[The following is from the official press release.]
WHAT: Mempho Music Festival
WHEN: Friday, September 29-Sunday, October 1, 2023
WHERE: Radians Amphitheater at Memphis Botanic Garden (750 Cherry Road)
3-DAY TICKETS: $170 GA, $660 VIP
TICKET PURCHASE LINK: memphofest.com/tickets
FESTIVAL WEBSITE: memphofest.com
The sixth annual Mempho Music Festival is set return to Radians Amphitheater at Memphis Botanic Garden September 29-October 1 featuring headliners The Black Crowes, My Morning Jacket, and Turnpike Troubadours.
Today, organizers are proud to share the full 2023 lineup, which includes Ween, Lake Street Dive, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Band of Horses, Tash Sultana, Dinosaur Jr., and over a dozen other artists covering the gamut of rock, country, blues and soul.
Having played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment today including The Black Keys, Brandi Carlile, Beck, Post Malone, Widespread Panic, The Raconteurs, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Wilco, and more, Mempho Fest continues to assert itself as a can’t miss spectacle for music lovers. Recognized by Billboard Magazine as “one of the premiere Southeast music festivals for Americana, rock and blues music,” the annual celebration attracts upwards of 30,000 patrons per year.
New for 2023, Mempho Fest is pleased to announce the addition of the Overton Park Shell Stage, presenting emerging acts like Aquarian Blood and The Runaway Grooms, as well as a sacred soul revue curated by Memphis-based record label Bible & Tire Recording Co. and featuring Dedicated Men of Zion and Faith & Harmony. Festival goers can also look forward to the return of silent disco in the eye-catching Incendia Dome, plus non-stop music on the Adams Keegan Stage and secondary stages.
This year, Mempho Fest has once again teamed up with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as its charitable partner and beneficiary. The Memphis-based treatment facility is a leading resource and support center for families affected by childhood cancer and other illnesses, providing first-rate care to patients regardless of income status.
Early Bird advance price tickets for Mempho Music Festival 2023 were announced in December and are now sold out. Tier 1 three-day General Admission tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased for $170. Tier 2 three-day VIP tickets are now available for $660, with packages including access to a dedicated VIP area; access to a viewing area in front of the main stage; complimentary VIP parking; $100 in Mempho credit to be used on food and beverages or Mempho merch; catered hors d’oeuvres; access to a private bar serving premium craft beer, wine, and cocktails; complimentary water and sodas; air-conditioned restrooms; WiFi and charging stations; and a dedicated VIP entrance.
Lexus Suite and VIP patrons will be offered a unique culinary experience presented by Lexus of Memphis and Enjoy A|M Restaurant Group, with Lexus chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman joining forces with acclaimed guest chefs from around the southeast to dish up delicious bites all weekend long. Tickets can be purchased through memphofest.com/tickets or through Front Gate Tickets. Single day tickets will be made available with the announcement of daily lineups closer to the festival date.
For more information, and to stay up-to-date on all things Mempho Fest, visit memphofest.com. Full lineup below.
Mempho Music Festival 2023 Lineup
The Black Crowes
My Morning Jacket
Lake Street Dive
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
Band of Horses
The War and Treaty
Courtney Marie Andrews
Bible & Tire’s Sacred Soul Revue ft. Dedicated Men of Zion and Faith & Harmony
The Runaway Grooms
Hope Clayburn’s Soul Scrimmage
Lucky 7 Brass Band