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Major Lazer Presents: Music is the Weapon Drive In Tour

Award-winning Jamaican-American EDM group coming to the Westland Mall Drive-In

COLUMBUS, OH–September 30, 2020– The award-winning EDM group, Major Lazer, is coming to the Westland Mall Drive-In as part of their Music is a Weapon Drive In Tour.  Members Diplo (a.k.a Thomas Wesley Pentz), Walshy Fire (a.k.a. Leighton Paul Walsh), and Ape Drums (a.k.a. Eric Alberto-Lopez) will bring their unique style of EDM which fuses reggae with dancehall, reggaeton, soca, house, and moombahton on Thursday, October 29.

Since forming in 2008, Major Lazer has released three full-length albums: Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do (2009), Free the Universe (2013), and Peace is the Mission (2015). They have also released five EPs, including Apocalypse Soon (2014), featuring Pharrell Williams and Sean Paul, and Know No Better  (2017), which included appearances by Camila Cabello, Quavo, Travis Scott, and J Balvin.

The EDM powerhouse has racked up numerous awards and nominations from Billboard, MTV, the AMA, the Latin Grammy among others. Their single “Lean On” won best Top Dance/Electronic Song at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, and they quickly followed up with the popular singles “Cold Water”, “Shape Of You”, and “Sua Cara”. And most recently in 2018, Billboard named Major Lazer number five on their Billboard Dance 100 ranking of dance musicians.

“This is going to be an amazing show. These are legends in the industry and bring fire and energy wherever they perform,”  said Zach Ruben, President of Prime Social Group.

Major Lazer will perform at the Westland Mall Drive-In on Thursday, October 29. Doors open at 6 pm. Tickets range from $159-399 per vehicle.  Each ticket to the Westland Mall Drive-In admits one standard passenger vehicle (car, truck, SUV) with up to (4) passengers, with additional passenger tickets being offered for a maximum vehicle capacity of up to six (6) people per vehicle. As a rule of thumb, there must be a legal seat and seatbelt for all the passengers within the vehicle. In addition, per COVID-19 compliance, any party with over four (4) people must all be from the same household.  

Tickets for Major Lazer go on sale Friday, October 2 at 10 a.m. Tickets for all other shows in the Westland Mall Drive-In Series are now available. To purchase tickets, view the current lineup, updates, venue information, and more, visit

About Prime Social Group

Founded in 2010, Prime Social is the leading concert and festival promotion company focused on major college markets. In addition to its over 100 concerts per year, Prime Social produces 10 full-scale festivals in the United States and abroad.

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About the Westland Mall Drive-In

The Westland Mall Drive-In is located across from the Hollywood Casino at the intersection of West Broad Street and Georgesville Road. The Venue has approximately a 550 vehicle capacity. Each vehicle entering the Drive-In will be assigned a 15X20 parking/tailgating space corresponding to their ticket level (Gold VIP, Silver VIP, and General Admission). The venue hosts live national and local artists, comedy shows, movie nights, and more. The Drive-In is also available for rentals by organizations and nonprofit groups. Persons or groups interested in renting the venue should contact Zach Ruben at

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