Culture

The Latest: Week of June 20th

Happy Juneteenth, ya’ll! As we all celebrate America’s newest federal holiday, here’s a roundup of some of the biggest Memphis music news from the past week, which unsurprisingly features plenty from the weekend’s many amazing Juneteenth celebrations. Memphis celebrates Juneteenth with music and style Throughout the city, Memphians celebrated Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the emancipation of […]

Culture

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 Don’t Love You” […]

Memphis

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 didn’t even make the short list! […]

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 […]

Culture

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 news […]