Hey Cincinnati, are you ready for one of the country’s premier summer music event? It’s time for the Cincinnati Music Festival!

The 2018 Cincinnati Music Festival is taking over the Paul Brown Stadium (1 Paul Brown Stadium Cincinnati) this Thursday Jul 26 (gates open at 6 p.m. and performances begin at 7:30 p.m.), Friday Jul 27 and Saturday Jul 28 (gates open at 6:30 p.m. and performances begin at 7:30 p.m.).

Thursday’s performances include MC Lyte, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Fashion Show by Shingo and DJ Vader.

Friday’s line-up includes Charlie Wilson, Xscap3, Boyz II Men, Fantasia and After7.

Saturday will showcase the talents of Jill Scott, The Roots, Common, Keith Sweat, The O’Jays and Bootsy Collins House Party.

Tickets for Thursday night are $50 for general admission and $100 for VIP. Friday and Saturday’s tickets are $60 and $75 for upper level, $60 for stadium side, $75 for rest of stadium, $95 for center stadium, $125 for club, $95 for rest of field, $110 for field sections 9-12 and $150 for Gold Circle. You can purchase tickets by calling (513) 924-0900 or online at https://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/1204951?tm_link=tm_homeA_header_search.

Oprah Winfrey’s Network’s ‘Love is _’ will also be onsite to film at this year’s Cincinnati Music Festival. So keep an eye out for those cameras!

For more information on this year’s festival, including hotel information, visit https://www.cincymusicfestival.com/.

Make plans to spend an unforgettable weekend at the 2018 Cincinnati Music Festival!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics.