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Memphis 901 FC to Host Pride Night on June 26

By Memphis 901 FC, 06/07/21, 3:00PM CDT

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A number of activities before, during and after the match highlight the event

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis 901 FC is pleased to announce that Pride Night will be held on June 26 for the match against Sporting Kansas City II. The match is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT at AutoZone Park with festivities to precede and follow. After hosting the first Pride Night sponsored by a professional sports team in the city in 2019, Memphis 901 FC’s 2021 Pride Night is meant to benefit and empower the LGBTQ+ community in Memphis and beyond.

Memphis 901 FC will team up with a number of local organizations including the University of Memphis Pride & Equity Alliance, Bluff City Sports, Focus Magazine, Tennessee Equality Project, OUTMemphis and Pride Sports Memphis.

Pre-match activities include a party at Atomic Rose starting at 4 p.m. and featuring $4 wells. A march to the stadium is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. At the match, the club will have unique pride merchandise including scarves and shirts. A portion of proceeds from merchandise sales will benefit the organizations previously mentioned.

At the match, Paula Raiford of Paula & Raiford’s Disco will be smashing the guitar and hosting Paula Raiford’s Party Deck in AutoZone Park for the match. With only 200 tickets available at $75 each, Raiford will create a mobile version of her Disco and admission to the space features all-inclusive food, beer, wine and liquor. Finally, Paula & Raiford’s Disco will host a post-match party and will open early to Memphis 901 FC fans.

For further information and to purchase tickets for Paula Raiford’s Party Deck, please visit memphis901fc.com/pridenight. The evening’s match will be third and final of the club’s first homestand of the 2021 season. Tickets can be purchased here.

For the latest information on the team, visit www.memphis901fc.com and follow the club on social media on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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