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Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Enjoy the vibe that makes up the most famous gay parties in London and the world.

Qc2 is busy putting the final touches to the presents Salvation SA Tour 2009, one of the most highly-anticipated visits by an international club brand to South Africa.

Renowned for presenting the most famous gay parties in London and the World, Salvation kicked off in Johannesburg on December 26 before it moves to Durban’s new mega-club Origin on December 29 and then on to Cape Town (December 31 at Crew).

Salvation has become famous for consistently delivering quality productions and cutting-edge sounds by its stable of globally renowned DJ stars. The Salvation SA Tour 2009 will headline one of the brand’s top resident DJs from London, Pier Morrocco – with support from a premier quality line-up of international and local DJ talent.

The main criticism levelled at international club tours is that the overseas DJs are often out of touch with South African audiences, and the music they prefer. However, Pier has been doing some research by sharing music with his local counterparts (such as DJs Stuart Hillary, Dizzy, Groove Element, Martin McHale and Leroy Tayler), and also listening to their mixes, to ensure that the music standard lives up South Africa’s expectations.

“It’s the party season, it’ll be hot and there’ll be lots of European tourists in town, so I’m planning sets with a carnival, very upbeat feel to them. I think we can leave dark and moody music aside for the cold Northern hemisphere…although that said, I do want to push the boundaries a little, and I’ll be talking a lot more with my fellow SA-based Salvation DJ colleagues over the next few weeks to structure the gigs appropriately,” explains Morrocco.

The Durban party at Origin is due to run from 21h00 on December 29 to 05h00 on the morning of December 30. Origin in situated at 9 Clark Road. Tickets VIP (R150 presale only): Standard (R100presale) or R120 at door, Booking through Computicket outlets or

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