Move over Glastonbury - here comes the Dragon Fest...

CYPRESS HILL, GZA, JUNGLE BROTHERS and the BEASTIE BOYS’ MIXMASTER MIKE are among the first artists confirmed to play at the inaugural DRAGON FEST in CALIFORNIA next month.

The event, which takes place on February 3 at the National Orange Show Events Centre in San Bernardino, is being organised by Cypress Hill’s B-Real and DJ Muggs along with Chang Weisberg, founder of Insider magazine.

According to [url=], B-Real said that they wanted to give underground artists and up-and-coming bands a bit of attention.

Other artists performing include Taproot, Beatnuts, Blackalicious, Shuvel, Linkin Park, Kottonmouth Kings and X-ecutioners. There will also be traditional Chinese New Year celebrations with fireworks, acrobats and traditional market-type stalls.