Culture

How Music Continues to Shape and Grow Memphis Tourism

There’s no denying it — music defines Memphis. Roam the internet for stories about the nation’s top music cities, and Memphis always seems to make the list. That’s because we’re known as the home of blues, soul, rockabilly and rock ’n’ roll. And don’t ignore the fact that Memphis stays fresh by being a hub of […]

Culture

Music fans, the 2018 Mempho Music Festival is around the corner!

There is always something magical in the air of Memphis. Between their positive attitude to life and their enthusiasm for Memphis music festivals and concerts in Memphis, the residents of our city never fail to impress. Every year, Memphis becomes a hosting ground for many nationally and internationally acclaimed festivals that draw thousands of patrons from across the world, and this […]

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Unapologetic

Is it a record label? Is it a collective? Maybe something in between? Unapologetic may defy specific labels, but one thing’s for sure: It is redefining the Memphis music scene through genre-smashing hip-hop. Memphis roots At the center of Unapologetic is IMAKEMADBEATS, the producer and guru behind a solid group of artists who lay down […]

Music

The 30th annual Blues on the Bluff is here!

Festival season is upon us, and there’s a lot to look forward in the Memphis music world this summer. One of the biggest events of the year—WEVL Blues on the Bluff—is coming back in a big way for 2018, and we are really looking forward to it. Here’s what you need to know about the […]

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Ghost Town Blues Band

Over the years, Memphis has been instrumental (no pun intended) in the development of the blues, rock ‘n’ roll, soul and R&B, and it continues to give birth to some of America’s next up-and-coming artists to this day. Case in point: Ghost Town Blues Band. Since releasing their first recordings in 2009, the members of […]