Steve Aoki brings down the (electro) house

The doors would open any minute, and anticipation was tense. Associated Students, Inc. and event staff ran around the Recreation Center’s main gym like chickens with their heads cut off, blowing up balloons, adjusting decorations and deciding how to avoid a stampede when it was time to remove the barricades for the horde of impatient Steve Aoki fans outside.

Steve Aoki to take 'flight' at the Rec Center

Steven Hiroyuki Aoki, aka Steve Aoki, will shake up the Recreation Center Friday night, electrifying the main gym’s stage with electro house music, snow machines and an assortment of cakes.