Martin Garrix unified music lovers and philanthropists with an uplifting evening of EDM and feel good vibes at Exchange LA. On Thursday May 19th, A sea of supporters wore their hearts and “tickets” on their sleeves, as the celebrated “Fuck Cancer” tee and a valid 21+ ID granted you access to this widely coveted event. Fuck Cancer hosts events across the globe in hopes to bring awareness, early detection, and psycho-social support towards this crippling disease.
…more importantly a temporary escape from
the harsh realities that plague all too many
Steve James 18, the LA Weekly minted ‘Golden Boy of EDM’, took charge of prepping the crowd and did not disappoint mixing head-boppin hit after hit. His rendition of Zhu’s “Faded” put fans in a state of awe, a display well deserving of his moniker. As it approached midnight, eager fans summoned for the Dutch producer as chants of “Martin!” began to fill Exchange.
Choreographed lights synced with serene tones as Garrix beamingly took the stage. Throughout the night, confetti fell from the sky, sprinkling the rumbling floor as fans moshed to favorites like “Animals”, “Tremor” and “Forbidden Voices”. There was seemingly nothing lacking from Garrix’s production. The smoke machines, epileptic light shows, heart pumping compositions and hundreds of like-minded fans truly packaged this night into something unforgettable.
Curfew quickly approached and reluctantly the night came to a close. Martin thanked his adoring fans for their support, and Fuck Cancer for the opportunity to bring awareness and more importantly a temporary escape from the harsh realities that plague all too many.
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