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Westminster alumni become first British DJs to perform at Madison Square Garden

Music 23 October 2014

Two University of Westminster alumni have become the first British DJs to headline a high-profile sold-out event at the infamous Madison Square Garden in New York, reported The Independent.

The DJ trio Above & Beyond, including Westminster graduates Jono Grant and Paavo Siljamäki, played a 2-hour long session in front of an 18,000-strong audience.

In 2004 the Ministry of Sound invited the trio to host a weekly live radio show entitled 'Group Therapy with Above & Beyond' that grew to be extremely popular among an international audience with around 25 million weekly listeners from 35 countries.

Above & Beyond celebrated the 550th episode of Group Therapy Radio in style at Madison Square Garden, making “a piece of music history”, as ITV News put it.

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