Skrillex announces private SiriusXM listener concert

SiriusXM has announced that Grammy Award winning, world-renowned DJ Skrillex will perform an exclusive and intimate concert at The Slipper Room in New York City on September 5th.

The concert will air live on September 5th at 6 pm ET via satellite on Electric Area channel 52 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at

On October 31, 2010, SiriusXM was the first North American radio outlet to play music from Skrillex. The private performance is in recognition of SiriusXM’s early support of Skrillex’s music. The concert will feature the electronic producer performing material from his latest studio album, Recess.

“SiriusXM is one of the most important outlets of our time,” said Skrillex. “It has always been able to be a part of up and coming music. So stoked for this event!!”

“Skrillex has performed in some of the most famous clubs in the world, as well as arenas and stadiums worldwide, but on September 5th, he will perform in an intimate setting for a couple hundred lucky SiriusXM subscribers,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “We are excited to present this exclusive event and special live broadcast just for our listeners.”

Subscribers can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to New York City to see the show and meet Skrillex.

Recently Rolling Stone Magazine named Skrillex to the Top 10 Most Influential people in Electronic Dance Music, he was also on the cover of the magazine in March, 2014. His well-received collaborations with producer Diplo, vocalist Ellie Goulding and rock group Korn, as well as his production on the massive Benny Benassi single Cinema for which he won a Grammy for best remix recording, have helped catapult Skrillex into the international music spotlight. Skrillex will kick off his fall tour in September 2014.

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Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.