June 21, 2016


Kanye West & The Weeknd to Headline NYC's Meadows Music and Arts Festival

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia
Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

Good news for Kanye West fans: the rapper is headlining a music festival after all! A few weeks after his set (among many others) was canceled on the final day of Governors Ball due to inclement weather, Yeezy will now perform at NYC's inaugural The Meadows Music and Arts Festival.

The Weeknd (his only NYC show this year), Chance The Rapper, Kygo, GrimesThe 1975Bryson Tiller, Savages, Metric, Empire of the Sun, Chromeo, Kamasi Washington, Damian Marley, Zhu, Cage the Elephant, Sylvan Esso and more are also set for the festival.

The event will take place Oct. 1 and 2 at Queens' Citi Field. Based on a press release, all past Governors Ball ticket purchasers will receive an email promo code via email for the festival pre-sale that begins June 22 at 11 AM EST. A general sale will follow June 23 at 11 AM EST.

Check out the second episode of Fuse's The Kanye Effect below, and click here for all the must-see festivals of 2016.