Celebrate the summer at Mad Decent Block Party in downtown Los Angeles, with a diverse lineup handpicked by Diplo from his LA-based label.

Mad Decent Block Party 2014

Sep 13 2014

Now in its 6th year, Diplo's Mad Decent Block Party is an all-day dance fest that celebrates the summer in style. The party takes place in downtown's LA Center Studios, with a lineup that includes Diplo, Elliphant, Laidback Luke, Liz, STRFKR, Thurz and TJR. Listen to the finest artists on the Mad Decent label and dance to diverse sounds of hip hop and electronic music.

Summer never has to end when you live in Los Angeles. Celebrate the sounds of the season at the Mad Decent Block Party, an all-day label showcase that takes over the LA Center Studios on Saturday, September 13. A diverse selection of artists combine to create an atmosphere of pure party amongst with a backdrop of skyscrapers in downtown LA. What started as a family-style barbeque in 2008 is now a multinational tour that visits cities from Johannesburg to Vancouver. But the Mad Decent label is based in LA - and you can bet that Diplo will bring out the best for his hometown. From hip hop and rap to dance music and live electronica, you'll hear an inspiring lineup of artists from around the world. Label boss Diplo leads off this year's party. A world-touring artist who headlined Ultra Music Festival 2014, Diplo has worked with an incredible number of top-shelf artists in the industry: Snoop Lion, Usher, No Doubt, M.I.A., Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Skrillex and Beyonce. He runs the label Mad Decent and is the founder of the annual block party. Also on the lineup: Elliphant, a Swedish pop artist who has drawn massive acclaim from Pitchfork and Katy Perry. You’ll also hear Laidback Luke, a master house producer and dance music DJ royalty. Completing the lineup are R&B songstress Liz, Portland band STRFKR, international hip hop artist Thurz, and fun-loving performer TJR. Tickets cost $60 to $75, and this event is 18+.

Los Angeles Center Studios isn't just a sweet downtown venue - it's also a major recording center with six soundstages across 20 acres. Numerous scenes from the award-winning TV series Mad Men are filmed at LACS, which is the home of the offices of Sterli

Want to get a taste of the sounds that you’ll hear at Mad Decent Block Party? Visit the label’s SoundCloud page for a free, 45-minute mix that features 33 tracks that you are likely to hear at some point during the show.

Los Angeles Center Studios

Address: 1201 W 5th St T-110
City: Los Angeles