It’s a new year and you’ve promised yourself that you would get more out of life. We’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled a list of concerts by Memphians to help you get your groove back.

This Month

If you want to get out this weekend, here’s what’s going on in Memphis. Check out Memphis’ own Booker T. Jones at Crosstown Theater on January 18. Also on the 18th, Lafayette’s will feature the Rice Drewry Collective

Dale Watson has two dates this month at Hernando’s Hideaway on the 19th and the 22nd. Pick up your tickets here. The Reba Russell Band is playing on January 24 at the Green Room. 

On January 24, “Garry Goin Presents Road to Memphis” will be showcased at the Orpheum Theater. Also on January 24, Memphis modern blues band the Ghost Town Blues Band will play the Railgarten.

Next Month and Beyond

Memphis-born jazz musician Kirk Whalum will play the Germantown Performing Arts Center on 2020’s leap year, February 29.

Jump into spring with an Otis Redding III concert at the Orpheum on April 11. Another thing to put on your calendar is the lineup announcement for Live At the Garden on April 23. This year is the 20th anniversary of the fest. Check here for updates.

Summer in Memphis brings out the music festivals and this year will be lit. The Beale Street Music Festival will kick off on May 1 and go through May 3 at Tom Lee Park. The festival will feature Academy Award-winning Memphis group Three 6 Mafia. Later in May, the Bluff City Jazz Festival kicks off at the Levitt Shell Amphitheater. The festival will be from May 21 through May 23. Additionally, the Memphis Soul Music Festival kicks off June 13 at Shelby Farms.

So, no matter what the soundtrack of your year is, there will be someone in Memphis playing your song. For more Memphian music stories, go to our Music page.

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