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Beale Street Music Festival 2013 to Feature Black Keys, the Flaming Lips, the Roots + More

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The Beale Street Music Festival is back for its 2013 installment, and this year’s highly anticipated event is set to take place from May 3-5 at Tom Lee Park in Memphis, Tenn., as part of the Memphis in May International Festival. The lineup has just been announced, and it features the Black Keys, the Flaming Lips, the Roots and many more.

Other acts on this year’s stacked bill include Bassnectar, Alice in Chains, Phoenix, the Smashing Pumpkins, the Black Crowes, Gary Clark Jr., AWOLNATION, the Joy Formidable, Mavis Staples, Gavin DeGraw, Three Days Grace, the Wallflowers, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Public Enemy, Sheryl Crow, Gov’t Mule, ZZ Top, Hall & Oates, Papa Roach, the Slide Brothers and Jake Bugg.

Last year’s edition of the fest showcased such acts as My Morning Jacket, Florence + the Machine, Evanescence, Girl Talk, Lupe Fiasco, Needtobreathe, Megadeath, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Son Volt, Cold War Kids, Jane’s Addiction, Old 97s, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Bush, the Head and the Heart, Coheed and Cambria, the Civil Wars and Primus.

In addition to an abundance of live music, the festival offers a world championship barbecue cooking contest, a sunset symphony and an education program. Single-day passes for the event are on sale now. Click here for more info on tickets, travel options, lodging and participating sponsors.

See the 2013 Music Festival Guide

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