This weekend in Memphis music
The fests continue! And despite what the thermostat might have you believe, it is officially fall. So get out, enjoy this crisp 95-degree-weather we’ve been having — although rumor has it there could be some quasi-normal temps this weekend — and see some good bands. You’ve got plenty of opportunities from GonerFest to the Levitt Shell and everywhere in between. Check it out:
- Tonight at the Memphis Music Foundation, Latin Heritage Open House featuring performances by Thalia, Kids Musical, Esteban Alexis and Marcela Pinilla. 6 to 8 p.m. at our offices at 431 S. Main Street, #201. Join us for free wine and beer plus delicious authentic Mexican and Colombian food!
- Tonight and tomorrow at the HiTone, GonerFest 7. Check out the line-up here.
- Tonight at Cafe Soul, Tamar Jones-Monger. The doors open at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 10, it’ll cost you $10. (Cash only!)
- Tonight downtown at the Main Street Mall at Peabody Place, Downtown Alley Jams featuring The City Champs and Ryan Peel. Kicks off at 4:30 p.m. and runs til 8:30 p.m., costs you no dollars, donations accepted for The Hospitality Hub.
- Tonight at the National Civil Rights Museum Founders’ Park, performances by Visible School Musicians as part of the South Main Trolley Night fro 6 to 9 p.m.
- Tonight at the Levitt Shell, Eden Brent at 7:30 p.m.
- Tonight at the New Daisy, Muck Stickey.
- Saturday at Zora’s Lounge at Hattiloo Theatre, Lila performs at 8 p.m. for a $10 cover charge.
- Saturday at the Levitt Shell, Guy Forsyth gets things going at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday at the Center for Southern Folklore, Blind Mississippi Morris and Brad Webb play a show at 9 p.m. — it’ll also be filmed for the online program A Day in the Life with the Traveling Twosome. The show will cost you $8.
- Saturday at The Warehouse, Memphis Garage Band Reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. It’ll cost you $50, but it benefits the Alzheimer’s Day Services. 1970s attire is encouraged.
- Sunday at the Levitt Shell, Colour Revolt, 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Symphony in the Gardens with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. The show starts at 5 p.m., and tickets range from $8 to $20. Buy a picnic there or bring your own from home!