Monday, April 09, 2007

Beale Street Music Festival

May is the busiest and arguably the best time of year to visit Memphis. One of the reasons for this is the Beale Street Music Festival. 3 Big Days and Over 60 bands take over Tom Lee Park, the riverfront green space at the bottom of Beale Street. Here's a sneak peak at this year's lineup:

Friday, May 4th
The Allman Brothers Band, Three 6 Mafia, Koko Taylor, Gov't Mule, Social Distortion, Jerry Lee Lewis, Hubert Sumlin & Willie Big Eyes Smith, The Derek Trucks Band, North Mississippi Allstars

Saturday, May 5th
Bobby "Blue" Bland, The Bar-Kays, Wolfmother, The Ohio Players, Taj Mahal, Old Crow Medicine Show, Eddie Floyd

Sunday, May 6th
Counting Crows, John Legend, Barenaked Ladies, DAUGHTRY, Edwin McCain, Ann Peebles, Papa Roach, Billy Lee Riley

For more information on the Beale Street Festival and other Memphis In May Events, like the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, visit www.memphisinmay.org.

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