• Oct 21, 2023 9:00 PM - Oct 22, 2023 4:00 AM
  • The Fruit

    305 South Dillard Street
    Durham, North Carolina 27701
Ticket Price $10.00-$20.00 This event is now over

Berlin Records in collaboration with Sonic Essence present Elevate on Saturday, October 21st, 2023... a night of pulsating techno that is sure to elevate your senses.


After his recent success on his world tour The Techno Fox, Kaÿ Wagner, comes back to Durham following his  tour with another edition of Elevate.

Hailing from Frankfurt, Germany, Kaÿ has established himself as an influential dynamo in the global electronic music scene as both a live performer and producer. He has honed his unique sound over the course of 10 years behind the decks, blending old-school techno with contemporary production techniques. Kaÿ's immersive sets showcase driving basslines, intricate percussion, and hypnotic melodies. Several of his tracks have reached the ranks of Beatport's top 100 charts and his track ''Wanted'' quickly became a favorite among techno aficionados and has been featured in sets at major festivals such as Awakenings and Time Warp. Armed with an innate ability to read crowds and an arsenal of electrifying tracks, Kaÿ leaves an indelible mark wherever he goes, turning dance floors into a swirling sea of euphoria.




Special Guests:

ArioVistus is a DJ & Producer based in Montreal, Canada, renowned for its great versatility in styles and genres. Although he specializes his music creation in a Dark Melodic Techno, don't be surprised as you follow him through an intense roller-coaster, matching emotional melody & lyrics with hard-hitting high-energy drops. Techno, Trance, House, Bass, Psytrance, and so on. He makes sure that by the end of the night, your whole body hurts, yet your heart is full. Don't miss him as he tours following the release of the Iliad EP [Berlin Records].


Isabel Essence is a Durham-based DJ, photographer, graphic designer, and event curator. She takes heavy inspiration from her upbringing in the small working class community of Ypsilanti in the metro-Detroit area, as well as her childhood desire to be a movie score composer and her decade long background as a classically trained Saxophonist. Her DJ sets are characterized by a genre-less soundscape of captivating percussive overlays, high octane BPMs, and a tendency to elevate more traditional club vibes with emotionally raw story arcs that leave partygoers feeling as if they’ve traversed a long journey in partnership with those around them.


MrJupiter was Born and raised in Port Chester, New York. Relocated to Raleigh,NC during high school years. MrJupiter is a dj/producer of house, techno, and trance. He is the cofounder of Space Camp Music Group. His style is a mixture of house, techno, and psytrance which he loves blending all inbetween his sets. Hard drops, melodic vocals, funky, and groovy baselines are a staple in his sets. He’s opened up for the likes of Biscuits, Tommie Sunshine, Subdocta, Landis, to name a few. With that being said MrJupiter will be sure to keep you dancing all night long.


Join us on the dance floor for an immersive evening of hypnotic, underground techno vibes at the dark basement of the Fruit in Durham.

This is an age-restricted 21+ event. Please wear a mask. 

Date & Time

Oct 21, 2023 9:00 PM - Oct 22, 2023 4:00 AM

Venue Details

The Fruit

305 South Dillard Street
Durham, North Carolina 27701 The Fruit
Sonic Essence

Event curation series based in Durham, North Carolina.