2019 Memphis Comedy Festival Showcases
The Memphis Comedy Festival SHOWCASES are the best way to get your eyes on our performers. Each showcase is 2 hours of side-splitting stand-up from the funniest comedians the U.S. has to offer.
DATES AND TIMES:
Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 PM
Friday, April 5 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 6 at 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM
WHERE: Theatre Works
April 4th Commemoration
The National Civil Rights Museum will remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at its April 4th Commemoration from the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Staff will host children’s activities and community engagement during the day.
WHEN: Thursday, April 4 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: National Civil Rights Museum
5th Annual Cookies on Tap
Combine your love for Girl Scouts cookies with Crosstown Brewing Company’s love for beer to offer a palette pleasing experience at the 5th Annual Cookies on Tap benefiting Girl Scouts Heart of the South.
Enjoy a flight of Crosstown Brewing Co. beers that have been perfectly paired by brewmasters Will Goodwin & Clark Ortkiese to bring out the flavor profile, and taste of the cookie and beer duo.
WHEN: Thursday, April 4 at 5:00 PM
WHERE: Crosstown Brewing Company
Red Birds opening Night: $2 Beers
Enjoy $2 beers and $1 Polk’s Meat Products hot dogs on Opening Night at AutoZone Park! Welcome back the two-time defending Pacific Coast League champion and 2018 Triple-A National Champion Memphis Redbirds! The first 2,500 fans when gates open at 6:00 receive a 2019 Redbirds schedule magnet.
WHEN: Thursday, April 4 at 7:05 PM
WHERE: AutoZone Park
33rd Annual Super Chevy Show
The series is the premier destination for all things Chevrolet, featuring multiple classes of drag racing with cash prizes, an automotive swap meet, a Chevrolet-focused performance marketplace and the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place from classics to modern—all looking to take home the best in class award and a coveted Super Chevy Show jacket.
WHEN: Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7 at 10:00 PM
WHERE: Memphis International Raceway
Atoka BBQ Festival 2019
The 7th Annual Atoka BBQ Festival will be returning in 2019 at Nancy Lane Park on April 5th and 6th. There will be activities such as live music, vendors, a corn hole tournament, fun and games for the family, a kids cookoff, and a Mayor’s Pie Challenge to accompany one of the best BBQ Competitions in the Mid-South.
WHEN: Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6 at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Nancy Lane Park
Beer + Hymns April
Beer + Hymns Memphis is a part of a national movement to reclaim public spaces for public singing. Practice joy, laughter and let the music carry you places your emails and conversations that day couldn’t.
WHEN: Friday, April 5 at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Midtown Crossing Grill
The Milk Carton Kids
They have been known to argue over song choices. They have been known to argue about everything from wardrobe to geography to grammar. But their singing is the place where they make room for each other and the shared identity that rises out of their combined voices. Don’t miss the Milk Carton Kids this weekend!
WHEN: Friday, April 5 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Minglewood Hall
Memphis Farmers Market Opening Day!
The 14th season of the Memphis Farmer’s Market starts this weekend! You do not want to miss the first weekly market of the year! Memphis Farmers Market offers a weekly outdoor market featuring local farmers, artisans, prepared food and food truck vendors. There will also be live music and fun activities each week!
WHEN: Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 AM
WHERE: Memphis Farmer’s Market
Cracker Barrel Sista Strut Memphis 2019
The goal of Sista Strut is to heighten awareness about the issues of breast cancer in women of color, as well as provide information on community resources. Studies show that African American women are more likely to get breast cancer at a younger age and have a death rate from breast cancer greater than that of Caucasian women of the same age. Sista Strut recognizes the strength of survivors, their family and friends, heightens awareness, promotes early detection and the search for a cure.
WHEN: Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 AM
WHERE: Liberty Bowl Stadium
An exquisitely delectable meal, warmly inspiring company, seductive sights and sounds…Satisfy your cravings! A pre-dinner cocktail party in the GPAC lobby will showcase the culinary talents of local chefs and a specialty cocktail crafted by Master Mixologist, Brad Pitts. An exquisite meal on the main stage will be followed by an exciting Live Auction and lively entertainment.
WHEN: Saturday, April 6 at 6:30 PM