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X Games announces 2016 music lineup

Staff report

Nas was announced as one of the performers at next year's Winter X Games in Aspen.

The music lineup for Winter X Games Aspen is growing to six artists in 2016, including a doubleheader Saturday. This year's concerts will include performances by Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Kygo, Nas, Run the Jewels and Twenty One Pilots alongside the sport and festival offerings.

Music fans can purchase an All-Music pass for $150, which will include general admission to all six performances. A limited number of preferred All-Music passes are available for $200, which include preferred viewing, a private entrance to the concert venue, dedicated preferred restrooms and a cash bar. Performances will begin Jan. 28 at 8 p.m., Jan. 29 at 9:30 p.m., Jan. 30 at 4:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Jan. 31 at 3:30 p.m. Tickets and full music and competition schedules are available at http://www.xgames.com. General admission to the action-sports competitions and festival villages is free to the public.

In addition to the shows at X Games Aspen, Belly Up in Aspen will host Nas on Jan. 27, Twenty One Pilots on Jan. 28, Run the Jewels and Kygo on Jan. 29, Deadmau5 on Jan. 30 and DJ Snake on Jan. 31. Visit http://www.bellyupaspen.com to purchase tickets.

Also available are Platinum Passes, which include access to suites inside the superpipe control tower, beer, wine, spirits and catered food, a guided pre-event tour of the superpipe, a two-day Aspen Skiing Co. lift ticket, preferred music viewing, daily autograph opportunities and more. Log on to http://www.xgames.com for more detailed Platinum Pass information and pricing.