All the members of Wu-Tang Clan showed up to the Soundset fest in May. / Carlos Gonzalez, Star Tribune

All the members of Wu-Tang Clan showed up and threw down at the Soundset fest in May. / Carlos Gonzalez, Star Tribune

Minneapolis will play host to ESPN’s Summer X Games for the third year in a row next August, and once again organizers will give attendees a sporty mix of electronic, hip-hop and rock concerts as a side-show attraction.

Hitmaking Los Angeles DJ/producer Diplo of Major Lazer notoriety, legendary New York rap crew Wu-Tang Clan (who were worth every last dolla, dolla bill paid to get them to Soundset in May), late-‘90s soft-metal band Incubus and a new group featuring two Foo Fighters, Chevy Metal, will top out the X Games 2019 summer concerts. The shows will take place Aug. 1-4 at the Armory, just across Commons Park from U.S. Bank Stadium where the games are held.

Two of the Twin Cities' most electrifying live acts of the past decade-plus, P.O.S. and the Blind Shake, will also add some fitting bump and grind to the alt-sport action.

As in past years, tickets are available separately for the concerts starting as low as $20, or they can be bought in bundled packages with the games themselves. Go to for more info.

Here are the daily lineups, plus a video ESPN made on the newly reborn Armory before last year's concerts.

Thursday, Aug. 1

  • Chevy Metal (featuring Foo Fighters Taylor Hawkins and Wiley Hodgen)

Friday, Aug. 2

  • Wu-Tang Clan
  • P.O.S.

Saturday, Aug. 3

  • Diplo

Sunday, Aug. 4

  • Incubus
  • The Blind Shake

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