DJ/producer Diplo coming to Bryce Jordan Center on Jan. 18

December 12, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Grammy-nominated American DJ and music producer Diplo is set to perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, at the Bryce Jordan Center. 

The show is presented by Levels Nightclub. 

Diplo has received multiple Grammy nominations, which includes his most recent nomination for Non-Classical Producer of the Year in 2013. In 2004, Diplo began his electronic dance music (EDM) career by releasing his debut album “Florida” which received praise within the underground EDM community. Later, in 2005, he founded his own music label, Mad Decent, which has gone on to release music for a variety of artists like Santigold, Peter Bjorn & John, Rusko, Crookers, Bosco Delrey, Lil’ Jon, Gucci Mane, Buraka Som Sistema, Dillon Francis, RiFF RAFF, Baauer and Diplo’s own side-project, Major Lazer.

He released the EP “Express Yourself” in 2012 and Major Lazer’s album “Free The Universe” in 2013. Most recently, Diplo released his first compilation album in more than 10 years, “Random White Dude Everywhere," which is comprised of the DJ’s greatest hits over the past years. The album also includes new singles like “Revolution,” which broke the Top 40 Pop Chart, making it his biggest hit to date.

His hit “Pon De Floor,” is heavily sampled in Beyonce’s “Run the World” and he has continued to be a prominent producer to artists like Usher, Snoop Lion, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, No Doubt, Beyonce, Madonna and Pharrell.

Tickets go on-sale at noon Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre, online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.bjc.psu.edu, or by phone at 800-745-3000.   

Last Updated December 12, 2014