Leave it to the French to put on the most mind-blowing, seizure-inducing high-tech visual shows in electronic dance music.
Daft Punk and Justice have already been immortalized by their epically cornea-scorching arena spectacles. Now it's fellow Frenchman and international DJ superstar Joachim Garraud who's melting eyeballs in addition to pumping fists with his global Invasion tour.
The tour's monolithic LCD screens and light show provide a one-of-a-kind visual experience to accompany Garraud's DJ sets and live keytar antics. And he's already taken it across five continents this year, including stops at the Coachella and Lollapalooza festivals.
His new quarterly Miami residence coincides with the reopening of Amnesia Miami Beach, a club with a cavernous multi-leveled space that should prove ideal for Garraud's audio-visual Invasion and the commercial big-room house fans who worship him.
Joachim Garraud with Phillipe B. Saturday, October, 22. Amnesia Miami Beach, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. The show starts at 11 p.m. and tickets cost $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Call 305-538-2424 or visit amnesiamiami.com.
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