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Macy's Music Festival begins Friday

Sound checks conducted Friday afternoon for the 52nd annual Macy's Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium. (Photo: FOX19/Erin Murtagh) Sound checks conducted Friday afternoon for the 52nd annual Macy's Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium. (Photo: FOX19/Erin Murtagh)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Thousands of music fans are expected to head downtown this weekend for the 52nd Annual Macy's Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium. 

Organizers said they expect 45,000 people per day at the festival that runs Friday and Saturday.

Among the performers this year are Robin Thicke, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan, K Michelle, After 7, New Edition, Mint Condition, NE-YO, Keyshia Cole and Chrisette Michelle.

The festival is estimated to pump close to $25 million into the local economy.

Fans entering the stadium should expect security checks including search by metal detectors. Prohibited items include:

  • Food, beverages, and all coolers (except sealed bottled water)
  • Animals
  • Audio and video recording equipment
  • Chairs
  • Strollers
  • Laser pointers, Frisbees and noise makers

Tickets can be purchased the day of the festival from 10 a.m. to showtime. They start at $48 a piece.

Story by FOX19's Megan O'Rourke

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