The long-standing partnership between Red Bull Music Academy and Diplo – cemented by the now legendary Notting Hill Carnival throw-downs each August - continues throughout April as they present the official after parties for the Major Lazer UK tour.
Major Lazer - with their futuristic dancehall vibe - prepare to turn the UK upside down on a tour taking in London, Birmingham and Glasgow. Meanwhile Red Bull Music Academy up the ante for a series of aftershow parties featuring DJ sets from Diplo in some of the host cities’ most iconic clubs. First stop is by London’s Cable, Rainbow in Birmingham and Glasgow’s Chambre 69. Additional guest DJs for each party to be announced.
For each of the events, a limited amount of guest list spaces will be made available to ticket holders of the Major Lazer gigs. To be in with a chance of getting hold of one of these spaces, ticket holders should head to www.redbull.co.uk/diplotour at 10am on Thursday 5th April. All other tickets will be available to buy on the door at each venue (subject to availability) with discounts for anyone with a Major Lazer ticket.
About Red Bull Music Academy
Since it’s inception in 1998, Red Bull Music Academy has established itself as one of the most unique projects in music. Each year, the Academy takes over an inner city space, transforming it into a bespoke venue for musical innovation where aspiring music makers from all over the over the world are joined by pioneering legends to learn about everything from music history to technology. Previous lecturers have included Bootsy Collins, Nile Rogers, Carl Craig, Bob Moog, Steve Reich, Erykah Badu and the Mizell Brothers as well as more recent successes such as MIA, Oneohtrix Point Never, Peaches and Magnetic Man's Skream.
Taking great interest in global underground music scenes, popping-up at only the most vital music festivals as well as curating their own legendary events, recent events have included a showcase at Barcelona’s Sonar festival, the Major Lazer Notting Hill Carnival party and taking over the London Eye for a music festival in the sky, programming the 30 pods with 30 live gigs and broadcasting to the world via www.redbullmusicacademyradio.com