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Contest Thu Mar 29 2012

Contest: Feed Me @ Congress Theater

Been looking for the right opportunity to get into this whole EDM (electronic dance music) craze? This weekend might be your best bet.

On Saturday, March 31st, English DJ/producer headlines the Congress Theater. Performing under his stage name Feed Me, Gooch's sounds channel some of the biggest names in the elctroniic music scene. See his latest EP Feed Me's Escape from Magic Mountin for a unique blend of the lighter, trance-like side of the genre (i.e. DeadMau5) and the heavier, glitchier--dare I say--dubstep sounds of other heavy hitting EDM artists like Skrillex. Feed Me, who's signed to DeadMau5's label Mau5trap, provides a solid span of styles that give an authentic, yet non-polarizing, glimpse into the music scene.

Sure to be the ultimate party setting, this stacked show goes from 7:30pm to 2:30am Saturday night. Other DJs on the bill are local duo Team Bayside High, Jackmaster, Plastician, Kill the Noise, as well as Skream & Benga. It's 17 and over show. The Congress Theater is located at 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave.

But wait! Gapers Block is giving away two pairs of tickets to the show tomorrow to a lucky couple of readers. Just email us at contests@gapersblock.com with the subject line "FEED ME!" and you and a friend will head to the show for free. [Update: Hold the phone, we have our winners! Congrats to Ryan and Nina.]

 
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