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    Steve Aoki brings the house down in Vegas

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    The crowd responded with screams and roars as the music built up and radiated throughout the back of the club and outside to the open pool area. Purple and red lighting filled the room and played in unison with the beats of the music.

    Steve Aoki performed his show, “Aoki’s House at Surrender,” last Friday at the Wynn Las Vegas. He came on around 2 a.m. after opener DJ Porter Robinson. Needless to say, Aoki started Labor Day weekend off with a bang. He played several of his older songs along with some new mixes that had a unique sound. The crowd responded enthusiastically and everyone seemed to have a great time.

    Aoki interacted frequently with his audience, coming out from behind his DJ stand and jumping into the audience several times. He handed out a couple of shirts to audience members and at the peak of his performance, he shook a champagne bottle and unleashed it all over the audience.

    I have never seen other DJs connect and interact with their audiences as much as Aoki does. It was almost as if he made this performance specifically for each member of the audience. It felt unique and personal. He was carefree, and because he was genuinely having a good time, so was the audience.

    Overall, Aoki set the bar for Labor Day weekend shows. See one of his shows if you haven’t had the opportunity yet.

    Other artists who performed over the weekend in Vegas included David Guetta, Deadmou5, Avicii, Benny Bennassi, Tiesto, Kaskade, Steve Angello and many more.

    Take a look at Aoki’s website to read more about his new releases and where he will be touring next at

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