Photos: Janessa Jordan, James Wessels
The annual 901Fest will take place on May 26th at Tom Lee Park as the finale for Memphis in May.
Memphis in May’s 901Fest will include local performers on multiple stages, locals artists, local vendors, local food and beverages, and local merchants, each act as different as the stages they entertain on. An airshow will take place at 6PM, as well as a fireworks show over the Mississippi River after sunset. Tickets are $9/person in advance ($10 at the door). Kids 6 and under get in free.
A wide-range of Memphis talent will be on display all day across multiple stages, with performances from Memphis soul artist Nick Black, hip hop artist Marco Pavé, iHeartMemphis, soul artist Ashton Riker, local rapper Frayser Boy, indie rockers Avon Dale, local deejay Scotty B, Southern rock of The Fast Mothers, teen rockers Under the Radar, The Grizzline, students from the School of Roc,; plus Sebastian Carson with a spoken word performance, the rock and jazz of Briarcrest Soundscape, and more.
New this year is the inaugural 901Fest Cornhole Tournament. The festival will offer (25) two-person teams the chance to show off their skills and compete for both glory and prizes in a double elimination tournament. This family-friendly event also offers a Creative Arts tent with multiple stations to make your own Memphis-inspired art, plus Knockerball.
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Things to know:
- Gates open at 3pm
- Music begins at 3:30 p.m.
- Blankets & lawn chairs are permitted
- No outside food/beverage or coolers permitted
- See more FAQs here
2018 Memphis in May International Festival Dates:
- Beale Street Music Festival: May 4-6, 2018
- International Week: May 7-13, 2018
- World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest: May 16-19, 2018
- Great American River Run: May 26, 2018
- 901Fest: May 26, 2018