More Memphis Music


WAMM Recommends: Week of August 15

Dalevis – ’68 Comeback Special 8 PM, Tuesday, August 16 at Hernando’s Hide-A-Way $15 MORE INFO 45 years after his untimely death, Elvis Presley still remains one of popular music’s most divisive figures. To some, he remains one of the most innovative and influential figures in the history of […]


WAMM Recommends: Week of August 8

Louise Page, Madaline Collins, & Alexis Taylor 6 PM Thursday August 11 at South Main Sounds MORE INFO South Main Sounds boasts itself as a songwriter venue, a place where you can truly get to the meat of the storytelling part of performing a good song. This week the venue hosts three sirens […]


Venue Profile: Java Cabana

by Zachary Corsa In the very heart of Cooper-Young, a battered red wooden door under a blue awning is a Narnia-like portal to an eccentric and enduring fixture of bohemian Memphis. Upon entering, all manner of strange curios and beguiling art greets you; books, a fireplace mantle, and an […]


WAMM Recommends: Week of August 1

Each week, the team at We Are Memphis Music brings you the best upcoming live shows for the next seven days. Here’s our picks for the first week of August. Cobra Man & Worble / Snooper 8 PM Monday August 1 at The Hi Tone – Big Room Upstairs $20 MORE INFO The good folks […]


Live This Month: August 2022 Playlist

At the beginning of each month, we like to create a playlist highlighting some of the best and most notable live shows coming through Memphis over the next several weeks. So far, August is looking like a particularly notable one with appearances from Kodak Black, Cobra Man, Foreigner, and […]


Five Shows Not to Miss in August

by Zachary Corsa In the interest of keeping it real, let’s all just admit that summer isn’t the easiest time to appreciate living in the Mid-South. In such a climate as ours, even the slightest of every day tasks becomes a grueling Olympiad of blistering-hot steering wheels and humidity that […]


WAMM Recommends: Week of July 25

Each week, the team at We Are Memphis Music brings you the best upcoming live shows for the next seven days. Here’s our picks for the final week of July. Steve Earle & The Dukes 7 PM Tuesday July 26 at Lafayette’s Music Room $25-40 TICKETS Over his celebrated forty year career, Steve […]


Show Preview: Lukah Presents Listening Party for New LP “Raw Extractions”

When it comes to hip-hop, few cities (if any) are as hot as Memphis right now. From chart-topping acts such as Moneybagg Yo and NLA Choppa to crunk revivalist Duke Deuce and indie darling Don Lifted, there is no shortage of unique and eclectic talent in the Bluff City. Despite this crowded […]


Bodywerk: Memphis’ DJ Superteam

By Ezra Wheeler  (Cover photo by Buck Billings) A few years ago, I heard someone claim that Memphis is “so far behind, it’s ahead.” While I chuckled at the clever wordplay, there was also an undeniable truth to the sentiment. We Memphians cling tight to our cultural traditions […]


WAMM Recommends: Week of July 18

Your weekly round-up of shows we think you can’t afford to miss. Klypi / Buddy Crime / Zen Hander 7 PM Wednesday July 20 at Bar DKDC $10 While it’s no secret that Memphis is one of the nation’s premiere live music towns, the sad fact remains that when it comes to dancing, we often […]


Venue Profile: Tailor’s Union + The Pocket

by Jayne Ellen White Those underground clubs seen in old movies with brick walls, round tables full of friends and couples sipping on something strong while dressed to the nines and watching live music—-they don’t exist much anymore. Has live music become slightly less intent on the music part […]


WAMM Recommends: Week of July 11

Black Cream-Live from Studio A 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 12 at the Stax Museum No Cover Now we’ll admit, Tuesday afternoons aren’t necessarily the most ideal time to catch a show, but given the act and location, we just couldn’t resist. Throughout the month, the Stax Museum will be hosting free […]