In just one month, Colorado will welcome back Global Dance Festival on July 21 and 22 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. Previously, the festival has been hosted at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO. From this move comes a silent disco area, free arcade games and rides, art gallery, and more. The lineup is stacked with a variety of artist from two of the biggest dubstep artist, Datsik and Excision, playing a back-to-back set to Hardwell for house music fans. Everyone attending the festival will be guaranteed to have an amazing experience from the lineup to the extra activities to do. Below is a full lineup including silent disco. To check out attractions or questions, go to this link.
Malaysian Safari took the opportunity to interview people from across the country to ask them about Global Dance and this is what they have to say.
Q: To get an idea about you guys, what is your age, location, and what you do?
Parker: “I am 25 years old and from Baltimore, Maryland. I am a student and work a number of jobs including catering, promoting, and marketing for a computer programming startup.”
Vance: “I am 19 years old and from Durango, Colorado. I am a full time student studying economics at CSU.”
Josh: “I am 23 years old, working full time, and from Miami, Florida.”
Joe: “I am from Chicago going to school in Colorado and 20 years old.”
Q: What are your expectations for Global Dance based on previous experience or by reviews?
Parker: “I have heard a lot of great things about Global Dance. Although I have never been before, the line up is incredible and can’t wait!”
Vance: “The positive energy brought by fans to connect as one and freedom to express yourself.”
Josh: “I expect to listen to some of my favorite artist, dance a lot, and meet new people.”
Joe: “I plan to have a lot of fun and put out a lot of energy.”
Q: How do you feel about it being moved from Red Rocks Amphitheatre to Sports Authority Field at Mile High?
Parker: “Red Rocks is a very cool venue but I think Mile High Stadium will be a lot of fun. The festival will still be out doors and that is a big draw for me.”
Vance: “This is going to be my first Global Dance Festival and honestly was looking forward to Red Rocks. On the up side I am excited to see how it changes and grows being at a bigger venue.”
Josh: “I am really disappointment because Red Rocks is a beautiful venue. On the other hand, its more about the people and the music rather than the venue so on that note I’m excited to see more people at this venue.”
Joe: “I would prefer to have a it at Red Rocks but it will be cool to have it at a larger venue.”
Q: Other than the music, what part of the festival are you looking most forward to? Rides, arcade games, etc?
Parker: “One of my favorite things about festivals is the food! I think many cool vendors will be at Global Dance and hopefully I’ll get to try some new things.”
Vance: “Rides will be a really cool thing to experience at a festival, I have never been to one with rides before.”
Josh: “I look forward to seeing all the different outfits that people will wear.”
Joe: “Positive vibes and energy plus meeting new people.”
Q: What artist are you most excited to see and why?
Parker: “I cannot wait to see Ephwurd or Funtcase,they have always been some of my favorites.”
Vance: “I am so excited to see the back-to-back with Excision and Datsik, I have been waiting for along time for them to come together.”
Josh: “Porter Robertson is who I am most looking forward because of the vibes his sets bring.”
Joe: “Nero and Kaskade are my top two artist and they got me into EDM.”
Q: When attending a festival, such as Global Dance, what is your ritual for getting ready?
Parker: “I always make sure I’m hydrated for the few days running up to the festival and make sure I have all my gear together; Camelback, sunscreen, ear plugs and some dope outfits.”
Vance: “I enjoy getting ready with friends and eating a good meal before we go.”
Josh: “Showering, always eating an over-easy egg sandwich before every festival, and drinking water.”
Joe: “I worry about my personal hygiene then get decked out in my rave gear including LED shoes and bandanas.”
Q: Any additional comments you’d like to make regarding the festival?
Parker: “I have never been to a festival this far away from Maryland. I am super excited to see the different type of set-up and people it brings.”
Vance: “I’m excited to see the set up for a festival at a football stadium.”
Josh:” I love going with a good group of friends and have a great time.”
Joe: “Rave on and be safe- come find me fellow ravers!”