Coachella 2017 Lineupe Revealed…Beyoncé, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar Headline

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Well well well, it seems as if the 2017 Coachella Music Festival is fully stacked this year. The annual festival which literally takes place in the middle of the desert doesn’t need ANY help with keeping things hot, as the dry heat usually takes care of that, but this year will be a scorcher with the help of some pretty hot artist.

Taking on the task of headlining the two weekend festival are the Queen Bey herself, Beyoncé, along with Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead. As we know, the internets today are a savage place when it comes to finding out information, and for some time now, there have been some rumors and hype around Beyoncé actually taking a crack at performing, and they seemed to have proven to be true. This will also be K.Dot’s first time headlining the infamous fest.

The festival takes place April 14-16 and April 21-23 in Indio, Calif, and it looks pretty evident that they have upped the ante in comparison to past years. The remaining lineup is packed full of music from all genres, so you won’t be skimped out on any musical greatness at all.

If you’re interested in snagging some passes, you HAVE to act fast as these are an extremely hot ticket item, but they won’t be cheap. The baseline ticket will be the 3-day general admission pass, which starts at $399, but if you want to feel extra special, you can cop a VIP pass for $899. Tickets for both weekends go on sale Wednesday, January 4th at 8 AM EST via Coachella’s official site.

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Kanye West Headlines The ComplexCon, Set For November 5-6 In Long Beach

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Well look at this, we have a new music festival of sorts folks.

The people over at Complex magazine are making a major move by curating their own convention to represent popular culture in all facets of entertainment. The inaugural ComplexCon will be held November 5 & 6 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

“ComplexCon is an expertly curated convention and festival that brings the world of Complex to life. This is our generation’s World Fair. The minds behind Complex have come together with a Host Committee that includes legendary artist Takashi Murakami, award-winning producer Skrillex and our Cultural Director/Executive Chair Pharrell Williams to imagine a place where creators, curators and YOU converge to celebrate and shape our culture.”

It’s good to see that this will be a well rounded event, because many times cons will just feature exhibitors and panels where guest speak on a specific topic, leaving little to no room for live entertainment, but being that Complex is a music magazine, how dare they think to leave that out?

Kanye West, Skrillex, Kid Cudi, and Travis Scott all lead the pack as the evening/headline performers, while the day activities will see many other artist take the stage.

Ticket prices run between $45-$450, and are currently on sale via the ComplexCon website.

Power 106 Grabs Big Sean, YG & Chance The Rapper For PowerHouse 2016

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After months of having to deal with what seemed like an extended, and unwanted Winter season, we are getting a few weeks of Spring before we flip over to the Summer months.

It’s that time again to get ready for the Hip Hop party of the summer! No Summer is set on the West Coast without the footprint of the annual PowerHouse concert.

Los Angeles radio station Power 106 has leaked the first set of performers to take the stage at the #PowerhouseLA on June 3rd at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. Every year we get a fully packed show, and this year will be no different.

For a powerful lineup, we’ll see Big Sean, Chance The Rapper, YG, Yo Gotti and the return of Fat Joe and Remy Ma. Of course these aren’t the only performers who will kill the stage that night, we’ll have to wait and see what else is up the sleeve of the radio execs because second artist announcement is coming April 25 and a third reveal is arriving on May 5.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale Thursday, April 21, at 10 am using the password CRUZ,  while regular tickets go on-sale to the general public Friday, April 22, 10 am via Ticketmaster.

 

Real 92.3’s First Ever “The REAL Birthday Bash” Set For Feb. 28th

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LA’s Real 92.3 has been EXTREMELY busy on the front of providing it’s listeners with a lot of options for premium live entertainment as of lately.

They recently had a big radio show called “The REAL Show” that featured Kendrick Lamar and a guest spot by Drake.

It was recently announced that they will be holding their first birthday bash style concert to celebrate their station. Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, Fetty Wap, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, Omarion, and O.T. Genasis will be the artists performing at the show which takes place February 28th at The Forum in Los Angeles, California.

Presales for the tickets started today with the password REAL, while tickets officially go on sale to the public tomorrow, December 8th via Ticketmaster.

Kanye West To Play Full “808s & Heartbreak” Album Live At Los Angeles Concert

On August 30th, Kanye West was just awarded on of the most coveted MTV Video Music Awards, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. This same date also marked 10 years since he released his classic album “Late Registration”.

We all know that Kanye is not one to sit still for long and usually has something up his sleeve, and we’ve just learned of one of his next moves. The news has broke that Los Angeles will get a special ‘one off’ by Mr. West performing his 2008 album “808s & Heartbreak” in it’s entirety at the Hollywood Bowl on September 25th. Nobody is exactly sure what prompted such a surprise show, but we’re not knocking it at all.

Tickets for the show go on sale to the general public September 4, 2015 via Ticketmaster with prices ranging from $39.50 – $350.

Oakland’s 1st Annual Bay Area Vibez Music Festival

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The inaugural Bay Area Vibez music festival announces more artists for its multi-stage, 2-day music, arts and urban lifestyle festival being held at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park in Oakland, California on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27, with more than 25 artists to represent the line-up. The festival was created in celebration of music, art, diversity and the rich culture that mirrors the Bay Area and its unique characteristics.

The first round of performers have been announced, who can we look forward to seeing perform? Well it looks as if  Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Nas,  Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Meshell Ndegeocello, Morgan Heritage, Tarrus Riley, Fishbone, Richie Spice, Fiji, I-Wayne, Jo Mersa, Krooked Treez, Black Am-I, The Courtney John Project, Forrest Day, I-Live and Queen Omega are all set to perform, with more announcements coming soon.

Tickets are now on sale. GA tickets are $65 for 1-day passes, $120 for 2-day and $159 for 1-day VIP, or $299 for 2-day VIP. For more information, or for ticket purchasing, visit BayAreaVibez.com.

San Diego’s Jazz Fest helms BIG names!

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Holiday weekends during the Summer time tend to be the time when people want to get out, party, relax, and enjoy some good music.

The holiday that everyone depicts as the official “kickoff to the Summer” is Memorial Day, and this May 22-24 comes the arrival of the San Diego Jazz Festival.

To be hosted at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA, you’ll be able to see some of R&B’s biggest names from past an present. So far the headliners who have been announced are Toni Braxton, Maxwell, and R.Kelly among others.  The full list of artist can be found below and tickets can be purchased HERE.  More artist to be announced .

 

2015 San Diego Jazz Festival performs:

Fri May 22
R. Kelly
Daley

Sat May 23
Maxwell
Toni Braxton
Raheem DeVaughn
Tim Bowman
Elan Trotman
Jazz In Pink

Sun May 24
Erykah Badu
Anthony Hamilton
Eric Benet
Eric Darius