Diplo and Mark Ronson to Unleash Silk City at Governor’s Ball

Diplo and Mark Ronson have announced they will debut their new act Silk City at Governor’s Ball early this summer. Read the juicy details below.

Diplo and Mark Ronson will debut Silk City at Governor’s Ball this June. The multi-genre experience takes place from June 1 to 3, 2018 at Randall’s Park in New York City.

Billboard reports that the two music producers first teased a collaboration in August 2017 when Diplo told GQ that he was working on a disco album with Ronson.

Meanwhile Pitchfork states that the new production duo is named after a diner called Silk City in Philadelphia where Diplo got his start as a DJ.

silk city diner in philadelphia

Silk City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Silk City of Philadelphia is a renovated diner with a beer garden that serves American food such as fried chicken or meatloaf. Their motto is that, “Everything old is new again.”

Other headlining acts scheduled to perform at Governor’s Ball include Eminem, Jack White, Travis Scott, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Halsey, N.E.R.D. and Khalid. Learn more at their official website.

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Elizabeth de Moya has contributed to DJ Mag, DJ TechTools, LA Weekly and Thump (Vice). She has a BA in Linguistics from UC Berkeley.