6/21-24 Closer Electronic Music Festival

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 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/243651

What the Closer Electronic Music Festival
Where Various venues in Portland
When June 21-24, 2012
Tickets Closer PDX 2012 presale passes are now available at Brown Paper Tickets and in Portland at Platinum Records, Anthem Records and Backspace. Visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/243651 to purchase a pre-sale festival pass online.
More Info: www.closerpdx.com

Now in its second year, Closer Electronic Music Festival is a four day, multi-venue music event set in Portland, Oregon with a distinct focus on underground electronic music. Closer PDX’s 2012 festival dates are June 21-24, 2012. This year, Closer is proud to present a high quality selection of venues, guests and underground PDX talent for a very special weekend of electronic dance music. Expect more events, exciting added venues, great guests and unexpected partners.

Find information, streaming music, artist profiles and event details at www.closerpdx.com

Closer Electronic Music Festival returns to Portland for its second year, June 21-24, 2012, with a bigger lineup, more events and more diverse musical offerings.

Closer Electronic Music Festival 2012 is a four day, multi-venue music festival set in the heart of Portland with a focus on quality underground electronic music. The 2012 festival offers a diverse selection of events and performers at Portland’s top electronic music venues. Various events held in the central west and east sides of PDX will showcase more than 50 regional djs and live acts along with an exciting selection of guest headliners from up and down the left coast and beyond.

Closer’s multi-venue, multi-event format encourages attendees to explore new venues and discover new music. Festival attendees can purchase a single festival pass that provides access to all official nightclub events at www.brownpapertickets.com.

“After a successful and well-received first edition of Closer in 2011, we’re excited to come back with a bigger festival lineup, more genres and more events,” said Gustavo Lanzas, co-founder of Closer PDX. “Closer 2012 will showcase Portland’s thriving underground electronic music scene and the artists, venues and labels that keep it going, not to mention some incredible guest performers.”

Closer Performer Highlights

Closer 2012 features over 50 performers, including special guests and top locals at multiple events throughout this jam-packed weekend. Here’s a few highlights from the performers announced to date:

  • [a]pendics.shuffle – Adjunct – LA
  • Raiz – Droid Behavior – LA
  • Bryan Zentz – Thoughtless Music/Plus 8 – PDX
  • Dave Aju – Circus Company - SF
  • Barry Weaver – Go Ventures – SD
  • 6blocc – Digital 6 / LoDubs Recordings - LA
  • Hesohi (LIVE) – Roam Recordings – SF
  • Audio Soul Project – Fresh Meat – Chicago
  • Piltdown Sound - Proper Trax - TN
  • Mario Maroto – Half Seas Over – Costa Rica
  • eLan – Monkeytown/wedidit - SD
  • Cyanwave – From 0-1 – Seattle
  • Jon Cates – Om Records - PDX
  • Gold Code (LIVE) – Nude Photo Music – SF
  • Audioelectronic (LIVE) – Nude Photo Music – PDX
  • Caltrop (LIVE) – Nude Photo Music – SF
  • JAK – SubSensory Recordings – PDX
  • Marcus Fischer – Optic Echo – PDX
  • Djunya – LoDubs – OAK
  • Jon AD – LoDubs PDX
  • Vize – Ridculoud – PDX
  • Tronic – Dancefloor Mayhem/KBOO radio – PDX
  • Mercedes – All Ours – PDX
  • Sappho – Alga Rhythms – PDX
  • The Architects – All Ours – PDX
  • The Perfect Cyn – Alga Rhythms - PDX
  • Manoj - Uplift - PDX

+ Dozens more performers and live acts from Portland and beyond.

Closer Official Events:

Thursday, June 21, 2012

MIXER SHOWCASE @ SOMEDAY LOUNGE (9pm 2am)
Hesohi 
Manoj 
Michael Grimes
Josh Romo

PDX CLOSER KICK-OFF EVENT @ GROOVE SUITE (10pm 3am)
Barry Weaver 
Mario Maroto 
Maximus 
Sappho 

Friday, June 22, 2012

SUBSENSORY SHOWCASE @ REFUGE PDX (9pm 2:30am)
Raiz
Cyanwave
JAK
Ryan Walz
Miss Vixen

NUDE PHOTO MUSIC SHOWCASE @ SOMEDAY LOUNGE (9pm 2am)
Dave Aju
Gold Code
Audioelectronic
Mutor
Caltrop
Nathan Detroit

PDX BROKEN BEAT SHOWCASE @ GROOVE SUITE (9pm 3:00am)
Vize
Echoik
Suff-X
Troni

DROPPING GEMS @ CROWN ROOM (9pm 2:30am)
eLan
Graintable
Carrier
Rap Class

Saturday, June 23, 2012

CLOSER IN THE PARK (noon – 7pm)
Piltdown Sound
The Perfect Cyn
Dan Craig
Kala + more

CLOSER PDX SHOWCASE @ GROOVE SUITE (10pm late)
[A]pendics.Shuffle
Bryan Zentz
Centrikal
LilRoj
Justin Jeffers

ALL OURS SHOWCASE @ SOMEDAY LOUNGE (9pm 2am)
Audio Soul Project
The Architects
Mercedes
Mason Roberts
Micah McNell

LODUBS/LOSONOFONO/VARIOUS SHOWCASE @ WHISKEY BAR (9pm 2:30am)
6blocc
Jon AD
Djunya
Monkeytek
Ryan Organ
+more

DANCEFLOOR MAYHEM @ ELEMENT (9pm 2am)
Jon Cates
Ernest Ryan
Tronic
Anna Langley

Sunday, June 24, 2012

OPTIC ECHO SHOWCASE @ DIRECTORS PARK (4pm 8pm)
Marcus Fischer + The OO-Ray
Ethernet
Widesky
Wndfrm
Mike Jedlika

View event listings, lineups, find tickets and more at www.closerpdx.com

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Ticket info:

Ticket info:

Closer PDX 2012 presale passes are now available at Brown Paper Tickets and in Portland at Platinum Records, Anthem Records and Backspace. Visit http:// www.brownpapertickets.com/event/243651 to purchase a pre-sale festival pass online..

 

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