Tupelo, Miss. DJ and co-creator of electronic dancehall project Major Lazer, Diplo will bring his innovative dance party beats to Fourth Street Live! on Derby Eve, Friday, May 5. The event is part of its Derby Week Concert Series. The series also includes a Thursday, May 4 show by Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles, Jr., and an after-Derby show on Saturday, May 6 featuring DJ Ryan Coxx.
Diplo is member of supergroup LSD (Labrinth, Sia and Diplo), a member of electronic duo Jack Ü with Skrillex, and creates as a part of Silk City with fellow DJ Mark Ronson. Diplo founded and manages record label Mad Decent, and the Australian nonprofit organization Heaps Decent with Sydney-based DJs Nina Agzarian and Andrew Levins.
Fourth Street Live (411 S. 4th St.)
Friday, May 5 I Doors at 6 p.m. and show at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20 and available online.