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Ekali performs June 28 at The Ritz Ybor.

TAMPA — Ekali will perform Friday, June 28, 10 p.m., at The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa.

Tickets are $15. Call 813-247-2518 or visit theritzybor.com.

Ekali is a Canadian instrumentalist and producer from Vancouver, British Columbia. He started making electronic music in 2014, and since has been making big waves in the electronic community, from his visceral, captivating original work and collaborations to his thundering club remixes.

Ekali was accepted as Canada's sole participant in the Red Bull Music Academy in 2014. Since then, he's gone on to receive over 20 million streams, toured every corner of the world and received a writing credit on Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late." His unique sound has earned him a loyal following worldwide and cemented him as one of electronic music's most promising artists.

In 2016, Ekali was tapped for an official remix of Flume's "Smoke & Retribution feat. Vince Staples & Kucka" and his Flux Pavilion "I Can't Stop" remix was officially signed and released by Big Beat. Ekali was also recently featured as a new and developing artist in “Hits” magazine. Over the summer of 2016, Ekali released a much-anticipated official collaborative remix with Gravez of Jack Ü's "Mind (featuring Kai)." This was quickly followed up by an official remix on Australian label Future Classic for Ta-ku & Wafia's "Meet in the Middle" single.

Ekali's 2016 tour was a huge success, selling out most shows throughout North America.

In 2017, Ekali hit the festival circuit with performances at Electric Forest, Hard Summer, Shambhala, Buku, Forecastle, and Life is Beautiful, to name a few. Additionally, Ekali released a viral remix of "Don't Leave" by Snakehips, an original collaboration record with Krane, debuted his season mix series called "Awakening," and was featured as a Diplo and Friends guest mixer on BBC Radio 1.