• Thu. Feb 9th, 2023

The 2022 Cincinnati Music Festival returns July 21-23 with Janet Jackson headlining

CMF is the largest urban music festival in America with an economic impact of $107 million

CINCINNATI (February 16, 2022) – After a two-year absence, Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G (CMF) returns to Paul Brown Stadium in downtown Cincinnati from July 21-23, 2022, with an exciting lineup of R&B music featuring Janet Jackson, Charlie Wilson, The O’Jays and more headlining the event over the three days. The performances on Thursday, July 21 will be held at The Andrew J. Brady Music Center for the first time. The 2022 lineup includes:

  • Thursday, July 21: BJ the Chicago Kid plus one act TBD (at The Andrew J. Brady Music Center)
  • Friday, July 22: Charlie Wilson, Anthony Hamilton, Toni! Tony! Tone!, Jonathan Butler, Another Artist TBD
  • Saturday, July 23: Janet Jackson, The O’Jays, Tank, After 7, Kirk Whalum

 Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster or through the Festival office at (513) 924-0900. “We are excited to be back, bringing the best acts back to Cincinnati for the 2022 Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G,” said Joe Santangelo, producer of the Festival. “We will abide by any federal, local and state health guidelines that might be in place at that time, as our priority is to keep everyone safe. We will release more information as we get closer to the dates.”

Cincinnati Music Festival: Largest Tourism Weekend of the Year in Cincinnati

A recent study conducted by the UC Economics Center and commissioned by the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau shows the Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G provides a $107.4 million economic impact to the region.

“P&G is proud to sponsor Cincinnati’s largest annual tourism driver and support the community in which our employees work and live,” said Monica Turner, P&G President – North America. “We are looking forward to coming together safely to celebrate music and community fellowship.”

“Summer in Cincinnati isn’t summer without the Cincinnati Music Festival, and we’re thrilled to be back together,” said Damon Jones, P&G’s Chief Communications Officer. “CMF remains a keystone cultural moment for our city and for music fans across the country who join year after year to celebrate the rich heritage of R&B music, fuel dozens of small, minority owned businesses and enjoy everything the City has to offer.”