After kicking off its inaugural music festival last year, Lovers & Friends Fest is coming back bigger and deffer in 2023. Lovers & Friends will once again take place in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Saturday, May 6th with an epic lineup of over 50 R&B, hip-hop, pop and reggae artists scheduled to appear.
Returning headliner Usher will not only be back to perform at the event but, in addition to his duties for his Usher: My Way The Las Vegas Residency, he’s taken over the reins as the presenter of the massive one-day festival. Ursh will be joined by a who’s who of superstars, singers, rappers, nostalgic faves from the ‘90s through the early-2000s and even a one-hit wonder or two.
Leading the pack are Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera who will bring their respective arsenals of hits and exciting live shows to the stage. R&B will be well represented by solo acts Chris Brown, Miguel, Summer Walker, Jhené Aiko, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Bryson Tiller, Omarion, Ginuwine, JoJo, Lil Mo, Lumidee and Frankie J and groups Boyz II Men, En Vogue, Blackstreet, Jagged Edge, Next and Vegas natives 702.
There’ll be a lot of singing happening at the 2023 Lovers & Friends Fest, but a slew of rappers are coming through, too. Bringing their various styles of hip-hop to the festival’s multiple stages will be Pitbull, 50 Cent, Nelly, Busta Rhymes, Flo Rida, Master P & The No Limit Soldiers, Remy Ma, Bow Wow, Lil Kim, Eve, T.I., Soulja Boy, Da Brat, The Diplomat, N.O.R.E., Chingy, Petey Pablo, Mannie Fresh, Dem Franchise Boyz, Yung Joc and Baby Bash.
Rounding things out and bringing some island spice to the festivities will be dancehall reggae artists Sean Paul, Shaggy, Beenie Man, Wayne Wonder and Kevin Lyttle.
With such a stacked lineup, Usher taking on a larger role and new promoters C3 in the mix, the 2023 edition of Lovers & Friends Fest will be something to behold. If you’d like to be there to witness it all, tickets to the festival go on presale starting Friday, January 20th at 10 a.m. PT with only a $19.99 down payment. General admission tickets start at $250 apiece, while VIP starts at $565 per ticket. For those traveling from out of town, hotel and ticket packages are also available.
For all things Lovers & Friends Fest, including tickets and additional information, visit the festival’s official website.