Memphis in May Announces Complete Lineup for the 2020 Beale Street Music Festival

 

Por Vivian Fernández-de-Adamson

 

MEMPHIS, TN (LPL) — Luego de casi dos meses de espera, tras haber anunciado la primera ronda de artistas en diciembre, la Organización de Memphis in May finalmente dio a conocer el miércoles, 12 de febrero, la lista completa de los cantantes y bandas que se estarán presentando en el Festival Musical de Beale Street 2020.

Entre los artistas más famosos que figuran en la lista están Weezer, The Smashing Pumpkins, The 1975, DaBaby, 311, Deftones, Leon Bridges, Lindsey Buckingham, Louis the Child, Nelly, Portugal. The Man, Brittany Howard, Liam Gallagher, Moneybagg Yo, Young Dolph, Al Kapone, The Lumineers, Lil Wayne, The Avett Brothers, Three 6 Mafia, AJR, Young Dolph, Rival Sons, Mavis Staples, Billy Strings, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Taj Mahal y Sheer Mag. A ellos los acompañan Of Monsters and Men, Manchester Orchestra, The Glorious Sons, Patty Griffin, Waka Flocka Flame, Dirty Honey, Duke Deuce, Reignwolf, Toosii, Beabadoobee, Crobot, Lil Migo, Keb Mo, Bobby Rush, Janiva Magness, Don Bryant & the Bo-Keys, Trigger Hippy, Kenny Brown, Lisa Mills, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Sue Foley, Blind Mississippi Morris, Earl the Pearl Banks, Hurricane Ruth, Kelly Hunt, Richard Johnston, Earl “the Pearl” Banks, Memphissippi Sound y Kings and Associates.

Aprovechando que el país honrado este año es Ghana, Memphis in May estará presentando también durante su Festival Musical de Beale Street a dos grandes artistas ghaneses: Sarkodie, un famoso rapero que ha ganado múltiples premios y que ha sido reconocido dos veces como el Artista del Año de África; y Stonebwoy, quien fue nombrado como Mejor Artista Masculino del 2019 en los African Entertainment Awards.

“Así como tendremos actuaciones especiales de artistas populares como Weezer, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Avett Brothers, 311 y Deftones en el Parque Tom Lee, habrá artistas que se estarán presentando por primera vez en el Festival Musical de Beale Street, tales como The Lumineers, Lil Wayne, The 1975, DaBaby y Leon Bridges”, dijo James L. Holt, presidente y director ejecutivo de Memphis in May. “Por supuesto, el Festival Musical de Beale Street también estará presentando, como siempre, a prominentes artistas de Memphis como Three 6 Mafia, Moneybagg Yo, Young Dolph, Mavis Staples, Project Pat, Al Kapone, Lil Wyte, Amy LaVere y muchos más”.

Catalogado como uno de los mejores festivales de música en todo el país, el Festival Musical de Beale Street se distingue por la gran diversidad de géneros musicales que ofrece, incluyendo rock, blues, soul, pop, R&B, hip hop, indie y country, entre otros ritmos. Durante la última década, ha atraído a más de 1,1 millones de personas provenientes de todas partes del mundo.

El Festival Musical de Beale Street 2020 será del viernes, 1 de mayo, hasta el domingo, 3 de mayo, en Tom Lee Park, ubicado en el Downtown a orillas del río Mississippi (Riverside at Beale Street. Memphis, TN, 38103). Los boletos ya están a la venta en eventbrite.com por $55 para un día y $145 para los tres días del evento. También hay un número limitado de boletos VIP por un costo de $699.

Para más información, visitar www.memphisinmay.org.

 

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MEMPHIS, TN (LPL) — After almost two months of waiting, since revealing the first round of artists in December, Memphis in May announced on Wednesday, February 12, the complete lineup for the 2020 Beale Street Music Festival.

Among the most famous artists that will be performing this year are Weezer, The Smashing Pumpkins, The 1975, DaBaby, 311, Deftones, Leon Bridges, Lindsey Buckingham, Louis the Child, Nelly, Portugal. The Man, Brittany Howard, Liam Gallagher, Moneybagg Yo, Young Dolph, Al Kapone, The Lumineers, Lil Wayne, The Avett Brothers, Three 6 Mafia, AJR, Young Dolph, Rival Sons, Mavis Staples, Billy Strings, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Taj Mahal, and Sheer Mag. Other performers include Of Monsters and Men, Manchester Orchestra, The Glorious Sons, Patty Griffin, Waka Flocka Flame, Dirty Honey, Duke Deuce, Reignwolf, Toosii, Beabadoobee, Crobot, Lil Migo, Keb Mo, Bobby Rush, Janiva Magness, Don Bryant & the Bo-Keys, Trigger Hippy, Kenny Brown, Lisa Mills, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Sue Foley, Blind Mississippi Morris, Earl the Pearl Banks, Hurricane Ruth, Kelly Hunt, Richard Johnston, Earl “the Pearl” Banks, Memphissippi Sound, and Kings and Associates.

Honoring Memphis in May’s salute to Ghana this year, the festival will be featuring two Ghanaian superstar artists as well: Sarkodie, a multiple award-winning rapper who has been recognized twice as Africa’s Artist of the Year; and Stonebwoy, who was named 2019’s Best Male Artist at the African Entertainment Awards.

“While the 2020 Beale Street Music Festival not only brings back to Tom Lee Park popular acts such as Weezer, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Avett Brothers, 311 and Deftones, we’re bringing new acts who are making their festival debut in 2020, such as The Lumineers, Lil Wayne, The 1975, DaBaby, and Leon Bridges” said James L. Holt, President and CEO of Memphis in May. “Of course, Beale Street Music Festival always prominently features Memphis artists and this year is no exception, with Three 6 Mafia, Moneybagg Yo, Young Dolph, Mavis Staples, Project Pat, Al Kapone, Lil Wyte, Amy LaVere and many more.”

Named as one of the best music festivals in the country, the Beale Street Music Festival is distinguished for offering a great diversity of musical genres, including rock, blues, soul, pop, R&B, hip hop, indie, and country, among other rhythms. Over the past decade, it has attracted more than 1.1 million people from all over the world.

The 2020 Beale Street Music Festival will be held from Friday, May 1, through Sunday, May 3, at Tom Lee Park (Downtown). Tickets are already on sale at eventbrite.com for $55 (single-day passes) and $145 (three-day passes). There are also limited VIP tickets available for $699.

For more information, visit www.memphisinmay.org.