All You Need to Know About The 2024 Lovers & Friends Festival 

BY Dora Dzaka January 31, 2024 5:29 PM EDT

The Lovers & Friends festival known for being a lively celebration of friendship, love, and music is a well-known music event with an international following. 

It provides a venue for people to gather and share an experience of joy, connection, and artistic expression with others from all walks of life.

In addition to offering a broad variety of musical selections, the Lovers and Friends Festival is renowned for its eclectic and varied programming. There is something for everyone at the festival, from soulful R&B singers to high-energy techno DJs, from chart-topping pop acts to innovative indie bands.

Attendees are guaranteed to find their favorite sounds and discover new musicians to fall in love with.

With a star-studded, cannot-miss roster, the festival will return to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on May 4, 2024. Backstreet Boys, Janet Jackson, and Usher will be the festival’s main performers.

Among the many well-known performers on the roster are Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Gwen Stefani, Nas, Alicia Keys, Nelly Furtado, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Ciara, TLC, and Timbaland. 

Lil Wayne will play the whole Tha Carter III album during the celebrations, while Usher will perform Confessions in honor of the album’s 20th anniversary. 

The event is set to happen barely three months after Usher was announced as the main act for the 2024 Super Bowl Halftime Show, which is sponsored by Apple Music. The game is scheduled for February 11, 2024.

Performers M.I.A., T-Pain, Eve, Ja Rule and Ashanti, Akon, Ne-Yo, Nelly, Brandy, Monica, Eve, Kelly Rowland, Robin Thicke, 98 Degrees, Jeezy, Method Man and Redman, Tyrese, Craig David, Sean Paul, Keyshia Cole, Kelis, Mya, JoJo, Cam’Ron, Twista, and many more will be featured at the 2024 event in addition to the artistes listed above.

With a lineup that included headliners Lauryn Hill, Usher, Ludacris, and Lil Jon, and a list that read like a who’s who of millennial Napster downloads, Lovers & Friends started as a festival after COVID-19 postponed its premiere for years.

The two-day festival was canceled early in its debut year after guests heard gunshots and ran for the exits. However, it had a successful comeback last year, featuring performances by Mariah Carey, Missy Elliot, and 50 Cent.

Tickets for the Lovers and Friends Festival are usually bought many months in advance of the event. The cost of a ticket will vary based on the location and queue, but it should cost between $400 and $500.

This year, all tickets, including GA, GA+, VIP, and VIP Cabana seats, start at $19.99. The presale for the event began on January 26 at 10 a.m. PT, and attendees can obtain a code to purchase tickets early on the festival website. Normally, VIP experiences can cost up to $1,000.

Additionally, Lovers & Friends and Jampack have teamed to provide ticket and hotel packages with special features, including discounted prices on some Las Vegas hotels, so if you’re searching for the ideal festival experience, be prepared to spend a little bit more.