Some of Asia’s hottest performers are headed to Brooklyn this November for a brand new music festival celebrating Asian excellence.

EXO’s Lay Zhang, f(x) star Amber Liu, Chinese soul singer Tia Ray, and Hong Kong-based punk artist Tyson Yoshi are among the many headliners for the inaugural MetaMoon Music Festival, which is able to deliver collectively virtually a dozen Asian artists from world wide on one stage.

The day-long competition takes place on Nov. 26 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and the lineup additionally contains Taiwanese jazz/R&B singer 9m88, Taiwanese-American singer Karencici, Taiwanese-American singer/rapper ØZI, K-pop star Sury Su, and Chinese rapper MC Jin. Tickets are on sale now at SeatGeek.com.

Founded by Hong Kong-based leisure firm Graceful Media and produced in partnership with Live Nation, the competition seeks to spotlight the breadth of AAPI acts from world wide, together with the various genres of music they signify.

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Yoshi and Su might be performing for the primary time within the U.S., whereas Zhang, the Chinese singer and rapper who rose to fame as a member of the Okay-pop group EXO, might be making his solo U.S. enviornment debut.

“I’m very excited to be performing stay in entrance of my followers at Barclays Center,” he says. “It might be nice to be in New York to share my music with my followers who’ve all the time supported me.”

The singer teases that he’s been engaged on new music and says he might preview a number of the new tracks throughout his MetaMoon set. “I’ve all the time needed to do one thing particular for my followers, and I can’t wait to carry out music stay from my new EP,” Zhang tells Rolling Stone. “It’s going to be a very enjoyable time with nice vibes. I hope we’ll have an awesome day collectively.”

In addition to the musical acts, the competition will even embody a meals crawl and Asian market in partnership with Gold House, highlighting Asian-owned companies and types. A lot of AAPI-founded manufacturers will even have activations all through the day in and across the competition.

“MetaMoon Music Festival’s mission is to bridge the hole between Asia and the US and showcase the truth that popular culture and music are common languages that may foster a stronger understanding,” says Graceful Media founder Grace Chen in an announcement. “The Asian neighborhood has traditionally been underrepresented in American leisure and media, and MetaMoon hopes to be that cultural change that shines a lightweight on such expertise, their tales, the followers and general Asian excellence.”

Tickets to the competition begin at $68 and are available online now at Seatgeek.com. Organizers say the complete checklist of activations and schedule of performances might be introduced nearer to the competition day.

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