Richard Xavier performs at Skrillex “Space Whale” Fundraiser


Skrillex will perform at the Reno Events Center on May 27th, 2016 as a benefit for The Space Whale art project.

The Pier Group, Fresh Bakin’, World Famous Productions and Mindful Massive welcome Skrillex back to Reno to benefit a  Burning Man (and beyond) project, The Space Whale. A 50 foot larger-than-life sculpture of stained glass and steel, the vision of the creators of EMBRACE, the project will be as big and mind-blowing as the show itself.

Special guest ANDROID JONES will be supplying mindblowing visuals for the event, plus our friends Vindata, PsyFi and Richard Xavier will be be getting the Reno Events Center nice and toasty before Skrillex takes the stage for his first time in Reno since 2011.

Promising to be “not your average Skrillex show,” this one-night-only party will be full of surprises, art, one-of-a-kind staging, art cars, vendor village, live painting and fan participation the likes of which Reno has never seen before.

Tickets are onsale Saturday at 10am at The Melting Pot World Emporium (no fees, cash only), The Reno Events Center box office and all ticketmaster location. You can also purchase online at at

Doors: 6pm
Music: 6:30pm
Ages: All responsible ages welcome
Tickets: Tickets begin at $30 flat if purchased with cash from The Melting Pot World Emporium or Reno Events Center box office (limited number at that price). REC box office may apply CC fees.
The next tier is $35, then the final two tiers are $40 and $50. (Majority of tickets are priced at $35).

Ticketmaster fees will be charged on credit card orders done via phone and online. We we recommend to save money, visit The Melting Pot World Emporium and please shop around when you are there. Additional fees may be applied at Ticketmaster kiosk locations located throughout Reno.

If you have a very large group and are interested in a box suite, please contact


The Space Whale is the newest sculpture project from the artists who brought you Embrace, The Pier, and The Pier 2. The Space Whale will be a 50-foot tall stained glass humpback whale sculpture that will debut at Burning Man 2016 before traveling to 6 countries around the world in hopes of raising awareness about global climate change.

Grammy Award winning musician Sonny Moore, known throughout the world by his stage-name Skrillex, is contributing to The Space Whale project following his deeply personal connection to Burning Man’s 2014 Embrace sculpture.