$20 for Above & Beyond Concert at Congress Theater on May 12 at 8 p.m. (Up to $36.99 Value)

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Three international DJs saturate dance floor with futuristic trance & scintillating light to energize & hypnotize audiences

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Promotional value expires May 12, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 8 per person. Redeem starting 5/12 for a ticket at the Congress Theater box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at the Congress Theater box office. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to the Congress Theater. React Presents is the issuer of tickets. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects React Presents current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Ages 17+ only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

DJs often begin as avid record collectors, much as orchestra conductors often start out as people who just have a ton of French horns lying around. See passion at work with this GrouponLive deal to see Above & Beyond at the Congress Theater on Saturday, May 12, at 8 p.m. For $20, you get one general-admission ticket (up to a $36.99 value, including all fees). This show is for ages 17 and older only.

Crowds spin into a single, undulating wave of movement of as a trio of international DJs weaves hypnotic dance anthems out of catchy vocals, dizzying, low-tempo beats, and acoustic slaps. As part of their Group Therapy 2012 Tour, Above & Beyond's three-piece DJ outfit makes this scene a reality while dishing out their signature vocal trance that has eaten up dance floors in clubs and festivals across the globe. Tracks such as the emotionally resonant "Alone Tonight," from the album Tri-State, reflect the group's lyrical focus. As member Paavo Siljamaki emphasizes, "We like to think of ourselves as songwriters first."

Before Above and Beyond set up, the German duo Cosmic Gate flood the crowd with a wealth of material compiled over 11 years. The pair plays with tempos in the moody "Not Enough Time" before launching a series of sonic jabs in "Fire Wire," an aggressive track with a video set in an apocalyptic near-future where dancers reign supreme and the economy again revolves around parachute pants. The night's first act is British trancer Mat Zo, an up-and-comer to the EDM scene on Above and Beyond's Anjunabeats label.

Customer Reviews

Awesome show. I was worried initially because you couldn't hear a few of the earlier acts too good, but the engineer corrected the sound problem. Great show
Richard F. · September 27, 2012
Good show
Dante W. · September 27, 2012
It was great! Kendrick Lamar has really chill music, and the price was the icing on the cake
Tarnynon O. · September 26, 2012
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