CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Some of the biggest names in R&B, hip hop, jazz and soul music will take center stage for the 2019 Cincinnati Music Festival.
The festival is held at Paul Brown Stadium.
Friday’s lineup includes performances from Maxwell, Earth, Wind & Fire, RBRM (Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike of New Addition), Tamia and Raheem DeVaughn.
Mary J. Blige, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Blackstreet featuring Teddy Riley & Dave Hollister, The Ohio Players and Major.
The festival routinely brings more than 80,000 people to Cincinnati from across the country.
It’s the largest tourism weekend of the year in Cincinnati. A study by the UC Economics Center shows the festival has a $107.5 million economic impact.
Procter & Gamble, the presenting sponsor of the festival, will have several activations and experiences around the stadium featuring their brands.
There will be an Old Spice and Gillette Skinguard experience that has a barbershop/spa-like feel for men. It will offer product samples, consultations and relaxation.
Always will have a photo station and refresh area.
Pantene Gold Series and My Black is Beautiful will be featured in the popular Patio Spa, providing hair touchups and relaxation.
Tickets are still available. You can get tickets at the East Club box office or online.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The concerts kick off at 7:30 p.m.