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Phase 1 Artists revealed
26 October, 2015

India, 26th October 2015 - Season 9 seems bigger than ever. Percept Live, the promoter of one of the world’s largest dance music festivals, Sunburn, has just announced a bigger than ever star studded Phase 1 line-up for Goa 2015. Sunburn Goa has grown into one of the world's largest music festivals and will now be a 4 day event. The festival will be on the Northern shores of Vagator, Goa from 27th – 30th of December 2015. In its 9th year of providing unique dance music experiences, 2015 will earmark new beginnings as the stage in Goa is set for its biggest line-up of over 120 artists and 7 different stages with every stage catering to diverse genres of electronic dance music including trap, dubstep, drum n bass, hardstyle, house, tech house, deep house, electro, psy-trance and electronica.
Being one of the top 10 festivals in the world, Sunburn Goa lives upto its name as this year will feature the biggest line-up including two of the world’s top DJs Martin Garrix and David Guetta. Adding up to the global line-up are KSHMR, Bassjackers, Dyro, Seth Troxler, Headhunterz, Sam Feldt, Aly & Fila, Tube & Berger, Desert Dwellers, Liquid Soul and more. The line-up also boasts a wealth of Indian talent in the name of Shaan, Qwiver, Anish Sood, Sartek, Priyanjana, Arsh, Janux, Joshi and more.
Phase 2 lineup announcement will see 2 world renowned headliner names being announced that will make your favourite dance music festival even more special. So watch the space for even bigger lineup news!!!
EDM’s most celebrated artist David Guetta said – “India, its people and music have always had a special place in my heart. Not only does the dance music culture span thousands of years there, I've witnessed an incredible growth of electronic dance music there since my first visit. This is definitely a growing territory for dance music, and I'm really happy to be involved in its development. Let your friends know, join me on stage, and together in India we'll all make this our biggest global celebration to date."
Part of the explosion of Dutch EDM DJs who emerged during the 2012-2013 season Martin Garrix said – “Hey India! I’m ready for Sunburn 2015!  You warriors are in for a treat… See you this December!"
An absolutely new initiative started this year only by Sunburn is that fans can now buy tickets via 12 months EMI options with the credit card options. Now this is a great news that enables people to be a part of the world’s greatest dance music festival at their own budget and convenience. Sunburn truly proves its for the fans, by the fans and of the fans.
Another incentive this year is the ticketing policy where fans can avail the payment-in-instalments scheme – 50% at the time of booking and 50% within a period of 30 days. An incentive, which has never been offered by any music festival, making Sunburn once again, a pioneering thought leader in the industry, Also this year fans can avail 4 days of the festival for the price of 3 days since the net pricing has been kept the same as last year for the fans. More than just a music festival, Sunburn has nurtured the electronic music culture in India and 2015 will witness a boost in the global fan footprint with devout fanatics pouring in from more than 40 countries. Sunburn has partnered with Viagogo,one of the biggest global ticketing platform as ‘international ticketing partner’
A whole new surprise package this year is Campout; Welcome to the world of Campout, a vibrant town welcoming campers after a euphoric day at Sunburn Goa. Its more than a festival campsite. Campout would have a 24x7 marketplace with multiple shops, a dedicated bar, various experience zones and activities, exclusive parties and much more. The reason why Sunburn has initiated this is to provide its campers the same atmosphere that symbolizes Sunburn Goa for the entire duration of the camper’s stay.
Apart from all this Sunburn will have hot air balloon rides, acrobatic airborne acts, cruises, flea market, etc. The festival camping ranges from basic tents to luxurious duplex tent-houses to fit everyone’s budget. 24 hour security, food and beverage services take precedent above all at the campsite and Sunburn has accounted for all these factors while creating a state of the art camping entertainment hub and party zone for all three days of the festival. This year, the festival will also have Asia’s largest ever stage construction with its main stage having a 200-foot structure. With high-octane fusion of space and sound, world class LED lighting, video projection, Sunburn revelers will light up the sky in what will be a 360-degree sonic experience.
This is the 9th edition of Sunburn Goa which will deliver the world's best, in technology, music and production in a great web of artistry. The first ever Sunburn festival in 2007 attracted a crowd of 2,000. Last December, Sunburn Goa was attended by almost 3,00,000 people. In 2014 alone, 96 Sunburn events were held across India; overall 7,00,000 people attended them. This year we expect double the attendance on ground as well as our fan base across platforms therefore aiming to make Sunburn, the largest festival globally. 
Season 9 also sees a massive participation by brands across categories and industries. Gionee, one of the leading handset maker is copresenting the entire season 9, in partnership with Kingfisher and Smirnoff Experience; In association with OLA cabs, styled by fbb,  VIP Skybags and Rayban.  
Over the last 8 seasons, Sunburn has hosted some of the most adept artists of our times including Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii,  Axwell, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Deadmau 5, DVLM, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell,Knike Party, Krewella, Nickey Romero, Paul Oakenfold, Sander Van Doorn, Sasha, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto etc. Sunburn continues to dominate as Asia’s most anticipated and foremost music festival which also got rated amongst the world's biggest last year by IMS, attracts multiplied audiences year after year from different nations with its’ credibility built on the pillars of massive audience patronage. It has carved an overwhelming position with the music aficionados. 
Music lovers can expect to witness a festival unlike any other as Sunburn Goa 2015 gears up to present an all encompassing experience that will see a cosmic mash of dance music genres, state of the art experiential zones and phenomenal production spanning over 5,00,000 sq. mts. of mountain top venue at Vagator, making this an extravaganza of mammoth proportions and maintaining its reputation as a must-attend festival for any EDM enthusiast.