Culture

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 at the intersection of not […]

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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 in a cozy liminal space somewhere between cosmic jam-band explorations […]

Arts

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 quickly enter the dog days of […]

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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 hitters from each respective city. In the […]

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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 music scene, […]