New York City is about to get a second-ever official Silk City gig, thanks to Samsung and AKG. The electronics brands want to give music fans a chance to try the new AKG N700NC Wireless headphones, and nothing lures audiophiles in like a rare performance from award-winning tastemakers Diplo and Mark Ronson.
The Silk City engagement is the first in a fall series of events called Samsung x AKG present Live at 837, Billboard is exclusively announcing today (Oct. 1). The first event will take place Thursday, Oct. 11, followed by another with Pusha T on Thursday, Oct. 25, and a yet-to-be-announced artist on Nov. 9.
Besides offering killer musical acts, the free with RSVP events offer fans a chance to meet with the artists and, of course, try the headphones, which are available to buy starting today for about $350.