Dillon Francis

From 31 January 2019to06 April 2019

Dillon Francis

https://www.songkick.com/artists/3215901-dillon-francis/calendar

Dillon Francis (born 5 October 1987) is a DJ and electronic music composer from Los Angeles, California, the US that focuses on musical genres ranging from the trap, dubstep, and house music.

Francis released his first EP in 2010 called “Swashbuckler”. After this release, he caught the attention of the praised American DJ, Diplo, who later signed Francis to his label Mad Decent. Francis soon collaborated with Diplo on the track “Que Que”, which featured pumping bass lines and samples of Spanish dance rhythms and vocals. Francis soon began to garner popularity with his release of the moombahton track “Masta Blasta”.

In 2011 he released his first EP on Mad Decent labeled “Westside!”. That year he also released the single “IDGAFOS”, which features samples of Adam Levine’s vocals on the Gym Class Heroes’ song “Stereo Hearts”. The song was a great success for Francis, topping the charts of the blog Hype Machine. The song was also used in a highly televised advertisement for the 2014 Super Bowl. In 2011 he also self-released the EP “Ultra” with Cory Enemy as well as the EP Bossa Rocka through the label Top Billin.

Through his 2012 release “Something, Something, Awesome” he became the first moombahton artist to be featured on the top of the Beatport chart. The EP was released through Skrillex’s record label OWSLA and featured a collaboration with electronic music producer Jake Stanczak – aka – Kill the Noise. In 2012 he also headlined a major tour as well as supported main acts like Nero and Flux Pavilion.

In 2013 he released the singles “Messages”, “Flight 4555 (IDGAFOS 3.0)”, and “Without You”. He also was listed on MTV Clubland’s Artists to watch in 2013. In 2013 he was also labeled as the No. 73 DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 poll. In 2014 he released the hit single “Get Low” with DJ Snake, which immediately became a sensation in European night clubs. This same year he also released his debut album “Money Sucks, Friends Rule”, which was released through Columbia Records. The album contained collaborations with a wide variety of artists like Major Lazer, Twista, and Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie. The album did significantly well on the charts reaching the No. 40 position on the US Billboard 200 and the No. 2 spot on the US Dance/Electronic Albums chart.

Apart from music Francis has been involved in the comedy production Meowski666 with Kill the Noise. Francis has also performed at a wide list of festivals such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Camp Bisco, Ultra, and TomorrowWorld. He has also remixed many artists’ music such as CSS, Calvin Harris, and Robyn.

Thursday 31 January 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

The Sylvee, Madison, WI, US

 

Friday 01 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis, MN, US

 

Saturday 02 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, US

 

Monday 04 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

The Pageant, St Louis, MO, US

 

Tuesday 05 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

The Midland By Amc, Kansas City, MO, US

 

Thursday 07 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

South Side Ballroom at Gilley’s, Dallas, TX, US

 

Friday 08 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Revention Music Center, Houston, TX, US

 

Saturday 09 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, Austin, TX, US

 

Sunday 10 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, Austin, TX, US

 

Friday 15 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

EXPRESS LIVE!, Columbus, OH, US

 

Saturday 16 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI, US

 

Sunday 17 February 2019

Dillon Francis

Marathon Music Works, Nashville, TN, US

 

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

State Theatre, Portland, ME, US

 

Thursday 21 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA, US

 

Friday 22 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

The Anthem, Washington, DC, US

 

Saturday 23 February 2019

Dillon Francis

with Alison Wonderland

Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA, US

 

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Dillon Francis

Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada

 

Saturday 02 March 2019

Dillon Francis

Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo, NY, US

 

Saturday 16 March 2019

Dillon Francis

with Snow Patrol, Santana, and 36 others

Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico

 

Saturday 16 March 2019 – Sunday 17 March 2019

Dillon Francis

Vive Latino 2019

Mexico City, Mexico

 

Saturday 06 April 2019

Dillon Francis

with Martin Garrix, Alesso, and 19 others

Parque Fundidora, Monterrey, Mexico

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