Among the more than 60 acts expected to be announced are locals (Jerry Lee Lewis, Three 6 Mafia), classic acts (Steve Miller Band, Elvis Costello), and contemporary stars (The Roots, Ben Harper).
Tickets for this year's Beale Street Music Festival will go on sale this afternoon at all Ticketmaster outlets. Three-day passes are $63.50, and will be available through April 30. Check back here for the full lineup at 2 p.m. or see MemphisinMay.org for more info.
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