Rock for Love 3, the third-annual concert to benefit the Church Health Center, is set for Aug. 21-22 at the Hi-Tone, 1913 Poplar Ave. There will also be a free day show from 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Shangri-La Records, 1916 Madison Ave.
Rock for Love, a benefit concert founded in 2007 by Makeshift Music’s J.D. Reager and the Center’s PR Manager, Marvin Stockwell, will not only raise vital funds for the Center, but it will also celebrate the diversity of Memphis music with performances by some of the city’s best bands and artists.
Friday, Aug. 21 (music starts at 9 p.m.)
– John Paul Keith & The One Four Fives, The Warble, Pezz, The New Mary Jane, Blair Combest (emcee: Gary Parrish)
Saturday, Aug. 22 – Sounds of Memphis Rock for Love 3 Day Party
(free day show, 1 to 7 p.m.)
– The Simpletones, Snowglobe, J.D. Reager & The Cold Blooded Three, The Bulletproof Vests, Organ Thief (emcee: Chris Vernon with 730 Fox Sports live remote broadcast)
Saturday, Aug. 22 (music starts at 9 p.m.)
– River City Tanlines, Two Way Radio, The Magic Kids, Jeffrey James & The Haul, Jason Freeman (emcee: Al Kapone)
Tickets for each night are $10, or tickets for both nights are $18. Cost to get in each show will be $10 at the door. Tickets will go on sale at Shangri-La and Goner Records on Aug. 1 and will also be for sale online at HiToneMemphis.com. Admission to the day party at Shangri-La Records will be free, though donations will be accepted. Twenty percent of store sales during the show will go to the Church Health Center.