6 Memphis Music Events You Can Absolutely Not Miss This Fall

Posted on September 1, 2014


By Isabelle Nelson

Summer may be ending but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to be over just yet. Music lovers or anyone looking to relax and enjoy a mix of local acoustics, check out what shows are happening in Memphis this fall!

Rock For Love 8

Who: Singer-songwriter Jim Mize, local indie fivesome Mouserocket, Merry Mobile, Mark Edgar Stuart, folk-rock trio Star & Micey, Big Star drummer Jody Stephens, local feel good-rock singer/songwriter Chris Milam, Wuvbirds, Switchblade Kid, Tanks, DeadP Soldiers, Fast Planet and the Modifiers
Where: Hi-Tone Café for three nights
When: Thursday, September 6-8 at 9pm
How: $7 admission on Thursday and $10 admission on Friday and Saturday
For more information, visit http://www.rockforlove.org .

Levit Shell Free Music Concert Series

Who: Week one: Meanwhile in Memphis: The Sound of a Revolution, North Mississippi Stars. Week two: Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Bluff City Jazz Project, The Duhks. Week three: Bryan Hayes & the Retrievers, Star & Micey, Joyce Cobb & the Rhodes College Jazz Band. Week four: The Memphis Dawls, Opera Memphis, St. Paul & The Broken Bones. Week five: Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Paul Thorn, Ori Natafly. Week six: Dead Soldiers, The Vespers, U of M Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra
Where: The Levitt Shell
When: Over the course of six weeks, starting September 5 until October 12th; three shows per week
How: No charge!
For more information, visit www.levittshell.org/orion-2014-fmcs-2


Who: Len Bright Combo, Gizmos, Grifters, Paul Collins Beat, Ausmuteants, The Rebel, Protomartyr, Warm Soda, So Cow, Spray Paint, Ross Johnson’s Like Flies on Sherbert Revue, Terry & Louie, Angie, NOTS, Sick Thoughts, Deaf Wish, Obnox, King Brothers, Dutch Masters, Gila Man, Scott & Charlene’s Wedding, Weather Warlock, Cool Runnings, Life Stinks, Connections, Nathan Roche, Radioactivity, Golden Pelicans, Buldgerz, Die Rotzz, Red Sneakers, Gooch Palms, The Stevens, Mancontrol, Gimp Teeth, Wild Emotions, Son of VOM
Where: Goner Records, Hi Tone, Murphy’s, the Buccaneer, and Crosstown Arts.
When: September 25 – 28
How: Buy tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/730760
For more information, check out http://www.goner-records.com/gonerfest/index.html

Katy Perry & Tegan and Sarah

What: Katy Perry’s PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR is coming to Memphis, TN.
Where: FedEx Forum
When: October 5 at 7pm
How: Buy tickets on Ticketmaster
For more information check out http://fedexforum.com/displayEvent.aspx?id=1129

Memphis River Arts Festival

Who: Lineup not yet released. A few of last years’ highlights include alternative country band Whiskey Republic, Ghost Town Blues Band, Otis Faithful and the Chinese Connection Dub Embassy
Where: Historic South Main Arts District
When: October 24-26
How: Free Friday night, $5 admission Saturday and Sunday
For more information, check out http://riverartsmemphis.org.

Eric Church

What: Eric Church’s The Outsiders World Tour with special guests Dwight Yoakam and Brandy Clark.
Where: FedEx Forum
When: October 31 at 8pm
How: Buy tickets on Ticketmaster
For more information, check out http://fedexforum.com/displayEvent.aspx?id=1136

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