LL Cool J, Big Boi Lead Atlanta SoulFest
LL Cool J and Big Boi, of Atlanta-based hip-hop act OutKast, will headline the inaugural SoulFest event in the Georgia capitol.LL Cool J and Big Boi, of Atlanta-based hip-hop act OutKast, will headline the inaugural SoulFest event in the Georgia capitol. Set for Sept. 4-5, the festival will take place on the grounds outside of Turner Field, home to the Atlanta Braves baseball team.
LL Cool J will headline the opening day of the festival, which will also feature Mos Def, Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh, Angie Stone, Anthony Hamilton, Kem and SEEK.
Big Boi will close the event on Sept. 5 after sets by Frankie Beverly & Maze, Chaka Khan and the Gap Band. The Sunday bill will also boast a "Gospel Session" with Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers, New Birth's Total Praise Choir, Kierra Sheard, J Moss, and B Chase & Shabach. Additional performers are expected to be announced.
Tickets priced at $60 for a two-day pass and $45 for single-day entry are available via TicketMaster and the SoulFest Web site.