A current article from Newsweek has named the long-running Cincinnati Music Competition as one of many “13 Finest Music Competition of Summer time 2019.” The native R&B fest was included alongside heavyweight occasions like Coachella, Hangout Music Competition, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Boston Calling, Exterior Lands and Woodstock 50.
This is what Newsweek needed to say about this 12 months’s CMF, which returns to Paul Brown Stadium July 25-27:
Initially dubbed the Ohio Valley Jazz Competition, this annual weekend collection has remodeled into an immense gathering on Cincinnati’s riverfront. Queen of R&B Mary J. Blige headlines, together with Earth, Wind & Hearth, Slick Rick and Maxwell. Issues kick off July 25 with a trend present that includes the African-inspired kinds of native design home Shingo.
For CMF 2019’s opening-night kick-off occasion on July 25, Hip Hop legends Slick Rick, EPMD and Child Capri are scheduled to carry out. The lineup for the weekend concert events showcases the occasion’s acquainted combine of up to date R&B/Soul favorites (like Mary J. Blige and Maxwell) and old-school heroes (like Earth Wind & Hearth and Frankie Beverly & Maze).
On July 26, the traditional lineup of New Version (“Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike”) is booked to seem, however underneath the identify RBRM, resulting from early member Ralph Tresvant proudly owning the trademark on the NE identify (Tresvant has been touring with one other former member, Johnny Gill, however not underneath the New Version identify).
Right here is the entire weekend lineup for the 2019 Cincinnati Music Competition:
Friday, July 26: Maxwell, Earth, Wind & Hearth, RBRM (Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike of New Version), Tamia and Raheem DeVaughn
Saturday, July 27: Mary J, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Blackstreet that includes Teddy Riley & Dave Hollister, The Ohio Gamers and Main
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