2017 Governors Ball Lineup Revealed

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The “official” start to the Summer is really Memorial Day weekend, but nothing says Summer’s here in New York City than the annual Governor’s Ball Music Festival.

This year, the event takes place from June 2nd – 4th at the usual spot, which is Randalls Island Park. Upon a quick glimpse at the lineup, I have to say that this year’s show is EXTREMELY Hip-Hop heavy, which is a great thing, as it’s no secret that we at Concert Daily love our R&B and Hip-Hop music.

Chance The Rapper along with Childish Gambino are two of the star headliners. Rock band Tool will play their first show in the NYC area in over a decade! If you’re a true Tool fan, you won’t want to miss this.

Tickets to Governors Ball go on sale Friday, January 6th at noon at govball.com.

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2016 Budweiser Made In America Lineup Revealed

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Ok, so it’s no secret that one of the biggest festivals in the United States used to officially “close out the summer” is the JayZ curated Made In America. 

The details about the show were pretty mum, aside from the dates. Set for Labor Day weekend, which translates to September 3-4, we now know who the performing acts are. It’s been announced that the self-proclaimed “bad gal” Rihanna and Coldplay will headline the two day festival.

Joining those two, will be a host of other top-billing acts, such as Collegrove (who is the combination of 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne), Chance The Rapper, Bryson Tiller, DJ Khaled, Travi$ Scott, Tory Lanez, Desiigner and many more.

If you want tickets, they are being sold in two different levels. The first is your standard general admission two-day pass that merely gets you into the weekend worth of concerts. The other is a VIP ultimate experience pass, though it is not clear at this time what extra access that buys you.

Tidal subscribers will get first dibs as a presale exclusively on the music streaming site starts Wednesday at 10 a.m. General admission tickets are being sold on Ticketmaster starting Monday, June 27.

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.

 

Hot 97 Announces The Artists For June 5th Summer Jam Concert; Pusha T, Big Sean and Bryson Tiller Headline

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HOT 97 is back with the hottest concert of the year: HOT 97 Summer Jam. Join Ebro, Megan Ryte, Nessa, Funk Flex, and the whole HOT 97 family as Summer Jam takes over MetLife Stadium on Sunday, June 5th for the official start-of-summer party, complete with two stages of the biggest names in music, exclusive experiences including cool down stations, a car show and more!

Earlier this week we finally got the first announcement about the show, which includes the line-up for the Festival Stage, which gives fans an energetic and electrifying showcase of Hip Hop’s latest talent during the Festival Village.

New York’s number one radio station has just released who they will have as the acts to hit the Stadium/main stage, and it’s full of your radio favorites. Pusha T & G.O.O.D. Music, Big Sean, DJ Khaled & Friends, Bryson Tiller, A$AP Rocky, Kid Ink, Young Thug, A$AP Ferg, & Tinashe will be part of the main course.

But don’t just wait on your main course to arrive, as you have Chance the Rapper, Tory Lanez, Curren$y, Desiigner, Post Malone, Justine Skye, Dave East, Dougie F and Rotimi on the Festival Stage to get you warmed up!  HOT 97 is just getting started, as the station gears up to announce the epic Stadium Stage line-up later this week.

We will update this once the main stage acts are announced. Tickets for the event go on sale to the public on Saturday, April 9th at 12 noon on Ticketmaster, but if you would like to take advantage of the pre-sale that is currently going on, use the special password LINES up until April 8th at 10 PM.

Las Vegas’ 3rd Annual “Life Is Beautiful” Festival Boasts Headliners Stevie Wonder And Kendrick Lamar

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Just as Summer festival season is starting to wind down, we think that we are going to be in the “clear” for outdoor festivals for a while…well nope, that’s not going to happen, not just yet at least.

Out in the middle of the desert of Nevada, Sin City will host the 3rd annual “Life Is Beautiful” Festival the weekend of September 25th – 27th, which is a change from taking place in October in past years, over the span of 15 city blocks of downtown Las Vegas. Life Is Beautiful is different than most music festivals, as it will present “an unparalleled event experience, seamlessly incorporating amazing music, incredible art, and cuisine into three days of unforgettable fun and entertainment.”

Stevie Wonder and Kendrick Lamar top this year’s lineup, performing alongside Duran Duran, Weezer, Death Cab For Cutie, Brandon Flowers, Run the Jewels, Kid Cudi, Future Islands, Royal Blood, Metric, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Dan Deacon, and Shamir.

Ticket prices range from $115 for single-day passes to $195 for the general admission 3-day pass. Hop on over to the festival’s website to purchase your tickets before they are all gone.