April 12, 2016

Riverboats Return | Legendary Captain

Riverboat Captain James Gilmer was honored during New Sardis Baptist Church’s Living Legend event February 28, 2016. Captain Gilmer is the first African American riverboat captain on the Mississippi River. Be on the lookout for a RiverFolk post about Captain James Gilmer in the near future.   Sightseeing cruises from Memphis Riverboats are back in action. […]

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February 17, 2016

2016 Concerts at Mud Island Amphitheater

STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN & THIRD DAY APRIL 16 @ 7:00 PM With a combination of 80 number one singles, 20 million albums sold and 9 Grammy awards Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day combine as one band on Saturday, April 16 to deliver their sound to the Mud Island Amphitheater. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets […]

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February 10, 2016

Mighty Mississippi Rising

Many of us know the Mississippi River for the way it winds its way through the middle of our country – full of life and history. But, if you’re from Memphis, or another city part of its embayment, you also know the Mississippi River for the great flood of 2011. Parts of cities near the river […]

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December 02, 2015

RB&G Winter Hours and MIRP Reopening Date

Note: Riverfront Bar & Grill will be closed the following days. Saturday December 5 Friday-Sunday December 25-27 Friday-Sunday January 1-3      

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November 13, 2015

Mud Island River Park 2015 Season Recap

From the inaugural Wine on the River to the opening of Mud Island River Park’s Little Library these pics show that the 2015 season was another great one at Mud Island River Park!

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September 09, 2015

5 Reasons to Get to Mud Island Before the Season Ends

1. Books on the Banks Book Signing: Sunday, September 13 from 1 – 3PM Two local authors – Dorchelle Spence and Samantha Crespo – will be on site to read from, sell and sign their books. You can even ask them questions and get answers right there on the spot. While there, participate in the […]

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October 12, 2015

3 Must Do’s at Mud Island River Park before November

The season is winding down, but that doesn’t mean we’re done having fun! Check out these activities at Mud Island River Park before November! 1. Mississippi River Museum: Tuesday – Sunday  from 10AM – 5 PM If you have been – you know how interesting and neat this space is. If you haven’t been – […]

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March 01, 2015

Welcome | Memphis Riverfront

The Mississippi River has been flowing west of our city for centuries, carving a beautifully sculpted riverfront used for trade, commerce and recreation. With a new voice as the Memphis Riverfront, we want to bring even more attention to the riverfront and get more people down to the river! Previously, there was not a standard avenue […]

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February 18, 2015

Grammy Winner Beck at Mud Island

Recent Grammy winner for Album of the Year, Beck, will play at Mud Island Amphitheater May 16th at 8:00 pm. Many may know Beck for his notably popular track “Loser,” which hit the music scene with the debut of his 1994 album Mellow Gold. Beck released several other albums throughout the ’90s including Odelay in […]

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