A brand new EDM festival will be held this week at Disneyland Paris. Electroland is a fully immersive party extravaganza taking place at the theme park on Saturday 8 July 2017, showcasing sets from Steve Aoki, NERVO, Michael Calfan, Richard Orlinsk, and more.
Although this will be the first ever EDM festival to ever take place at Disneyland, Steve Aoki and NERVO are in good company as the park is no stranger to hosting a mega star or two. Since its opening in 1992, Disneyland Paris has hosted some of the greatest music stars in the world. Here’s a brief history of live music in the amazing theme park.
Cher and Tina Turner, 1992
At the grand opening of Disneyland Paris in 1992, the park threw a party like no other which saw not one but two of the world’s biggest stars take to the stage. The swaggering, head-shaking legend that is Tina Turner and 80s mega diva Cher took to the stage to treat spectators to a jaw-dropping show which was televised and shown all over the world.
Elton John, 1995
Creator of some of Disney’s most iconic songs, pocket rocket (man) Elton John performed live at Disneyland paris in 1995 to celebrate the opening of the attraction Space Mountain. Performing to a mesmerised crowd, Elton dropped classic after classic including of course the timeless Lion King hit Circle of Life.
Andrea Bocelli, 2002
Everyone’s favourite Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli graced the stage at Disneyland on march 15th 2002 for the gala night. His performance was a prior to Walt Disney Studios Park grand opening on march 16.th
Mariah Carey and Gloria Gaynor, 2007
Mega star warbler Mariah Carey and queen of disco Gloria Gayner came together in adverse weather conditions to perform a special set at One Mighty Party at Disneyland Paris in 2007.
Stromae performed on November 13 in Disneyland Park in front of the magical Sleeping Beauty Castle for a huge flashmob live on TF1. The performance was for the charity ELA with 1500 participants, performing a choreography to the famous Stromae song “Alors on danse”.
John Legend, 2017
The multi-platinum selling, Oscar, Golden Globe, and 10x Grammy Award-winning, all round mega star John Legend graced the stage at the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris in March 2017.
The singer songwriter moved fans with a tear jerking set in front of the magical Sleeping Beauty castle. The All of Me singer played his hits before he concluding with his own rendition of Disney classic Beauty and the Beast.
Steve Aoki, 2017
Grammy-nominated electronic dance music superstar Steve Aoki is renowned for his pandemonium inducing sets and will perform at Electroland in July in what looks set to be a truly unique, high octane performance.
With a giant LED screen, projection mapping onto one of the park’s most iconic attractions – The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, some very special guests, surprise immersive elements and access to the park at night, all set against a magical Disney backdrop, Electroland needs to be seen to be believed.
Tickets are still available for the one night extravaganza at http://electroland-disneylandparis.com/site/en/home/