Is this the biggest Beale Street Music Festival line-up ever? The list of artists announced for the festival, a three-day party in Memphis beginning April 29, features four 2011 Grammy Winners and a wide range of cross-genre talent. This year’s festival will have more pop and hip-hop tunes than ever before, while still maintaining the local flavor and blues talent that’s a staple of the festival.
Check out the artist line-up below. Tickets are on sale now.
Friday: Free Sol, Cake, B.O.B., Jason Mraz, Manchester Orchestra, Cage the Elephant, MGMT, Flaming Lips, Egypt Central, Everclear, Slightly Stoopid, Stone Temple Pilots, Will Tucker Band, Big Bill Morganfield, Tommy Castro, Jimmie Vaughan with Lou Ann Barton
Saturday: Amy LaVere, Paul Thorn, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mumford & Sons, Lucinda Williams, John Mellencamp, Lotus, The Experimental Tropic Blues Band, The New Pornographers w/ Neko Case, Macy Gray, Kirk Whalum, Charlie Wilson, Travis Wammack, Jimbo Mathus & the Tri-State Coalition, Devon
Allman’s Honeytribe, Reba Russell Band, Magic Slim & the Teardrops,
Otis Clay, One Less Reason, Sick Puppies, Hinder, 8Ball & MJG, Cee Lo, Ke$ha
Sunday: Drowning Pool, The Experimental Tropic Blues Band, Saving Abel, Buckcherry, Godsmack, Amos Lee, Lucero, Gregg Allman, The Avett Brothers, Wilco, J.J. Grey & Mofro, Ziggy Marley, Al Kapone, Ludacris, Sublime with Rome, The Lee Boys, Hubert Sumlin, John Hammond, Preston Shannon, Bettye Lavette.
For more details on who is playing where and when, consult the Memphis Flyer.