The Cincinnati Music Festival introduced its star-packed lineup on Tuesday (Dec. four), with Mary J. Blige and Maxwell main a roster that features the same old mixture of beloved R&B acts and present headliners. The occasion that takes over Paul Brown Stadium (house of the NFL's Bengals) for a weekend-long summer season ceremony of passage will as soon as once more kick off with a hip-hop-oriented first night time present that includes Kid Capri, Slick Rick and EPMD.
The 58-year-old gathering that pulls tens of hundreds of R&B followers from everywhere in the Midwest and South, can even host Earth, Wind & Fire, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Blackstreet that includes Teddy Riley & Dave Hollister, The Ohio Players, Major, Tamia and Raheem DeVaughn and the New Edition spin-off RBRM (Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike). Last yr's version drew greater than 83,000 followers. Tickets are on sale by means of the competition workplace now (name (513) 924-0900); tickets will likely be accessible by means of Ticketmaster starting Saturday (Dec. eight) at 10 a.m.