After a skyrocketing 2008 for DEADMAU5, this year is already off to a soaring start for the electronic superstar producer. This past weekend he took home the Canadian Juno Award for “Dance Recording Of The Year” for his 2008 debut album Random Album Title (Ultra Records) and was crowned the "Best Break-Through DJ" at the 24th annual International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) held last week in Miami during the Winter Music Conference. DEADMAU5's wins at the Juno Awards and the IDMA’s further solidify his stature as the fastest rising star in star in the electronic circuit. Earlier this year, DEADMAU5 was also nominated for a Grammy Award for his remix of producer Morgan Page’s "The Longest Road" in the "Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical" category.
Still known for delivering one of the greatest live electronic performances of 2008 at the groundbreaking HARD Haunted Mansion this past Halloween night in Los Angeles , DEADMAU5 has been tapped to headline the next installment of the HARD Presents live events series slated for May 22 at the newly renovated . Joined by supporting acts Moderat, the collaboration between producers/artists Modeselektor and , German house duo Tiefschwarz and HARD founder Gary Richards, better known as Destructo, DEADMAU5 will deliver his signature live performance as one of the most hyped artists and producers in electronic music today.
Closing out an immensely busy 2008, where his massive ‘World Tour’ took him around the globe, DEADMAU5 kicked off his highly anticipated North American spring tour in March where he made several high-profile appearances at SXSW and performed on each day of the http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgeWBjwrrEg. He’ll also team up with fellow live electronic acts Late of the Pier and The Whip for several key East Coast dates. DEADMAU5’s updated North American tour schedule is as follows: in Miami, where twice he took audiences by storm with his unique and exhilarating live show. View a video of his UMF performance here:
*indicates dates with Late Of The Pier and The Whip.
DATE CITY VENUE
*Wed 4/1 Nashville , TN Lime Light
Fri 4/3 Cleveland , OH Metropolis
*Sat 4/4 Philadelphia , PA Theater of the (TLA)
*Tue 4/7 Washington , DC 9:30 Club
*Wed 4/8 Boston , MA Paradise
Thu 4/9 Pontiac , MI The Crofoot
Fri 4/10 Toronto , ON Kool Haus
*Sat 4/11 Chicago , IL The
*Sun 4/12 Montreal , QC Montreal Convention Center
Fri 5/22 Los Angeles , CA Hollywood Palladium
Sat 5/23 Daly City , CA Cow Palace
Sun 5/24 Quincy , WA The Gorge Amphitheater
Mon 5/25 Las Vegas , NV MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Wed 8/5 Niagara Falls , ON Dragonfly
Sat 8/8 Miami Beach , FL Mansion Night Club