BET Sets 2017 Festival Dates

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Beyonce performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 28, 2016 in New York City.  

BET Networks and AEG have slotted June 22-25 as the dates for the 2017 BET Experience at L.A. Live.

The four-year-old music and lifestyle festival logged its highest attendance this year, drawing 165,000 guests during the four-day event (June 23-26) -- a 10 percent increase from 2015.

BET Awards Recap: Beyonce Rules, Prince Remembered, Jesse Williams Inspires

Capping the annual festival every year is the BET Awards. Beyonce performed with Kendrick Lamar and was the big winner at the 2016 show, which featured a series of tributes to the legendary Prince and a rousing speech about injustice and social activism by Grey’s Anatomy cast member Jesse Williams.

2016 BET Awards: The Complete Winners List

As before, the 2017 BET Experience will offer attendees a choice of concerts and comedy shows at L.A. Live venues The Novo by Microsoft and Staples Center. And the free fan fest portion will host various seminars, a celebrity basketball game and celebrity meet and greets. Information about VIP packages is available now at