Beale Street Music Festival 2013
The Beale Street Music Festival is an annual event that takes place in Memphis, Tennessee. As part of the month long" Memphis in May" Festival, Beale Street kicks-off the festivities celebrating the sounds, beats, and rhythm of this lively southern city.
The Beale Street Music Festival showcases local and national music acts, and hosts over 100,000 attendees. The history of music being played on Beale Street can be traced back to the 1800's when African American musicians throughout the south would come to Memphis to perform.
In addition to Beale Street Music Festival, "Memphis in May" showcases The World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest and the Sunset Symphony.
Among Those Performing on Saturday, May 4
The Black Keys
Jerry Lee Lewis
- Tom Lee Park
- 357 Riverside Drive
- Memphis TN 38103