Beale Street Music Festival 2010
If you are an enthusiastic fan of live rock 'n roll music in the Tennessee area (or are willing to travel), there is a high likelihood that you attended the Beale Street Music Festival 2010. The Beale Street Music Festival is an annual live music event that spans three days in the end of April and the beginning of May, over the weekend.
Location - The Beale Street Music Festival takes place on legendary Beale Street, which is in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. Beale Street runs for just under two miles, and is a historic hub for eateries and blues clubs. Some notable attractions that are located on bustling Beale Street include the Historic Daisy Theater, Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe, Alfred's On Beale and Mr. Handy's Blues Hall. Apart from the music festival, a lot of other outdoor live music events take place on the street throughout the year.
Musical Performances - The Beale Street Music Festival 2010 hosted a wide array of internationally famous and up-and-coming rock and pop acts. The 2010 lineup included bands like Limp Bizkit, Goo Goo Dolls, 3 Doors Down, Band of Horses, Chevelle, Flaming Lips, Alice in Chains, The B52s and Boys Like Girls. As for solo artists, the lineup consisted of everyone from singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat to the acclaimed British guitarist Jeff Beck.
Food - No spring music festival is complete without some good old-fashioned (and somewhat unhealthy) grub. The food options at the Beale Street Music Festival 2010 included everything from classic spicy and smoky Memphis barbecue to deep fried burgers. Concession stands also sold beverages, such as bottled water, soda, juice and beer.
Admission - Tickets to the Beale Street Music Festival 2010 were available for purchase online, through the website Ticketmaster. For a steeper price, VIP passes were also available.
Merchandise - For people that enjoyed their Beale Street Music Festival experience in 2010, T-shirts were available for purchase at the event. The shirts were available in colors like black, navy blue and red.