When the likes of Bassnectar take note of your music career, you’re on the right track. We’ve known that Levitate, aka Connor Campbell, was on the track for a few years now. Since teaming up with the bass music legend in 2016, Seattle’s Levitate hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down. Producing tunes from a wide variety of bass music subgenres, his versatility is easy to appreciate with a quick tour of his catalog. Levitate most recently worked with Kumarion, releasing drum and bass track Can’t Escape a few weeks ago. While we’ve become accustomed to hearing his original tunes at many local venues throughout the Northwest, getting to enjoy them at The Gorge is something we’re looking forward to.
Seattle’s Jackson Wells, aka Quackson, is no stranger to the local scene. The bass-enthusiast is one of the cofounders of local event company WAVES, and has performed throughout Seattle and Vancouver. In addition to a myriad of club shows, Quackson has performed at major festivals as well, such as FreakNight 2018. On top of his performances, the busy artist has been consistently creating, as he’s released several tunes throughout the last 12 months. Most recently Quackson collaborated with fellow Seattle-based artist Kiba on Overload, which we fully expect to hear at The Gorge later this year.
While he grew up on the east coast, VANZ, aka Tommy Vanisavath, is now making waves in the Northwest dance music scene. Playing everything from G-house and tech house to all kinds of bass, the versatile DJ is showcasing his skills at local venues like The Underground and Vue. VANZ hit another career milestone last year, performing at Resolution 2020 at the silent disco stage.
Seattle duo Camren Webb and Brian Cian, aka Mortals, are becoming regulars on the Northwest festival circuit. With performances at Bumbershoot, Resolution, and FreakNight, as well as local shows at The Crocodile, The Underground, and Showbox SoDo, it’s clear that Northwest dance music fans can’t get enough. After checking Mortals out live, or perusing their tunes online, it’s easy to see why. Their brand of bass music, featuring some melodic and experimental dubstep, is made for major festivals like Beyond Wonderland.
DJ and producer Rohry, aka Andrew Rohrbach, has been a staple in the Seattle dance music community for a while now. Performing regularly at the likes of Foundation, Kremwerk, and more, Rohry has proven his ability to put on a show regardless of the genre he’s playing. In addition to his work at local clubs, the Seattle-native has also performed at festivals like Bumbershoot and Resolution. Now, we’ll get to enjoy his return to The Gorge, following his set from Paradiso 2017 a few years ago.
Next, check out the locals from Vancouver performing at Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge!
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