It wouldn’t be 4/20 without Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson. So of course America’s favorite tokers have big plans in store for Monday (April 20), which just happens to be a triple 4/20 since it’s taking place in 2020.
Snoop is celebrating the long-awaited worldwide digital release of Dr. Dre‘s The Chronic — a stone-cold 4/20 classic — with a livestream and smoke-in DJ set at 4:20 pm. PST. Check out seven more excellent ways to celebrate the day below.
Stoner icon Nelson is hosting the “Come and Toke It” variety show at 4:20 CDT, which is slated to feature appearances from other artists as well as chefs, comedians and cannabis experts. The four hour, 20 minute event will also feature cooking and cocktail demos, with one participant chosen at random to talk to Nelson and wish him a happy birthday in advance during the broadcast.
Among the stars slated to perform and/or appear: Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Kacey Musgraves, Billy Ray Cyrus, Toby Keith, Tommy Chong, Ziggy Marley, Aaron Lewis, Kevin Smith, Elle King, Nathaniel Rateliff, Shakey Graves, Bill Maher, Angel Olsen, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Edie Brickell, Billy Joe Shaver, Beto O’Rourke, Caamp and many more.
Luck and Willie’s Reserve are also joining up to launch the #comeandtokeit and #passleft challenge, which may result in a chance to have a smoking session with Willie. All you have to do is post a video of yourself passing whatever you like to the left with the hashtags. You can stream it here.
Since you’re already staying at home, the Marley family has the perfect chill-out option for you. The reggae legend’s new 24-hour “Kaya Radio” broadcast kicked off at midnight, as the latest part of the yearlong “Marley 75” celebration. The station will offer a mix of Marley’s classics, some rare songs, live cuts from Bob and his family as well as episodes of the Bob Marley Legacy docuseries.
Check it out below.
The “Blow Your Smoke” rapper is hosting a “4/20 Zoom Smoke Out” with Jadakiss, N.O.R.E. and Kevin Hart, among other guests slated to drop in on to join him and his Saucey Extracts partner, Alex Todd. The show begins at 4:00 p.m. PST and will help raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts.
HighStream 420 Festival
The Pharcyde, Melissa Etheridge, Disco Biscuits and other acts will drop in for this online smokeshow, which will bring together two giant weed events — National Cannabis Festival and The Emerald Cup — that were canceled due to COVID-19. The coast-to-coast benefit for coronavirus relief will feature speakers and interactive panels. Donations are encouraged for Live Nation’s benefit fund for music industry workers, Crew Nation, as well as for cannabis advocacy organizations Americans for Safe Access and Drug Policy Alliance. HighStream 420 will stream for free on NugsTV from 4:00 to 10 p.m. EST.
Great American Sesh In
The perfect online music and arts festival will bring together Too $hort, Cypress Hills’ B-Real, Citizen Cope, Tommy Chong and Thievery Corpoation’s Rob Garza, plus comedians and cannabis advocates. The Twitch stream will run from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST, with benefits going to COVID-19 response organization Direct Relief; click here to tune in.
Higher Together: Sessions From Home
You knew Wiz Khalifa — who dropped his The Saga of Wiz Khalifa EP on the holiday — would get in on the action, dipping into this Weedmaps-fueled party that is also slated to feature Stephen Marley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Alchemist, Cam’Ron, Dave East, Tycho and Ari Lennox, among others. The event will take place from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. PST here.
Billed as a “4/20 Cyber Weed Rave,” this collaboration between Stoners Night L.A., Weed Rave and Sesh-Ins will host a Zoom house party with guided meditations, educational chats about using cannabis to aid sleep, interactive dance competitions and three distinct rooms: a dance one with DJs spinning from five different locations, a virtual smoking patio and a 24-hour screening room with classic pot movies. The lineup includes Abby, Dier Times, Galcher Lustwerk, Joselo, Lauren Goshinski, Mithril, Nusi & Trayer, Pure Immanence, Suga Shay, Trancefemme and Wasted Fates. Click here for tickets.