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Tour Kick-Offs: Rock the Bells

Key info on the shows you need to see starting this week

August 15, 2011 12:10 PM ET
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Rock the Bells headliner, Nas performs in Central Park.
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Check back every week for a rundown of summer festivals and tours kicking off in the coming days.

 ROCK THE BELLS
August 20th-September 10th
Tickets: $50-$131
Hip-hop titans including Lauryn Hill, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, and Cypress Hill will play full-album sets at this year's Rock the Bells fest. Best of all: Nas is dusting off his classic 1994 debut, Illmatic, for the first time ever. Says the MC, "Performing it live will be euphoria."

 

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