III Points Festival just dropped some BIG news about the Gorillaz!

Last night just after midnight, Miami’s III Points Festival began dropping some big hints via Instagram. III Points began releasing photos every couple of hours that this morning added up to reveal that one other than the Gorillaz will be headlining this year. There have been whispers throughout the music community in Florida that this would be happening in 2017, and Florida couldn’t be more hyped.

The Gorillaz are due to release their fifth studio album “Humanz” later this month on April 28th. This album has some big names appearing on it, like rappers Danny Brown and  Pusha T, Mavis Staples, Carly Simon, Grace Jones, De La Soul, Savages’, Jehnny Beth, Vince Staples, Kelela, and D.R.A.M. The Gorillaz gave us a taste of the album earlier this month releasing four songs off the album, which you can check out below!

The release of these four songs definitely set the bar high for the rest of the album and I don’t think the Gorillaz will let us down. The album is VERY different from their previous album, taking, in my opinion, a more 808, urban, hip-hop feel yet still maintaining that groovy electronic dance sound we have come to expect and love from the Gorillaz.

III Points Festival has quickly become one of the southeast’s favorite festivals, bringing with it strong, diverse lineups and some very visually stimulating exhibits. The festival takes place every year in Miami’s art district, Wynwood, giving the festival a very cool artistic vibe. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 am EST. Get yours quick because this one will SELL OUT! Get tickets for III Points Festival here, and stay tuned for EDM Identity’s Humanz Album review.

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Full Gorillaz’ Humanz tour dates:

  • July 8 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
  • July 10 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
  • July 12 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
  • July 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
  • July 15 – Quebec City, QC – Quebec City Summer Festival
  • July 17 – Washington, D.C. – Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • August 11-13 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
  • September 15-17 – New York, NY – Meadows Music & Arts Festival
  • September 18 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
  • September 20 – Minneapolis, MN – Roy Wilkins Auditorium
  • September 22 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
  • September 24 – Las Vegas, NV – Life Is Beautiful
  • September 26 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • September 30 – Seattle, WA – KeyArena at Seattle Center
  • October 5 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
  • October 11 – Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Center
  • October 13-15 – Miami, FL – III Points Festival

Check out Saturns Barz- Gorillaz ft: Popcaan on YouTube: 

Check out more from Humanz on Spotify:

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Christopher, or Brown Bear as his Festival Family and most of his friends call him, got his humble beginnings in the dance music scene when he was a child from none other than his mother. The weekends were filled with dance music from the 80’s and 90’s like La Bouche’s “Be My Lover” and Corona’s “Rhythm of the Night”. In 2010 his friends showed him a video from Bonnaroo of Pretty Light’s “I Know the Truth” and he immediately dived on in. Since then he has attended every live music festival from Spirit of Suwannee’s, Purple Hatters Ball (Jam Bands), to Let It Roll Drum & Bass Festival in the Czech Republic. Chris has an eclectic palate for music; from Shpongle and Bassnectar to Oliver Heldens and Porter Robinson, he vibes with it all. He has traveled from coast to coast and around the world looking what he calls The Bear Necessities of Life; the simple things that make you smile, or you find visually moving. This pursuit and travels inspired Bearlosophy, his photographic journal of all his adventures. He aspires to travel the world taking photos for non-profit organizations or to work for one of the top EDM photography teams like aLIVE Coverage.

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