So you want to know more about the artists playing the Memphis Pops Fest on July 25 & 26 but you don't even have time to wade through this week's music feature about Roy Head? Well everybody's got time to read a 3-word review, don't they? Here's a list of three word reviews summing up everything you need to know about all of the bands competing and playing, as well as a information about some of the festival's more interesting sideshows.
On Friday, July 24 four uniformly excellent Memphis' acts will compete for $3000 worth of recording time at Ardent Studio and $1500 in advertising in The Memphis Flyer. Here's everything you need to know about each of the bands in 3 words.
*aka the band formerly known as Walkie Talkie.
On Saturday, July 25 a group of Memphis' most unusual art rockers share the stage with an extraordinary collection of undersung rockers from the 50's, 60's, and 70's.
The Warble: Fiddling with minds.
Anybody interested having their picture taken with Head, a human washing machine (and chart-topping blue-eyed soulster) should visit the Memphis Folk Alliance at 510 S. Main during the Trolley tour.
On Saturday at 1:00 p.m. festival goers can have a conversation with Terry Manning at Ardent Studios 2000.
Roy Head will sign autographs at 3:00 p.m. At Shangri La Records, 1916 Madison Ave.