(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop collective Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock) and Earl Sweatshirt of Odd Future were just announced as part of the lineup for the annual Downtown Music Festival sponsored by Downtown Records.
The west coast emcees will join Sky Ferreira, DIIV, Palma Violets, Trash Talk, Beach Fossils, Teengirl Fantasy, Ducktails, Royal Teeth, Black Dave, and over 20 more music acts on May 1oth and 11th.
The festival will take place in different intimate venues in Manhattan’s Lower East Side like Element, Mercury Lounge, Bowery Ballroom, Angel Orensanz, Pianos, Cake Shop, and Tammany Hall.
This will also be the first year that the Downtown Music Festival will extend to other cities across North America. Fans in Philadelphia, Toronto, Boston, Los Angeles, Denver, and Las Vegas will get to see a unique lineup for each location.
The performers for the extended sites will be announced soon. Tickets for the New York festival are now available at Ticketweb. Limited early bird tickets are selling for $79 with general two-day passes at $99. VIP and Super VIP tickets are $150 and $450 respectively.
Black Hippy members will have a very busy festival season. The TDE crew is scheduled to play the Paid Dues Independent Hip-Hop Festival this weekend in San Bernardino, California.
Kendrick will perform on April 12th at Rochester, Michigan’s Meadow Brook Music Festival. Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul will be a part of the Sasquatch! Festival in Quincy, Washington in May.
Earl Sweatshirt will be at Sasquatch! as well and will perform at the Coachella Festival in Indio, California on April 12th. The 19-year-old will also join Tyler, The Creator for select shows on the Odd Future leader’s ongoing tour.
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