The Canadian producer hits the road in August, starting with a headlining set at Lollapalooza in Chicago.
As Deadmau5, Joel Zimmerman has spent the last five years cultivating a devoted following for his big-room electro, played from beneath an over-sized mouse head. While he's known for colorful off-stage antics-he auctioned off his mouse head and donated the proceeds to Japan's Red Cross, and then had his real head punched by an angry local DJ while on tour in Australia-he also operates his own Mau5trap Recordings imprint, which has put out records from Skrillex and Moguai among others. He produces occasionally for Ultra Music as well, and next month that label will release a live DVD of his performance at the 19,000-capacity Earls Court in London last year–the first time an electronic musician has sold out that venue.
With a new live show in tow, Deadmau5's trek begins in August and pushes into the fall, with 18 appearances so far scheduled into early November. A headlining performance at Lollapalooza in Chicago starts things off, before he heads to the West Coast for a leg of shows including a set at San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival. From there the road leads to Denver where he'll play at Red Rocks Amphitheater before traveling south in September to spend a night in Phoenix and Atlanta followed by a three-show run in Texas. The tour then moves on to Philadelphia and the east coast, before things wind down with a few cross-country jaunts to Detroit, San Diego and Toronto.
Aug 05 Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago Aug 12 Outside Lands Music & A.., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Aug 12 Deadmau5, Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver Aug 18 Deadmau5, Paramount Theater, Seattle Aug 25 Deadmau5, Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles Aug 30 Deadmau5, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado Sep 01 Deadmau5, Phoenix Convention Center, Arizona Sep 08 Deadmau5, The Tabernacle, Georgia Sep 14 Deadmau5, Austin Music Hall, Austin Sep 16 Deadmau5, Verizon Wireless Theatre, Houston Sep 17 Deadmau5, Palladium Ballroom, Dallas/Fort Worth Sep 23 Deadmau5, Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Pennsylvania Oct 01 Deadmau5, Metropolis, Montreal Oct 05 Deadmau5, Roseland Ballroom, New York Oct 12 Deadmau5, House Of Blues, Massachusetts Oct 20 Deadmau5, The Fillmore, Detroit Nov 05 Deadmau5, Rogers Main Stage, Toronto