Red Bull Sound Select is a music initiative that invests in local music scenes, and connects artists and fans with one another. Every month, a collective of music curators invite three new artists from each participating city into the program and host a showcase to introduce them.

Red Bull has put on various events that display upcoming Hip Hop artist. Artists like Erykah Badu, Juicy J, Theophilus London, Azealia Banks will headline and bring an urban feel to this month’s Sound Select series.

Chance The Rapper is a part of the Red Bull Sound Select program and has performed at past events.

Their Sound Select concert series will have various respected acts perform in different cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, Austin, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis and Seattle. The series takes place from July 26-28. This month’s 10 Red Bull Sound Select shows are free and fans can request tickets on their website through July 12.  

The Red Bull Sound Select flyer and schedule are below: 


ATLANTA – Black Lips and Juicy J at Terminal West

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists $2 FABO, Noot D’ Noot and 4ize

Curated by Creative Loafing, East Atlanta Collective and V103’s DJ Jelly

PHILADELPHIA – Azealia Banks at Starlight Ballroom

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Mike Taylor and Khari Mateen

Curated by Veteran Freshman, Little Giant and Making Time

DALLAS – Erykah Badu (LIVE) and The Cannabinoids at Prophet

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Larry g(EE)] and Dustin Cavazos

Curated by Central Track and Spune


LOS ANGELES – Frightened Rabbit at the House of Blues

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Gothic Tropic, Tapioca and the Flea, and HOTT MT

Curated by IAMSOUND, Filter and Production Club/MFG

AUSTIN – The Dandy Warhols and Theophilus London at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists The Sour Notes and Gentleman Rogues

Curated By Good Music Club and Transmission Entertainment

CHICAGO – Metric at House of Blues

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Gemini Club and My Gold Mask

Curated by Fake Shore Drive, DO312 and Riot Fest

NEW YORK CITY – The Gaslight Anthem and Dave Hause at Irving Plaza

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Frances and the Foundation and The Scandals

Curated by The Gaslight Anthem

NASHVILLE – The Airborne Toxic Event at Marathon Music Works

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select artists Swayze, Alanna Royale, and The Electric Hearts

Curated By Lightning 100, Grimey’s and Full Service Music

MINNEAPOLIS – Yeasayer at First Avenue

Featuring Red Bull Sound Select Artists Umami and Strange Names

Curated by and hosted at First Avenue

JULY 28, 2013

SEATTLE – Dirty Projectors at Neumos

Curated By Sub Pop, Adam Zacks and Capitol Hill Block Party

Red Bull Sound Select Artists Pure Bathing Culture, Eighteen Individual Eyes, and The Grizzled Mighty

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