Nightlife

After a record-setting 2019, the Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival has announced the first round of artists confirmed for its eagerly-awaited 2020 lineup. With a reputation for an eclectic mix of genres, the 44th Annual Beale Street Music Festival also offers a diverse blend of both big-name national...
Swaying, clapping and rocking from beginning to end is the norm at the W.C. Handy Heritage Awards and the 23rd annual event had all of that – and more! Guests flowed into the Holiday Inn-Airport (Nov. 17) to the sounds of the super-talented Stax Music Academy Jazz Ensemble, under the...
The 23rd Annual W. C. Handy Heritage Awards will celebrate the 146th birthday of the “Father of the Blues,” along with “Memphis Bicentennial Blues, Jazz and Soul.” The black-tie extravaganza honoring “Authentic Beale Street Musicians,” will be held November 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Airport, 2240...
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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 Zeno and Vince Johnson and Mo B. Doors open at 7...
South Memphis got a significant financial boost last week when “The Works” sponsored its first ever “SoMe Nights (South Memphis Nights).” Set on the scenic grounds of downtown’s Metal Museum, the uniquely designed event was staged outside last Thursday evening, with tablecloth-draped tables and “Bubbles & Bourbon” bar stations. The Mississippi...
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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 Mischief, I fully geeked out. The duo dazzles under the moniker...
Metaphysical therapist Cue Reaves says we would all be much happier if we could find a way to tap into our truer, subconscious selves. And a Saturuday night event hosted by The Lioness Frequency aims to be a profound and life-changing experience for those who attend. Reaves, an Atlanta-based spiritual...
The City of Memphis has designated Friday, August 23 as Robert “Hollywood” Raiford Day and the celebration of the Memphis nightclub legend’s life and legacy will include a free party. The celebration will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Floyd Alley, next to Paula & Raiford’s Disco,...
Memphis has always been a place where Hollywood would occasionally stop to do a movie. Memphis added another feature film to its resume with the recently released "Brian Banks," movie. Several Memphis locations were used in the film including Booker T. Washington High School and Whitehaven Stadium. "Brain Banks" tells...
“The coldest story ever told... but better each time,” says Kori Wallace, the leader of KO & The Crew. After a successful rent party to close out last year, the band is back! KO & The Crew returns to the legendary ‘Sounds Good Memphis Stage’ on Friday, July 26th at 8...