FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ATLANTA’S #1 HIP HOP STATION, HOT 107.9 ANNOUNCES
THE HEAVYWEIGHTS OF HIP HOP SET TO PERFORM AT BIRTHDAY BASH ATL
[Atlanta, GA April 22, 2016] Hot 107.9’s Birthday Bash ATL presented by Heineken and sponsored by AT&T Mobilizing your world announced T.I., Jeezy, Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, Young Dolph, 50 Cent and Lloyd and more to perform at this year’s show, Saturday June 18th at Philips Arena.
Many undisputed heavyweights of hip hop will come together over two days as three concert events celebrate the rich history of the South’s hip hop culture that has impacted the world. After celebrating 20 years of hip hop in 2015, Hot 107.9 continues to be the leader in hip hop, providing listeners with not only the hottest music, but one of the biggest hip hop concerts in the country.
“Radio One stations like Hot 107.9 in Atlanta have given voice to hip hop and a whole generation,” said Jennifer Jones, AT&T vice president, diverse markets. “This sponsorship is just one more way that AT&T embraces the community. We celebrate 21 years with you and hope for many more to come.”
Friday June 17th Rickey Smiley Morning Show kicks the weekend off with a FREE Live Broadcast with the entire crew Rickey Smiley, Gary With Da Tea, Headkrack, Da Brat, Rock-T, Jahlion Sound, Special K, Mz Juicy and featuring special appearances from Kandi Burruss, Rich Homie Quan, Stevie J and more! PLUS make sure you’re there we are giving away tickets to Birthday Bash you can’t buy!! Be on stage with the performers! And a pair of Air Jordans will be given away each hour to one of our lucky audience members! So make sure you’re there!!
FREE Event, Doors Open At 5am
Address: 152 Luckie Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303
Friday June 17th will be celebrating the early years of Hip Hop concert at the historic Tabernacle Downtown Atlanta for the “Birthday Bash ATL Classic Hip Hop Concert” featuring 8 Ball & MJG, Shawty Lo, Bone Crusher, Trina and more.
Address: 152 Luckie Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303
Saturday June 18th in Centennial Olympic Park is the Pre-Birthday Bash ATL Block Party with live performances by these new and established artists. Artists in the past include Atlanta’s own Goodie Mob, Pastor Troy and many new artists. See the full lineup here. This FREE block party, hosted by Hot 107.9 air personalities will have vendors, interactive displays, vehicles, and contests.
Address: 265 Park Avenue West Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313
Saturday June 18TH is Birthday Bash ATL in Philips Arena which promises to be an epic experience with a phenomenal line up of performances include T.I., Jeezy, Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, Young Dolph, 50 Cent and Lloyd and more. Historically, Birthday Bash has been known to close out the show with surprise guests and artists which has always been a hit with attendees. This year’s line up guarantees to be nothing less than a sell-out success! Birthday Bash ATL is presented by Heineken and sponsored by AT&T Mobilizing your world. Buy tickets here.
Address: 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303
Sunday June 19th: We want you and Dad to end Birthday Bash Weekend with us at the FREE Father’s Day Cookout presented by Cracker Barrel! Sunday June 19th starting at 11am – at Fair Oaks Park – 1465 Booth Rd SW in Marietta. You and your family don’t want to miss This Father’s Day Cookout! Bring Dad out to enjoy food, giveaway’s, games and performances by Vashawn Mitchell, Jor’Dan Armstrong, Torion, King Edward, Tray Chaney, Free Will, King Kanja and just added Mathew Knowles’ new group, Blushhh Music and more. Hosted by Hot 107.9’s Reec & his celebrity friends! For more information about career opportunities with Cracker Barrel, visit crackerbarrel.com/careers
Starting at 11 am
Address: Fair Oaks Park – 1465 Booth Rd SW in Marietta, Georgia
Tickets for Birthday Bash ATL are on sale now at all Ticketmaster Outlets and Philips Arena Box Office, The Tabernacle, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Purchase tickets by event via www.ticketmaster.com.
For up to date information, visit www.birthdaybashatl.com or follow us on twitter and Instagram @hot1079atl and of course tune into WHTA Hot 107.9-FM.
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