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Day of the Deadmau5 Takes Over Red Rocks: Photos

Deadmau5 played the venue for two nights for his annual Día de los Muertos-themed celebration.
Deadmau5 deputed a dia de los Muertos hemet for the occasion.
Deadmau5 deputed a dia de los Muertos hemet for the occasion. Jacqueline Collins

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Deadmau5 brought his seminal electronic tunes to Red Rocks with opening acts JAUZ, Good Times Ahead and Volaris on November 3 and 4. He began the show without his infamous "mau5head" helmet for the first three songs before donning his Día de los Muertos-inspired mask for the rest of the night.

The two-night run at Red Rocks, which he dubs "Day of the Deadmau5," is an annual tradition for the EDM artist, who got his start in the late ’90s.

Take a look at photos from his day-one set below:
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Opener JAUZ dropped his remix of deadmau5 song "Ghosts 'n Stuff."
Jacqueline Collins
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The artist is known for his out-of-this-world visuals.
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Before the show, deadmau5 came out and fooled the audience while wearing a ghost costume.
Jacqueline Collins
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Deadmau5's real name is Joel Zimmerman.
Jacqueline Collins
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The deadmau5 mask is inspired by Zimmerman's late cat, Meowingtons.
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Zimmerman also visited his pop-up shop in Denver before the shows on November 3 and 4.
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“There’s some mainstays, some thematic things I do with the universe,” Zimmerman told us ahead of the show.
Jacqueline Collins
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