Calling All DJs: Here’s How You Can Win a Chance to Play the Paradiso Mainstage

Calling All DJs!

Have you ever dreamt of playing the Paradiso mainstage, in front of 25,000+ people, and the jaw-dropping Columbia River Gorge serving as your backdrop? Now’s your chance to turn that dream into reality!

USC Events, the masterminds behind the Pacific Northwest’s premier electronic dance music festival, has officially launched its Paradiso DJ Invitational. The competition is open to DJs/Producers worldwide, ages 18 and up. The winner is awarded the opportunity to play the Paradiso mainstage, alongside Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, and more!

Think you have what it takes? Submit your mix here by 11:59 PM PST Friday, May 25th. In addition to playing the gig of a lifetime, the winner will also receive some potential career-changing goodies:

  • Two artists wristbands
  • One gold camping pass
  • Meet-and-greet with USC’s talent buyer
  • Winning mix posted to USC’s SoundCloud.

The runner-up will also be awarded, receiving two VIP passes to the festival, and a camping pass. Full contest rules are available here.

Celebrating its seventh anniversary, Paradiso returns to its spiritual home at the Gorge Ampitheater June 15-16. Tickets and camping are still available- information available here.

What songs or EDM genre would you play if you won the opportunity to open the Paradiso main stage? Let us know in the comments below!