A little over two months away, organizers released the line up of artists that will be performing at the annual Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival. The acts span various styles of music from Grammy winners The Black Keys, The Roots, ZZ Top, Sheryl Crow, 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Public Enemy, Jerry Lee Lewis, Alice in Chains, The Wallflowers, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Dwight Yoakam, Gov't Mule, Bassnectar, Yngwie Malmsteen, Gary Clark Jr., Patti Smith, Memphis products Al Kapone and Will Tucker, Mavis Staples, Big Boi (Outkast), The Flaming Lips, Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers) and The Tri-State Coalition, Deftones, The Smashing Pumpkins, Three Days Grace, Gavin Degraw, and several others.
The 2013 Beale Street Music Festival takes place Friday-Sunday May 3-5 at Tom Lee Park in Downtown Memphis on the banks of the Mississippi, a stone's throw from Beale Street. Three-day tickets to the weekend festival remain on sale but are priced at $85. Pre-sale tickets went on sale in November 2012. Click here for an in-depth look at all the artists and bands who will be performing at the festival. Friday, May 3 The Wallflowers Alice in Chains The Deftones Sheryl Crow Daryl Hall and John Oates Bassnectar Charles Bradley Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Heritage Blues Quartet Yngwie Malmsteen Kinney Kimbrough Mimosa Louise Hoffsten Shannon McNally The Joy Formidable Don Trip Jimbo Mathus and the Tri-State Coalition Brad Webb Marcus James Saturday, May 4 Star & Micey The Black Keys ZZ Top Blind Mississippi Morris The Roots Coco Montoya Dwight Yoakam Gov't Mule Patti Smith Ronnie Baker Brooks Mavis Staples Gavin DeGraw Will Tucker Cracker Jerry Lee Lewis Pickwick Zac Harmon Big Boi Jake Bugg Ryan Bingham Matt Isbel Sunday, May 5 Flaming Lips The Smashing Pumpkins Lucero Phoenix The Black Crowes Public Enemy Al Kapone Royal Southern Brotherhood Three Days Grace Papa Roach AWOLNATION Gary Clark, Jr. Davy Knowles The Slide Brothers Vintage Trouble Deer Tick Louise Hoffsten The Slide Brothers River City Tanlines Kingtson Springs Barbara Blue Brandon Bailey Kenny Brown