Lil Wayne’s 5th Annual Lil WeezyAna Fest Produced by Live Nation Urban Announced Today

May 28, 2019
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Today, Live Nation Urban  presents Lil 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. 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 Boyz and a host of others with surprise guests including Drake, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Birdman and more. 

This is one of several festivals and events that  Live Nation Urban is presenting this summer including the 12th   annual  Roots Picnic , the inaugural  Femme It Forward concert series, the 5 th annual  Summer Block Party Series and more. 

Lineup:

Lil Wayne
Travis Scott
Meek Mill
Trey Songz
Megan Thee Stallion
Kash Doll
Saweetie
Melii
Leven Kali
Akbar V
+ Surprise Guests 

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