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Travis Kelce announces lineup for Kelce Jam music festival. Will Taylor Swift attend?

Taylor Swift isn't the only one in her relationship with musical pursuits.

On Tuesday, Travis Kelce announced the lineup for the second annual Kelce Jam music festival taking place next month.

The Kansas City Chiefs tight end is "personally inviting all of Kansas City to continue celebrating their back-to-back championships and fight for your right to party" Saturday, May 18, the festival website states.

Rappers Lil Wayne, Diplo and 2Chainz, Kelce's "favorite artists in the world," are this year's headliners. Last year, Machine Gun Kelly and Rick Ross rocked the main stage.

“It was such a blast that I had to do it again this year. I’m so excited," Kelce, 34, told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview published Tuesday. "I wanted to keep it fresh and keep it new, so this year we asked Lil Wayne, Diplo and 2 Chainz to come out and perform. And of course, we still got DJ Irie and my guy, DJ E-V, jumping it off, the hometown kid. We got to show the hometown love."

He added: “It’s going to be so much fun, and I cannot wait to get back out and celebrate with KC, man. It’s just a blast every single time we can get together to celebrate these back-to-back (Super Bowl wins) one last time."


The Chiefs scored a consecutive Super Bowl win against the San Francisco 49ers in February following a defeat of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2023.

Travis Kelce announces second annual music festival.
Travis Kelce announces second annual music festival.

Will Taylor Swift be at Kelce Jam music festival?

Given that music is kind of Kelce's girlfriend's thing, many are wondering if Swift will make an appearance.

The "Anti-Hero" singer, 34, is scheduled for an Eras Tour stop in Stockholm, Sweden, on the same day as the music festival so she won't be attendance.

Kelce did admit that he's learned a thing or two from Swift about putting on a great show. "Don’t try and be Taylor, that’s what I learned," he joked to THR. "She’s on a whole other stratosphere. She’s the best at what she does for a reason. It’s because she’s so articulate and just very dialed into every single thing that she does. And that’s the beauty of it.

"I’d be silly if I ever tried to take anything from what she does, other than just enjoy the people that show up," he added. "I think that’s one thing I could probably take away: She really relates to the people she’s performing in front of, and so I’ll take that."

Kelce similarly told The Associated Press, "She’s very comfortable. She brings everybody into the room with her. She makes it an intimate setting even though there’s 70,000 people at every show. It’s pretty impressive."

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How to buy tickets to Kelce Jam festival

Tickets for Kelce Jam at the Azura Amphitheater start at just $50 and upwards of $250 for a VIP experience. Presale registration is available at and tickets go on sale Friday.

If you're unable to go in person, Takis is livestreaming the event via Kelce and Kelce Jam's social media accounts.

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Travis Kelce promises increased safety measures following Kansas City shooting

In February, as the Chiefs held a victory parade for their Super Bowl win, shooting abrupted near Kansas City's Union Station. More than 20 people ages 8-47 suffered gunshot wounds in the shooting. Lisa Lopez-Galvan, a mother of two and local DJ, was fatally shot.

Due to the events, Kelce and the Kelce Jam producers said they have increased security to make festivalgoers feel safer. Medium Rare, one of the producers, told AP, they hired a "specialized live event security and risk team" that has done other large scale events like Coachella and Lollapalooza.

"It’s still a touchy subject knowing how serious it was," Kelce told AP. "We’re definitely taking security extremely serious at Kelce Jam. You’ll definitely feel safe being there."

Contributing: Minnah Arshad

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Travis Kelce taps Lil Wayne, Diplo, 2Chainz for his music festival