Your Cheap Weekend Forecast:



For the sake of consistency, I'm going to start some regular weekly posts here at Save Memphis. Each Friday, I'll give a cheap look at the weekend: outings for you to enjoy without blowing your whole paycheck.

This weekend, I'll start with something you (hopefully) all know about - the South Main District's Art Trolley Tour night. Most of the galleries and shops on the south end of Main street stay open for this monthly event, and along with the luxury of viewing great local artists, lots of them have free wine and finger food. That's triple the bang for exactly zero bucks from you, and, if you feel so inclined, you can ride the trolley all night for just one dollar.

Trolley Tours happen on the last Friday of every month from 6-9 PM. You can find more info here.


And on Sunday, local group Magic Kids will take a break from their current tour with Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti to play at the Buccaneer with fellow tourmates Puro Instinct (you may know them as Pearl Harbour). The show starts at 5 PM, promising to be easy on your beauty sleep, and I've heard rumors of a cookout. Plus, the cover will be a meager $5.

Magic Kids are absolutely one of the most enjoyable bands Memphis can call their own right now, so this is a great deal. See you there!

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