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Skrillex Announces 2014 ‘Mothership Tour’ Across North America

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By Scott T. Sterling

Set the controls for the heart of the rave: Skrillex is ready to rock North American fans on “The Mothership Tour.”

The bespectacled DJ/producer with music’s most distinctive haircut will roll across out fair continent hitting festivals, outdoor sheds and more from the Atlantic to the Pacific, launching later this week in Austin, Texas, for SXSW. From there he’ll hit Miami Music Week and the Ultra Music Festival, where he’ll team up with super-producer Diplo for the duo’s debut as Jack U. After performing at both weekends of Coachella in April, he’ll hit the Midwest before ending up with a two-night stand at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater on June 20-21.

According to a press release, Skrillex will be on joined on the Red Bull-sponsored tour by such EDM favorites as “Taco Bell enthusiast” Dillon Francis, What So Not. GRAMMY-nominated DJ Snake and Los Angeles-based duo, Milo & Otis. The Red Rocks dates will also feature “an expanded, special line-up to be revealed soon.”

As if that wasn’t enough to get fans fired up, Skrillex has also released a mysterious new app/game title Alien Ride. It comes with 11 hidden items and countdown clock set to later today (March 10). Could the countdown be leading up to the reveal of Skrillex’s debut album? Only time will tell.

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Skrillex 2014 Tour Dates:
03/13-3/15 – Austin, TX @ South by Southwest
03/26-3/28 – Miami, FL @ Winter Music Conference
03/30 – Miami, FL @ Ultra Music Festival (as Jack U)
04/12- Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
04/19 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
05/23 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Zoo Amphitheatre *#
05/24 – Kansas City, KS @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater *#
05/26 – Louisville, KY @ Louisville Waterfront Park *#
05/27 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica *#
05/28 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple *#
05/30 – Toronto, ON @ TD Echo Beach *#
05/31 – Toronto, ON @ TD Echo Beach *$
06/02 – Rochester, NY @ CMAC Performing Arts Center *$
06/03 – Albany, NY @ The Washington Avenue Armory *$
06/04 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook *#
06/07 – New York, NY @ Governor’s Ball Music Festival
06/08 – Baltimore, MD @ Pimlico Race Course *#
06/09 – Richmond, VA @ Brown’s Island *#
06/13-6/14 Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
06/17 – St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena *#
06/18 – Omaha, NE @ Mid America Center *#
06/20 – Denver, CO @ Red Rock Amphitheatre
06/21 – Denver, CO @ Red Rock Amphitheatre

* with Dillon Francis, What So Not, Milo & Otis

# with DJ Snake, What So Not, Milo & Otis

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