Rock for Love 5!
Rock for Love 5, the fifth-annual benefit concert for the Church Health Center, is set for Aug. 18-21 at the Hi-Tone, 1913 Poplar Ave. There will also be a free early evening party from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19 at Goner Records, 2152 Young Ave. And a free day party from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Shangri-La Records, 1916 Madison Ave.
Since its founding in 2007, Rock for Love has been produced in partnership with Makeshift Music as a way to raise money for the Center and celebrate the diversity of Memphis music with performances by some of the city’s best bands and artists.
Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Hi Tone
$5. 9 p.m. 18+
Star & Micey, the Near Reaches, Brian Hartley Industries, Grace Askew, DJ Lady Problems
(emcee: Billie Worley)
Friday, Aug. 19 at Goner Records Gazebo
FREE. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All-ages.
Richard James and the Special Riders, Sharp Balloons
(emcee: Jeff Hulett)
Friday, Aug. 19 at the Hi Tone
$10. 9 p.m. 18+
Pezz, the Angel Sluts, Glorie, Cities Aviv, Arma Secreta, DJ Lady Problems
(emcee: Dr. Harold Toboggans)
Saturday, Aug. 20 at Shangri-La Records– Rock for Love 5 Day Party
FREE. Noon to 5 p.m. All-ages.
Bake Sale, the Wuvbirds, the Perfect Vessels, Silver Seeds
(emcee: J.D. Reager)
Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Hi Tone.
$10. 9 p.m. 18+
Oracle and the Mountain, the Subteens, the Burning Sands, Kruxe, Tiger High
(emcees: Chris Vernon and Gary Parrish)
Sunday, Aug. 21 at the Hi Tone
$10. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Bo-Keys w/ Wayne Jackson, John Kilzer, Susan Marshall
(emcee: Marvin Stockwell)
Tickets are available online at HiToneMemphis.com or at the door, if available. Shangri-La will donate 20 percent of store sales from the day party to the Church Health Center, and donations will be accepted.