The River Arts Fest should be beginning right about now with The Perfect Vessels. Also performing will be The Near Reaches, The Nobility, Richard James and the Special Riders, Wuvbirds, Limes, and Jack O. & The Tennessee Tearjerkers. This all happening in the South Main Arts district. For more info visit the official River Arts Fest website at http://www.riverartsfestmemphis.org/.
Tonight at Newby’s (539 S. Highland) , Tennessee Tease Burlesque will be presenting their Edgar Allen Poe themed Halloween show “Once Upon A Midnight Eerie.” VIP tickets are $15 and guarantee you a place to sit and table service. Standard tickets are $10. If you would like to purchase tickets in advance go to http://tnthalloween.eventbrite.com/. This show starts at 9:00 with White Matthew opening.
Tonight at the Buccaneer(1368 Monroe), Memphis based label Fat Sandwich and the St. Louis based I Hate Punk Rock Records are doing a showcase of sorts with Pezz and St. Louis’ The Haddonfields and Sink the Bismark. This show should kick off at 10:00pm, is $5, and 21 and up.
Speaking of Fat Sandwich..Royal’T will be celebrating the release of his new record 4 All Seasonz at the Hi-tone (1913 Poplar Ave.) tonight. Preauxx and A Quest will also be performing. This show is $5 and 18 and up. Doors open at 9:00.