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WEVL 40 Fest 10/8

Photo: Noah Glenn

Memphis’ only listener-supported, independent, volunteer radio station, WEVL FM 89.9, is hosting WEVL 40 Fest, a 40th birthday bash fundraiser to celebrate all the station’s successful years and the volunteers that make it possible.

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  • When: October 8 from 3 – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Loflin Yard (7 W. Carolina Ave, 38103)
  • Cost: Adult: $25 advance/$30 at the door; Child: $10 advance/$15 at the door

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There will be performances by MouserocketJulien BakerChickasaw MoundThe WEVLs (a Memphis supergroup including Steve Selvidge, Mark Edgar Stuart, Graham Winchester, Terrence Bishop, and more), and the Mighty Souls Brass Band. DJ Andrew McCalla and DJ Eric Hermeyer will keep the party going all day long. On top of great entertainment, WEVL 40 Fest will be celebrating all of the listeners and volunteers that have left lasting impressions on the station.

“WEVL is fueled by community — listeners, volunteer DJs, off-air volunteers, members and only two full-time employees. And it’s no small feat to keep such a Memphis gem going for 40 years. We’re celebrating eclectic radio, dedicated volunteers and loyal listeners — all while raising much-needed funds for the station.” – Amanda Dent, WEVL 40 Fest Committee Member

All ticket sale proceeds go to WEVL. Partygoers will be available to purchase food and drink from Loflin Yard. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome, and the event is family friendly. The evening is sponsored by Loflin Yard, Memphis Made Brewing Co., and ArcherMalmo.

“Known for its diverse programming and approachable, grassroots culture, WEVL enriches the lives of a wide cross-section of Memphis as well as many global listeners online. WEVL also acts as a musical documentarian – by recording and archiving live studio performances over the years. There’s no other radio station like it in the world and nothing like it in Memphis.” – Amanda Dent, WEVL 40 Fest Committee Member

Join the event page for updates.

If you are interested in being a sponsor, email 40fest@wevl.org for details.

For more upcoming WEVL FM 89.9 events, go here.

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