Widespread Panic, Avett Brothers headline return of Mempho Music Fest

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 28, 2021 12:20 PM CT | Published: April 28, 2021 12:14 PM CT
<strong>Widespread Panic&nbsp;is scheduled to play two nights of 2021 Mempho Music Festival.</strong> (Credit: Josh Timmermans/Courtesy Mempho Music Festival)

Widespread Panic is scheduled to play two nights of 2021 Mempho Music Festival. (Credit: Josh Timmermans/Courtesy Mempho Music Festival)

The first major, outdoor live-music event in Memphis since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mempho Fest Oct. 1-3 will feature Friday and Saturday headline sets from Georgia’s Widespread Panic, and a closing Sunday night set from North Carolina’s Avett Brothers.

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Mempho Music Festival Widespread Panic Avett Brothers Julien Baker Memphis Botanic Garden

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Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.