6 Memphis Music Events You Can Absolutely Not Miss This Fall

Posted on September 1, 2014

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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

Gonerfest

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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