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Cleveland native Machine Gun Kelly to perform on Day 3 of 2021 NFL Draft; Black Pumas to perform on Night 2

Cleveland native Machine Gun Kelly will perform on-site following the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft on May 1.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a previous story.

The 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland next week will double as a homecoming for rapper Machine Gun Kelly.

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On Tuesday, the NFL announced that Kelly -- real name Colson Baker -- will perform inside the Draft Theater following the third and final day of the draft on Saturday, May 1. Kelly's performance will take place as a part of the NFL Draft Concert Series presented by Bose and will stream live after the final pick of the seventh round on Day 3 of the draft is made.

In addition to Kelly, it was previously announced that the Kings of Leon would kick off the 2021 NFL Draft with a performance prior to the first round on Thursday, April 29. The league also announced on Tuesday that the Grammy-nominated rock and soul duo, Black Pumas, will perform following Night 2 of the draft on Friday, April 30.

Each of the performances will stream on NFL.com, in the NFL app and live on the NFL's Facebook page each night. Portions of the performances will also be televised across NFL Network, ESPN and ABC's Draft coverage.

As a result, the complete lineup for the NFL Draft Concert Series presented by Bose is as follows:

  • Thursday, April 29 - Kings of Leon (approximately 7:40 PM ET)
  • Friday, April 30 – Black Pumas (approximately 11 PM ET)
  • Saturday, May 1 – Machine Gun Kelly (approximately 6:30 PM ET)

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