Rock Out: Memphis Punk Rock Fest 3 Is This Weekend

Posted by Holly Whitfield | June 2nd 2015 3451 0

It's time for Memphis Punk Rock Fest 3, so prepare yourselves for three days of 40 heavy metal, ska, hardcore, and of course, punk bands at some of Midtown's greatest dive bars.

Friday is all about metal and hardcore bands, while Saturday and Sunday are a mix of punk, ska, folk punk, and more hardcore groups. The shows take place at Murphy's, the P&H, the Buc, the Hi-Tone, and the Lamplighter. Multi-day passes are sold out, but you can buy individual tickets to events at the door. Most shows range from $7 to $20, and while most are 21+ only, Saturday night at the Hi-Tone is all ages.

This year, there's a comedy show on Friday night, and a surprise daytime show on Sunday that will be announced on the 7th via Facebook. I'd also like to note that this event is organized, booked, and put on by locals, so if you're into this, get and support it and see some  

Here's the lineup and schedule. 

Friday, June 5, 2015

Day Show at Murphy's (1589 Madison Ave., 5 p.m., $7, 21 and up)
Spit 5:30 p.m.
Cheerbleeders 6:15 p.m.
Hombres 7 p.m.
Klaxxon 8:15 p.m.

Altercation Punk Comedy Tour Show at the P&H (1532 Madison Ave., 7 p.m., donations accepted, 21 and up)
**Suggested donation: canned goods or box fans For Mid-South Food Bank**
Local comics 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Josh McLane, Thomas Jenkins, Katrina Coleman, Brandon Sams, Richard Douglas Jones, Tommy Oler. Headliners: Jay Chanoine (8 p.m.) and JT Habersaat (9 p.m.)

Night Show at the Buccaneer (1368 Monroe Ave., 8 p.m., $10, 21 and up)
Turd//Cutter 9 p.m.
Dawn Patrol 9:45 p.m.
Angelust 10:30 p.m.
Ossacrux 11:15 p.m.
Six Pack midnight
Process Of Suffocation 12:45 a.m.
Evil Army 1:30 a.m.

Saturday June 6, 2015

Day Show at the Lamplighter (1702 Madison Ave., 5 p.m. $7, 21 and up)
Squadron 5:30 p.m.
Rotten Stitches 6:15 p.m.
Forsaken Profits 7 p.m.
Ghost Sector 7:45 p.m.
Banned Anthem 8:15 p.m.
The Waits 9 p.m.

Night Show in the Hi-Tone Small Room (412 N. Cleveland, 8 p.m., $20, all ages) 
The Worst 9 p.m.
SVU 9:45 p.m
Commonwealth Of American Natives 10:30 p.m
Badge Collector 11:15 p.m
Pallbearers midnight

Night Show in the Hi-Tone Big Room (see above) 
Three Cents Short 9 p.m.
Stuck Lucky 9:45 p.m.
Random Conflict 11:15 p.m.
Pezz midnight
Pears 12:45 a.m.
Darrow Chemical Company 1:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 7th

Day Show at Murphy's (1589 Madison Ave, 5 p.m., $7, 21 and up)
Lazy Affair 5:30 p.m.
The Hoax 6:15 p.m.
Bombflower 7 p.m.
The Noloves 7:45 p.m.Glorious Abhor 8:30 p.m.

Finale Night Show at the P&H (1532 Madison Ave., 8 p.m., $10, 21 and up)
One Last Chance 9 p.m.
The Gloryholes 9:45 p.m.
Ez Kebage 10:30 p.m.
Parasite Diet 11:15 p.m.
From Parts Unkown midnight
Black Irish Texas 12:45 a.m.

Go there:

Memphis Punkfest 3
June 5-7, 2015
Murphy's / P&H / the Buc / The Hi-Tone / Lamplighter

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