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April 12, 2023

Franky Wah SHÈN Showcase USA Debut

Written by Meagen Surowiecki on April 12, 2023

One of the biggest-ever label showcase brands is coming to New York, SHÈN from the acclaimed progressive house and melodic techno megastar Franky Wah. The widely popular Ibiza residency party is heading to the Knockdown Center for a historical night on April 28. A carefully curated line-up of friends and peers is to come and tickets are now available.

Franky Wah has become one of the most visible breakout artists in the world over the last few years. He's played epic shows everywhere from Factory Town with Carl Cox to Printworks with Afterlife and has served up plenty of fresh tunes on Eric Prydz’s PRYDA Presents, Anjunadeep, and Sasha’s Last Night On Earth

The last year, he launched his famed imprint SHÈN Recordings which led him to expand is even greater lengths to create an immersive showcase of his singular sounds. Followed by a featured thirty-track album entitled ‘This is SHÈN’ in collaboration with progressive legend Sasha and Lunar June. SHÈN is a Chinese term that refers to heaven and the human spirit. Those spine-tingling, significant vibes are what Franky captures in the music he is now playing and releasing, casting real spells on all who hear it.

LIVE MIX OF 'This is SHÈN'

The highly anticipated showcase brought by global party producers, Gray Area will be expected to be a deep and mesmeric event. Exposing the full sound and imagination from Franky Wah bellowing through the 50.000 square-foot building. Loaded with cutting-edge light, sounds, and audio-visual installations to make it an unforgettable one-off party in a truly unique space. Gray Area's two previous parties with Franky Wah sold out in advance and this one, the largest ever, will do too - so move quickly to secure your place on the dance floor. 

"My first sold-out headline US show was in New York so it felt only right to bring the first SHÈN US showcase back to the city.  I feel such a connection to New York and the people here that have welcomed me and my music so it’s an honour to be able to curate this SHÈN showcase right where my US journey began.” - Franky Wah 

Article written by Meagen Surowiecki

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