Beale Street Music Festival: John Mellencamp, Ke$ha and Cee Lo Green

Singer John Mellencamp performs during a tribute to former NCAA president Myles Brand in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009. Brand died Sept. 16 at age 67 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) AP Photo/Darron Cummings

John Mellencamp early show
John Mellencamp early show
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(CBS/AP) John Mellencamp, Ke$ha and Cee Lo Green are among the headliners for the 35th annual Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in April.

The eclectic lineup was announced Thursday. The 35th annual festival will be held April 29 to May 1 at a scenic park along the Mississippi River. It's part of the month-long Memphis in May celebration, which includes a world barbecue championship.

Other artists on the roster include Stone Temple Pilots, B.o.B., Godsmack, The Flaming Lips, Buckcherry, Mumford & Sons, Jason Mraz, MGMT, Charlie Wilson, Lucinda Williams, Cake, Macy Gray and Everclear.

Jerry Lee Lewis, Kirk Whalum, Lucero, Al Kapone and other Memphis-related performers are also scheduled to appear.

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the festival which each year attracts music fans from around the nation. A special 3 Day Pass Deal can be purchased in advance for $69.

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