Memphis

The Latest | March 21

Much like the Dogwood and Magnolia trees that line our streets, Memphis’ music scene is once again in full bloom. This week was absolutely saturated with local music stories that have made the arrival of Spring even sweeter, including several TV and streaming specials that are bringing our fair town’s music to the masses. Below […]

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The Latest | March 14

Grizzlies and Tigers and snow, oh my! Yes, the dreaded “third winter” hit Memphis hard this week, the Grizzlies continued their reign as the hottest team in the NBA, and the Memphis Tigers earned their first NCAA Tournament berth in what feels like decades. While these stories dominated the local headlines, there were also some […]

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WAMM Recommends: Week of March 7

Each week, the team at We Are Memphis Music sifts through the upcoming slate of live shows to choose some of the very best to circle on your calendar. Eighth Blackbird 7:30 P.M., Tuesday, March 8 Crosstown Theater $20 Eighth Blackbird boast a resume as intriguing as their name (inspired by a famous Wallace Stevens […]

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The Latest | February 28

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine understandably dominating the headlines this week, it’s been hard to focus on news stories from our own backyard. That said, we’ve rounded up some of the best (and most uplifting) Memphis music stories from the past few days to help you catch up. Memphis Songbird Valerie June Profiled in […]

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5 Questions with Jeremy Scott

The sustainability of any music scene is often best gauged by considering its veterans, those battle-scarred souls boasting lengthy resumes of collaborations and contributions that illustrate their investment in the sounds issuing from their corner of the sonic landscape. If the contemporary Memphis scene calls to mind Goner and Shangri-La, Jay Reatard and Tav Falco, […]