Missy Elliott, Wizkid, Ozuna, Kali Uchis, Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals, Jhené Aiko and many more will perform at a new festival in New York called LetsGetFr.ee, taking place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens on August 20-21, with a special opening night gala on the 19 th.
The festival, which also features Jorja Smith, Yendry, El Alfa, Ferg, Lido Pimienta, Flatbush Zombies, Tems, Bomba Estéreo, Major Lazer Sound System and many more, is presented by Afropunk festival founder Matthew Morgan and longtime partner Jocelyn Cooper in partnership with global creative agency Anomaly.
The full lineup appears below.
According to the announcement, the festival is “the largest diversity-focused, purpose-driven music experience in the U.S. Its mission is to close the equity gap for Black, Brown, Asian, and other underrepresented people in the entertainment industry, with the aim of achieving a diversified workforce across all levels in the industry by 2030.” The festival pledges that it will only work with brands and companies who commit to long-term systemic change.
All tickets are sold through ticketing partner Dice. Queens residents who present a valid Queens address can gain access to the presale by registering through Dice starting Tuesday, March 1st at 10:00am ET through Sunday, March 6th at 10pm ET.
Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
Lous and the Yakuza
Major Lazer Sound System
Asian American Collective
Black Music Action Coalition
Color of Change
Diversify the Stage
She Is The Music
Louis Armstrong House Museum