B/C It’s the weekend! Events in Memphis April 25 – 28

Aquanet on the Peabody Rooftop

Labeling themselves as Hair Nation, Aquanet is an ’80s cover band playing the heavy metal hits of the decade that will have you dancing and partying all night long.

WHEN: Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Peabody Rooftop

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SCS is 901: The Big Event

Join Levitt Shell for a screening of the very first “SCS is 901” story series featuring Melrose High, Treadwell Elementary, Hamilton High, Germantown Middle and Grahamwood Elementary students, teachers and parents. Also, enjoy performances by Overton Ovation, Melrose Drumline, Grahamwood Orff Club and Hamilton High’s Nicholas London AKA St. Nick.

WHEN: Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Levitt Shell

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Beartooth w/ Hands Like Houses & Dead American

This power chord-bending metalcore/hardcore music show at Minglewood Hall will have you ready to break some stuff.

WHEN: Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Minglewood Hall

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Bluff City Comedy of Science

Laughter and learning packed into one evening hosted by taste of science Memphis.  Mark Brimble, one of Memphis Flyers’ “20<30: The Class of 2017”  will host an extra special event that really just screams his name, given he is a scientist and a comedian! Plus, hear from cancer expert Dr. Neil Hayes and a local brewer from one of Memphis taste of science sponsors, Ghost River Brewing!

WHEN: Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Ghost River Brewing Co.

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Southaven Springfest 2019

A standard and specialty Championship contest with categories: Whole Hog, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Beef, Poultry, Seafood, Wings, Exotic, Beans, Sauce, Chili and Dessert.

WHEN: Friday, April 26 at 4 p.m. until April 27 at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Snowden Grove Park

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Spirits & Soul Trolley Night!

Join fun-lovers and whiskey aficionados from all over Tennessee for the kickoff to the inaugural Spirits & Soul Festival April 26! Thirty distilleries from Tennessee Distillers Guild, including Memphis’ own Old Dominick Distillery, will be paired with neighborhood businesses on South Main for tastings, food pairings, meet-and-greets and more. Live music for the block party is provided by The Consortium MMT and Midsouth Loves Chicago House Music, which will be stationed throughout the festival.

WHEN: Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: South Main Arts District

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Roar and Pour

Join the Memphis Zoo for an exclusive culinary experience featuring some of the city’s most desirable chefs and expert mixologists.

Your dining experience will include the following restaurants: Farm Burger, Erling Jensen the Restaurant, Paradox Catering and Consulting, The Capital Grille, P.O. Press Public House & Provisions, Restaurant Iris, Strano by Chef Josh, Rizzo’s by Michael Patrick, Char Restaurant, Cafe Society, Amerigo Italian Restaurant and Phillip Ashley Chocolates.

WHEN: Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Memphis Zoo

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Obruni Dance Band

Obruni Dance Band is bringing the dance party to Railgarten Memphis. Obruni Dance Band plays funky dance music heavily inspired by West African pop music like Highlife, Soukous, Makossa, Zoblazo, Afro-beat, etc.

Check out our Bluff City Vibes piece on them here!

WHEN: Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Railgarten

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Cooper-Young Community Yard Sale

Come shop the funnest yard sale in Memphis. If you are going zero waste with the community, a yard sale is a great way to support a sustainable environment. Buying secondhand also creates less waste. Find that buried treasure or that item you’ve been looking for.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 8 a.m.
WHERE: Cooper Young Community Association

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Cooper Young Saturday Shop Hop

Retail merchants in the Cooper Young neighborhood have banded together to kick off a fun, tri-annual event this April 27 – The Cooper-Young Saturday Shop Hop. Participating local businesses will offer discounts, promotions, giveaways and refreshments. Some merchants will be featuring guest artists, workshops and kid’s activities. The Saturday, April 27 event’s theme will be Spring/Mother’s Day.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Cooper Young Historic District

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Overton Park Field Day

Overton Park Conservancy invites you to a day of sun, fun and games on the Greensward. This event is free to enter and includes field day games, beer, food trucks including MEMPopS, Let’s Be Frank and Firecracker Grille Foodtruck, live music, Overton Park merch for sale and a raffle with prizes from local businesses.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Overton Park

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2019 Spring Memphis Maker Market

The Spring Memphis Maker Market is a juried, curated shopping event that brings together the very best makers and purveyors in the Mid-South! Guests enjoy exposure to 12+ booths and food trucks. You can have fun and leave the event with fabulous handmade gifts ready for saying thanks to your mother on Mother’s Day or congratulations for a new graduate!

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Muddy’s Bake Shop – Midtown

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2019 Midsouth Food Truck Festival

Don’t miss this annual food truck festival! Plus you can participate in DeAngelo William’s Throw for a Cure cornhole tournament!

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: 335 S. Hollywood Street

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Edge Motor Fest

The Edge District in Memphis has a rich cultural past. Pay homage to the neighborhood’s automotive history with a unique, family-friendly event. Coinciding with the opening of the new Edge Motor Museum, the Edge Motor Festival will feature dozens of classic cars, live music, local vendors, food trucks and more.  Festival proceeds will be used to further create vibrancy within the Edge.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at noon
WHERE: 645 Marshall Ave.

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Taste the Rarity 2019

TASTE the RARITY will feature the release of Wiseacre’s UNICORNUCOPIA 2019, plus live music from Mighty Souls Brass Band, the Grizz Line, and more! Circus acts, some surprise entertainment and more with backyard games and food trucks.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Wiseacre Brewing Co.

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BSC Blowout!

It’s the best party of the year! The Beale Street Caravan Blowout is back and 2019 is going to be the best one yet!  There will be an open bar plus an open buffet provided by local chefs. Silent DJ. Live music from soulful, party rockers Black Cream feat. Special Guests all night long PLUS the hard hitting gospel blues of Rev. John Wilkins. Our silent auction is a Memphis Music lover’s dream: house concerts, memorabilia, record collections, artwork, behind the scenes tours and more! Did we mention open bar already? And it all goes down in the East Atrium of Crosstown Concourse.

WHEN: Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: East Atrium, Crosstown Arts

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Mortal Kombat 11 Tournament

Mortal Kombat 11 is here and Rec Room invites you to finish your opponents in the first ever Memphis-based Tournament! There will be a very special guest host as well as some exclusive one night only cocktails for you to enjoy. Cosplay is highly encouraged!

WHEN: Sunday, April 28 at noon
WHERE: Rec Room

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PuppyUp Memphis

Did you know that breast cancer in a human and breast cancer in a dog is exactly the same? Researching naturally occurring cancers in dog can benefit people too.  This is a 2 mile walk to bring awareness to canine cancer and its similarities to human cancer.

WHEN: Sunday, April 28 at noon
WHERE: Overton Park Rainbow Lake Pavilion

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Literacy Mid-South's Zero-K!

Don’t break a sweat for literacy, literally.  Come have all of the post-marathon fun without having to run! Join Literacy Mid-South and presenting sponsor Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP for this Sunday Funday celebration at Wiseacre Brewery. Come sporting your best athleisure-wear or Sunday Funday brunch-chic ensemble because, let’s be real, it’s all about the gram.

WHEN: Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Wiseacre Brewing Co.

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The Song Lives On: Music at Elmwood

The Beethoven Club + Elmwood Cemetery = music in the cemetery? Yes! This year, Elmwood Cemetery is proud to host three concerts in the Chapel. The Beethoven Club will perform music from our shared moments in history and the first concert April 28 will pay homage to the wars and important military moments of the last 200 years.

WHEN: Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Elmwood Cemetery

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Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival

Kick off spring with the 27th Annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival benefiting Porter-Leath, Sunday, April 28thfrom eleven til seven on Riverside Drive between Union and Beale.

Stop by the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, where you’ll find 17,000 pounds of fresh Louisiana mudbugs, food & drinks, and live entertainment across three stages! You’ll find contests, prizes and family fun for all ages.

Admission is absolutely free!

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