January 21, 2014


Kanye West, The Flaming Lips & Mac Miller Booked for X Games Austin

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Kanye West has finally found an event even more X-treme than his "war-like" live show: The X Games Austin 2014. The June festival mixes live concerts with competitive showdowns in skateboarding, BMX biking, Moto X and RallyCross

The Flaming Lips, Mac Miller, Pretty Lights, Mayer HawthorneGary Clark Jr.Bad ReligionWavves, Slightly Stoopid, Dillon Francis and Cash Cash complete the lineup.

Taking place June 5-8, the fest will mark the first time the X Games take place in Austin, Texas. Locations likes Los Angeles and Aspen have previously hosted the annual extreme sporting competition.

"We're incredibly excited about being able to create a full-scale festival which celebrates some of the other elements of the X Games lifestyle—music, friends, family, food and fun," said ESPN's SVP of programming, Scott Guglielmino.

Tickets go on sale Friday, January 24. And in case you can't wait til June to see the rap god, don't forget he just announced a string of new February tour dates.