Featured Memphis Music Stories

 

The Latest | December 6

The way we have not stopped thinking about the Three Six Verzuz victory makes it hard to believe that it all went down four days ago. (On the same night as a truly historic victory by our Memphis Grizzlies, no less.) The internet can’t stop thinking about it either, and just in case you missed […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of December 6

From the We Are Memphis Music team, here’s a mix of live music picks we think you can’t afford to miss out on this week. Dire Hatred, Process Of Suffocation 7 p.m., Friday December 10, The Hi-Tone (small room downstairs) $10 TICKETS It seems like we were carving our Halloween pumpkins and […]

 

Live this month // December 2021 Playlist

We want to make it easy for you to discover something new, so each month we put together a Spotify mix of some of the artists playing live around Memphis in the next few weeks. Press play whenever and press pause when you hear something you love – if they’re on this list, […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of November 30

From the We Are Memphis Music team, here’s a mix of live music picks we think you can’t afford to miss out on this week. Anthony Wilson 7:30 p.m., Thursday December 2, The Green Room at Crosstown Arts $15 TICKETS Endlessly inventive guitarist Anthony Wilson is evidence that the hoary old adage […]

 

The Latest | November 30

Have you recovered from your turkey-and-sides induced food coma? (We’re still coming out of ours, tbh.) As we plugged back in and reconnected with the outside world this morning, a few things popped up that we wanted to share. Keep scrolling for stuff we think you should know about, and as […]

 

5 Shows Not to Miss in December

By Ezra Wheeler Whether you’ve already decked the halls or you’re feeling more on the bah-humbug spectrum, there’s something for you on the live music menu this December in Memphis. Here’s a quick look at five shows not to miss. Robert Allen Parker 9 p.m., Saturday December […]

 

The Latest | November 22

We’re starting a little something new around here – kicking off today, we’ll round up some of what we’ve been reading, big Memphis music news, and other stuff we think should know about each Monday. Let’s see how it goes – if you love it, we might make it into a newsletter that lands directly […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of November 22

From the We Are Memphis Music team, here’s a mix of live music picks we think you can’t afford to miss out on this week. The MDs performing “McLemore Avenue” 9 p.m., Friday November 26, B-Side $10 at the door In 1970, Southern soul legends (and Stax Records house band) Booker T & the MGs […]

 

Young Dolph | 1985-2021

We’re mourning the loss of the self-proclaimed “King of Memphis” Young Dolph. A creative, an executive, an artist, an entrepreneur, but most of all – a Memphian who had so much love for his city and showed it every day. We’re listening to his last album, Paper Route Illumnati, on repeat. More […]

 

Venue Profile: The Lamplighter Lounge

By Zachary Corsa When I relocated to Memphis in the summer of 2016, one of the very first clubs I found myself checking out was The Lamplighter Lounge at 1702 Madison. At the time, the clearly little hideaway met every possible definition, colloquial or terminological, of the term ‘dive bar’. […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of November 15

From the We Are Memphis Music team, here’s a mix of live music picks we think you can’t afford to miss out on this week. Mike Hewlett & The Racket, Rachel Maxann, The Stupid Reasons 8 p.m., Friday November 19, Hi-Tone $5 at the door If you’re dreading the impending cranberry-sauce stained […]

 

Alicja-pop celebrates release of Howlin’

B-Side 9 p.m., Friday November 12 In a city packed to the rafters with accomplished musicians, Alicja Trout’s track record still has the ability to amaze. Over the years, the guitarist and singer has often been the lone woman in a male-dominated scene, performing with some of Memphis’ most […]