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Where to find live music in Memphis this weekend: October 1st - 3rd

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What are your plans this weekend, Memphis? Whether your mood takes you to Downtown, Midtown or Crosstown, why not let the music lead you? Here's where to find all the best live music in Memphis!
Photo courtesy of Lafayette's Music Room on TripAdvisor

Tug's Casual Grill

Spend your Thursday evening by the river with music, cocktails, and dinner at Tug's Live in the Courtyard. Harbor Town starts the weekend early with live local musicians playing great music for Tug's and Paulette's guests in the Courtyard every Thursday. Check out the Tug's menu here!

Thursday, September 30th

Max Kaplan & the Magics

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lafayette's Music Room

Lafayette’s is the best spot in Overton Square to enjoy great food, good local conversation, and some of the best live music in town, seven nights a week. Tables are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so get there early and enjoy some of their excellent food before the show. Here's the lineup for this weekend.

Wednesday, September 29th

Deep Roots

Showtime: 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 30th


Showtime: 7:00 pm

Hi-Tone Cafe

Hi-Tone Cafe never disappoints when it comes to musical talent. Whether you've got alternative musical taste, or you like gritty rock n' roll, or urban funk, this long-standing music venue is a constant in the Memphis music scene. The doors open at 9:00, and the show starts at 10:00.

Wednesday, September 29th

Bosco Mujo / Future Losers

Show 9:00 pm // Doors 8:00 pm // Tickets $5 (Small Room Downstairs)

Thursday, September 30th

McKenna Bray & Zach Pietrini w/ Savannah Brister

Show 8:30pm // Doors 7:30 pm // Tickets $12 (Small Room Downstairs)

Nolan Potter's Nightmare Band w/ Jombi

Show 9:00 pm // Doors 8:00 pm // Tickets $10 (Big Room Upstairs)

Friday, October 1st

Mountains Like Wax / Daykisser / Creature Comfort

Show 7:30pm // Doors 6:30pm // Tickets $10 (Big Room Upstairs)


Show 10:00 pm // Doors 9:00 pm // Tickets $10 (Small Room Downstairs)

Saturday, October 2nd

Vision Viddo

Show 9:00 pm // Doors 8:00 pm // Tickets $10 (Small Room Downstairs)

Vision Viddo

Show 10:00 pm // Doors 9:00 pm // Tickets $10 (Small Room Downstairs)

Sunday, October 3rd

Night Time Jazz Brunch (Big Room Upstairs)

No cover. Brunch and drinks all night. Limited seating. 

Bar and kitchen open at 5:00 pm // Music starts at 7

Crosstown Concourse

Thursday September 30th


Showtime 7:30 pm in The Green Room // Doors at 7:00 pm // Tickets $10

SpiralPhonics presents original compositions and improvisations woven together using the energy of the moment.

Friday, October 1st

Hermon Mehari and Peter Schlamb

Showtime 7:30 pm in The Green Room // Tickets $15 (student tickets $5 with ID)

Join Hermon Mehari, an award-winning jazz trumpeter based in Paris, France, and Kansas City-based vibraphonist and pianist Peter Schlamb for a special performance.

Saturday, October 2nd

University of Memphis Percussion Studio

Showtime 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Central Atrium

Join the University of Memphis Percussion Studio for a performance of folkloric Mexican music for marimba and other pieces for percussion, featuring students from the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music.

Rachel Maxann

Showtime 7:30 pm in The Green Room // Doors at 7:00 pm // Tickets $10

Rachel Maxann is a performer who loves to bend genres with her style. In the last decade, she has moved from Cincinnati, New Orleans, and Los Angeles, and she’s traveled around the world to perform.

Mempho Music Fest ‘21 @ Memphis Botanic Garden

Friday, October 1st - Sunday, October 3rd

Mempho Music Festival is making a reappearance this year, and it's coming into town HOT! It has an all-new location and a stellar lineup, with headliners like Widespread Panic, The Avett Brothers, and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, and local favorites such as Southern Avenue and Lucky 7 Brass Band.

This year's Mempho Music Fest will be held in the Radians Ampitheater at Memphis Botanic Garden, and there are still limited tickets left! You can still buy 3-day General Admission passes for $185 and single-day admission for Sunday at $80. Sorry folks, but all the VIP passes are sold out, as well as single-day tickets for Friday and Saturday. Don't miss your chance to join the Mempho Fest party.

See the weekend's full lineup and buy your tickets on their website today!

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