Concerts


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The 2016 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival returns to Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee from June 9-12. The lineup for this year’s four-day festival was announced by Conan O’Brien on Tuesday night’s airing of Conan. Pearl Jam, Dead & Company, and the reunited LCD Soundsystem will serve as headliners this year.

J. Cole, Miguel, Tyler, the Creator, Vince Staples, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Big Grams, HAIM, Tame Impala, Post Malone, and others are also set to perform, with more artists being added to the lineup in the coming months.

Back in 2015, Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus, Freddie Gibbs, and Jamie xx were notables who made the festival last year. Tickets for Bonnaroo 2016 go on sale this Friday, January 22 at 12 p.m. EST.

Check out the full lineup below.

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Harlem’s A$AP Mob pays tribute to the late A$AP Yams with a special concert celebrating his life. On the one-year anniversary of his untimely death, A$AP Rocky and A$AP Mob present the first annual Yams Day concert. Held at New York City’s Terminal 5, the show will include performances by A$AP Mob, Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, Flatbush Zombies, Lil’ Uzi Vert, Danny Brown, Bodega Bamz, and many more special guests.

For those that couldn’t make it to the sold-out show, A$AP Worldwide teams up with Yahoo! and Live Nation to stream the event. Watch the full concert below (or click here).

Update: Video of the stream is now available.

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Last month, various clips of Kendrick Lamar’s performance at Austin City Limits released online leading up to its broadcast premiere this past weekend on CBS. Now, following the airing on Saturday night, fans can enjoy K. Dot’s full one-hour set.

Backed by Wesley’s Theory, Kendrick ran through a selection of tracks off his critically-acclaimed To Pimp A Butterfly and good kid, m.A.A.d city LPs. Records such as “For Free?,” “Backseat Freestyle,” “These Walls,” “u,” “i,” and “Alright” are performed.

Courtesy of PBS, watch the full concert below.

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After a four-part mini-series leading up to its debut, J. Cole’s Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming Concert HBO documentary made its television premiere on Saturday night.

The 80-minute documentary chronicles the final stop on J. Cole’s highly successful “Forest Hills Drive” world tour, a special homecoming show in the rapper’s hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Along with performing songs off his platinum-selling 2014 Forest Hills Drive LP, the HBO feature gives backstage access, plus a very compelling life story through Cole’s music with commentary from people who live in the community of Fayetteville, plus close friends and family.

Jay Z and Drake also make guest appearances in the documentary, which can be viewed in full below.

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The moment is here. The now annual New Year’s tradition, the full lineup to this year’s Coachella Music & Arts Festival, has been revealed. The 2016 edition will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem, Guns N’ Roses, and Calvin Harris.

Other acts set to appear are Disclosure, Major Lazer, A$AP Rocky, Sia, Ice Cube, Ellie Goulding, Run the Jewels, Rae Sremmurd, Vince Staples, RL Grime, Skepta, M83, G-Eazy, Jack Ü, DJ Mustard, Joey Bada$$, Alessia Cara, Baauer, The 1975, Hudson Mohawke, Nosaj Thing, BADBADNOTGOOD, SZA and more.

The 2016 Coachella Music & Arts Festival spans over two weekends from April 15-17 and April 22-24, general admission passes go on sale Wednesday, January 6 at 11 a.m. PST.

Click below for the full Coachella lineup.

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Keith Ape is gearing up to rip through New York City again with an upcoming concert at Webster Hall in downtown Manhattan. With a number of projects in the pipeline, the South Korean rapper is looking to win some new fans over with his homies Ken Rebel and Josh Pan.

As a gift to our readers, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to catch the show. To win, just “like” our Facebook page and comment on this post with an explanation on how you first “discovered Keith Ape.”

Tickets are also available for purchase here. It all goes down on Dec 17, so act fast.

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Busta Rhymes partnered with HOT 97 for their annual “Hot For the Holidays” concert at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday. The show turned out to be one for ages, as Bussa Buss called on plenty of star power to hit the stage. Mariah Carey, Lil’ Wayne, Puff Daddy, Mary J. Blige, Rick Ross, Lil’ Kim, Jadakiss, French Montana, Fetty Wap, Sean Paul, Method Man and Redman, Raekwon, Naughty By Nature, M.O.P., Sevyn Streeter, and more all performed in support of the legendary MC.

From Lil’ Wayne’s mini medley to Mary J. Blige and Lil’ Kim performing their 1997-collab “I Can Love You,” the event left the packed crowd with some unforgettable moments. The biggest surprise of the night came when Busta Rhymes reunited with the group that started it all, Leaders of the New School. Along with rocking out to some classics with the Long Island-based crew, Busta had another surprise in the bag when all members of A Tribe Called Quest made an appearance.

Where it all started, Leaders of the New School & a Tribe Called Quest. Thank you for making last night historic!,” tweeted the rap veteran.

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Curren$y is gearing up to rip through New York City again with an upcoming concert at Irving Plaza. In support of his upcoming Canal Street Confidential album, Spitta is rockin’ the venue on December 3rd.

As a gift to our readers, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to catch the show. To win, just “like” our Facebook page and comment on this post with your favorite Curren$y song of all time.

Doors 7PM | Tickets are $30 in Advance. The show is 16+, all ages with a guardian.

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To celebrate 1 million subscribers on their streaming service platform, TIDAL puts on a star-studded concert for the fans. The TIDAL X: 10/20 show takes place tonight at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, featuring performances from Beyoncé, JAY Z, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Lil’ Wayne, Nick Jonas, Rick Ross, and much more.

For those who couldn’t make the trip to Brooklyn, TIDAL is live streaming the full show for everyone (non-subscribers included). Set to start at 7:35 p.m. EST, sit back and catch the sure to be memorable night below.

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Power 106 L.A. is returning with their annual holiday concert, Cali Christmas. Taking place Dec. 4 at The Forum in Inglewood, Los Angeles, this year’s lineup is headlined by Taylor Gang’s Wiz Khalifa. Other artists joining Khalifa on the bill include Pharrell Williams, Travi$ Scott, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and DeJ Loaf. Music lovers planning to make the trip to the City of Angels can purchase tickets via pre-sale on Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. PST, with general public tickets going on-sale on Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. PST.

Cali Christmas 2014 featured performances by Chris Brown, J. Cole, Big Sean, T.I., and Trey Songz.

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