Macys Music Festival – 2014 Concert Schedule
If you're a fan of funk, jazz, R&B and hip hop, then you're
not going to want to miss this year's Macys Music Festival. Held at the Paul Brown stadium in Cincinnati, the festival will
be taking place on July 25 and July 26, 2014, and you can expect to see performances by some of the biggest names in the business,
like Chaka Khan and Robin Thicke. It's not every day you get to see so many talented musical acts in one venue, and the Macys
Music Festival is known to be one of the best music events around. As the festival kicks off this July, be sure to head over
to the Paul Brown stadium so you don't miss a minute of the Macys Music Festival's stellar lineup.
The Macys Music Festival got its start decades ago in 1962, and it has since grown to encompass two
days of performances by the hottest musical acts in hip hop, R&B, and jazz. The event originally featured jazz artists
only, but it now presents a diverse array of musicians and acts. Previous performers have included Stevie Wonder, Patti Labelle,
Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind and Fire, and many more of the biggest names in the industry.
year, fans will be delighted to see the legendary "Queen of Funk," Chaka Khan. Chaka Khan has sold an estimated 70 million
records around the world, and she is the recipient of ten Grammy Awards. This prolific entertainer has enjoyed a successful
solo career, and she is also known for her work in the funk band, Rufus, famous for hits like "Tell Me Something Good," "Ain't
Nobody," and "Sweet Thing."
Also slated to perform this year is Robin Thicke, who recently rose to stardom with his
song, "Blurred Lines." The phenomenally successful single hit the number 1 spot on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
chart and the Billboard R&B Songs chart. In addition to his success stateside, Thicke's single has found international
success, also reaching the top of the charts in Canada, Ireland, Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and virtually everywhere
else. In the U.S., "Blurred Lines" went on to sell over 5 million copies in 22 weeks, making it the fastest selling song in
If you're feeling nostalgic for some 80s R&B tunes, New Edition will also be performing at this
year's festival. With songs like "Cool It Now," "Mr. Telephone Man," and "Lost in Love," this band dominated the airwaves
and the charts during the 1980s, and their album "All for Love" ended up being nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best R&B
Album and Best R&B Song.
In addition to Robin Thick, Chaka Khan, and New Edition, this year's Macys Music Festival
will also welcome performances by Ne-Yo, Mint Condition, Charlie Wilson, K Michelle, Keyshia Cole, Chrisette Michelle, and
After 7. Whether you're a fan of New Edition's 80s hits, or you dig Chaka Khan's unforgettable funk tunes, there is something
for everyone to enjoy at the Macys Music Festival.
Macys Music Festival Breakthrough
Since its humble
beginnings in 1962, the Macys Music Festival has grown to be one of the largest music festivals in the United States, regularly
drawing in at least 50,000 fans from all over. This enormously popular music event has been housed in various venues, including
the Carthage Fairgrounds and the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. The Macys Music Festival now resides at the Paul Brown Stadium,
and it hosts one of the most impressive lineups you can get.
Macys Music Festival Trivia
What was the
Macys Music Festival originally called?
The Macys Music Festival was originally called the Ohio Valley Jazz Festival,
and Macys became the main sponsor in 2005.
As fans of R&B and funk know, there's nothing
better than seeing your favorite musical act live in concert. If you've been wondering who to check out in concert next, then
you should just head over to the Paul Brown stadium this summer, because the Macys Music Festival will be presenting one of
the most exciting lineups in quite some time. From the legendary Chaka Kahn to chart-topper Robin Thicke, you can see some
of the hottest performers from funk, soul, R&B, and hip hop. There aren't many other festivals that treat their fans with
such a diverse lineup, and generations of fans will be able to dance the night away to their favorite musical act of choice.
Since 1962, this music festival has been bringing the heat with its exclusive performances, and it's no surprise why it has
remained popular as ever after so many years. To experience everything that the Macys Music Festival has to offer, be sure
to get your tickets at StubHub before they're all gone.