Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Music

Grammy Award winner Bobby Rush will celebrate his 86th birthday with a bash at the Paradise Entertainment Center, 645 E. Georgia Ave on Friday (Nov. 8). Performing live will be Grady Champion, Frayzer Boy, Al Kapone, Billy Soul Bonds Ms...
Just prior to his 2016 death, music legend Prince announced during a New York show his plans to pen memoir, titled “The Beautiful Ones.” Fast forward to 2019 and the musician’s first and only book is set to hit shelves...
The 2019 Soulsville USA Festival brought its annual – and ample – supply of joy, entertainment, camerderie and adventure to the historic Soulsville USA District on College and McLemore last Saturday (Oct. 19). Stellar music was spread across three stages,...
I am a HUGE A Tribe Called Quest fan. HUGE. So when an opportunity came across my desk to interview Ali Shaeed Muhammad of Tribe and Lucy Pearl fame and Adrian Younge, well-known for his work with Souls of...
According to Pitchfork, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees vying to be added to the 2020 list of inductees. The lengthy list includes Whitney Houston, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan and The Notorious B.I.G.— this...
As Memphis evenings go, it was an eclectic night of song and music accented by the talents of local artists, along with the vocal and instrumental skills of Southwest Tennessee Community College students. Billed as “Live Off Beale,” the Sept....
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...
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...
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...
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...