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WAMM Recommends: Week of November 22

From the We Are Memphis Music team, here’s a mix of live music picks we think you can’t afford to miss out on this week. The MDs performing “McLemore Avenue” 9 p.m., Friday November 26, B-Side $10 at the door In 1970, Southern soul legends (and Stax Records house band) Booker T & the MGs […]

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Young Dolph | 1985-2021

We’re mourning the loss of the self-proclaimed “King of Memphis” Young Dolph. A creative, an executive, an artist, an entrepreneur, but most of all – a Memphian who had so much love for his city and showed it every day. We’re listening to his last album, Paper Route Illumnati, on repeat. More from The Commercial […]

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Venue Profile: The Lamplighter Lounge

By Zachary Corsa When I relocated to Memphis in the summer of 2016, one of the very first clubs I found myself checking out was The Lamplighter Lounge at 1702 Madison. At the time, the clearly little hideaway met every possible definition, colloquial or terminological, of the term ‘dive bar’. Beneath pallid lighting, through a […]

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WAMM Recommends: Week of November 15

From the We Are Memphis Music team, here’s a mix of live music picks we think you can’t afford to miss out on this week. Mike Hewlett & The Racket, Rachel Maxann, The Stupid Reasons 8 p.m., Friday November 19, Hi-Tone $5 at the door If you’re dreading the impending cranberry-sauce stained ‘family togetherness’ of […]

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Alicja-pop celebrates release of Howlin’

B-Side 9 p.m., Friday November 12 In a city packed to the rafters with accomplished musicians, Alicja Trout’s track record still has the ability to amaze. Over the years, the guitarist and singer has often been the lone woman in a male-dominated scene, performing with some of Memphis’ most seminal bands of the past 20+ […]