VOL. 126 | NO. 44 | Friday, March 4, 2011
Mellencamp Headlines Beale Street Music Festival
MEMPHIS (AP) – Memphis in May officials say John Mellencamp, Wilco, Cee Lo Green, Ke$ha, Stone Temple Pilots, B.o.B. and Godsmack are scheduled to perform at the three-day Beale Street Music Festival this spring.
The eclectic lineup for the April 29-May 1 festival also features The Flaming Lips, Buckcherry, Mumford & Sons, Jason Mraz, MGMT, Charlie Wilson, Lucinda Williams, Cake, Macy Gray and Everclear.
The festival is part of Memphis in May, a monthlong celebration that also includes a barbecue championship competition. It is held along the Mississippi river at scenic Tom Lee Park.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Kirk Whalum, Lucero, Al Kapone and other Memphis-related performers are scheduled to appear.
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