We can almost guarantee that all of the 70’s and 80’s babies are jumping out of their seats right now with all sorts of “take my money” vibes with this announcement. People like to make the claim that R&B is dead, but truthfully, 90’s R&B will NEVER die, and this announcement will further cement that claim.
Coming through with a festival that nobody asked for, but one that everybody really wants, the organizers of Coachella, Goldenvoice, have dropped a lineup for the “Lovers & Friends” Festival, which will mesh some of the biggest acts of the 90’s and 00’s into one jam packed day. Taking place on Saturday, May 9th on the Grounds at Dignity Health Sports Park. With the likes of TLC, Usher/Ludacris/Lil’ Jon and Lauryn Hill headlining the show, it looks like they have pulled out ALL the stops to pull on your nostalgic strings. To guarantee more “flava to ya ear”, Jhene Aiko, Summer Walker, Megan Thee Stallion, Nelly, Sean Paul, T-Pain, Brandy, Monica, Ja Rule & Fat Joe, SWV, Saweetie, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, Ginuwine, Dru Hill, Next, 112, Mario, Twista, Eve, Trina, Tweet, Amerie, Mase, Cam’ron, Mike Jones, Montell Jordan, Umi, Jon B, Baby Bash, Frankie J, Nina Sky are all slated to be a part of this massive show.
If you’re thinking about attending, like we are, you will need to think and act quick. Pre-sale tickets start on February 20th, while the general public sales go live the next day on February 21st at 10 AM PT. General admission tickets to the May 9 event start at $145 with VIP tickets available for $250 and Super VIP being billed for $450 plus fees. Payment plan options are being offered starting at just $19.99 down. You can register for access to the presale via the festival website.