Start your engines because the 12th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race begins later this month. Fresh off a Saturday Night Live appearance opposite Justin Bieber, RuPaul has announced the guest judges for this year and they include some big music names. Robyn (!), Normani, Nicki Minaj, and Chaka Khan are all set to … More »
Miami’s III Points Festival pulled out all the stops for its seventh run, taking place May 1 – 2 at Mana Wynwood. Rescheduling to make room for Super Bowl LIV, the festival’s 2020 lineup proves well worth the wait with The Strokes, Wu Tang Clan, Robyn, and Disclosure all commanding headlining slots, along with a thick supporting bill of electronic haymakers.
The lineup pulls from various ends of the electronic spectrum, with Chris Lake, Green Velvet, and Caribou rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kaytranada, Tycho, and Jimmy Edgar. III Points promises Amon Tobin’s Two Fingers showcase, and performances from Erol Alkan, 100 Gecs, Bedouin, Moses Sumney, and more. III Points ticket sales begin January 26, at 10:00 a.m. EST. See the full lineup below.
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