Saturday, May 21, 2022

Nightlife

One of my favorite songs by Gladys Knight is "Love Overboard." I like that little part where the background singers are saying her name "Gladys, Gladys! Woo!" Well, on Saturday night at the Memphis Botanical Gardens, Gladys and her band...
Check out this footage of Nick Collione's performance at The Perfect Note Memphis! The show was Friday Night (July 27) at The Guest House at Graceland. Perfect Note Memphis is a series of intimate shows designed to mix more live jazz...
I stay tuned to the Memphis music scene and I’ve been to a ton of parties and gatherings across the city. No one throws a party better than Memphis’ own Curtis Givens. For 17 years, Givens has been a prominent...
Yo Gotti bashed in his birthday at the FedExForum (June 28) and after six years of attending this event, I say this was his best show yet. Things were very different this year, all the way down to the production....
I arrived early to Night at the Loraine – year three – at the National Civil Rights Museum last Saturday. Outside, tables were set up with fancy tablecloths. A band was setting up in preparation for a performance of...
More than 100,000 music fans swarmed Tom Lee Park for the 2018 Beale Street Music Festival, and were treated to an amazing weekend of music, food and fun. Huge crowds turned out for the hip-hop acts. And while neo-soul star...
Charles Sims Jr. is not all business. Sometimes his business – financial management – intersects with his need to unwind and enjoy smooth jazz. And when those two interests come together, well, you get the “Perfect Note.” On business in...
After five successful years of Life is Dope, founders David Parks and K97’s DJ Dnyce are gearing up for the latest edition of the underground franchise, with this one dedicated to the talented teens of Memphis. Themed as the “Teen...
I really wasn't in the concert mood but my wife really wanted to attend the 90's Block Party Concert series. So we went. Good call, sweetheart! Headlined by Teddy Riley and Guy, the tour also featured Dru Hill, Faith Evans,...
Only a few more days to go before Memphis Black Restaurant Week 2018 wraps up . . . and in case you're on the fence, TSDMemphis.com teamed up with comedian Darius "Phatmak" Clayton to profile some of the restauranteurs....