METRO BOOMIN JOINS ALL-STAR BET EXPERIENCE LINEUP AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA®
ARTIST TO JOIN LIL WAYNE, 2 CHAINZ, USHER, KATT WILLIAMS, MIKE EPPS, BRYSON TILLER, FETTY WAP, A$AP FERG, TORY LANEZ, TY DOLLA $IGN, KEHLANI AND THE ROOTS AT BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE JUNE 23-26, 2016
FREE BET FAN FEST TO BE HELD AT THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER
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Today, BET NETWORKS and AEG announced one of today’s hottest record producers and DJs, Metro Boomin, has been added to the star studded line-up at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®, and will headline Friday night’s concert at The Novo presented by Microsoft (formerly Club Nokia). General tickets will go on-sale to the public beginning Friday, May 27 at BETExperience.com. This year’s roster will feature some of today’s hottest talent including Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Fetty Wap, A$AP Ferg, Tory Lanez, Usher, Bryson Tiller, Katt Williams, Mike Epps, Ty Dolla $ign, Kehlani and The Roots.
The four-day event will showcase the best in music, comedy, and entertainment. Interactive activations and ticketed shows including a celebrity basketball game will also take place at the FREE BET Experience Fan Fest on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
BET EXPERIENCE AT STAPLES CENTER SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, June 23, 2016
7:30 p.m.: Katt Williams and Mike Epps
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016
7:30 p.m.: Usher, Bryson Tiller, Kehlani, MadeinTYO
SATURDAY, June 25, 2016
7 p.m.: Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz present ColleGrove, Fetty Wap, A$AP Ferg, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Kodak Black
SUNDAY, June 26, 2016
“BET AWARDS” at Microsoft Theater
BET EXPERIENCE AT THE NOVO PRESENTED BY MICROSOFT SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016
11 p.m.: Metro Boomin
SATURDAY, June 25, 2016
11 p.m.: The Roots and Special Guests
VIP Packages for the BET Experience weekend are now on-sale. In addition to VIP amenities throughout the weekend and incredible seats for the STAPLES Center shows, three levels of BETX VIP Packages offer guests the only opportunity to purchase tickets to the highly anticipated BET Awards, broadcast live from Microsoft Theater. The 1,000+ VIP Packages sold out in 2015, so guests are encouraged to purchase now before the allotment is depleted. Full package amenities and pricing for the Diamond, Platinum and Gold VIP Packages can be found by visiting BETExperience.com or by calling (877) 234-8425.
General tickets for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® are now on sale. Single day STAPLES Center show tickets are priced as low as $49.50, while 3-day STAPLES Center concert ticket packages start at $148.50. Tickets will be available at http://www.axs.com/betexperience.
ABOUT BET NETWORKS
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B sted NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA®
BET Networks, an entertainment powerhouse, and AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company and developer/operator of L.A. LIVE, have teamed up once again to create the BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE (BETX), June 23 – 26, 2016 presented by Coca-Cola®. This four-day festival will be filled with music and comedy concerts taking place at The Novo by Microsoft and STAPLES Center; FREE BET Fan Fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center including seminars, celebrity basketball games, celebrity meet & greets; and other special appearances. The weekend will be capped off with the “BET Awards” on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Microsoft Theater.
AEG is the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Anschutz Corporation, owns, operates or consults with a collection of companies including over 100 of the world’s preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA), StubHub Center (Carson, CA), PlayStation Theater (Times Square, New York), Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China), Qudos Bank Arena (Sydney, Australia), Mercedes-Benz Arena (Berlin, Germany), and The O2 arena and entertainment district (London, England). Developed by AEG, L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $2.5 billion downtown Los Angeles sports, & entertainment district featuring Microsoft Theater and a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination. In addition to overseeing privately held management shares of the Los Angeles Lakers, assets of AEG Sports include franchises such as the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and the Amgen Tour of California cycling stage race. Along with AEG Facilities, other global divisions include AEG Live, the world’s second largest concert promotion and touring companies comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions and AEG Global Partnerships, responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships, naming rights and other strategic partnerships. In 2010, AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program featuring the industry’s first sustainability report while in 2011, AEG introduced AXS a comprehensive entertainment platform serving as the company’s primary consumer brand including AXS Ticketing which provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface, Examiner.com and the AXS TV network, a linear cable channel focusing on live entertainment and lifestyle programming available in nearly 40 million homes. AEG’s European headquarters are located in London. Global headquarters are in Los Angeles. For more information, visit: www.aegworldwide.com