Feb 2018 | Utrecht Jaarbeurs | ALDA Events
A State of Trance (often abbreviated as ASOT) is a weekly radio show aired every Thursday at 20:00 (CET) and 14:00 (EST), hosted by prominent music producer and DJ Armin van Buuren and Ruben de Ronde. The show first aired in May 2001. Its number of listeners is estimated at 38 million.
The show has its own website, which enables fans to converse in chat-rooms and forums, while listening to the broadcast. The success of the show has also spawned to include several dance events around the world. The show is celebrated live each year in different locations around the globe with a lineup consisting of many trance artists.
A Trance Family of 30.000 joined together in the venue, Utrecht Jaarbeurs, for A State of Trance 850. Backbone International assisted with the technical and overlay production, which included drawings, preparations, in accordance with onsite functions. For the ASOT 850 production, there were a total of 30+ suppliers and crew involved with this production.