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    Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:28:41

    2015 Festival Alert: Beale Street Music Festival Set for May - See who is playing in Memphis

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    Memphis' Beale Street Music Festival will feature some sixty bands over three days staring May 1st.

    Who is playing? Relax and we'll tell you.

    Friday, May 1st features Lenny Kravitz, The Flaming Lips, Five Finger Death Punch, Ryan Adams, Pixies, and AWOLNATION.

    Saturday, May 2nd's top-billed acts include The Avett Brothers, Paramore, John Fogerty, Band of Horses, and Bleachers.

    The final day, Sunday, May 3rd is led by Ed Sheeran, Wilco, Cage the Elephant, Hozier, St. Vincent, Scott Weiland, and Rise Against.

    All. Good. Things.

    For tickets and more info, visit MemphisInMay.org.

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    Tags: Wilco, The Flaming Lips, Ryan Adams, St. Vincent, Pixies, Cage the Elephant, The Avett Brothers, Band of Horses, John Fogerty, Paramore, Lenny Kravitz, Scott Weiland, Bleachers, Rise Against, Five Finger Death Punch, AWOLNATION, Ed Sheeran, Hozier

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