Paul van Dyk Hospitalized Following Fall From ASOT Festival Stage

Paul van Dyk
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Paul van Dyk performs at Insomniac's 5th Annual Escape Halloween Festival at NOS Events Center on Oct. 30, 2015 in San Bernardino, California.

UPDATE (April 5): A representative for Paul van Dyk posted the following statement on Facebook:

"Thank you for your countless messages, videos and well wishes. Paul is still in the hospital for further treatment. Given that he will need more time to recover from his injuries, all PvD performances until mid-June had to be canceled. For details regarding ticket refunds please check the relevant club/promoter website. We appreciate your support and understanding."

UPDATE (March 5): A representative for Paul van Dyk issued the following statement to Billboard:

"Paul is now fully conscious and under normal care. He did sustain a concussion and cracked vertebrae and must remain under hospital care while his condition improves. We expect him to fully recover and be back on tour soon."

German trance veteran Paul van Dyk has reportedly been hospitalized after falling from an elevated stage at A State of Trance Festival in Utrecht yesterday (Feb. 27).

The accident caused the festival main stage to be shut down, and was confirmed by both van Dyk's and A State of Trance founder Armin van Buuren's Facebook pages.

Thank you for the overwhelming show of love and support for Paul. As you know there was an accident last night causing...

Posted by Paul Van Dyk on Sunday, February 28, 2016

Tonight Paul van Dyk fell off the stage. He’s on his way to the hospital. He’s one of the heroes of A State of Trance...

Posted by Armin van Buuren on Saturday, February 27, 2016


Following the incident, EDC Mexico announced that Markus Schulz would replace van Dyk on the festival's Dreamstate stage.

Due to last night's unfortunate events, Paul Van Dyk will not be able to join us at our #Dreamstate stage in Electric...

Posted by Dreamstate on Sunday, February 28, 2016


Billboard has reached out to van Dyk's reps for further details, but had not heard back at time of publication.