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The mau5 to spin February 15 at the Ice Palace in Miami

Deadmau5 doesn’t mind flying commercial. He’s in the DJ racket for the love, not the perks. Or at least his latest Tweets would have us believe.

The Canadian superstar, born Joel Zimmerman, is tired of his fans being unable to get into his shows because clubs ager to the VIP/table crowd. Club Space, one of the leading venues in the city, took to its Twitter inviting the famed electronic music producer to return to the city to perform a free show that they would sponsor, so his fans could see him in the way he intended. 


Dear Joel deadmau5

We read with great interest about your recent show in Miami, and your concerns about fans being placed in the back of the venue while trust fund kids paid premium prices to be placed in front of the DJ booth…

We would like to extend an invitation for you to make these fans happy by hosting a free show for them at our legendary venue, Space. We will extend complimentary admission to all your fans and they will be able to enjoy your music on our huge dance floor without trust fund kids or anything else between you and them.

Space will cover your expenses up to $25,000 for your choice of private plane and five-star hotel so that you can come down and give your fans the opportunity to see you for free and experience you up close, the way you intended.

Please give your fans and Miami another opportunity to show you just how great this city is to perform in and how much we love having you here.



Zimmeran's reaction below:


The result?

Deadmau5 will return to Miami this winter for a free show. Presented by ampm presents and Jedi Kollective, the 21+ event will take place February 15 at the Ice Palace in downtown Miami. 


A sprawling, 60,000 square foot studio and warehouse space, the Ice Palace creates the perfect venue for this all-access show, with a capacity for 4,000 guests.  Registration for free tickets will begin tomorrow,January 28 at 2 pm ET at All tickets will be charged a $1 processing fee, proceeds will go directly to Miami Children’s Hospital. For more information please visit