Diplo Played From the Top of an Australian Bridge: Everything You Need to Know


Diplo performs on Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Diplo has had a big week, what with his seemingly hostile takeover of the Jonas Brothers' Instagram account (to tease the fact that he produced their next single) and his name getting added to the lineup for October's All My Friends festival in Los Angeles.

But the prolific producer/country music artist/underwear model also enjoyed some other high-level musical action this week, when he performed a set from the top of the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia.

Playing on decks set 440 feet off the ground and overlooking the city, Diplo performed the first DJ set to ever take place at the top of the bridge. The occasion was in honor of the 21st anniversary of Bridgeclimb, a group that's been shepherding tourists to the very same perch since 1998. (That's a full six years before Diplo even released his debut LP, Florida.)

Given its size, status and broad appeal, the iconic structure is arguably the Diplo of bridges. More than 4 million visitors have climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the last 21 years.

See video from Diplo's performance below. 


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