New Edition, Wilson to headline Cincy Music Fest

Posted at 12:52 PM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 10:29:39-05

Veteran R&B group New Edition and singer Charlie Wilson will headline the Cincinnati Music Festival, scheduled July 22-23 at Paul Brown Stadium, organizers announced via the festival's Facebook page.

New Edition, featuring singers Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill and Bobby Brown, will headline the first night of the festival. R&B and soul star Wilson, former lead singer of the Gap Band, will headline the closing night.

Festival organizers also revealed that Babyface, Fantasia, Ledisi, Leela James, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, The Whispers, Judith Hill and The Deele have been booked to perform as well.  

Tickets go on sale Feb. 27 through Ticketmaster. For more information, follow the festival on Facebook and Twitter and visit its website at