Earl Sweatshirt, Kaytranada to Perform at 2017 Day for Night Festival
The festival, which is set to take place in Houston, the weekend of Dec. 15-18, has announced its official roster for its 2017 edition, with acts such as Tyler, The Creator, Cardi B, Solange, James Blake, Justice, Thom Yorke, Nine Inch Nails, Lil B and more all slated to take the stage.
Part of Day for Night's multifaceted programming is its Friday Summit, which will pair the musical performances of Earl, Kaytranada, Saul Williams, Saint Heron featuring Solange and more, with a series of talks from Chelsea Manning, Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot), Laurie Anderson, and Lauren McCarthy, placing an emphasis on the intersections of art and activism.
Additionally, the festival will showcase the work of visual artists, such as Ryoji Ikeda and Matthew Schreiber, throughout 18 different installations spread across its grounds.
As announced alongside the artist lineup, the festival will be donating part of its proceeds to the Greater Houston Community Foundation to help aid with hurricane relief efforts and stand in solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Most recently, Earl Sweatshirt debuted new music at the 2017 Day N Night festival in Anaheim, Calif., something that hopefully he'll repeat in his set in December. The rapper previously confirmed he was working on a new album earlier this year, so perhaps we'll be treated to cuts off of that project during the upcoming Houston festival as well.
See the full lineup for the Friday Summit below and find more information regarding ticketing here.
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