Beale Street Music Festival


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Beale Street Music Festival
Tom Lee Park – Memphis, TN
May 5 – 7

In the late 1970s, Memphis city officials gave the dilapidated Beale Street a new lease on life, with a revitalization project built around the city’s vibrant musical roots that stretch back to the 1800s. The Beale Street Music Festival, which attracts 100,000 people over the weekend to the banks of the Mississippi River, is an astonishing 41 years old and serves as the kickoff to the city’s month-long Memphis in May celebration.

Lineup: Kings Of Leon, Soundgarden, Widespread Panic, Snoop Dogg, Sturgill Simpson, Death Cab For Cutie, Wiz Khalifa, MGMT, Jill Scott, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Tori Kelly, Ludacris, Grouplove, X Ambassadors, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Eat World, Griz, Bush, The Revivalists, Silversun Pickups, Midnight Oil, The Strumbellas, Taking Back Sunday, Alter Bridge, Drive-By Truckers, Greensky Bluegrass, Highly Suspect, Sum 41, Machine Gun Kelly, Ani Difranco, Mutemath, Mayer Hawthorne, Dawes, Kongos, Deer Tick, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, The Record Company, Booker T. Jones, and more

Distance from Denver: 1,048 miles

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