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Paradigm Festival 2020 Phase 1 Lineup Announced

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Melbourne’s Paradigm Festival has locked in a massive return in 2020, revealing its incredibly stacked phase 1 lineup.

Set to take place at Melbourne Showgrounds on April 11, Paradigm will host the biggest names in trance and psytrance with a total of 12 acts announced in the official phase 1 lineup.

Leading the charge are trance heavyweights John O’Callaghan, Bryan Kearney, Giuseppe Ottaviani with psytrance fans pleased to hear that Paradigm has secured the likes of Vini Vici, Blastoyz, Captain Hook and more.

Hosting multiple genres of trance, Paradigm 2020 will feature 3 stages and world class production in an outdoor setting.

“We believe the electronic scene is so much more than just music. It’s a lifetime memory, an experience you will never forget. Let us take you on yet another wild ride. Strap yourselves in for Paradigm Festival 2020.” – Paradigm

With more acts to come, mark this event in the calendar as one to attend in 2020!

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Paradigm Festival 2020 Phase 1 Lineup

John O’Callaghan

Bryan Kearney

Giuseppe Ottaviani

Sean Tyas

Vini Vici

Factor B

Blastoyz

Sam Jones

Maria Healy

Morten Granau

Captain Hook

Mandagora

Event Info

Date: Saturday April 11, 2020

Where: Melbourne Showgrounds

Time: 12pm – 10pm

Ticket – Register for Presale Access Here

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