Juice Jam 2017

Diplo, popular electronic music producer, to headline Juice Jam 2017

Courtesy of University Union

Popular electronic music producer Diplo will headline this year’s Juice Jam music festival.

UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2017 at 1:49 a.m.

Popular electronic music producer Diplo will headline this year’s Juice Jam Music Festival, University Union announced Monday night.

Diplo, a stage name for Los Angeles-based Thomas Wesley Pentz, is well-known for his collaboration with artists such as Major Lazer. Diplo received multiple Grammy nominations, including Producer of the Year, in 2013 and 2016.

The musician also helped produce Major Lazer’s hit “Lean On” in 2015 which reached number one at Top 40 Radio.

“Diplo remains the go-to producer for the who’s who of the pop music landscape,” UU said in a press release.

UU also announced that performers Ugly God, MØ, Smallpools and Jeremy Zucker will perform at Juice Jam. The annual festival opens to students at 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 10 at Skytop Field.

Tickets for Juice Jam are $20 for Syracuse University and State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry students with a valid college ID. A maximum of two tickets will be issued per ID.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Carrier Dome Gate E ticket booth. Sales continue through Thursday at 6 p.m. unless the event is sold out before then.

The story has been updated for appropriate style.

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