Rock the Bells is an annual hip-hop festival that originally took place in Southern California only, but has since toured throughout the world. The concert features a line-up of high-profile alternative hip-hop artists, often headlined by a more mainstream artist.
This year’s edition will take n San Bernardino, California (8/18-8/19), Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California (8/25-8/26) and PNC Bank Arts Center in Homdel, New Jersey (9/1-9/2).
- 2 Chainz
- ASAP Rocky
- Big Daddy Kane
- Bone Thug-N-Harmony performing E. 1999 Eternal
- DJ Lance Rock and Friends
- DJ Quik
- Deltron 3030
- Dom Kennedy
- E-40 & Too Short
- Ice Cube
- Ice Cube
- Immortal Technique
- J. Cole
- Jay Rock
- Kendrick Lamar
- Kid Cudi
- Lupe Fiasco
- Mac Miller
- Method Man and Redman performing Blackout
- Missy Elliott and Timbaland
- Naughty By Nature
- Pusha T
- Schoolboy Q
- Slick Rick
- The Hit Squad
- Wiz Khalifa
- Zion I & Grouch
Festival News and Rumors
Insane Clown Posse Announce Otherworldly 2023 Edition of Gathering of the Juggalos
The festival promises such such attractions as "ICP's Alien Probe Adventure"
Bryan Kress May 22, 2023
Hopscotch 2023: Pavement, Denzel Curry, Japanese Breakfast Top Lineup
Alvvays, Digable Planets, Soccer Mommy, and more will also hit the Raleigh fest this September.
Abby Jones May 19, 2023
Live Nation Offering $99 All-In Festival Tickets During Festival Weekend
Governors Ball Roots Picnic, Sound on Sound, and more are participating in the discount.
Carys Anderson May 17, 2023
The National's Homecoming 2023 Lineup Led by Patti Smith, Pavement, & The Walkmen
Weyes Blood, Snail Mail, and Bartees Strange will also play the Cincinnati festival.
Eddie Fu May 17, 2023
Riot Fest's Killer 2023 Lineup Led by Foo Fighters, The Cure & The Postal Service
Queens of the Stone Age, Death Cab For Cutie, ICP, The Mars Volta, and Turnstile are also visiting Chicago this September.
Carys Anderson May 16, 2023
Guns N' Roses, Billie Eilish, and P!NK to Headline Music Midtown's 2023 Lineup
P!NK, The 1975, Flume, Incubus, and Tove Lo are also set to play the Atlanta festival.
Scoop Harrison May 16, 2023