Red Bull Music Academy will once again be taking over New York City with a month long lineup of curated concerts, dance parties, lectures and other events. Happening April 29- May 22, the festival aims to mine the NYC’s rich musical and cultural heritage while also looking forward to where music is heading.

Red Bull Music Academy

Founded in 1998, the Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to fostering creativity in music. It celebrates music, its culture, and the transformative minds behind it. The initiative has been a catalyst for the energy drink to extend itself to become a thriving lifestyle and cultural brand. Red Bull was an innovator when it invested in creating engaging and exclusive content to support its marketing efforts, and now it seems like every relevant company is trying to accomplish the same.

Check out the full lineup of Red Bull Music Academy Festival NY 2016 below. Tickets for events go on sale Thursday, March 24th at 10AM here. There, you could also find grater detail on each event.

Red Bull Music Academy

April 29: KIKI – A Film by Sara Jordenö and Twiggy Pucci Garçon (NYC premiere) with LSS performance and music by Qween Beat @ El Museo del Barrio

April 30: Beatmaker Roundtable: Trapped with Metro Boomin, Sonny Digital and Zaytoven @ Red Bull Studios New York

April 30: Trapped: Metro Boomin, Sonny Digital and Zaytoven take their productions to the club.

May 2: A Conversation with Spike Lee: the director talks to Nelson George about iconic musical moments in his films @ SVA Theatre

May 4: Experiments in Art and Technology Salon: Bell Labs engineers get together with NYC artists to capture the spirit of the fabled E.A.T. Salons of the ’60s @ Red Bull Studios New York

May 6: Dizzee Rascal: “Boy in Da Corner” Live, the genre-defining grime album get performed in its entirety

May 7: The Bunker x Dekmantel with Juju & Jordash, Joey Anderson, Palms Trax, Antenes, Clay Wilson, Bryan Kasenic, and Dekmantel Soundsystem @ Good Room

May 8: Kamasi Washington, Pharoah Sanders & The Sun Ra Arkestra

May 10 & 12: Diamanda Galás @ 258 West 118th Street, Harlem

May 12–15: Mark Pritchard x Jonathan Zawada: The Album Under The Sun @ Red Bull Studios New York

May 13: Freestyle!!! with Jellybean Benitez, Louie Vega, and very special guests

May 14: Brooklyn Flea Record Fair @ Smorgasburg

May 14: Technopolis with Galcher Lustwerk, Anthony Naples, DUST, Aurora Halal, Ital, Via App, Umfang, Volvox, Max McFerren, Bookworms

May 16: Glenn Branca’s Symphonies @ Masonic Hall NYC

May 18 & 19: RBMA & Park Avenue Armory Present ANOHNI: HOPELESSNESS @ Park Avenue Armory

May 20: RBMA & New Museum Present NON: Legacy Systems with Chino Amobi, Nkisi, Angel-Ho @ New Museum

May 20: Inter-Zone: NON vs N.A.A.F.I with N.A.A.F.I, Elysia Crampton, Rabit, Gaika, Scraaatch

May 21: Eddie Palmieri’s “Harlem River Drive” Revisited

May 22: Last Night a DJ Saved My Soul with Floorplan, DJ Pierre, Ann Nesby of Sounds of Blackness, Joubert Singers, Terrence Parker, Kenny Bobien, Slow To Speak, Budgie and more @ 257 Washington Ave., Brooklyn

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Originally from the Bay Area, who then moved to Los Angeles, then out to New York City. NYU Stern MBA c/o 2014. Inspired by the grind of NYC to create something that has value. Lover of all things digital, culture, and brand strategy.