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WAMM Recommends: Week of October 3

Each week, the team at We Are Memphis Music compiles a list of the week’s best upcoming live music events. Here are our picks for the first week of October! An Evening with 24-Carat Black 7PM, Thursday October 6 Stax Museum of American Soul Music Free Generally speaking, I try to reserve these recommendations for […]

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5 Must-See Shows in October

After a long and sometimes brutal summer, the sweet release of fall is finally here, so prepare for some sweet tunes to match the Autumnal vibes this October. From the warm comfort of breezy neo-soul to pillowy indie folk and invigorating hardcore punk, there is music for everyone here in Memphis! Here are 5 of […]

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5 Questions with J. Howell

By Kierstyn Pryor If powerhouse was a person, singer-songwriter J. Howell would definitely be the man. In just a short period, the singer has gone from being just another young talented kid from the Bluff City to having people from all over waiting in extended lines to hear his soulful, sultry voice! His songs “Something […]

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The Latest | September 26

Can we let the great debate about which season is the best come to a rest at long last? If you were around Memphis this week, then I dare you to argue that anything is better than autumn in the Bluff City, especially if you’re a music lover. The past seven days alone have proven […]

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Meet Alex Pruitt, Memphis’ Hottest Young Drummer

By Kierstyn Pryor From Sun’s J.M. Van Eaton to Stax’s Al Jackson, Jr. and Hi’s Howard Grimes, Memphis has a long history of producing world-class drummers that help to define the beat of their particular era. Enter Alex Pruitt, a 26 year old drummer whose work is being showcased in cities and countries across the […]