Music

In the Mid-South world of music events, the Left Bank Festival signals that West Memphis is proud of its music roots – and for good reason. Set for Oct. 5, beginning at 10 a.m., the 2019 Left Bank Festival celebrates American music legend Willie Mitchell, considered by many to be...
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In collaboration with Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Rhodes College and The Collective, Indie Memphis has introduced the Black Independence Film Series. The Black Independence Film Series is a citywide celebration of the past, present, and the future of black independent films. The mini-film festival will showcase international films...
The ballads of Keith Sweat and Joe meshed with the powerful vocals of Tamia to produce an evening to remember at the Classic Music Festival at the Lander's Center in Southaven on Saturday night. Up first was Tamia, who made her singing debut with Quincy Jones and has been getting...
Soul music legends Gladys Knight and Jeffrey Osborne thrilled a sold-out crowd during the Classic Concert at The Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Memphis on Wednesday evening. Jeffrey Osborne opened up the show, entering from the stage and taking his performance into a ready-to-party audience. With concert-goers on their feet throughout,...
CeCe Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. She is the best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time. Still building on her legacy, Winans will be in concert at the Halloran Centre at Orpheum Theatre...
The Second Annual RiverCity Jazz and Music Fest delivered on multiple levels, including treating festival-goers to performances by artists committed to Labor Day satisfaction. Presented by Fresh Ideas and staged Downtown at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, the evening included an opportunity for fans to mingle with performers...
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The black barbershop is not just a sacred space, it’s a safe space. Much like Vegas, whatever happens within the confines of that room colored with scattered floor follicles stays in that room. There is no filter in the barbershop. Some of the greatest debates happen in the barbershop. Cue HBO’s The...
Raise the curtains for a Don Cornelius-esque intro, because Soul Train is coming to Broadway! That’s right, a musical based on the TV series created and hosted by Cornelius will be making its way to the most acclaimed stage in theatre. As Deadline reports: The musical will feature more than 20 hit...
NEW YORK — The pairing of the NFL and rapper-businessman-activist Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is surprising, but it actually makes tremendous sense for the buttoned-down league. As part of a long-term agreement that will be announced during a news conference on Wednesday, Carter’s Roc Nation entertainment company will lead the NFL’s...
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T-Pain has felt the pain of being broke after he earned millions. The rapper sat down with The Breakfast Club and opened up about his financial struggles and the lessons he’s learned going from really rich to financial ruin. —WATCH: T-Pain bounces when hit with beach ball during concert for youth...