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WAMM Recommends: Week of May 23

Each week, the team at We Are Memphis Music scours the upcoming week’s event calendars to choose some live shows that absolutely cannot be missed… Jombi 9:30 P.M., Tuesday, May 24th B-SIDE $7 Ascendant Memphis outfit Jombi continue to impress and intrigue, comfortably nestling down […]

 

The Latest: May 23

Given the sheer volume of action and stories coming out of the Memphis music scene over the past several weeks, this week’s news actually looks pretty tame in comparison. That said, there were still plenty of notable moments worth mentioning and undoubtedly many more headed our way as we […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of May 16

Take Me to the River Allstars 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 19th Railgarten $25 Few cities on earth can compete with Memphis and New Orleans when it comes to producing original genre-defining music. On Thursdays, those two words will collide (yet again) in a showcase featuring some true heavy […]

 

The Latest: Week of May 16

Well that was fun! Although it goes without saying that we’re sad to see the Grizzlies end their storybook season and Memphis in May winding down, it’s hard to be disappointed in what the last few weeks had to offer. As always, there was also plenty of news going on in the local […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of May 9

Each week, the team at WAMM chooses some of the best upcoming music events happening throughout Memphis. Lucky 7 Brass Band 6:00 P.M., Thursday, May 12th Railgarten Free The Lucky 7 Brass Band are nothing if not reliable, a venerable ensemble compromised of some of our city’s top talents that […]

 

The Latest: May 9

It seems like each Monday we start off by claiming that the past week was the busiest in ages when it comes to Memphis music news. Well, I guess get used to it, because here we go again…May kicked off with the return of Beale Street Music Fest and the International Blues Challenge, big […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of May 2

Each Monday, the team at WAMM sift through the upcoming week’s music calendars to highlight some of the best shows. Below are our picks for the week of May 2nd. Charles Streeter’s Memphis Hang Suite 8:00 p.m, Tuesday, May 3rd (every Tuesday in May) Hernando’s Hideaway Look no further for […]

 

The Latest: May 2

*Whew* Well we’re not sure about you, but we are exhausted (and blissful) from the past week, which was arguably the most action packed 7 days in years. The Beale Street Music Fest made its triumphant return (although in a new location), the River Series kicked off at Harbor Town, and the […]

 

The Latest: April 25

After months (years?) or waiting, festival season has officially returned to the M Town. Cooper-Young’s Porchfest just completed a very successful second year, and the Beale Street Music Fest and River Series are just around the corner. We’ll discuss this and more in this […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of April 25

Each week, the team at WAMM searches through the live music calendar to find some of the week’s best options. Here are the gems for the week beginning on April 25th. The Cult 6:30 P.M., Tuesday, April 26th Soundstage At Graceland The West Yorkshire elder statesmen of The Cult have donned […]

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of April 18

Each week, the team at WAMM searches near and far for the best live music options around, and this week has it all: Neo-soul, old school funk, and some rock ‘n roll of every variety. Talibah Safiya 7:30 p.m, Sunday, April 24th The Greenroom, Crosstown Arts Neo-soul meets a vintage spirit […]

 

“Soul Kids” Puts Memphis’ Youth in the Global Spotlight

By Kierstyn Pryor Stax Music Academy has done it again! As students of the academy continue to excel in their goal of keeping Stax Records’ legacy alive, they have taken their talents a step further. From earlier opportunities such as playing international performances and working with […]