Win Tickets to See Steve Aoki at the Pageant

Steve Aoki at the Pageant in February 2012. - Todd Owyoung
Todd Owyoung
Steve Aoki at the Pageant in February 2012.

EDM superstar Steve Aoki will be stopping by the Pageant this Thursday, November 7, and we've got two tickets to give away!

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To win, simply tell us why you deserve to go. Be creative! You may enter in the comments below -- make sure you include some way of contacting you, as well as your full name so you can pick up your tickets. We will announce the winner here by 5 p.m. Thursday.

RFT Music writer Diana Benanti had the following to say about Aoki in this 2012 interview:

Mention Steve Aoki in a crowded room and watch the reactions; some will cross themselves in reverence, most will nod their recognition at the name, and the rest will know him only as "a DJ." But Steve Aoki has never been just a DJ; he's a modern auteur with his finger rammed in the proverbial sphincter of music and culture. Aoki got his start as the singer of a hardcore screamo band, but he's made a name for himself in indie, electro, EDM, pop and every musical mutation between. He started his own label, Dim Mak Records, in 1996, and he's broken artists from Bloc Party to the Bloody Beetroots. He's got more A&R skill in him than an army of big label drones. He's producing, opening a couple of nightclubs and touring the world. The kicker is, Aoki doesn't have to do any of this. The fact that he's the heir to the Benihana fortune barely merits a dependent clause in the larger Aoki narrative.

Watch this video of Aoki's set at Ultra Music Festival this year below:


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