Closer Electronic Music Festival, 2013
Closer PDX is a multi-day festival set in Portland's inner-East and West sides, offering cutting edge electronic dance music, world-class guests, diverse musical genres, and an unparalleled selection of local and regional talent and labels.
::: Festival Tickets/Passes :::
Closer PDX 2013 All Access Pass = $50. One pass gives you access to festival showcases and Refuge events. VIP afterhours events will be discounted for pass holders! Available ONLINE, only.
::: Festival Performers :::
Closer 2013 features over 50 performers at multiple events throughout this jam-packed weekend, including special guests from around the United States and beyond; plus, top locals. Here's a short list of highlights from the performers announced so far:
**John Tejada - Kompakt/Palette **
**Monty Luke - Black Catalog/Mothership/Planet E**
2013 IDMA nominee for best underground dance track
**Lars Behrenroth - Deeper Shades/Liebe Detail/Compost Black Label**
**J.Alvarez / 214 - Hypercolor/Frustrated Funk**
Ranked by XLR8R as one of the top new artists of 2012!
**Bryan Zentz - Plus 8/Thoughtless Music**
**The Beat Broker - Flexx/100% Silk - SF
** Natasha Kmeto - Dropping Gems **
**Ctrl_Alt_Dlt - Sweatbox/From 0-1/Innerflight **
**Nonfiction - Casual/Relief/Robosoul**
**Masa Ueda - Torque - Japan**
**IG88 - Nueva Forma - Seattle**
**Jamal - Stamina Sundays/Compression - SF**
And 60+ top-notch DJs and live acts from PDX and beyond.
::: THE ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC ECOSYSTEM :::
On Saturday, June 22nd from 1pm - 5pm, Closer Electronic Music Festival presents an afternoon with local electronic music professionals and very special guests speaking about production, mastering/vinyl, label management and distribution, and booking and promoting events. We're also very proud to present a discussion panel focused on women in the electronic music community. More at http://closerpdx.com/events/the-electronic-dance-music-ecosystem/
::: Closer PDX Event Schedule :::
This event is co-sponsored by KBOO Community Radio and www.closerpdx.com