Gonerfest to bring garage rock to Cooper-Young this month
What’s that sound? It’s Gonerfest, a three-day music festival for garage, punk and assorted obscure genres hosted annually by Cooper-Young’s own Goner Records.
The music will continue Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at the Hi-Tone, Friday afternoon at the Buccaneer, Saturday afternoon at Murphy’s and Sunday night (DJs only, no bands) at the Buccaneer. Closing ceremonies with Rev. John Wilkins will be Saturday afternoon at the Cooper-Young gazebo.
More than 40 bands and DJs, including Memphis’ own the Oblivians, are included in a lineup that hails from as far as Melbourne, Tasmania, Amsterdam, Ottowa, Paris, Portland, Austin and Chicago.
Tickets are $60, Golden Pass, good for all events; $18, advance, $20 at the door per night for Hi-Tone shows; $5 Buccaneer show; $10 Murphy’s show.
Find out more at www.goner-records.com/gonerfest.