Red Bull Music Festival goes to Chicago.
Red Bull Music Festival is now expanding to Chicago for the November event, with performances from Pusha T, Nas, Vic Mensa, Teyana Taylor, Sheck Wes, Jamila Woods, CupcakKe, Valee and more.
The latest installment of their critically acclaimed international music series returns to the Windy City after 2017’s 30 Days in Chicago and will take place from November 3-30.
Wintrust Arena will hosts the event, which features sets from G.O.O.D. Music artists in an unprecedented ensemble performance featuring Nas, Pusha T, Teyana Taylor, Sheck Wes, Valee, Desiigner, 070 Shake and more. Vic Mensa will bring on a hometown performance while CupcakKe—Chicago’s most explicit emerging star brings her raunchy raps to Thalia Hall.
Rapper Mister Wallace and rapper/DJ/producer Anthony “aCeb00mbaP” Pabey’s burgeoning Chicago-based, LGBTQ-centric record label Futurehood will present an evening of rap and R&B including Roy Kinsey and other artists from Chicago’s underground music scene.
The festival will also host in-depth conversations with legends and rising stars. Producer and record label exec No I.D. will discuss his Chicago roots and his illustrious career. Vivian Host will also bring a special live version of her Red Bull Radio Show Peak Time to the live stage three times during the month-long festival.
Tickets for the festival will go on sale September 25th. For the full line-Up and ticket links, visit: redbullmusic.com/chicago
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