Tickets went on sale today for ComplexCon, a Long Beach, California consumer trade show highlighting music, retail, art and pop culture.
The Nov. 4 and 5 event is in its second year and includes musical performances by N*E*R*D, Gucci Mane, M.I.A. Young Thug and others. Organizers say they also are planning fashion events, shopping and “ComplexConversations” speaker panels with celebrities and experts.
Pharrell Williams and Takashi Murakami are hosting the event. They will be joined this year by Sarah Andelman, co-founder of the influential Paris concept fashion store Colette; designer and founder of Off-White, Virgil Abloh; reggaeton singer J. Balvin; and actor-activist (and son of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith) Jaden Smith, according to a statement by ComplexCon organizers.
In addition, record label Fool’s Gold is taking over the Pigeons and Planes stage on Nov. 4, making ComplexCon “the exclusive Southern California site for its popular Day Off festival.” Those performers include A-Trak & Friends, SuperDuperKyle, A$AP Ferg, Virgil Abloh, Ski Mask The Slump God, Wifisfuneral, Dreezy, and Ronny J Presents. Daytime performances Nov. 5 include DJ Khaled, DRAM, Jaden Smith, i am OTHER #BeGreat Party ft. Special Guests, Noname, Cozy Boys, Chloe x Halle, Injury Reserve.
More acts could be announced in the coming weeks. Go here for tickets and more information.
Maggie O'Brien has been a journalist for more than 15 years. She's covered everything from from crime to politics to fitness. Writing about bands and shows takes her back to the days of going to punk rock shows in the Midwest.
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