Cardi Bwill be rockin’ in Memphis…
Organizers for the 43rd annual Beale Street Music Festival, taking place in Memphis between May 3-5, has revealed a diverse range of acts for its 2019 lineup, including the 26-year-old half-Dominican American rap sensation and recent Grammy winner.
In addition to the “I Like It” rappper, the roster includes the Dave Matthews Band, The Killers, G-Eazyand Charlie Wilson will all perform.
The three-day festival will also feature sets from Shinedown, Khalid, OneRepublic, Gary Clark Jr. and India.Arie. Flogging Molly, Chvrches, Lil Dicky, Lord Huron and Good Charlotte will also fill out the eclectic lineup.
“The Beale Street Music Festival saw more than 102,000 in Tom Lee Parklast year with attendees from all 50 states and 22 countries,” said James L. Holt, president and CEO of umbrella organization Memphis in May, in a press release. “We wanted to offer an even bigger lineup in 2019 as our city celebrates its bicentennial, and we feel like this may be our best lineup ever.”
Added Holt, “The 2019 lineup features current chart-toppers and returning fan favorites who consistently draw large crowds to our unique setting on the Mississippi River.”
Beale Street Music Festival is held in picturesque Tom Lee Park, a river bluff park overlooking the Mississippi Riverin downtown Memphis at the foot of historic Beale Street.
The Memphis in May-produced festival promises a cultural salute this year with 40 percent of their performers having ties to the city.
Memphis in May is a month-long festival held in Tennessee with events such as Beale Street Music Festival, World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest(May 15-18), Great American River Run(May 25) and Celebrate Memphis(May 25).
Tickets for Beale Street Music Festival can be found now through April 19 via Eventbrite.