Holding up lighters at concerts dates back to medieval times, when villagers gathered with torches to frighten the loudest person in town. Face the music with this GrouponLive deal.
- $9.50 for one ticket to see Savant in concert (up to a $19 value)
- When: Thursday, September 19, at 8 p.m.
- Where: The Fillmore Silver Spring
- Section: general-admission standing
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
Print the ticket voucher and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, ticket vouchers cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.
- Real name: Aleksander Vinter
- How the Norwegian DJ got his performance name: it’s a nod to his extraordinary musical abilities, which are a byproduct of Asperger Syndrome and have allowed him to create more than 10,000 songs
- What these songs sound like: an eclectic blend of Dubstep, electro-house, and indie dance music
- Claim to fame: his first album, Outbreak—released under the stage name Vinter and nominated for a Norwegian Grammy Award in 2009
- Savant’s busiest year yet: 2012, when he released four full albums as well as dozens of tracks and free EPs on SoundCloud
- Songs you may hear live: the melodic, trance-like “Follow Me,” the frenetic “Ascent,” and the dark and dreamy “Wasteland”
- When performing, Savant often wears: a Guy Fawkes mask
- Who else is in the lineup?: energetic Baltimore DJ duo RaceCarBed, the burgeoning DJ Obscure, and The “Censored” Cowboys, who somehow manage to spin with their faces blurred out<p>
The Fillmore Silver Spring
Overhung with glittering chandeliers and surrounded by billowing red curtains, The Fillmore Silver Spring's main room easily holds elegant concerts and thrashing dance parties alike on its hardwood floor. Balconies equipped with tables and chairs allow VIP seclusion and elevated sight lines of onstage antics.