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In Photos: Deadmau5 at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom (10/22)

on October 24, 2011, 1:27am

deadmau5 9 e1354643028111 In Photos: Deadmau5 at Chicagos Aragon Ballroom (10/22)

Photo by Brad Bretz

Electronic DJ/festival wunderkind deadmau5, aka Ontario native Joel Zimmerman, melted fans Saturday night at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. The first of two sold out gigs in town, Zimmerman received support by Canadian dubstep producer Excision, in addition to Tommy Lee (of Mötley Crüe fame) and DJ Aero, who all together revved up the crowd before the highly-celebrated cube arrived.

From 15 feet above, and behind his trademark helmet (this time looking oddly enough like Swiss cheese), deadmau5 orchestrated the crowd. The perpetual grin on his mask complemented the tribute masks on the ballroom floor, which was peppered with neon mouse ears that made it look like an electronic Mouseketeer convention. In a word: chaotic.

CoS Photographer Brad Bretz captured the night…

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Asherri13
October 24, 2011 at 10:28 pm

Great talking to you at the Deadmau5 concert great review and awesome pictures.

Asherri13
October 24, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Nice talking to you at the Deadmau5 concert. nice review great photos.

Duhawesome
October 24, 2011 at 8:08 am

Wow awesome review you really described what went down! Sweet!

duhnot
October 24, 2011 at 8:48 pm

lol where the fuck does it say review, it says in photos

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