Diplo | Summerfest

Friday, June 22nd at 7:00pm
U.S. Cellular Connection Stage | Summerfest
639 East Summerfest Place
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
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Friday, June 22nd | 7:00pm Show

The NEW U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage

Summerfest at Henry Maier Festival Park

Diplo, also known as Thomas Wesley Pentz, is considered one of the most dynamic forces in music today. In 2004, Pentz cemented himself as a full-fledged artist through his debut album, "Florida.” Diplo worked with M.I.A. on her mixtape, first and second albums, eventually creating the Grammy nominated track "Paper Planes" in 2007, which hit No. 4 on the U.S. Hot 100 Chart and has sold more than 3 million copies. In 2005, Diplo founded label/culture lab Mad Decent to serve as a platform for showcasing the myriad of fascinating sounds Pentz encounters while touring the world. After multiple Grammy nominations, including Producer of the Year, and being crowned the #1 most streamed artist on Soundcloud for 2013, Beyoncé's "Run the World" sampled Major Lazer's "Pon De Floor" and sold over a million copies, cementing Diplo's place in the pop world.

Concert goers may access the new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage via the mid and north gates of Henry Maier Festival Park at 7 p.m. on June 22, 2018.  No tickets will be required, event entry will be permitted on a first-come, first serve basis.  Admission is not guaranteed and entry gates will be closed when capacity is reached. Food, beverage and parking will be available for purchase. The new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage will feature a 25’ digital screen, a VIP backstage loft and mobile charging stations throughout the stage area.