Steve Aoki - April 18
He's one of the highest-grossing touring electronica DJs.
He's also the head of his own label, Dim Mak, through which he's discovered bands such as Bloc Party and the Gossip.
And, he's the son of the founder of Benihana, Rocky Aoki. But above all else, Steve Aoki is a hometown boy, having been born in Miami.
7 p.m. Friday, April 18; $69-96
Hard Rock Live, 5747 Seminole Way, Hollywood
Tickets are available at
And if you miss Aoki in Hollywood on Friday, he also plays Miami Beach on Sunday at Story Nightclub. More at this link.
Click here for an interview with Steve Aoki.
(Courtesy /April 14, 2014)
The inaugural UR1 Festival will delight hipsters, hip-hoppers and dance-music lovers this year at Art Basel: The fest's second round of artists was announced this morning, adding Animal Collective, Dead Can Dance, Flying Lotus and Slash to an already strong roster featuring Kanye West and Lou Reed.
The full list of newly announced artists is below. Tickets are already on sale at UR1Festival.com, going for $99-$149 plus roughly $20 fees for each price level. The festival runs from 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.
Second lineup announcement:
Dead Can Dance
Chus + Ceballos
Visit the festival Web site for the full lineup: UR1Festival.com.
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