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Diplo playing in four East Coast cities in one night

Playing in Baltimore, Philly, Atlantic City, and NYC on January 20th (into the 21st).

The Disco Biscuits’ City Bisco (ft. Diplo, RJD2, & more) coming to The Mann Center this fall

The Disco Biscuits have announced City Bisco, a 2-day, multi-stage festival headlined and curated by the Philly natives. It will take place on October 5th and 6th at The Mann Center and the lineup includes Diplo, A-Trak, RJD2, Paper Diamond, Papadosio, Aeroplane, Tipper, Cinnamon Chasers, Ott and the All Seeing (Live Band), Tiger and Woods, […]

Recap: Day 2 of The Roots Picnic (Rakim, Major Lazer, Diplo, Chill Moody, No Kid Cudi)

For its 5th year, The Roots Picnic was expanded to two days (both at Festival Pier). Day one went very well, but bad weather made a mess of yesterday’s second day. Diplo’s Major Lazer was able to take advantage of nice weather with a lively party set, but the weather turned sometime during Chill Moody’s […]

Diplo nominated for Grammy, launches new Mad Decent Imprint

Congrats to Philly’s Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo, for being nominated for a Grammy in the “Best Rap Song” category. Diplo co-wrote (and co-produced) Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now,” which was also nominated for “Best Rap Performance.” You can see a full list of the Grammy nominations, which were announced live last […]

Free concerts in Philly this week (August 1-7, 2011)

- Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party returns to Philly for a 4th straight year, this time at The Piazza on Sunday after being moved from the Starlight Ballroom. The free party was supposed to be this Saturday, but had to be moved to Sunday because The Piazza will be hosting a Radio 104.5 Block Party […]

Mad Decent Block Party 2011 lineups announced

According to Pitchfork.com, Philadelphia’s Mad Decent Block Party will take place on August 6th at the Starlight Ballroom and is completely FREE. Diplo headlines, followed by Das Racist, PO PO, DJ Sega, Brick Bandits, Paul Devro, Kito, Luvstep (Dirty South Joe & Flufftronix). The lineups for the block parties in NYC, Los Angeles, and Chicago […]

Diplo announces Mad Decent Block Party 2011 dates

Straight from Diplo’s twitter here are the four Mad Decent Block Party 2011 dates: 7/30 – NYC 8/6 – Philly 8/13 – Chicago 8/20 – Los Angeles The official announcement with more info is coming on Monday, but in the meantime Phrequency seems to know more details. Although they don’t say their sources, Phrequency seems […]

Shows of the Week (April 11-17)

This week’s shows in Philly include one of my favorite artists in the world playing at one my favorite venues (Strand of Oaks @ JB’s), three sold out shows (in two days) from WHY?’s Yoni Wolf, a sold out Dayglow party featuring hometown DJ Diplo, and a member of The Roots (?uestlove) at the Kimmel […]

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