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Cooper Young Fest Is Making a Comeback!

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The Cooper Young Fest 2021 date has been set. THIS IS NOT A DRILL!

The beloved 33rd Evolve Bank & Trust festivities were put on pause last year, for obvious reasons—but as long as we stay on the straight and narrow, it looks like we’ll struttin’ down the streets in search of hand-made goods, Pronto Pups, music and more come Saturday, September 18th!

Their team is already at work, in search of local musicians and vendors who’d like to play a part in making their revival one for the books.

Are you a musician who’s interested in sharing your sound with the masses?—and we do mean masses (y’all have seen the crowd!)

Submit your interest to play this year to cyba@bellsouth.net. Make sure to include a link to your music or press kit for consideration.

Are you a local artist or artisan who makes home-made goods?

Mark your calendar for June 15th at 12AM when vendor booths will go on-sale at www.cooperyoungfestival.com.  Be sure to apply early to get your favorite booth!

Feels good to have festival season back! I’ll update this post as more is finalized.

Follow the Cooper Young Association and Cooper Young Memphis to see announcements. 

For those who don’t know, “The Cooper Young Historic District is Memphis’ largest, historically hip neighborhood dating back to 1849. It’s where art, culture, cuisine and commerce intersect in a fabric that weaves its way throughout this neighborhood to create a lifestyle district all its own.”

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