R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Kirk Franklin and more have joined the line up for the first ever BET Experience, a multi-day event leading up to the 2013 BET Awards.
Kicking off Friday, June 28, the BET Experience will launch with performances from Beyonce, Mike Epps and Erykah Badu.
"Each night will feature comedy showcases, mega concerts from STAPLES Center and late night soul performances at Club Nokia," reports BET. "Before Beyoncé’s performance in STAPLES, Mike Epps brings his comedy game to the Club Nokia stage, while Erykah Badu captivates the late night crowd in Club Nokia after Beyoncé’s highly anticipated performance."
On Saturday, June 29, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Miguel and Schoolboy Q headline at STAPLES Center and Club Nokia will feature an exclusive session with The Roots.
On Sunday, Kirk Franklin curates a morning Gospel celebration at Club Nokia. R. Kelly, New Edition and The Jacksons close out the Staples Center Concert Series following the Super Bowl of Black Entertainment; the BET AWARDS broadcasting live from Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
The BET Experience is Friday – Sunday, June 28-30, 2013, with special invite-only events on Thursday, June 27. Get the best seats, exclusive access and roll like a true VIP throughout BET Experience weekend with exclusive packages. .
VIP packages are the only way to purchase BET Awards tickets, available to BET fans for the first time.
Visit the BET Experience official website for more information.