Kanye West,The Weeknd, Headline The Meadows Music And Arts Festival At N.Y.'s Citi Field, October 1st, 2nd
June 21, 2016 at 11:52 AM (PT)
KANYE WEST, THE WEEKND, CHANCE THE RAPPER, KYGO, GRIMES, THE 1975, SAVAGES, EMPIRE OF THE SUN, CHROMEO and SYLVAN ESSO are among the artists set to headline the inaugural MEADOWS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL at CITI FIELD in FLUSHING, NY, OCTOBER 1st and 2nd, promoted by FOUNDERS ENTERTAINMENT, the company behind the successful GOVERNORS BALL.
The event will host more than 42 artists across four stages, showcase a world's fair of cuisine from around the globe, and feature craft cocktails from some of the finest mixologists around. The performance from THE WEEKND will mark his only area show in 2016, and the booking of KANYE WEST was born out of his weather-related cancelled appearance at GOVERNORS BALL 2016.
All past GOVERNORNS BALL ticket purchasers will receive a promo code via email for the pre-sale that launches tomorrow, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22nd at 11a (ET). A general on-sale will follow on THURSDAY, JUNE 23rd at 11a (ET).
For full pricing breakdown including VIP packages visit www.TheMeadowsNYC.com/Tickets
FOUNDERS ENTERTAINMENT is partnering with METROPOLITAN HOSPITALITY, a subsidiary of the NEW YORK METS, and the FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK ALLIANCE to launch the event, enlisting civic engagement with the QUEENS communities in the area. Through partnerships with local organizations, FOUNDERS ENTERTAINMENT hope to bring an economic impact and benefit to the area and greater NEW YORK CITY.
Commented FOUNDERS ENTERTAINMENT's TOM RUSSELL: “Launching the MEADOWS FESTIVAL in QUEENS this fall with an incredible lineup of music, art, food and culture is a dream come true. As a native NEW YORKER, I grew up in awe of the innovative spirit surrounding FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA PARK. With this event we can shine a spotlight once again on this iconic neighborhood and bring with it the economic benefits, strong community partnerships and local hiring for which FOUNDERS ENTERTAINMENT is known. We are so grateful to the DE BLASIO administration and METROPOLITAN HOSPITALITY for giving us this opportunity and to all the artists who have enthusiastically agreed to take this inaugural ride with us.”
Other artists scheduled to perform include CAGE THE ELEPHANT, BRYSON TILLER, METRIC, DAMIAN "JR. GONG" MARLEY, KAMASI WASHINGTON, MAC MILLER, BORNS, POST MALONE, PUSHA T and METRIC, among others.