iHeartMedia Memphis announced today that tickets for the 4th annual Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival presented by Mt. Moriah Auto Sales and Clubtails are on sale now at MemphisChickenAndBeer.com. The event will be held Saturday, August 6, 2022, from 6 pm to 10 pm on the field of the Simmons Bank Liberty Bowl Stadium in Memphis. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit local charity Merge Memphis.
In the past, the event has drawn more than 3,000 attendees. iHeartMedia Memphis stations K97, V101, WDIA, WREC, Rock 103, and 101.9 KISS FM will be promoting the event by letting listeners know all they need to know about the event. On-air personalities Big Sue, Mike Evans, Mic T, Stan Bell, Stormy Taylor and more will be at the event.
In addition, all attendees will receive a souvenir glass, beverage samples, and a portion to benefit Merge Memphis. The event is partnering with Ajax Distributing for all of the alcoholic beverages. For a complete beer list, please check our website for the list of available brands that will be on site www.MemphisChickenAndBeer.com . Additionally, there will be live music playing all throughout the evening with live performances by Kevin & Bethany Paige and Chinese Connection Dub Embassy as well as DJ Mic Tee from K97.
Local restaurants will also have food available for purchase, with restaurants offering their best chicken cuisine in snack size portions for $2-$5 as well as their traditional menu for regular portion and price. Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival restaurants include: Smurfey Smokehouse, Abner’s, Lick the Bone, Fresh Gulf Shrimp, Sauced By Will, Suga Skins Pork Rinds, Got Munchies, Torchy’s Tacos, Chicken Salad Chick, Mr. Casa Japanese and Mexican Grill, Da Guilty Vegan, and Gus’s Fried Chicken.
Sponsors for the event will include Mt. Moriah Auto Sales, Clubtails, Memphis Police & Fire Recruitment, A Beautiful You Medical Spa, Whataburger, Memphis Grizzlies, US Air Force, Life Liquified, Action 24/7, Oxbeau, Southaven CBD 901, Redeemers Group, Top Gun, TN Roots CBD, and VeniCare Phlebotomy Training.
General Admission tickets are $40 (plus tax) per person and include a souvenir glass and over 90 different beverage samples. General Admission Tickets can be purchased online at MemphisChickenAndBeer.com or at the entrance to the event if not sold out. The event is 21+ only. No babies or children will be allowed entrance.
Memphis Chicken and Beer Festival is proud to maintain a charitable component by contributing proceeds and collaborating with Merge Memphis and Clare’s House. Merge Memphis is a non-profit with a mission to serve the most vulnerable population in our community- underserved women. Homeless women make up 34% of the homeless population in the Memphis area. Merge Memphis opened Clare’s House in June 2020, which is a 30 bed facility for homeless women in North Memphis. Connect with Merge Memphis and Clare’s House on their website.