At present, the lineup of the Kanrocksas music festival is made up of Eminem, Bassnectar, The Flaming Lips, Ween, Ellie Goulding, Kid Cudi, Primus, Jack's Mannequin, Arctic Monkeys, D12, The Joy Formidable, Fitz & The Tantrums, Muse, A Perfect Circle, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Flogging Molly, STS9, Cage the Elephant, OK GO, Tinie Tempah, Best Coast, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, John Digweed, The Black Angels, Beats Antique and Kerli. Each of these artists and bands is famous in its own genre with many like Eminem transcending genres. There is a sampling of rap via Eminem and D12, something of rock through the Arctic Monkeys and A Perfect Circle
, some pop by Ellie Goulding not to mention wide array of music from many genres. This makes up a perfect festival which everyone, no matter what genre, will heavily enjoy.
The headliners of this awesome fest are Eminem on the first day and Muse on the second day. This festival will provided free camping for concert goers so that they can easily camp and enjoy two days in the outdoors filled with lovely music. The organizers of this amazing festival are Brandmeyer Fritz Festivals and Mammoth, Inc. The former is the company behind the festival made up of well known Kansas entertainment professionals and businessmen whereas the latter is regarded as one of the best live entertainment companies in the US, organizing around four hundred concerts each and every year for over twenty years. Thus, the festival itself is in capable hands and well worth everyone’s time.
Eminem is a legend in the world of music as a rapper who has transformed the whole genre and made a name for himself. His first album was released in 1999 and was titled as The Slim Shady LP
. This album won a Grammy Award and was followed by the phenomenal The Marshall Mathers LP
, an album that broke the record as the Fastest Selling Solo Album ever. This album also won a Grammy Award and so did his third album, The Eminem Show
, bagging him yet another record as the first rapper to have won three consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album. But that was hardly it; his 2010 album Relapse as well as his 2011 album Recovery won Grammy Awards giving him around thirteen Grammy Awards. He has even bagged an Oscar, an Academy Award for the Best Original Song in the movie 8 Mile of which he was the main character.
Presently, Eminem is the best selling artist of the decade in the US
as per the Nielsen SoundScan. In terms of sales, Eminem has sold over eighty million records and six of his albums have consecutively ranked first on the charts. He is also the only artist to have had two best selling albums of the year, Recovery
in 2010 and The Eminem Show
in 2002, according to Billboard. He also has the record for being the solo artist with the most consecutive number one albums in the US
All in all, this music festival is bound to be an epic event with the likes of Eminem, Muse and a large number of other well-known names in music. Thus, pack your camping gears, strap it onto your car and then get going to Kansas
. Just don’t forget to book your Kanrocksas tickets
well in time for this stimulating experience!