Beale Street Music Festival – The Black Keys, Phoenix, Flaming Lips, Smashing Pumpkins, Black Crowes, Bassnectar
This morning Memphis In May organizers have announced the lineup for this year’s Beale Street Music Festival which is set to take place from May 3 to 5 in Memphis. Among the 60+ acts set to play Tom Lee Park over the three days are Alice in Chains, Hall and Oates, Bassnectar, The Black Keys, ZZ Top, The Roots, Mavis Staples, Patti Smith, The Smashing Pumpkins, Flaming Lips and Phoenix.
There are plenty of HT faves aboard besides the bands already mentioned including Gov’t Mule, Charles Bradley, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Cracker, The Black Crowes, Gary Clark Jr. and Deer Tick. The promoters have also enlisted legendary performer Jerry Lee Lewis and rap legends Public Enemy.
Here’s a look at the full lineup broken down by date…
May 3: Alice in Chains, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Bassnectar, Charles Bradley, The Deftones, Sheryl Crow, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Heritage Blues Quartet, Yngwie Malmsteen, The Wallflowers, Mimosa, Louise Hoffsten – Sweden, Shannon McNally, The Joy Formidable, Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition, Don Trip, Brad Webb, Marcus James & Kinney Kimbrough
May 4: The Black Keys, ZZ Top, The Roots, Coco Montoya, Dwight Yoakam, Gov’t Mule, Big Boi, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Gavin DeGraw, Will Tucker, Cracker, Jerry Lee Lewis, Pickwick, Zac Harmon, Star & Micey, Jake Bugg, James Super Chikan Johnson, Ryan Bingham, Blind Mississippi Morris, Matt Isbell
May 5: The Smashing Pumpkins, Flaming Lips, Phoenix, The Black Crowes, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Three Days Grace, AWOLNATION, Gary Clark Jr., Lucero, Davy Knowles, Papa Roach, Vintage Trouble, Deer Tick, Louise Hoffsten, Public Enemy, The Slide Brothers, Al Kapone, River City Tanlines, Kingston Springs, Barbara Blue, Brandon Bailey, Kenny Brown
Single-day tickets and three-day passes are available now through Ticketmaster.