Record label Mad Decent will bring its label tour, the Mad Decent Block Party, back to New Orleans this year following its debut in 2014. Among the performers are golden child EDM haircut Skrillex and sleepy bear rap phenomenon ILoveMakonnen, who just performed at the 2015 Buku Music + Art Project, the big brother to Mad Decent's unhinged younger sibling. Skrillex is also a Buku veteran and has headlined the Voodoo Music + Arts Project twice, in 2012 and in 2014.
The New Orleans leg of the Block Party tour also features Alison Wonderland, DJ 4B, Mija and Party Flavor, thoughthe tour includes Borgore, Diplo, Major Lazer and Tyler, The Creator, among many others, on other dates. The event is 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21 in Champions Square. Tickets are $34-$88.85.