Change Tupelo Festival

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 The First Annual Change Tupelo Festival was a smashing success. We enjoyed two days of music, skateboarding, and community with friends. Watch this space for a video recap, coming soon! 

 

For the original announcement about the 2022 Change Tupelo Festival, click here!
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The Change Tupelo Festival is a two-day community event showcasing and celebrating the vibrant DIY art, music, and skate culture of the streets. 

The Change Tupelo Festival is FREE to attend for any and everyone, but there are several VIP Packages available for fans who want to attend a Meet & Greet, have access to catered and shaded party spaces at the festival, access to special VIP viewing areas, VIP sanitation areas, etc., who want to be the first to see and have the opportunity to purchase art from the Punk Rock and Paintbrushes show, and get exclusive festival merch like shirts, posters, buttons, stickers, and more!

See below for info on our: 

St. Joe Strummer VIP Package ($200 - limited to only 50 tickets!), 

Elvis is King VIP Package  ($100), and

 Elvis is Everywhere VIP Package ($50). 


Friday Sept. 2nd

LOCATION: 

CHANGE
5339 Cliff Gookin Blvd.
Tupelo, MS 38801

FRIDAY SCHEDULE:

( ↓ Only for St. Joe Strummer VIP Pass Holders ↓ )

5:45pm:
 VIP Meet & Greet! with Blair Alley • Brandon Novak • Christian Henry • Christian Hosoi • Clyde Singleton • DeWayne "Steezus Christ" McMurry • Giovanni Reda • Jaime Reyes • Jason Adams • Justin Henry • Mark Desalvo • Paul Kobriger • Ray Barbee • RB Umali • Sean Cliver • Sean Starwars •  Zion Wright

( ↑ Only for St. Joe Strummer VIP Pass Holders ↑ )
 

Free to the Public!

7:00pm:
Doors open for Night One of the Change Tupelo Festival

7:30pm: Ray Barbee

8:30pm: The Invisible Teardrops

9:30pm: Qualifier

Saturday Sept. 3rd

LOCATION: 

W. MAIN STREET (from Broadway to Front St.)
Downtown Tupelo, MS 38801

SATURDAY SCHEDULE:

( ↓ Only for St. Joe Strummer VIP Pass Holders ↓ )

11:00am-1:00pm:
 VIP "Cooking with Clyde"  Pop-Up Meal with legendary pro skater and chef Clyde Singleton: with Blair Alley • Brandon Novak • Christian Henry • Christian Hosoi • Clyde Singleton • DeWayne "Steezus Christ" McMurry • Giovanni Reda • Jaime Reyes • Jason Adams • Justin Henry • Mark Desalvo • Paul Kobriger • Ray Barbee • RB Umali • Sean Cliver • Sean Starwars •  Zion Wright 
Includes VIP Early Entrance to the Punk Rock and Paintbrushes Art Show: Guaranteeing "first crack" at purchasing art from the artists! 

( ↑ Only for St. Joe Strummer VIP Pass Holders ↑ )

Free to the Public!

12:30pm - 1:00pm:
Silas Caldwell (Main St.)
1:00pm: Punk Rock and Paintbrushes Art Show opens to the public. Inside the Gum Tree Museum of Arts on the festival grounds! 
1:00pm- 1:45pm: Jake Wood (Spring St.)
1:45pm-2:30pm: Hoodie Gang (Main St.)
2:30pm-3:15pm:  Lipstick Stains (Spring)

3:15pm-5:15pm: Wild in the Streets Invitational Skate Jam! Featuring skate crews from Waterboyz (Pensacola, FL) Stratosphere (Atlanta, GA) Southern Supreme (Tuscaloosa, AL) Sixth Ave (Nashville, TN) SLAB Crew (Jackson, MS) Relief Skate Supply (Panama City Beach, FL) Rukus (Baton Rouge / Lafayette, LA) Faith (Birmingham, AL) Contact (Memphis, TN) Brazen (Hattiesburg, MS) Change (Tupelo, MS)

3:30pm-4:00pm: Andrew Bryant (Main St.)
4:00pm-4:30pm: Harvey Dug (Red Bull Truck)
4:30pm-5:15pm: Exploit the Dead (Spring St.)

5:20pm-6:20pm:
Super Skate Posse Giveback! 
6:20pm-7:30pm: Pro Skate Demo!

7:45pm-8:15pm: X.Y.Spaces (Spring St.)
8:15pm-9:00pm: Joystick (Main)
9:00pm-10:00pm: 
Pine Hill Haints (Main) 


NOTE: VIP PACKAGES CAN BE PURCHASED IMMEDIATELY AND SPLIT INTO 4 INTEREST-FREE PAYMENTS BETWEEN NOW AND SEPTEMBER. DONT SLEEP ON THIS CHANCE TO MEET THESE LEGENDS IN TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI! 

 

 We still have a handful of CTF Tees, Decks from the pro skaters who came (some are even signed!), Black Velvet Elvis Blacklight posters with art by Jason Adams, and more!

If you were there, had a good time, and wanna see it happen again — support your local skateshop! If you missed it, here's your chance to grab a piece of history.

Make plans now to attend the Change Tupelo Festival next year! Follow our Insta for updates as we plan something even bigger and better. Take our word for it, Tupelo, MS will be a nationwide destination Labor Day Weekend 2023! 


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