Nelly to play National Cherry Festival in Traverse City

In this screen shot provided by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, Nelly performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (ABC via AP) (Uncredited)

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Rapper Nelly will perform at the 2022 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City this summer.

Nelly will play the festival on July 5, at the Bay Side Music Stage. Tickets go on sale April 8, at 9 a.m.

The National Cherry Festival runs from July 2-9 in downtown Traverse City. The event draws about 500,000 over the eight day span, according to organizers.

The first festival was held back in 1926.

You can check out the full event calendar here.

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