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Macy's Music Festival takes over Paul Brown Stadium

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The 50th year of the Macy's Music Festival kicks off this weekend at Paul Brown Stadium. The event is one of the nation's largest summer music festivals and will feature 12 different R&B artist throughout the weekend.

Crews began setting up the stage for the event this week and many of the artist are expected to arrive in Cincinnati Thursday and Friday. The event draws on average 50,000 people and officials say has an estimated economic impact of $25 million for the city of Cincinnati.

Here are the lineups for Friday and Saturday nights:

Friday:

Charlie Wilson
KEM
Ledisi
Eric Benet
Dennis Edwards & The Temptations Review
Alex Boyd

Saturday:

Maze ft. Frankie Beverly
Jaheim
The O'Jays
Monica
Midnight Star
Zay Foggs

The music festival starts at 7:30 pm on both nights.

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