The latest artists to be added to the Mempho Music Festival lineup are DJ Logic and Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation), who will both perform at the Incendia / Orion Dome on October 6th and 7th, 2018. Nestled in the heart of Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tennessee, the two-day camping (and glamping) event will see headlining performances from Beck, Post Malone, Nas, Phoenix, and Janelle Monáe.Also performing Mempho Music Festival are Mac DeMarco, Milky Chance, Rich The Kid, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Juicy J, Lucero, and a very special Stones Throw set, headed by Chuck Leavell and featuring Rolling Stones members Karl Denson, Lisa Fischer, Bernard Fowler, Darryl Jones, and Tim Ries. The Bar-Kays, Larkin Poe, Eric Gales, Danny Barnes’ Space Program, and a tribute to Royal Studios, featuring William Bell, Bobby Rush, Al Kapone, Frayser Boy, & Hi Rhythm will also all be performing. Brandon “Taz” Niederauer will be on site as an artist at large.The theorem of turntablist as musician has been long proven in the capable hands of DJ Logic, whom with jazz as his foundation has become a wax innovator by crossing genres and sprinkling his sound across the map. As one of the world’s most accomplished turntablist’s, DJ LOGIC is widely credited for introducing jazz into the hip-hop realms and is considered by most as a highly respected session musician and an innovative bandleader.A vanguard in his own right, Rob Garza has consistently pushed conceptual frontiers. The San Francisco-based producer and co-founder of Thievery Corporation has maintained a prolific career owing to his ever-evolving taste and diverse influences based off the cultures and styles encountered during his travels. Constantly inspired by his surroundings and experiences, Garza’s artistic foresight has always supported a fundamental motif of connecting people through music. As a solo artist, Rob Garza infuses his own adept house and nu-disco artistry into every one of his productions, boasting a specific style that is perceptive, powerful and globally-stimulated.DJ Logic and Rob Garza will both be holding down the Orion Dome at Mempho Music Festival, produced by Incendia. As Incendia’s website notes, “Incendia is a concept borne of the love, appreciation for, and possibilities that lay within the nature of a simple flame. Marrying the worlds of design, art, and science, a breathtaking environment has been created, thanks to the mathematical grace and precision of the geodesic concept coupled with the application of a proprietary fire-capturing technique.” Check out the magic of the dome below:[Video: Incendia Fire Domes ]Mempho Music Festival is the first major music festival held in the natural splendor of Shelby Farms Park, which plays host to a diverse range of outdoor activities including biking, canoeing, zip lining, horseback riding, and more. Building off Mempho Fest’s inaugural year, in 2018, the festival will offer multiple live music stages and an interactive dome that melds together the worlds of music, art, science, and design.This year, Mempho Music Festival has partnered with CID Entertainment to provide VIP and Super VIP experiences, including on-site camping and glamping options. For more information on packages, head to the official website.
Saracens will face four-time Heineken Cup winners Toulouse, Connacht and Italian side Zebre in Pool three, while Aviva Premiership champions Leicester appear to have been given a favourable draw against Ulster, Montpellier and Treviso. Clermont, who topped the French championship at the end of the normal season and were runners-up to Toulon in last season’s competition, will meet Harlequins, Scarlets and Racing Metro in the only pool with two French teams. Meanwhile, in Pool 6, two-time champions Munster will face Perpignan, who return to the premier European competition after a two-year absence, Edinburgh and Gloucester. Northampton, who lost out to Leinster in the 2011 final at Cardiff, have also drawn French Top 14 champions Castres and RaboDirect PRO12 side Ospreys in what looks to be the toughest pool. Reigning champions Toulon will face sides from England, Scotland and Wales as they must overcome Cardiff Blues, Glasgow and Exeter if they are to advance from Pool 2 as they bid to retain their title. Northampton will face reigning Amlin Challenge Cup champions and three-time European champions Leinster in the pool stages of next season’s Heineken Cup. Press Association
Stallions beat off Vintage; Saints ease past KnockersOLD Fort Stallions and St Stanislaus were victorious as action in the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB)-sanctioned Lucozade Indoor hockey league continued on Tuesday.In the first match the Old Fort Stallions out-classed their GCC Vintage counterparts 5-2.Omar Hopkinson in the 2nd minute opened the scoring for the Stallions with Vintage responding just six minutes later via the same field goal method, this time from the stick of Alan Fernandes.The half ended 1-1 and it looked either side’s game.On the return, Eric Hing gifted the Vintage side the lead in the 24th minute after which Jason De Santos brought the game level in the 25th minute through his penalty corner.However, Hopkinson (28th) and two successive strikes on the 39th and 40th by De Santos ensured that Old Fort maintained victory by a large margin.In game two of the evening, Saints overcame their Old Fort Knockers 4-2.Dehron Wilkinson’s 9th minute field goal opened the scoring for the Old Fort side before Hilton Chester tied it up with a successful penalty corner in the 10th.The half ended 1-1 with both teams trying to end the deadlock. However, it was Ato Greene’s 26th minute strike that finally did it.But that lead was short-lived as Jael Gaskin tied it up again in the 30th minute.Greene then returned to the rescue three minutes later and Robert Fernandes sealed the deal in the 40th minuteMatches continue tomorrow.