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Spring in Ya Step: Our fave new releases

We know you’re already following the Memphis 2021 playlist on Spotify – and if you’re not, click here now and correct that – but it’s been a minute since we highlighted some of our favorite recent releases. It’s officially windows down, music up weather, so here are a few we’re cranking to max […]


Five Memphis Music Podcasts to Stream Now

Whether you need a Memphis music education, to get connected to what’s new and notable in the scene, or if you’re just in search of some inspiration, our city’s podcasters have you covered. We rounded up a few of our favorites to get you started. The Shellcast The Shellcast, a new podcast by […]


Tyke T channels MJ for ‘Lottery’ short film

We love a good visual around here, and Tyke T’s latest isn’t just another music video – he’s taking us on a journey with the short film for his single “Lottery.”


Get ready, Memphis: live music at The Shell + River Series

We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, Memphis. The pandemic isn’t over (just because we’re over it) but as vaccinations roll out and the weather stays gorgeous, live music is slowly coming back! Save the date for upcoming shows from the River Series at Maria Montessori and the Levitt Shell.


Five Questions with Dottie

Did you know that when Memphis musicians travel to other cities, the music industry knows to put some respect on their names? Dottie knows it well, because she’s built an impressive career backing up icons like Jennifer Lopez, Ciara, Jesse J. and more. Now it’s time for Dottie to step to the […]


Women Supporting Memphis Music

For generations, Memphis has been all about music. While we all have our favorite musicians who share their souls with us on the stage, there are so many people behind the scenes who make the music industry tick. Whether it’s the venues that literally put artists in the spotlight or the […]


5 Questions with Marcella Simien

Marcella Simien is a Memphis-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Louisiana. The daughter of zydeco legend Terrance Simien, her music blends Memphis soul with New Orleans funk to create something altogether new. Although the ongoing pandemic has kept Marcella from her […]


Women of Memphis Hip Hop

The rap game is long overdue for a revamped playing field, and there is no shortage of female rappers to even the score in the male- dominant genre. More girls are not only rapping, but they are doing it well! Oftentimes, they stand out with staggering word play, bravado and captivating feature […]


Five Questions with Tori WhoDat

What do Billboard and OnlyFans have in common? They’re two places you can find Memphis hip-hop artist Tori WhoDat. Not long after her latest single “Heather Grey” got love from the legendary music magazine we got Tori to take a beat so we could hit her with Five Questions.


Women of Memphis Music: The We Are Memphis Music Playlist

There’s no way our Women of Memphis Music playlist is definitive – even though it is literally three and a half hours of songs written by and featuring Memphis women music-makers, inevitably there are so many more that we missed. That’s the impact Memphis women have had on our music scene – […]


Run This Town: Women in Memphis Music

Women in Memphis have been gritting and grinding since the beginning and our music industry is no different. It’s not just the male artists and industry execs who have made Memphis soul the powerhouse that we all know and love. There are women, either at the forefront of it all or making magic […]


Bridging the Gap: 5 Contemporary Women Artists for Fans of Memphis Music Legends

While the music industry has often been criticized as a boy’s club (and for good reason), women in Memphis have been at the forefront of various genres since the very beginning. In the 1930s, Memphis Minnie earned a reputation as one of the country’s most formidable guitar players, prompting […]


Enter Now and Enjoy the sounds of Memphis this Black Music Month!

It's Black Music Month and The Central Station Hotel is the perfect place to experience Memphis' legendary music scene. With a top-of-the-line sound system and music pumping throughout the entire space, you're plugged into the sounds of the city! Here's what you'll win:

  • Two nights
  • Outdoor concert experience – Thursday night only.
  • VIP DJ Session w/ F&B
  • Two BMM themed cocktails
  • BMM Memphis Merch.


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