2018 MEMPHO MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LATE NIGHT SETS – The Hype Magazine

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Published on October 1st, 2018 | by Jerry Doby

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2018 MEMPHO MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LATE NIGHT SETS

2018 MEMPHO MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LATE NIGHT SETS BRING A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT

SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 6TH KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE PRESENTS EAT A BUNCH OF PEACHES

SUNDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 7TH MEMPHO ALL-STARS: ROBERT RANDOLPH, KARL DENSON, CORY HENRY, ISAIAH SHARKEY, NATE SMITH, MONONEON, CHUCK LEAVELL, ORIANTHI, DJ LOGIC, BRANDON “TAZ” NIEDERAUER, AND MORE

FULL FESTIVAL LINEUP FEATURING PERFORMANCES FROM: BECK, POST MALONE, PHOENIX, NAS, JANELLE MONAE, AND MORE AT SHELBY FARMS PARK IN MEMPHIS, TN

TICKETS ON SALE NOW VIA MEMPHOFEST.COM

Mempho Music Festival brought to you by Big River Presents, is excited to announce late night sets for the 2018 festival, held October 6th and 7th at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, TN. Each night after the day’s headliners exit the First Tennessee Bank stage, Mempho Music Festival will keep the party going with late night sets on The Hard Rock Stage. On Saturday night, October 6th, music fans will be treated to a special performance of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe Presents “Eat a Bunch of Peaches”, a tribute to the music of The Allman Brothers Band. On Sunday Night, October 7th, the Mempho All-Stars, comprised of Robert Randolph, Karl Denson (The Rolling Stones), Cory Henry (Snarky Puppy), Isaiah Sharkey (John Mayer, D’Angelo), Nate Smith (Snarky Puppy),

MonoNeon (Prince), Chuck Leavell (The Rolling Stones), Orianthi (Michael Jackson, Alice Cooper), DJ Logic, and Brandon “Taz” Niederauer (School of Rock The Musical) take to the stage to jam together on a variety of covers pulling from the catalogs of soul, funk, and rock and roll.

The late night set announcement comes on the heels of the release of the 2018 Mempho Music Festival food lineup, featuring the best of Memphis and Southern style cuisine. Corky’s Ribs & BBQ, New Wing Order, Smurfrey Smokehouse, Fresh Gulf Shrimp, Bella Caffe Coffee, Miss Birdsong’s Sweet Tooth and more round out a stellar selection of eateries (Full Menu Below!). VIP and Super VIP ticket buyers meanwhile, will be treated to meals by celebrated and award-winning Memphis Chef Karen Carrier.

With amazing eats to satiate the crowds taking in today’s top international performers and local legends, all within the bounds of the beautiful Shelby Farms Park (a “Stone’s Throw” from the Stax Museum, Sun Studio, and Graceland), Mempho Fest offers a uniquely Memphis weekend experience for adventure seekers from around the country and globe.

Weekend and Single Day tickets on sale now via www.MemphoFest.com

Mempho Music Festival is the first major music festival held in the natural splendor of Shelby Farms Park, which plays host to a diverse range of outdoor activities including biking, canoeing, zip lining, horseback riding, and more. Building off Mempho Fest’s inaugural year, in 2018, the festival will offer multiple live music stages and an interactive dome that melds together the worlds of music, art, science, and design.

A full lineup of musical acts and food vendors at the 2018 Mempho Music Festival can be found below.

For More Information, Tickets, and VIP Packages for Mempho Music Festival 2018 visit: memphofest.com.

Ticketing Link: https://memphofest.eventbrite.com

In case you missed the 2017 festival…here’s a peek!

Mempho Fest on the Web:

Facebook: facebook.com/memphofest

Instagram: instagram.com/memphofest

Twitter: twitter.com/memphofest

Official Hashtag: #MEMPHOFEST2018

Full Food Lineup: Corky’s Ribs & BBQ, New Wing Order, Smurfey Smokehouse, Fresh Gulf Shrimp, Merge Memphis, Peace Love Quesadillas, Grisanti 9Dough1, Bella Caffe Coffee & Smoothies, Mempops, Miss Birdsong’s Sweet Tooth.

Full Music Lineup: Beck, Post Malone, Phoenix, Janelle Monáe, Nas, Mac DeMarco, Milky Chance, Rich The Kid, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Juicy J, Project Pat, Stones Throw (feat. Chuck Leavell, Bernard Fowler, Farryl Jones, Tim Ries, Karl Denson, Lisa Fischer), Lucero, The Bar-Kays, Big Ass Truck, Larkin Poe, Eric Gales, Royal Studios Presents William Bell, Al Kapone, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, & Hi Rhythm Section, Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys, Danny Barnes’ Space Program, John Nemeth & The Love Light Orchestra, The Como Mamas, Sam Lewis, Boo Mitchell & The Kings, Talibah Safiya, Cory Branan, Brandon “Taz” Niederuaer (Artist-At-Large), and DJ sets from Rob Garza and DJ Logic.

About MEMPHO:

Mempho Music Festival is the latest chapter in the rich musical history of Memphis. Its founders are committed to making the festival an integral part of the Memphis cultural scene for years to come. Mempho Fest has been created to blend today’s best sounds with Memphis’ storied musical heritage, creating a festival experience filled with music, food, and nature that appeals to people of all ages.

About Shelby Farms Park:

At 4,500 acres, Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the largest urban parks in the country and is five times the size of New York City’s Central Park. With a visionary master plan designed by James Corner Field Operations, it is poised to become one of the best. Today, the Park features miles of paved and unpaved trails, dozens of lakes and ponds, the internationally recognized and sustainably designed Woodland Discovery Playground, a buffalo herd, the FedEx Event Center, The Kitchen Bistro and Kitchenette, a water play splash pad, an outdoor event stage overlooking an 80-acre lake, a treetop adventure course, and more–all just minutes from downtown Memphis!

About Big River Presents:

Founded by Memphis native Diego Winegardner, Big River Presents is focused on promoting live events, such as Mempho Music Festival, aimed at enhancing Memphis’ cultural scene and reputation as a premier destination to live and work. Big River Presents believes Memphis is sacred ground for all those interested in the music industry.


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