Memphis Music


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For using the power of music to shape our community, Royal Studios’ Boo Mitchell is our 2019 Memphian of the Year. Read more

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For representing a city of grit and grace, Royal Studios’ Boo Mitchell is our 2019 Memphian of the Year. Read more


From playing a washboard to staging plays with puppets, this Local Treasure hasn't exactly followed a traditional lifestyle. And Memphis is better for it. Read more


The longtime owner of radio station WLOK discusses the Stone Soul Picnic and how you can “know your community.” Read more


The guitarist and bassist for Booker T. and the MGs sported a cleancut look before they became musical superstars. Read more

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Local guitarist Joe Restivo hosts an album release concert for his debut album "Where’s Joe?" at Crosstown Concourse this Thursday, August 1st. Read more

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Pete McCarty and the Memphis Ukulele Flash Mob Bring Joy to the World. Read more

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Big changes are in store for the festival, but the city’s annual biggest party won’t lose any of its luster. Read more


Memphis is known, far and wide, as a music town. Here are ten albums — a tiny slice of the impact — that explain why. Read more

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From 1960 to 1975, in a building on East McLemore, something extraordinary occurred that would bring Memphis music to the world. Read more


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Springboard Music Festival makes its debut in Memphis. Read more

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Elvis Presley: 1955-1956 Read more


Known as one of Elvis’ best friends, he made his own impact on Memphis music. Read more


From Big Star to the Hot Dogs: With no rules and no formula, these artists followed their hearts and made an impact that lasts to this day. Read more

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