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About The Consortium MMT

The Consortium MMT is a 501 (c) nonprofit organization dedicated to developing a viable music industry in Memphis for the future. We accomplish this goal by providing a learning structured environment to enrich and equip our talents with proven tools to build the next generation of successful Soul music professionals.

The Consortium MMT Headquarter Location

22 N Front Street

Memphis, Tennessee, 38103,

United States


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Heart of the Park grand opening will have soul — lots of soul

Mar 29, 2016

Porter has been working to develop an… more Michael Sheffield The Consortium Memphis Music Town (MMT) is moving forward with its planned music festival in 2016. The Consortium MMT has formed a partnership with Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, which will host the event during its Heart of the Park grand opening celebration September 23-26. The event will be a three-day festival that will be held on the park’s new event stage. The Heart of the Park project has been under construction since 2014 and includes a plug-and-play stage overlooking an 80-acre lake, LEED designed buildings, a restaurant and café and new educational and recreational opportunities. Porter has been working to develop an… more Michael Sheffield The Consortium MMT has planned to hold an annual outdoor festival since it was founded in 2012. In 2014, the organization held its first Epitome of Soul celebration, honoring Stevie Wonder. “We are proud to partner with Shelby Farms Park by producing an event celebrating their grand opening the way Memphis does it best: with music, “ said David Porter , president and founder of The Consortium MMT. “This inaugural music festival will pair today’s top performers with a community treasure, Shelby Farms Park. Plus, this venue, with its panoramic view of the newly expanded lake, will provide an unrivaled backdrop for this exciting event.” The festival’s official name and lineup are expected to be announced in June. “We can’t think of a better way to celebrate what Shelby Farms Park and the Heart of the Park project mean to Memphis than with a weekend full of music at the water’s edge,” said Jen Andrews , executive director of the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. “We are so excited to partner with The Consortium MMT to produce a world-class entertainment experience in Heart of the Park. Shelby Farms Park serves more than one million visitors each year, and we are thrilled to provide more opportunities for our guests to connect to the Park and to each other.” Michael Sheffield covers bioscience and biotechnology; manufacturing; tourism and hospitality; and sports business. Contact him at . Industries

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