.”

A pillar of dance music with an unparalleled ear for new talent, Pete Tong MBE is undeniably one of the world’s most influential figures. Over the last three decades - both publicly and behind the scenes - Pete has been revered as an arena-selling artist, DJ, music producer, A&R, and the voice of Radio 1’s prestigious dance programming. With an incredible 30+ year career, the tastemaker DJ, broadcaster and producer has been dedicated to making dance music a global genre, constantly pushing boundaries, and breaking new talent wherever he goes. A testament to his life spent in music year, Pete Tong MBE was honoured with the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award (MITS) in 2021 for recognition of his outstanding contribution to the music and broadcast industries. This year Pete Tong’ Ibiza Classics took part in celebratory Coronation Concert in the grounds of Windsor Castle (watch some of the incredible performance here) and completed another sell out Ibiza Classics arena tour.

Three mobile customers can access presale tickets on Wednesday 6th December at 9:30am and tickets go on general on sale on on sale Friday 8th December at 9.30am via www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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