Steve Aoki to perform at Sound Awake music fest

Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) US Electro House DJ-Producer Steve Aoki will perform at the second edition of Sound Awake music festival that will take place here Dec 1.

Aoki founded his own label, Dim Mak Records, in 1996 and has given hit albums like "Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles", and most recently "Wonderland".

Sound Awake, a biannual Electronic Dance Music festival, provides a single platform for performances by some of the popular national and international artists and seeks to redefine Electronic Dance Music (EDM).

Organised by DNA Networks, the tickets for the festival went on sale Sep 8 and are priced at Rs.1,000 for the Steve Aoki show while the regular tickets are priced at Rs.1500, said a statement.

There will be four stages with a DNA live stage, an Indi stage as well as two separate stages for The Ministry of Sound and HedKandi.

The DNA live stage will feature the top headlining artists while the Indi stage will feature top DJs from India.

The stage of Ministry of Sound, known as one of the world’s largest dance music brands, will feature the top resident DJs of its clubs around the world. Some of the names include Shane Kehoe, Tim Cullen and Patrick Hagenaar.

The HedKandi stage will feature artists like Chris Frater, Joelle Atkins, Dan Van alongside percussionists Aimee Jay and Roxy.P on saxophone.