Dougie Fresh, Kid Capri, Usher, & Mary J Blidge Performs Live at Cincinnati Music Festival 2017

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Usher performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium.

Known as one of the biggest summer concerts in the Midwest the Cincinnati Music Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Sponsored by Proctor & Gamble the Cincinnati Music Festival The 2017 Cincinnati Music Festival featured performances by Usher,  Mary J. Blige, KEM, Anthony Hamilton, Kid Capri and more at Paul Brown Stadium.

Fantasia performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium.

The concert kicked off with the 2nd annual “Throwback Thursday” party hosted by Dougie Fresh, Rob Base, and Kid Capri. The event featured appearances by the Tom Joyner and a fashion show put on by Chanel Meyer of Shango Fashions.

Throwback Thursday, an event designed to draw a younger, more local audience.

The Cincinnati Music Festival (CMF) began in 1962 and is one of the largest music festivals in the United States attracting over 75,000+ people from around the country with its roster of leading R&B, jazz, soul and hip-hop artists creating an economic impact of $11 million for Cincinnati.   

Procter & Gamble is the presenting sponsor for the Cincinnati Music Festival for the third year in a row. P&G was proud to #ShareTheRhythm at the 2017 Cincinnati Music Festival, connecting thousands of music lovers with the sights, sounds, and spirit of the “Queen City” through musical entertainment, new experiences, and bringing P&G brands to life.

Ro James performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium.

 

Concert goers dance to the music at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017.

For more than 50 years, thousands of people have come to the Queen City each summer to attend.

The 2017 Cincinnati Music Festival line-up includes the following:

Thursday, July 27 Party with a Purpose:  Doug E Fresh, Kid Capri, Rob Base

Friday, July 28:  Mary J. Blige, KEM, SWV, En Vogue, Bell Biv Devoe, Ed Thomas

Saturday, July 29:  Usher, Fantasia, Anthony Hamilton, Confunkshun, Ro James

Bell Biv Devoe performs at Cincinnati Music Festival Friday, July 28, 2017.

 

Bell Biv Devoe performs at Cincinnati Music Festival Friday, July 28, 2017.

Kem performs at Cincinnati Music Festival Friday, July 28, 2017.

 

Mary J Blige headlines Friday night at Cincinnati Music Festival July 28, 2017.

Mary J Blige headlines Friday night at Cincinnati Music Festival July 28, 2017.

 

Anthony Hamilton performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium.

 

Fantasia performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday July 29, 2017 at Paul Brown Stadium.

 

The Cincinnati Music Festival ended with an amazing performance by R&B super star Usher Raymond and special guest DJ Lil’ John.

Usher is currently facing a 10 million dollar lawsuit from allegedly exposing a woman to herpes this past April. But judging by his performance he hasn’t let that slow him down, he gave the city of Cincinnati a show worth watching.

Usher performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium.

Usher performs on stage at the Cincinnati Music Festival Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium.

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