Music lineup announced for Cooper-Young Festival | Arts & Culture
The Cooper-Young Festival is the best place to spend Saturday, September 14 2013. It's the biggest, most anticipated party of the summer located in historic Cooper-Young with the best music, shopping, people watching and patio sitting anywhere in the city. This year's musical lineup has something for everyone - rocker, bluesman, Opera lover, hipster and everything in-between for all people of all ages on three stages.
The Main Stage
The Main Stage is located in front of Young Avenue Deli. Performances will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a collaboration of New Ballet Ensemble (think flamenco) and Opera Memphis (think Carmen) celebrating 30 days of Opera in September. Throughout the day patrons of the Festival will get to be a part of some pop-up Opera singing and some New Ballet jookin which will be happening sporadically all over the Festival grounds.
11:00 am – Opera Memphis / New Ballet Ensemble
11:15 am – Reemus Bo Deemus
12:15 pm – Kait Lawson
1:15 pm – The Merry Mobile
2:15 pm – Chinese Connection Dub Embassy
3:15 pm – Singa B
4:15 pm – Dead Soldiers
5:15 pm – HEADLINER: the Motel Mirrors featuring Amy Lavere and John Paul Keith
The Memphis Grizzlies / Goner Records Stage
The Grizzlies/Goner Stage is located at the intersection of Young Avenue and Meda Street. Expect to see a wide variety of bands from the Goner label plus some surprise appearances by the Memphis Grizzlies. Enter to win signed promotional items and meet the Grizz and Grizz Girls.
12:30 pm - Moving Finger
1:30 pm - MouseRocket
2:30 pm - NOTS
3:30 pm - Ex-Cult
4:30 pm - Jack Oblivian and the Sheiks
School of Rock Stage
The School of Rock will be hosting the stage located in the First Congo Church parking lot. Kids form both the Memphis and Germantown locations will perform. Bring your family out to enjoy this new venue of music geared toward the youngster in us all.
11:30 am - SoR Memphis Blue Band
12:30 pm - SoR Germantown
1:30 pm - SoR Memphis Red Band
2:30 pm - SoR Germantown
3:30 pm - SoR Memphis Green Band
4:30 pm - SoR Germantown House Band