Lineup features Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Meek Mill and more
Live Nation Urban presents Lil Wayne’s 5th annual artist curated festival Lil WeezyAna Fest in his hometown of New Orleans taking place on September 7th. This year, the festival intends to double the attendance and moves to a new location, UNO Lakefront Arena Festival Grounds, expanding the footprint overall.
Tickets will be available everywhere beginning Friday May, 31st at 10 am local time. Several pre-sales start on Wednesday, May 29th via Ticketmaster. The full confirmed lineup can be found below.
Celebrating its fifth year anniversary, the festival expands to a larger location using the UNO Lakefront Arena Festival Grounds as its hub. The one day event unites some of music’s hottest acts on two stages and this year will remain just as unique and unpredictable as ever. The day includes performances from artists such as Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Trey Songz, Megan Thee Stallion,and more, plus a headlining set by Wayne himself with surprise guests.
“Lil Wayne is ubiquitous with New Orleans and Lil WeezyAna Fest is an incredible representation of the city’s vibrant and thriving music culture,” says Brandon Pankey, Vice President of Business Development & Operations at Live Nation Urban. “In its fifth year, the festival has become a New Orleans tradition and Live Nation Urban is beyond ecstatic to bear witness to such an impactful event.”
Over the last four years, Lil Wayne has hosted one of the most dynamic events for his hometown of New Orleans, LA. Lil WeezyAna Fest has cemented itself as an annual homecoming for Wayne that celebrates the city’s musical history and is a way for him to give back to the community. This year, $0.50 of every ticket sold from the event will be donated to support educational initiatives for young people in New Orleans.
Its dynamic lineup has included everyone from Jeezy, Gucci Mane, NBA Youngboy, Master P, Tory Laneez, Migos, Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, the Hot Boyz and a host of others with surprise guests including Drake, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Birdmanand more.
This is one of several festivals and events that Live Nation Urbanis presenting this summer including the 12th annual Roots Picnic, the inaugural Femme It Forward concert series, the 5th annual Summer Block Party Series and more.
Megan Thee Stallion
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