X Games will return to Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium from August 1-4, and the extreme-sports blowout is bringing a legendary hip-hop crew, a rockstar DJ/producer, and a nostalgic alt-rock band to the nearby Armory.
Specifically, next year's four-day X Games concert series is set to feature Wu-Tang Clan (August 2), Diplo (August 3), Incubus (August 4), and several others. Featuring multiple Foo Fighters, metal cover band Chevy Metal will kick things off on August 1. Local favorites P.O.S (August 2) and the Blind Shake (August 4) are on tap, as is Oakland punk band SWMRS (August 1).
Starting at $20, tickets are available now; various VIP and package deals abound. Here's the full schedule of shows:
Thursday, August 1
- Chevy Metal
Friday, August 2
- Wu-Tang Clan
Saturday, August 3
Sunday, August 4
- The Blind Shake
Around 119,000 fans attended last year's X Games in Minneapolis. You can spot some of 'em in this photo slideshow recap of the aerial insanity.
The Wu-Tang Clan are, famously, nuthing ta fuck wit. But this recent NPR Tiny Desk performance is absolutely sumthing ta fuck wit.