John Askew and Simon Patterson

On Friday, June 7, join John Askew and Simon Patterson as they dominate Academy LA’s main stage for an epic open to close!


Trance fans in Los Angeles continue to be spoiled as venues across the county continue to pull in some of the best acts across the genre. This upcoming Friday will be no different as powerhouse artists Simon Patterson and John Askew go open to close in one of the two back to back “Open Up” sets happening stateside. On Friday, June 7 tech trance fans are in for a treat as Dreamstate presents Simon Patterson vs John Askew (Open to Close) at Academy LA.

When Askew and Patterson get together, you know magic is bound to happen. It’s no surprise as though their styles of tech trance compliment one another so well. So much so that they are two of the seven members of super crew VII and have also launched a new label Deep in Thought together. The pair have toured their back to back shows all over the world to rave reviews for years, typically under Patterson’s “Open Up” brand.

Though this show is not branded as one, it’s definitely an Open Up event as the logo is embedded in the flier. Thus, this show is bound to live up to that energy found at all Open Up shows. Get ready for a genre-bending, no holds bar set as Patterson and Askew open up the set to play whatever sound feels right at the moment, making each show unique as they reflect the audience’s energy.

Grab your ticket to the event via Eventbrite or enter our contest below for your chance to win a pair! 


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Dreamstate presents Simon Patterson vs John Askew (Open to Close) – Essential Info:

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019
Ages: 21+
Hours: Doors open at 10pm
Venue Address: Academy LA – 6021 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, LA 90028
Tickets: PURCHASE HERE
Facebook Event Page: RSVP HERE

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Abisola has been listening to electronic music since middle school. Though she enjoys a variety of sub-genres she currently mainly listens to trance and hardcore. Abisola has attended multiple events in the Southern California region and is beginning to expand to out-of-area and international festivals. She is a full-time school psychologist and also enjoys eating, traveling and video games.

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