Before you finalize your plans for Labor Day weekend, plan on staying here in Memphis, or visiting Memphis and enjoying the 23rd Annual Memphis Music and Heritage Festival. Â It’ s a 2 day festival, September 4 and 5 (the Saturday and Sunday before Labor Day).
Enjoy music, dance, food, and storytelling that reflects the many facets of Â the culture of the Mid-south. Â Four stages plus demonstration areas. Â I’ll keep you posted as events are finalized, but at the time of this post the following musical guests have confirmed:
Bobby Rush Kate Campbell Hill Country Revue
Smoochy Smith Trio Â Â Â Sonny Burgess and the Pacers
Hickory Withe Bluegrass Â Â Â Jason D Williams
Sid Selvidge & Jimmy Crosthwait
Los Cantadores Â Â Â Star & Micey Â Â Â Â Bill Stanek
And that’s just for starters. Â More artists will be announced right up until the festival dates, so stay tuned.
The Memphis Music and Heritage Festival is produced by the Center for Southern Folklore, with the support of many generous donors. Â The festival is FREE, but your support in any amount will be greatly appreciated.
Festival hashtag Â #mmhf