Music

WAMM Recommends: Week of January 30

Each week, the team at WAMM make our picks for the best upcoming live shows for the week. Here are our choices for the week beginning January 30. Frankie Valli 7:30 PM, Thursday, February 2nd The Orpheum $65 Frankie Valli is eighty-eight years old and still performing. What’s more, his iconic falsetto remains as dependable […]

Blues

Your Guide to the International Blues Challenge

While everyone knows by now (we hope) that Memphis is known for having a thriving new and current live music scene encompassing all genres, it is still true that Memphis is known worldwide for being the home of the blues. Beale Street has a major history that can backup that claim. From being the place […]

Live Music

WAMM Recommends: Week Of January 23

Each week, the team at WAMM brings you are picks for the best upcoming live shows of the week. Here are our choices for the week beginning January 23rd. Samantha Fish w/ Special Guests 7:30 PM, Wednesday, January 25th & Thursday, January 26th Lafayette’s Music Room $30 Is there an abundance of blues rock bands in town […]

Music

The Smokin’ Jays-A Quintessentially Memphis Band-Are Back With a New Album

By Zachary Corsa Think “Memphis music” and your associations are sure to feel as personal as they are eclectic. This city’s worn numerous sonic faces over the years – blues and early rock wellspring, soul capital of America, garage-punk hotspot, horrorcore hip-hop cornerstone – and the fact that all these diverse influences and elements coexist […]

Events

WAMM Recommends: Week of January 16th

Each week, the team at WAMM digs through the coming week’s live music calendar for the best of the best. Here are our picks for the week beginning January 16th. Lucky 7 Brass Band Wednesday, January 18th , 9:00 PM Young Avenue Deli Hey New Orleans, Memphis has brass bands too and Lucky 7 Brass […]