Feb 13, 2022; Inglewood, CA, USA; Recording artist Mary J. Blige performs during the halftime show for Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Mary J. Blige, Nas, De La Soul, others confirmed for California’s Blue Note Jazz Festival

Mary J. Blige, Nas and De La Soul have been confirmed to perform at California’s Blue Note Jazz Festival at Napa’s Silverado Resort from July 28-30, in California.

According to uDiscoverMusic, featuring Robert Glasper as the festival’s artist-in-residence, the three-day spectacle will be hosted by Dave Chapelle and include additional performances from Chance The Rapper, NxWorries (Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge), Ari Lennox,Cordae, Rapsody, Talib Kweli and Madlib, Digable Planets and others.

The outlet adds that tickets can be purchased at Blue Note’s official website starting Friday, April 7 at 9 a.m. PT.

The California lineup comes after Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge previously announced their plan to reunite as NxWorries at the New York City edition of the 2023 Blue Note Jazz Festival, marking their first show together in five years.

The New York leg of the annual jazz fest will kick off on May 31 across several venues, including the Beacon Theatre, Sony Hall, Town Hall, SummerStage in Central Park, and more. Additional performers include Grace Jones, BJ The Chicago Kid, Talib Kweli, Lalah Hathway and Bilal, among others.


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