Kanye West to headline Meadows New York festival

Kanye West is set to headline The Meadows music festival at Citi Field in Queens borough, New York between October 1-2.

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Also billed to perform at the two-day music festival are The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper, Grimes, The 1975, and Savages.

In a statement, Tom Russell the show promoters said: “Launching the Meadows Festival in Queens this fall with an incredible lineup of music, art, food and culture is a dream come true.”

He continued: “As a native New Yorker I grew up in awe of the innovative spirit surrounding Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. With this event we can shine a spotlight once again on this iconic neighborhood and bring with it the economic benefits, strong community partnerships and local hiring for which Founders Entertainment is known.”

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