Future, The Roots Headlining Late-Night BET Experience

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Late-night concerts by Future and The Roots & Friends plus two nights of comedy head the Club Nokia lineup for the second annual BET Experience at L.A. Live (June 27-29).

Today's talent announcement from BET follows in the wake of the network's previously announced roster of Staples Center festival performers. That list includes Maxwell, Jill Scott and Marsha Ambrosius (June 27), A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, K. Michelle, Ty Dolla $ign and August Alsina (June 28) and Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Jennifer Hudson and Tamar Braxton (June 29, following the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre).

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Future will helm the Club Nokia stage on Friday, June 27. His 11 p.m. show will be preceded at 7 p.m. by "ComicView Live!"  New to the festival lineup, the comedy concert stars Sydney Castillo, Zainab Johnson, Ray Grady, Karlous Miller and Rel Howery with host Sommore.

The Roots & Friends take over the late-night slot in a return visit to BETX on Saturday, June 28. The band's cast of friends last year included Nelly, Too $hort, MC Lyte and Naughty By Nature. Prior to the Roots show, actor/comedian Joe Torry will host "Centric Presents … The Next Comedy All-Star" featuring comics Red Grant, Rudy Rush, Gary "G-Thang" Johnson, Nika Williams and Malik S.

Additional updates about BET Experience performers and other planned events, as well as presenters/performers for the BET Awards, will be announced over the coming weeks.