Activities: Dances

Dances at Otakon Vegas

* All times subject to change

Friday Dance/Rave
Main Events (Celebrity 1-3)

10:00PMDJ Society
11:00PMVon Hutch
MidnightDJ HEAVYGRINDER
1:00AMDJ Kagamine
2:00AMDJ Scottaconda


Saturday Ballroom Dance
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Celebrity 5
Formal Cosplay/Attire Required


Saturday Dance/Rave
Main Events (Celebrity 1-3)

10:00PMJinrei RMX
11:00PMRevolution Boi
Midnightbanvox
1:00AMDJ TAKU
2:00AMAll Resident DJ Tag Set

Dance the Night Away!

Grab your glow-sticks and your kigurumi and let our amazing lineup of Guest DJs start your new year off right

Ballroom Dance
Enjoy Partner dancing? Come and enjoy our formal-attire-required dance on Saturday night. Light refreshments provided.

Taku Takahashi DJ/Producer

Taku Takahashi launched his career in 1998 as the DJ/Producer of the J-pop music group m-flo. The group quickly rose to prominence, and over the last decade have sold over 2 million copies of their 30 singles and 10 albums.

Taku Takahashi is also well known for his solo work as a producer/songwriter, remixing music for prominent artists such as Calvin Harris, The Ting Tings, Morgan Page, and SMAP, spanning various genres from all over the globe. Winning the "Beatport Music Awards 2011 Top Tracks" with his Incoming... TAKU Remix, he has proven himself as an elite player in the Japanese dance music scene.

Taku Takahashi also served as supervisor to the soundtracks for the hit Japanese anime Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt as well as making waves in the music industry for his work with the drama/movie Nobunaga Concerto. In 2011, Taku Takahashi embarked on his most ambitious venture yet, establishing Japan's first and only Dance Music Radio Station block.fm. Currently boasting upwards of 40 programs including exclusive mixes from world-famous international DJs, block.fm is gaining strong attention as it's fan base rapidly continues to grow. Praised for his prominent role in the Japanese dance music industry, Taku Takahashi was voted the number 1 DJ for three years straight, by Japan's most well-known dance music publication iLOUD for their annual "DJ 50/50" top DJ list.

banvox DJ/Producer

banvox is a Japanese DJ/Producer from Tokyo. He started his career in 2010 while still in High-School, releasing original tracks and remixes on the internet.

His first EP Instinct Dazzling Starlight was released under Surfer Rosa Records (UK) founded by the English DJ Tim Healey. The EP reached #2 in Beatport's TOP 100 Releases chart, only kept from the top spot by deadmau5's new release.

Onward the artist released remix's such as Foreign Beggars Flying To Mars Banvox Remix from deadmau5's label mau5trap and MNDR UBCL(Banvox Remix) from ULTRA RECORDS etc. His tracks have attracted the attention of international superstars and dance music executives including David Guetta, Dirty Loud and the BBC Asian Network. Such recognition saw him featured as an emerging New Artist 2014 on iTunes (Pan Asia), and producing Google Android's TV commercial song in 2015.

Every single and album he has released has reached #1 on the iTunes dance chart in Japan and concurrently he was able to become one of the most Shazamed artists in Japan. banvox currently revealed his first music video Summer and newly released At The Moment EP.

In addition to producing, banvox regularly performs at various festivals and EDM events including appearances at Skrillex in Kyoto (Japan), ULTRA JAPAN 2014 main stage, ULTRA KOREA 2015, ULTRA EUROPE 2015, and one of Japan's Biggest festival, FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL 2015.

In Oct, 2015, banvox produced Google Android's TV commercial song again. That song Watch Me got triple crown on the digital chart "Beatport Dubstep Chart #1", "Shazam Japan Chart #1", "iTunes Dance Chart #1".

Many artists love banvox sound and play his songs at gigs and on the radio, like Porter Robinson, Madeon, Chain Smokers, Flux Pavilion etc. That shows just how extensive banvox's talent reaches.

banvox definitely has the potential to be an international dance music icon.

HEAVYGRINDER DJs

HEAVYGRINDER is a duo based out of Los Angeles, California, consisting of world-famous DJHeavygrinder (aka Bobbie) and her sidekick, Nek0 (aka KATFYR).

Their unique blend of metal, electronica and Japanese rock-pop - along with their stunning anime-inspired visual - sets them apart from anything else in the music industry today.

HEAVYGRINDER's performance repertoire includes festivals such as Coachella and EDC, along with headlining performances worldwide, bringing incredible energy to places like Ibiza, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan and more.

Their releases are a regular presence on Beatport charts, their latest release Setsuna has been sitting on the Electro House and Pop/Rock release charts reaching #1 in 2016, also the collaboration with Yoji Biomehanica Alone reaching the #1 spot on the Hard Dance chart, the single Lovesick Hypocrite reaching #16 on the Electro House chart, and Children of the Night topping at #5 on the Dubstep Top 100, just to name a few.

With over 2 million Facebook fans - and growing - HEAVYGRINDER are establishing themselves as one of the most unique, engaging and multi-talented acts in the world.