7 Reasons Why MEMPHO Fest is your Fall Festival Destination

1. GRAMMY-winning headliners: Cage the Elephant on Fri., Oct. 6, and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit on Sat., Oct. 7.

2. The “venue”: Shelby Farms is one of the largest urban parks in America and five times the size of New York City’s Central Park. Filled with lakes, ponds, horseback riding trails, a treetop adventure course, and scenic views, Shelby Farms encompasses more than 4,500 acres.

3. Must-see musical tribute: Steve Cropper & Friends and Booker T Presents: A Stax Revue perform the famous “Music of Memphis” with a journey thru soul, blues, and R&B.

4. All genres: The full lineup includes Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Bishop Briggs, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Hard Working Americans, Southern Avenue, The Weeks, Dan Luke and The Raid, and JoJo’s Slim Wednesday.

5. The food: Serving up the soulful flavors Memphis is known for, MEMPHO will boast a variety of vendors reflecting the city’s rich culinary culture.

6. Road Trip: Memphis is a quick road trip, easily accessible from Little Rock, AR (138 miles), Jackson, MS (209 miles), Nashville (211 miles), Huntsville, AL (215 miles), Atlanta (383 miles) and even Dallas (452 miles).

7. Affordable tickets: General Admission starts at $40, and VIP packages begin at $150 (tickets here: https://mempho.frontgatetickets.com)

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