The Beale Street Music Festival was canceled due to the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. It is set to make its return. The full lineup for the Beale Street Music Festival 2022 was recently released on Wednesday and organizers are calling it “the biggest roster of the best touring artists in the festival’s history.”
Foo Fighters will perform with Stone Temple Pilots at Beale Street Music Festival
Top bands like Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Stone Temple Pilots, and Weezer are on the lineup. Beale Street Music Festival had released the first round of artists back in December. Lil Wayne, Da Baby, Counting Crows, Death Cab For Cutie, Spoon will also be joining them.
Hip-hop will be well represented by local favorites Three 6 Mafia, MoneyBagg Yo, NLE Choppa, Project Pat, Al Kapone, Lil Wyte, Jucee Froot and White $osa. Van Morrison also set to return to the Memphis state for the first time since 1996.
Other artists include Lindsey Buckingham, Chevelle, Dirty Honey, Grace Potter, Goose, Grouplove, Rival Sons, Indigo Girls, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Patty Griffin, Toad the Wet Sprocket, The Glorious Sons, Waka Flocka Flame, Soccer Mommy, Ayron Jones, Black Pistol Fire, JJ Grey & Mofro, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Elvin Bishop, and many more.
Two of Africa’s hottest artists Sarkodie and Stonebwoy join the lineup as part of the festival’s month-long salute to Ghana, the organization’s 2022 honored country.The music festival runs April 29-May 1.
You can check out the full lineup in the poster below:
The 44th edition of Beale Street Music Fest will take place at Liberty Park in Midtown, formerly the Fairgrounds, while renovations take place at Tom Lee Park on the river. The festival is scheduled to return to the river next year.