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Voodoo Music Festival in Memphis?

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I had actually planned on attending the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans during Halloween weekend. Of course, that plan was cancelled, but the festival is trying to find a new location & the proceeds will go to aid for Katrina survivors.

That leads to an article I found that they have inquirred about using Tom Lee Park in Memphis:

http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:VIDKikA...lient=firefox-a

(google cached for your convinience)

Any Memphis peeps hear anything more concrete? Not only would I love to see the Flaming Lips, I would also love seeing them knowing the money will go to a good use.

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I had actually planned on attending the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans during Halloween weekend.  Of course, that plan was cancelled, but the festival is trying to find a new location & the proceeds will go to aid for Katrina survivors.

That leads to an article I found that they have inquirred about using Tom Lee Park in Memphis:

http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:VIDKikA...lient=firefox-a

(google cached for your convinience)

Any Memphis peeps hear anything more concrete?  Not only would I love to see the Flaming Lips, I would also love seeing them knowing the money will go to a good use.

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I haven't heard anything beyond what you've already mentioned. I'll keep an eye out on it, as I'm sure many others will as well.

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Sorry - found out that Austin will host it.  Too bad, it would have been cool to see it in Memphis & would have been a big party for downtown.

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Not according to this:

The Voodoo Music Experience is Memphis bound

By David Williams

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September 22, 2005

The national music festival, Voodoo Music Experience, displaced from New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, will take place here Oct. 29-30, event officials announced this morning. It will raise funds for a New Orleans Restoration Fund.

Memphis had ben competing with Austin for the festival, which had a lineup included Nine Inch Nails, whose leader, Trent Reznor, is a former New Orleans resident.

In a recent statement posted on the festival Web site, Rezner said: "It

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^ YAY! I was so bummed about reading the Austin newspaper that announced it that I assumed it was true. Not that I would love to visit Austin, but not the quick weekend I was thinking.

Well - I'm going to Memphis...

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