Afropunk expands lineup, adds Laura Mvula, Ho99o9, BLXPLTN & more
Afropunk 2016 lineup (Ice Cube, TVOTR, Tyler the Creator, Cee-Lo, FlyLo, Janelle Monae, George Clinton, Earl Sweatshirt, more)
Also: Angel Haze, Downtown Boys, Skunk Anansie, Skye & Ross of Morcheeba, Young Fathers, Shabazz Palaces, Thundercat, a superjam featuring members of Bad Brains, Fishbone and Living Colour, and more.
Shaky Knees also throwing Shaky Beats Festival with Nas, !!!, A$AP Ferg, Odesza, Major Lazer, Yeasayer & more
Atlanta's Shaky Knees festival already announced its 2016 lineup, but that's not all we're getting from them this year. The festival organizers are also putting on the rap/electronic-focused Shaky Beats festival the following weekend, ...
SXSW announces third round of 2015 showcasing artists
SXSW, which happens March 17-22 in Austin, TX, has announced its third round of 2015 showcasing artists. (Here's round 1 and round 2.) It's a big update, with over 500 new additions, including Amason, Frog Eyes, Palma Violets, Girl Band, Pity Sex, Sheer Mag, Kate Tempest, THEESatisfaction, Viet Cong, Matthew E...