Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pitbull will perform at Preakness

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis as well as the rapper Pitbull will perform at the Preakness infield concert in May. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis recently performed on 'Saturday Night Live.'

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    Macklemore (l.) & Ryan Lewis (r.) will perform at the Preakness infield concert this May.
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Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May.

The Maryland Jockey Club announced that the hip-hop artists will perform extended sets during the infield festival on Saturday, May 18 at Pimlico. The club will be hosting the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.

Headliners in recent years have included Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Train and Zac Brown.

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In addition to the main stage, the InfieldFest will feature live music on a second stage. Those acts will be announced later.

The jockey club is reducing the price of festival tickets to $40 until Tuesday morning. Then the ticket price will be $50 through May 11 and increase to $60 after that.


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