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Gonerfest 16 Lineup Released

Photo: Goner Records

Gonerfest returns on September 26 in its 16th year of giving us four days of venue hopping and rocking with local and international talent.

From September 26th until September 29th, make your way around town to hear 30+ bands and party with some of the best people from all over the world. Pick up a single-day ticket for a specific show or purchase a Golden Pass for the whole shebang. Whichever you decide, we know you’ll have damn good time!

Festival Schedule:


Opening Ceremonies at Cooper Young Gazebo- Free

5:30PM –Limes (Memphis, TN)

Thursday Night (9/26) @ Hi Tone $25

MC Bob McDonald (SF, CA)
Anthony Bedard (Leather Uppers / Icky Boyfriends / Best Show band)
Mitch Cardwell (MRR, Raw Deluxe Records)

FRIDAY AFTERNOON @ Memphis Made 1-6PM $10

Solo Stage
*Performers to be announced*

FRIDAY NIGHT 6-8PM @ Crosstown Arts Free

Miss Pussycat Art Show Opening

FRIDAY NIGHT @ Hi Tone $25

MC Sarah Danger (Baltimore, MD)
Tom Lax (Siltbreeze Records) & Byron Coley (Forced Exposure mag, Feeding Tube Records)

  • 9PM – Mallwalker (Baltimore, MD)
  • 9:45PM – Richard Papiercuts et Les Inspecteurs (NYC, NY)
  • 10:30 – M.O.T.O. (Eastern Seabord)
  • 11:15 PM – Thigh Master (Brisbane, Australia)
    Midnight – NOTS (Memphis, TN)
  • 1 AM – Oblivians w/Quintron (Memphis, TN / New Orleans, LA)



  • 2PM – Cindy (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 3PM – Dixie Dicks (Memphis, TN)
  • 4PM – Total Hell (New Orleans, LA)
  • 5PM – Resonars (Tuscon, AZ)
  • 6PM – Greg Cartwright & The Tip Tops (Asheville, NC)



MC Drew Owen (New Orleans, LA)
DJs Bazooka Joe (Slovenly Records) & Russell Quan (Mummies)

SUNDAY (9/29)

Closing Ceremonies at Cooper-Young Gazebo – Free
2:30 PM – Sharde Thomas Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band

Get your tickets for the festival here.

Single-day tickets vary in price and Golden Passes are $75. Learn more about Gonerfest by visiting their website and following their Facebook event page for updates and announcements!

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