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Billboard’s throwing a festival at Jones Beach w/ The Weeknd, Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Holy Ghost!, The Faint, more

Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival

Long Island’s Nikon at Jones Beach Theater will play host to pop music festival Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival on August 22-23 (making that a busy weekend with Brooklyn’s Afropunk festival). You probably don’t care that Justin Bieber is playing, but depending on how much of a poptimist you are, it’s potentially interesting that they have The Weeknd, Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, iLoveMakonnen, Fetty Wap, Kiesza and Santigold. Plus underground rappers Main Attrakionz and, weirdly enough, indie-dance bands Holy Ghost! and The Faint. Tickets go on sale Thursday (7/16) at 10 AM with a Citi presale starting Monday (7/13) at 9 AM. Full lineup (with one more TBA) below.

The fest is a week before Fetty Wap returns to the venue to open for Chris Brown (sigh), and about a month after Nicki Minaj’s big Barclays Center show with Meek Mill, Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe and DeJ Loaf.

Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival
The Weeknd
Skrillex
Nicki Minaj
Lil Wayne
Justin Bieber
Kygo
Jason Derulo
American Authors
Betty Who
The Chainsmokers
Cold War Kids
The Faint
Fetty Wap
CRUISR
Halsey
Holy Ghost!
ILoveMakonnen
Justin Baron
Kiesza
Lights
Lindsey Stirling
Little Mix
Main Attrakionz
The Maine
Markam
Matoma
Michael Brun
Michael Woods
Misterwives
MKTO
Natalie La Rose
New Politics
Party Thieves
Ryn Weaver
Santigold
X Ambassadors
ZZ Ward

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