H.E.R. Announces She’s Curating And Headlining Upcoming 'Lights On' Festival In California
Performers include Jhene Aiko, Ari Lennox and Daniel Caesar.
June 11, 2019 at 2:28 pm
R&B sensation H.E.R. is headling and curating dope artists for the inaugural "Lights On Festival" in Concord, California.
The 22-year-old artist announced the news on Instagram and Twitter on Monday to her 2.1 million fans. According to Variety, the Grammy-winner will join other young artists such as Jhené Aiko, Daniel Caesar, Summer Walker, Ari Lennox and more on September 14. The "Lights On" music fest is set to bring a variety of R&B lovers together in a fashion similar to that of Coachella.
“Concord Pavilion is the ultimate venue. It is the perfect place to bring people from all over the [San Francisco] Bay,” H.E.R. said in the announcement. “I have many memories watching shows and DREAMING I’d be able to perform there. The Bay Area is my home…..it’s a dream come true to host my festival there.”
Other artists scheduled to perform includes Kiana Ledé, DaniLeigh, Melii, Lucky Daye, Marc E. Bassy, LONR, Tone Stith, bLAck pARty and Rayana Jay.
Billboard reports the inaugural fest will feature two stages for the numerous musical acts. There will also be a third stage for budding filmmakers. Details regarding how the latter are involved in the fest have yet to be released. However, Variety notes the fest is more of an arts festival. In addition to the vendors, musicians and visual artists, H.E.R. wants to create a space "that will provide a platform for and showcase various disciplines of the arts, not just music.”
Fans and curious spectators are encouraged to purchase tickets early. Pre-sales are expected to be available Wednesday and general ticket sales will begin Friday.
For more information on the upcoming music event, check out "Lights On Festival" website.