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Orchestral Avicii tribute to be held at Creamfields

A 40-piece orchestra will play homage to “one of dance music’s biggest talents”...

Creamfields have announced they will host an orchestral tribute for Avicii at the festival which takes place from 23rd to 26th August.

The Kaleidoscope Orchestra will play their debut performance, which is said to include the tribute to the late EDM megastar as well as a number of other dance classics.

Announcing on social media, Creamfields said the 40-piece instrumental would “deliver an unmissable set to honour one of dance music’s biggest talents”.

Alesso, Major Lazer, Armin van Buuren and many more are also set to play Creamfields.

The news of the orchestral tribute follows Axwell ^ Ingrosso, who over the weekend (7th July), paid their own tribute to Avicii

Many artists, including Carl Cox, have recently spoken about the issues surrounding mental health in the electronic music industry since the passing of the DJ.

(Words: Samantha Jagger)