Mad Decent Block Party 2012

Diplo announced new details about the fifth installment of his annual Mad Decent Block Party this week, which will kick off over the weekend.

The label has teamed up with Puma, Red Bull, Heineken and SPIN to provide a day of musical performances with FREE admission, delicious food, carnival games and a party for all ages.

Every block party will have a completely different lineup with surprise guests popping up in each city, with things kicking off in Toronto on Saturday (July 28), before heading to Philly on August 4th, NYC on August 5th, Chicago on August 18, and then, Los Angeles on August 25th.

Select DJ sets from the block parties will be recorded and available on For more info, and/or to RSVP, head to the Mad Decent Block Party Facebook page at

The complete line-ups are as follows:


7/28 @ Yonge Dundas Square, Toronto (1pm-11pm)

Lineup: Zed’s Dead, Claude VonStroke, Nadastrom, Jacques Greene, BADBADNOTGOOD, Riton, A Tribe Called Red, Smalltown DJs, and Grandtheft.


8/4/12 @ Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing (Chestnut and Columbus Blvd) (12pm – 9pm)

Lineup: Major Lazer, Bonde Do Role, Riff Raff, Lunice, Reptar, PO PO, DJ Sega, Kito, Paul Devro, and Dirty South Joe.


8/5 @ Williamsburg Park (50 Kent Avenue and N 12th Street, Brooklyn) (12pm – 10pm)

Lineup: Major Lazer, Erol Alkan, Bonde Do Role
Lunice, Riff Raff, Mr Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Reptar, Zebra Katz, Bosco Delrey, Baauer, Kito, and Paul Devro


8/18/12 @ W. Fulton St. between N. Ashland Ave. & N. Justine St. (12pm – 10pm)


8/25 @ LA Center Studios, 450 South Bixel Street (12pm – 8pm)