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Ol' Dirty Bastard will appear in a "virtual performance" at Rock The Bells at Shoreline Amphitheatre on September 14-15.
Late, iconic rappers Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E are among the featured performers at the 10th anniversary of hip-hop festival Rock The Bells, coming to Shoreline Amphitheatre on September 14-15.
“It’s an original virtual performance, not a hologram,” promoter Chang Weisberg tells Radio.com, a statement distancing this plan from the hologram of Tupac Shakur that appeared at last year's Coachella Festival. “There are a number of multimedia visual effects that will be applied that will definitely at the very least make the performances look like a hologram," he says. "People’s minds will be blown.”
While the full lineup has yet to be revealed, artists scheduled to play include Bay Area rappers E-40 and Too $hort (who performed at Rock The Bells gigs outside of the region last year), LA's Black Hippy, and legendary New York crew Wu-Tang Clan. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on May 18 at Live Nation.