LIONEL RICHIE ADDED TO MULTI-GENRE LINEUP
SINGLE DAY PASSES ON SALE TOMORROW AT 10 AM CST AT KAABOOTEXAS.COM
February 28, 2019 (Arlington, TX) — KAABOO Texas is pleased to announce the daily lineup of musicians and comedians for its inaugural festival happening May 10-12, 2019. The multi-stage and full sensory event is taking place at the state-of-the-art AT&T Stadium in partnership with the Jerry Jones Family and features equal parts world-class music, household names in comedy, contemporary art, gourmet cuisine and craft libations, and personal indulgences. The highly-amenitized festival has added multi-platinum Grammy legend Lionel Richie to its lineup alongside headliners The Killers, Kid Rock, and Sting, plus hitmakers and bucket list artists including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Little Big Town, The Avett Brothers, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Pitbull, Counting Crows, Alanis Morissette, The Black Eyed Peas, Ludacris, Flo Rida, Garbage, Andy Grammer, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Violent Femmes, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and many more. Single day passes will go on sale Friday, March 1, 2019 at 10 AM CST at kaabootexas.com.
On Friday, May 10th, the three-day sound voyage will kick off with rock and roll hitmakers The Killers, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, contemporary R&B and soul legends Lionel Richie and Ms. Lauryn Hill, plus chart-toppers like Ludacris and Alanis Morissette, with laughs from Dennis Miller and more. On Saturday, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Black Eyed Peas and more will lead the lineup, while Brad Garrett will head up HUMOR ME. Then on Sunday, patrons can soak up the magic with Sting, the southern charm of Little Big Town and The Avett Brothers, and tear up the dance floor with Pitbull and more to close out the fest. Single day passes are on sale now through kaabootexas.com. The confirmed music and comedy lineups by day are below.
“We’re thrilled to announce the daily schedule for the biggest music and comedy lineup to hit the metroplex” says Jason Felts, KAABOO’s Chief Brand Officer. “Live entertainment fans will experience an unforgettable weekend escape as KAABOO hosts more than 65 performers across six different stages. Look closely; this lineup has something for everyone.”
FRIDAY, May 10th, 2019
Music: The Killers, Lionel Richie, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Ludacris, Alanis Morissette, Blue October, Bush, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Old 97’s, Los Lobos, Larkin Poe, Acid Dad
BASK DJs: Cash Cash, Chantal Jeffries, Chromeo (DJ Set), Kap Slap
Comedy: Dennis Miller, Jim Breuer, Garfunkel and Oates, Chad Daniels, MK Paulsen
SATURDAY, May 11th, 2019
Music: Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Black Eyed Peas, Flo Rida, Collective Soul, Garbage, Rick Springfield, Violent Femmes, Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real, X, Los Lonely Boys, The Band Camino, American Aquarium, The Dip
BASK DJs: Cheat Codes, CVBZ, Paul Oakenfold, The Him
Comedy: Brad Garrett, Nate Bargatze, Rory Scovel, Heather McDonald, Kate Willett, Billy Wayne Davis, Chris Powell
SUNDAY, May 12th, 2019
Music: Sting, Little Big Town, The Avett Brothers, Pitbull, Counting Crows, B-52’s, Andy Grammer, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Jon Anderson of Yes, The English Beat, Israel Nash, Your Smith, Mamafesta
BASK DJs: Le Youth, Matoma, Mix Master Mike
Comedy: Demetri Martin, Whitney Cummings, Orny Adams, Fortune Feimster
Single Day LONE STAR (GA) and BLUE STAR (VIP) passes can be purchased for $159, and $409 while supplies last. Three day LONE STAR (GA) passes are also on sale for $299, with BLUE STAR (VIP) and ROCKSTAR (VIP) passes currently available at $999 and $4199, respectively. Passes will move to the next price point once these are sold out. BLUE STAR (VIP) passes feature premium stage viewing; exclusive culinary options for purchase; private restrooms; exclusive AMPLIFY (VIP) only performances, and more. ROCKSTAR (VIP) passes include all the features of BLUE STAR (VIP), plus access to on-stage viewing; personal concierge access; exclusive meet and greet opportunities with KAABOO performers; complimentary beverages and food provided; shuttle services; and more. For those looking for an entirely immersive experience, KAABOO offers the ULTIMATE HANG pass. Get the full scoop at https://kaabootexas.com/upgrade-vip.
KAABOO has shifted the festival paradigm and carved out its name among international and destination events as a lifestyle and live entertainment brand. At KAABOO, all guests receive an immersive, multifaceted and hospitality-driven experience that engages all five-senses. At KAABOO multi-day annual events, guests enjoy a world-class music and HUMOR ME comedy lineup; an on-site Contemporary Art Fair in ARTWORK plus a display of outdoor murals and installations; PALATE gourmet food and craft libations tastings; a Las Vegas-style day club called BASK; plus spa and relaxation services at INDULGENCES.
KAABOO Del Mar, KAABOO’s flagship event, is conveniently located at the Del Mar Racetrack and is celebrated as San Diego, CA’s largest multi-day major music and entertainment festival. Slated this year for September 13-15, 2019, KAABOO Del Mar was recently nominated for Pollstar Magazine’s “2017 Music Festival of the Year” in only its third year. For more information, visit https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/. In 2019 KAABOO also expanded internationally with KAABOO Cayman, taking place February 15 + 16, 2019 in Grand Cayman, and had a successful sell-out in its first year. Visit www.kaaboocayman.com for more details.
KAABOO is proud to expand its brand in 2019 to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas with presenting partners Ford, Choctaw, Kraft, and Coors Lights. On May 10-12, 2019, KAABOO Texas will host its inaugural event with all of the same elements that have made KAABOO Del Mar an international success. With the amenities and high energy found in the Dallas Cowboys’ home base, KAABOO Texas celebrates KAABOO’s elevated live entertainment lifestyle brand in the Lone Star State. For more information, visit www.kaabootexas.com.