Roots Picnic Announced: Solange, Lil Wayne, Pharrell, & More

The Roots picnic returns to Philadelphia on Saturday, January 3rd.

The festival’s social media account announced the full lineup. Early bird tickets are on sale now for $100.

Get tickets here

Made In America Announces Day Lineups

Budweiser’s Made In America Festival announced the day splits for this year’s concert. Rihanna will be headlining Saturday, September 3rd and Coldplay will helm Sunday, September 4th.


Both days will have a nice mix and infusion of acts from multiple genre. Single day tickets and 2-day passes are still on sale for this memorable musical festival that graces Philadelphia this Labor Day Weekend.

Kanye West, The Weekend, Chance The Rapper, & Kygo to helm #TheMeadowsNYC 2016

The Meadows Music Festival announced its lineup. The music even spans from October 1st-2nd at Citi Field & Corona Park in New York.

The lineup is below:

Ticket info here:

Price range starts at $230 for a two day pass and select pre sales begin June 22nd.

Glastonbury is a week away 

The wait for the UK mega festival Glastonbury is now less than a week. The outdoor event, for contemporary performing arts, begins June 22nd and closes on the 26th. Located at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset, the yearly  event has mounted great anticipation and fervor amongst music lovers since it began in 1970. Along with current  music, the festival accommodates comedy, dance, cabaret, theater, and other events within the arts spectrum. Leading pop and rock artists usually headline along the main stage. There are also thousands of other acts appearing on smaller stages and performance areas.

This year’s lineup includes Muse, Adele, Tame Impala, Jess Glynne, Skepta, Coldplay, Ellie Goulding, and others. It’s also rumored that pop icon Rihanna will do a surprise cameo during Coldplay’s set.

The event will also have its first women only venue called “The Sisterhood” this year. Glastonbury calls it a “revolutionary clubhouse,” in which the venue’s staff, performers, and security will all be women.

The festival is the largest greenfield concert in the world with the expectation of over 180,000 in attendance. The event always had extensive media coverage from television to newspapers. A good portion of the staffers are volunteers from the area using this global intersection between music and culture to promote good causes. There will be more to come soon on this festival which is one of the highlights of the concert season

Here’s some of last year’s performances:

Afropunk Festival gets its 1st UK run in London this September

The much beloved festival will be held at Alexandra Palace in London on September 24. The event, helmed by a sincere force for cultural empowerment and self expression, sends a great message to the community.

The lineup includes soul songstress SZA ,hip hop recording artist  M.I.A., and others.

The slogan for the even is “Power to the Party” and with an eclectic lineup like this, they are sure to hit their mark. Get tickets for the event here on Friday, June 17th.

Here’s a look at last year’s Afropunk Festival: