ONE Musicfest Brings the Heat Again to Atlanta

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In about 2 weeks, if your are a true R&B, Neo Soul, Hip Hop, and Funk, pack up your car or grab a plane ticket and make it to Atlanta for ONE Musicfest on Saturday, September 10th. 

Now in its 7th year, ONE Musicfest has drawn more than 60,000 music lovers from all over the country to Atlanta to enjoy performances from artists including Kendrick Lamar, Nas, The Roots, Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill and Janelle Monae. In addition to seeing many of hip-hop's biggest legends, alongside some of today's most popular hitmakers, attendees will get the opportunity to experience an artist village, graffiti walls, and a separate stage with over 30 DJs. Each year, festival organizers make it a point to top the previous year's ONE Musicfest, and 2016 promises to be no exception.
 
The festival's hip-hop-meets-hipster vibe and consistently amazing lineup of performers inspired Billboard magazine to crown the event, "one of the late summer's mandatory activities for music lovers in The Peach State."
 
Check out the lineup for this year's show: 
  • Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
  • Andra Day
  • A$AP Ferg
  • BJ The Chicago Kid
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Dungeon Family and Organized Noize reunion featuring: Big Boi, CeeLo Green, Rico Wade, Big Gipp,
  • T-Mo, Killer Mike, Cool Breeze, Witchdoctor, Backbone, Big Rube, Sleepy Brown, Ray Murray, Slimm
  • Calhoun, and special guests
  • Erykah Badu
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Ice Cube
  • Jazmine Sullivan

Tickets are still available at www.onemusicfest.com so get them now and meet us in the A!

 

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Ms Lauryn Hill Announces 2016 Tour

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Ms Lauryn Hill announced yesterday that she has curated her 2016 concert series MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Starting August 27th in Philly and concluding her tour on November 13th in Phoenix. Presale tickets went on sale yesterday at 10am for Tidal members but tickets are now for the general public today on livenation.com.  As this is an anticipated show (because you know she will kill it), we surely hope she makes it on time. Maybe she will prove us all wrong and we won’t have to talk about this again… 

 

MLH Caravan: A Dispora Calling! Tour Dates:

08/27 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Mann Center
09/01 – Chicago, IL @ Ravinia
09/02 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
09/04 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
09/13 – Louisville, KY @ The Louisville Palace
09/16 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
09/18 – Cleveland, OH @ Hard Rock Live Rocksino
09/22 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Murat Theatre
09/24 – Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park
09/25 – Tuscaloosa, AL @ Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
10/01 – Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre
11/01 – San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall
11/06 – Seattle, WA @ McCaw Hall
11/08 – Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
11/12 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Foundry at SLS
11/13 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre

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2016 Global Citizen Music Festival announces Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica and More

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It's the 5th year for the Global Citizens Music Festival and the lineup has just been announced. Headlining this year's music festival include Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica, Selena Gomez and Major Lazer. Guest appearances by Usher, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Elle Goulding, Yandel, Yusuf/Cat Stevens and many more.

Held on September 24th at Central Park in New York City, this party with a purpose is one highly anticipated event. Although this is a FREE (yep, I said Free!), there is some work to be done in order for you to be selected to get tickets. CLICK HERE for more information and instructions on how to get them!

 

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