Mysteryland is a series of electronic dance music festivals held by the Netherlands-based promoter ID&T. Being the first of its kind in the country when it was established, its organizers have billed the event as the oldest dance music festival in the Netherlands. It has most recently been held at Haarlemmermeerse Bos in Haarlemmermeer; an exhibition ground that hosted the 2003 edition of the Dutch gardening festival Floriade.
It is traditionally held on the final Saturday of August; in 2013. It will begin its expansion into a two-day event by offering events on the preceding Friday. However, for the first year of this format, the first day will only be open to those who are camping on-site.
In 2011, an international edition of Mysteryland was held in Chile, the first to be held outside the Netherlands.
Over the Memorial Day weekend in May 2014, the first U.S. edition of Mysteryland was held at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the notable Woodstock festival held in 1969. Headliners included Kaskade, Moby, Steve Aoki, Dillon Francis, and Flosstradamus.
Since Mysteryland 2015 edition is it to visit for one weekend, during 29 and 30 August at the Floriade Park.
Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American DJ, record producer, songwriter and label executive based in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project, Major Lazer, and along with producer and DJ Skrillex, part of the electronic duo Jack Ü. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Among other jobs, he has worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia. His 2013 EP Revolution debuted at number 68 on the US Billboard 200. The song was later featured in a commercial for Hyundai and is featured on the WWE 2K16 soundtrack.
During his rise to fame, Diplo worked with British musician M.I.A., an artist who is credited with giving him exposure in his early career. Later, he and fellow M.I.A. producer Switch created a Jamaican dancehall project and cartoon series titled Major Lazer. Since then, Diplo has worked on production and mixtape projects with many other pop artists, such as Gwen Stefani, M.I.A., Die Antwoord, Britney Spears, Madonna, Shakira, Beyoncé, No Doubt, Justin Bieber, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, CL and G-Dragon. His alias, short for Diplodocus, derives from his childhood fascination with dinosaurs. He is the co-producer of several tracks on Madonna's thirteenth studio album Rebel Heart (2015).