Something for Everyone in the Beale Street 2012 Lineup

The genre jumping Beale Street Music Festival released their 2012 lineup and it’s amazingly diverse. Look at some of these artists: Megadeth and Girl Talk. Al Green and Primus. Wiz Khalifa and Herbie Hancock. The Cult and Old 97’s. How fun does this show look now.

The details: Beale Street goes down May 4-6, 2012 in Memphis. Tickets are $75 for all three days. That sounds awfully cheap for all of the following music.

The lineup: Jane’s Addiction, Florence + The Machine, Wiz Khalifa, Evanescence, My Morning Jacket, Pitbull, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Al Green, Kenny Wayne Sheperd, The Civil Wars, Buddy Guy, Megadeth, Girl Talk, Primus, Anthony Hamilton, The Head and the Heart, Herbie Hancock and his band, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Lupe Fiasco, Need to Breathe, Bush, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Johnny Winter, Dr. Dog, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Franti & Spearhead, Three 6 Mafia, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Black Lips, The Cult, Childish Gambino, Charlie Musselwhite, Chris Robinson’s Brotherhood, Yo Gotti, Coheed & Cambria, Benard Allison, North Mississippi All Stars, Volbeat, Breathe Carolina, Sponge Cola, Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition, Will Tucker, Drew Holcolmb & The Neighbors, Son Volt, Cold War Kids, Big K.R.I.T., Victor Wainwright, Robert “Wolfman” Belfour, Larry McCray, Valerie June, The Bo-Keys, Prosevere, Black Stone Cherry, Zoogma, Old 97’s, Alexis P. Suter Band, The Nighthawks, Duke Robillard.

via Memphis in May

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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