Looking For Live Memphis Music? Go To DreamFest 5 This Weekend
Next This weekend, go to the 5th annual DreamFest, a series of music and spoken word performances by local artists of all kinds of genres.
What started as one night of local music to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend has grown into a three-day event with lots of artists and more than 500 attendees.
It’s your opportunity to check out a ton of Memphis musicians you may not have heard about yet, for a really affordable cover charge.
Here’s the event schedule:
Friday, January 15
DreamFest Concert, 1524 Madison Ave., doors at 7 p.m., $10 admission
Performances by up-and-coming artists: CCDE (Band), Jay Da Skreet, Mika Genesis, Brecan Bland, Liv Green, Mac Daro, Kevin De Liban, Brennan Villines, Lady Stax, Da Ladie, Devin Crutcher, Hot House Gruv, SP, Life’s Poet, Idaly Maceano and U901. Hosted by P.A. Bomani.
Saturday, January 16
DreamFest: An Artistik Celebration, 1524 Madison Ave., doors at 7 p.m., donations accepted
Performances by best-of artists from the last five years: Mac Daro, Crisis 901, Fridae Black, Kina Del Mar, Cameron Bethany, Sleepy J, Omega Forte, Hippy soul, CCDE, Tyke T, Faith Evans Ruch, Jus Bentley, Virghost, Yung Taz, JuJu Bushman and Mike Sweep. Hosted by TamE and Ron.
Sunday, January 17
There are two events on Sunday.
1. Rella Remixed, Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s (60 Perkins Ext.), 2 p.m., $10, family-friendly
Rella Remixed is a Cinderella-inspired hip hop fairy tale featuring music, costumes, choreography, and artistic direction from local artists.
2. Artistik Lounge, Studio at Minglewood Hall, 8 p.m., $10, 21 and up
Performances by: guitarist T.O. Crivens, house band CCDE, and Artistik Approach
DreamFest Weekend 5
January 15 – 17
1524 Madison Ave./Minglewood Hall