On Aug. 19, six-time Grammy Award winning DJ and producer, Skrillex, announced that he will be performing an exclusive, intimate concert at New York City’s Slipper Room on Sept. 5 for a few hundred of Sirus XM’s lucky subscribers. Being the first North American radio outlet to play music from Skrilex just a mere four years prior, (Oct. 31 2010 to be exact) Skrillex will be performing the exclusive event in recognition of the radio station’s ongoing support since the start of his career.
In response to the recent announcement Skrillex stated in a press release, "SiriusXM is one of the most important outlets of our time. It has always been able to be a part of up and coming music—so stoked for this event!”
Sirius subscribers can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to New York City to experience the performance first-hand live and meet the renowned artist. Fans can see all of SiriusXM’s official rules and details by clicking on the following link: SiriusXM.com/Skrillex. All other Skrillex followers will be able to hear the performance as it airs live on September 5 at 6:00 pm Eastern time on Electric Area channel 52; the performance is also set to air via Radio App on smartphones, online, and other connected devices.
President and Chief Content Officer for SiriusXM, Scott Greenstein further stated, ”Skrillex has performed in some of the most famous clubs in the world, as well as arenas and stadiums worldwide, but on September 5th, he will perform in an intimate setting for a couple hundred lucky SiriusXM subscribers. We are excited to present this exclusive event and special live broadcast just for our listeners."
Appointed as one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s ‘Top 10 most influential people in Electronic Dance Music’ Skrillex’s productions and collaborations with Ellie Goulding, Benny Benassi, Diplo, and Korn have garnered international acclaim from both critics and fans alike.
The Grammy Award winning artist also most recently announced that he will be kicking off a fall tour to support his Recess album, which will span across North America including stops at some of the industries leading festivals. Kicking-off at Miami hot-spot Mansion in Sept., the artist will be making subsequent stops at: TomorrowWorld, Austin’s City Limits, Las Vegas’s Life is Beautiful, and New Orleans’s Voo Doo Festival. For more information on Skrillex please visit his official webpage or the following social media platforms: Facebook.com/Skrillex, @Skrillex.
Known for playing the biggest dance tracks and remixes from the world’s biggest producers, Electric Area features some of the industries leading artists including: Tiesto, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Sander van Doorn, Avicii, Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Swedish House Mafia, and deadmau5 to name a few. For more information on SiriusXM, please visit their official webpage at: SiriusXM.com.