Music festival to celebrate Memphis’ musical past

July 13, 2013 by  

The Center for Southern Folklore is presenting the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival on the last weekend of August. This free two-day event is expected to attract over 30,000 visitors to Main Street.

The festival will feature five stages, which will present over 100 performers in all musical genres such as gospel, rock, blues, and folk. There will also be cooking demonstrations, storytelling, historical seminars, workshops, and tips from regional experts. In addition, arts and crafts vendors will be selling a variety of handmade, original items such as jewelry, clothing, paintings, and ceramics.

Local bands who are taking part in the festival will have a great opportunity to introduce themselves to the community and visitors can discover some new local talent they hadn’t heard before. It should also be a good opportunity for visitors to experience all types of music.

This is just one of many events that the Center for Southern Folklore presents throughout the year; all intended to celebrate the heritage and history of all aspects of life in Memphis.

Memphis printing companies are probably helping the organizers of the festival by providing products such as posters and flyers to help with marketing. Flyers can be distributed throughout the area either by direct mail or by being handed out on the street.

The Memphis Music and Heritage Festival will take place in downtown Memphis from August 31 to September 1. Admission is free. Those who require more information about the event can call 901-525-3655.