Van Halen is coming to the FedExForum on August 6. This is their first tour with David Lee Roth since 1984. Bob Marley’s son Ky-Mani Marley will open. More info on the MBJ’s site.
In other FedExForum news, I’ve learned from a trusted source that milkshakes are now available there. Go to the Snax concession stand on the Plaza level.
25 cent MATA trolley and bus rides all day tomorrow, Friday, April 20.
The Downtown Neighborhood Association has its monthly Happy Hour Patrol at the bar at Wang’s Chinese Bistro on the Main Street Mall. You do not have to be a DNA member to join them for this event.
The Metal Museum will host Spring Arts on the Bluff this Sunday, April 22. Performances with include Bach to Basics (a string quartet), the Mobile Music Machine, “Lynnie” the storyteller, and Ballet on Wheels. There will also be hula hoopers, face painting, blacksmith demos, and food. General admission prices apply: $6 adults, $5 seniors, $4 students, and 5 years and under are free. Price includes admission to the museum as well as the festival.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis T-shirts are being sold, with an updated version of the organization’s 1950s logo (back then it was just the Boys Club). $6 of every sale goes to BGCM. Purchase them here. They have women’s tees, long-sleeve tees, and hoodies too. Too bad they don’t have a tube top option.
Almost time for the beer dinner! I’ll try to take some good photos.