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WAMM Recommends: Week of May 2

Each Monday, the team at WAMM sift through the upcoming week’s music calendars to highlight some of the best shows. Below are our picks for the week of May 2nd. Charles Streeter’s Memphis Hang Suite 8:00 p.m, Tuesday, May 3rd (every Tuesday in May) Hernando’s Hideaway Look no further for your Tuesday night Memphis music […]

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Venue Profile: Overton Park Shell

By Jayne Ellen White One thing about Memphis, we will show up for free outdoor live music rain or shine–– but when the weather is right, the Overton Park Shell’s concert series experience becomes almost utopian. Families, couples, joggers, tourists, students, and live music lovers from all over the Midsouth region and beyond flock to […]

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The Latest: April 18

While many Memphians’ attention have been set on the Grizzlies’ playoffs run (“Is Steven Adams built for this series?” “Can Jaren step up on offense when it matters most?”…See, we’re caught up too), there was a lot more than basketball going on in Memphis this week. As always, the local music scene made plenty of […]

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5 Questions with Graham Winchester

By Jayne Ellen White Midtown Memphis’ music scene is prolific, much like one of its primary contributors, the multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Graham Winchester. Winchester can be seen performing as one half of the band Turnstyles, and co-founded Memphis’ Blast Habit Records in 2021. The label’s first release, So Gung Ho, is also one of Winchester’s […]

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Rapper SUPERSTARSWISH is Ready for the Limelight

By Zachary Corsa SUPERSTARSWISH is confident, ambitious, and driven. For a hustling young rapper in the venerable Memphis hip-hop game, there’s no other way to be if you hope to leave your mark and join the ranks of the Bluff City legends that preceded you. But in a scene teeming with hopefuls and might-be’s, SWISH […]