The Northwest is home to some truly amazing artists, and we’re happy that one of them is KJ Sawka. We talked to KJ back when he was first starting out Impossible Records, and now in less than a year they’ve had eight #1 songs! Whether he’s collaborating with someone, doing his own thing, or holding it down for Pendulum or Destroid, we love watching this guy wail on drums. This time around, he’s teamed up with Mr. Bill for a whole new sound.
Although most of KJ’s Spring tour dates are outside the PNW, we’re “Lucky” that it will all start at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, March 12. He and Mr. Bill will be playing nine different shows, and we get to help kick things off with them at Lucky. Be sure to catch the set, and give them a proper bass-y send off!
After KJ fulfills his Ultra duties with Pendulum and Destroid (catch the live stream next weekend), he and Mr. Bill will be coming through for one more PNW date in Bend, OR. Each date on the tour will include a collaboration. (Watch the video below for some hints at what’s to come.) All we can tell you for sure is that there will be live drums and funky beats that you don’t want to miss!
Mar 12 – Seattle, WA – Lucky Festival w/ Mr.Bill
Mar 18 – Miami, FL – Future Sound of Breaks Octapad set
Mar 20 – Miami, FL – Ultra Festival w/ Destroid
Mar 20 – Miami, FL – Ultra Festival w/ Pendulum
Mar 24 – Sacramento, CA – Midtown Barfly w/ Mr.Bill
Mar 25 – Oakland, CA – The New Parish w/ Mr.Bill
Mar 26 – Bend, OR – Domino w/ Mr.Bill
Mar 28 – Missula, MT – Stage 112 w/ Mr.Bill
Apr 1 – Minneapolis, MN – The Loft w/ Mr.Bill
Apr 2 – Chicago, IL – Hoyne Loft w/ Mr.Bill
Apr 3 – Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose w/ Mr.Bill
Apr 4 – Lincoln, NE – Vega w/ Mr.Bill
See you at the bass stage! Who do you want to see KJ Sawka collaborate with next?