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September 15, 2014 20:00 ET

Diplo and Skrillex to Headline Madison Square Garden on New Year's Eve

Featured Sets From Diplo, Skrillex, Jack U and Special Guests; "DJ culture's reigning men" - PITCHFORK

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2014) - Diplo and Skrillex will be ringing in the biggest night of the year at the iconic Madison Square Garden with a monster NYE celebration. The show will include individual sets from both artists and a special performance from their joint project Jack Ü. More special guests will also take the stage that night, which are to be announced. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, September 16th at 10am EDT through Thursday, September 18th at 10pm EDT. Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, September 19th at 12pm EDT.

Jack Ü is the duo's latest collaboration, whose first single, "Take Ü There" featuring Kiesza, which debuted in front of a crowd of about 17,000 people at the Mad Decent Block Party in Brooklyn, NY, last month premiered in an official capacity today as Zane Lowe's 'Hottest Record in the World' and is now available to pre-order on iTunes. The single, which features Kiesza, known for her hit "Hideaway," will be released on September 30th.

Diplo has become one of the most in-demand producers in the past decade, collaborating with a huge list of artists including Beyoncé, Usher, Justin Bieber, Snoop Lion, No Doubt, Pharrell and Madonna. His solo work and dancehall project Major Lazer has positioned him as one of the top producers in the world, and his influential label Mad Decent has grown to become the place to go for breaking new sounds. His latest effort, the compilation album Random White Dude Be Everywhere, is out now via Mad Decent. The album showcases his biggest singles such the twerk-inducing, "Express Yourself," and new collaboration tracks with Waka Flocka Flame, Yellow Claw, Alvaro and others. Diplo most recently graced the cover of Billboard -- see the piece here: http://po.st/4ZdCxb.

Skrillex is one of the most recognized acts in music today. The ever-expanding popularity of his music and notable live performances have resulted in a massive cult following worldwide. His latest album, Recess, is out now via OWSLA/BigBeat/Atlantic and boasts collaborations with Chance The Rapper, Diplo, Ragga Twins, Kill The Noise, Passion Pit vocalist Michael Angelakos and Alvin Risk. Skrillex is about to embark on a colossal fall tour that will feature DJ Snake, A$AP Ferg, DJ Mustard, Nadastrom, Tokimonsta, amongst others, as supporting acts throughout the various dates. The tour kicks off on September 26th at Mansion in Miami, FL. See Complex's recent cover story on Skrillex here: http://www.complex.com/covers/skrillex-interview-alien-nation-2014-cover-story/ 

PRE-ORDER "TAKE Ü THERE" FT. KIESZA NOW
http://smarturl.it/TakeUThere

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR STEVE AOKI, DIPLO & DEORRO'S "FREAK" FT. STEVE BAYS
http://youtu.be/-X6qF7sF9eo

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR SKRILLEX'S "RAGGA BOMB" FT. RAGGA TWINS
http://youtu.be/8eJDTcDUQxQ

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