Gnarls Barkley and Kanye West set for Chinese-themed festival

East and west at Las Vegas bash

Gnarls Barkley, Kanye West and Spank Rock are among the artists who will perform at Fusion – a Las Vegas festival that brings together artists from the US and China.

The two-day event – designed to serve as a showcase for Chinese bands in America and vice versa – will take place at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino Theatre of the Arts on February 13 and 14, coinciding with the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

The performances will be broadcast in mainland China via Hunan TV.

The first day of the festival showcases Chinese artists including Jackie Chan, A-mei Mayday, Zhang Zhen Yue, Shin Band and Supergirls.

The second day features Gnarls Barkley, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Spank Rock, Tigra, Berko and Girl Talk.

Tickets can be purchased via Fusion’s website at

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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