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The Latest: June 13

This week in Memphis music news features appearances from two groups of bona fide local legends, one of whom is back in the spotlight with new music and the other who has vowed that this is the end of the road. Bittersweet indeed. 8Ball & MJG release new single, video for “They […]

 

Meet Jozzy, Memphis’ Superstar Songwriter

By Kierstyn Pryor Musical artists, regardless of their individual talents, always have a team of equally talented creatives behind them. Whether it be for their live shows, videos, or even their songs, sometimes it takes a proverbial village to execute every idea to the fullest degree. With […]

 

The Latest: Week of June 6

This week in Memphis Music was a doozy, complete with highs and lows. Early reviews for Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” have started rolling in (more on that next week), live music has returned to the Overton Park Shell, and the estate of Isaac Hayes is suing Donald Trump, but these […]

 

Live This Month: June 2022 Playlist

 

WAMM Recommends: Week of May 30

Each week, the team at WAMM chooses some of the best and most notable live shows to circle on your calendar. Here are this week’s picks! Hubby Jenkins of The Carolina Chocolate Drops 7:30 p.m. , Wednesday, June 1st The Green Room at Crosstown Arts $20 Old time musician Hubby Jenkins […]

 

Meet Memphis Screamo Band Ten Crowns

By Alex Peterson Local Memphian screamo act Ten Crowns are making a name for themselves nearly a year after forming in early 2021. The group is very prolific in the scene, playing at countless venues all over Memphis alongside other phenomenal local punk acts. The group recounts opening for […]

 

5 Questions With Jombi

By Zachary Corsa To call the history of music in Memphis ‘storied’ would be a parody of an understatement, but there’s still the occasional sound or approach we don’t often hear from a homegrown artist in the Bluff City. Jombi are a newer Memphian outfit making considerable waves for dwelling […]

 

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 […]

 

5 Questions with DJ Mic Tee

With the Memphis Grizzlies stealing the spotlight for the past 5 weeks, we feel that it’s only right to mention the role that Memphis music has played in the playoffs. DJ Mic Tee, aka “the Heavy Hitter,” is the man with the music plan who devotes his creativity to the sounds […]