Today, Live Nation Urban presentsLil Wayne’s 5th annual artist curated festival Lil WeezyAna Fest in his hometown of New Orleans taking place on September 7th. This year, the festival intends to double the attendance and moves to a new location, UNO Lakefront Arena Festival Grounds, expanding the footprint overall.
Tickets will be available everywhere beginning Friday May 31 at 10am local time. For more details, click HERE. The full confirmed lineup can be found below.
Presale information below:
VIP Presale – 5/29 @ 10am – 5/30 @ 10pm
WQUE Presale – 5/29 @ 10am – 5/30 @ 10pm
UNO Student Discount Presale – 5/29 @ 10am – 5/30 @ 10pm
Live Nation Presale – 5/30 10am – 5/30 @ 10pm
Live Nation Mobile App Presale – 5/30 @ 10am – 5/30 @ 10pm
Venue Presale – 5/30 @ 10am – 5/30 @ 10pm
Celebrating its fifth-year anniversary, the festival expands to a larger location using the UNO Lakefront Arena Festival Grounds as its hub. The one-day event unites some of music’s hottest acts on 2 stages and this year will remain just as unique and unpredictable as ever. The day includes performances from artists such as Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Trey Songz, Megan Thee Stallion,and more, plus a headlining set by Wayne himself with surprise guests.
“Lil Wayne is ubiquitous with New Orleans and Lil WeezyAna Fest is an incredible representation of the city’s vibrant and thriving music culture. In its 5th year, the festival has become a New Orleans tradition and Live Nation Urban is beyond ecstatic to bear witness to such an impactful event.” Says Brandon Pankey, Vice President of Business Development & Operations at Live Nation Urban.
“We’re so blessed to be celebrating our 5th year of Lil Weezyana Fest and grateful to all of the fans who have been with us since the beginning. It’s only right that we made it bigger and better this year to commemorate such a milestone in Wayne’s hometown!” Says Cortez Bryant, Partner Maverick & COO Young Money Entertainment.
Over the last four years, Lil Wayne has hosted one of the most dynamic events for his hometown of New Orleans, LA. Lil WeezyAna Fest has cemented itself as an annual homecoming for Wayne that celebrates the city’s musical history and is a way for him to give back to the community. This year, $0.50 of every ticket sold from the event will be donated to support educational initiatives for young people in New Orleans.
Its dynamic lineup has included everyone from Jeezy, Gucci Mane, NBA Youngboy, Master P, Tory Laneez, Migos, Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, the Hot Boyzand a host of others with surprise guests including Drake, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Birdmanand more.
This is one of several festivals and events that Live Nation Urbanis presenting this summer including the 12th annual Roots Picnic, the inaugural Femme It Forwardconcert series, the 5thannual Summer Block Party Seriesand more.
Megan Thee Stallion
+ Surprise Guests