Who is Paul van Dyk, really? Obviously he's one of the most famous figures in electronic dance music worldwide -- and arguably the best-dressed. But why? Well his industry accolades speak for themselves. Paul van Dyk (born Matthias Paul in East Germany, 1971) is a Grammy Award-nominated artist, named "World's No.1 DJ" by DJ Magazine in both 2005 and 2006, and has remained in the "Top 10" since 1998. As of 2007, he has sold over 3 million albums worldwide.
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But is this enough to convince anyone of his alleged greatness? Well Saturday night is your chance to find out when he plays at club Space. For only $75! You think I'm being facetious about the price? Tiesto (the other Euro trance demigod stealing van Dyk's thunder) charged $300 at his last LIV gig in October and didn't even break a sweat (the show was sold out regardless) so van Dyk's gig is a comparative bargain! Granted, trance is dead and buried, but the man is supposed to put on a hell of a show, and no better place than Space to host this bigger-than-life DJ.
Paul van Dyk at Space. Saturday, November 28. Doors open at 11 p.m. 34 NE 11 St., downtown Miami.