saturday, 24 

saturday, 24

In keeping with this weekend s blues celebration, there s a Blues Film Festival today at Muvico s Peabody Place theater, featuring a preview of Martin Scorsese s PBS series The Blues; American Masters film Muddy Waters Can t Be Satisfied by Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville; and Robert Mugge s documentary Last of the Mississippi Jukes. There s also a free Children s Blues Festival in Handy Park today, with a petting zoo, live music, a living history museum, and a chance for kids to play instruments and help make a quilt. Tonight s End of School Jam by NuDawn Entertainment at Mud Island Amphitheater features No Limit superstar Lil Romeo, female teen artists 3LW, and Nick Cannon, star of the movie Drumline; the concert is designed to salute the hard work students have put in during the school year, emphasize the need for positive extra curricular activities, and staying safe during off-campus hours. Today is day one of the Memphis in May Great Southern Food Festival, where you can try such classics as fried dill pickles, hot water cornbread, hot wings, crawfish, catfish, and other Southern dishes while hearing live music (today) by Dr. John, Sister Hazel, Jerry Jeff Walker, J. Blackfoot, the Tennessee Mass Choir, and (tomorrow) Alvin Youngblood Hart, The Iguanas, and Carla Thomas. Scott Sudbury is playing at Jillian s tonight in Peabody Place. And The Sugar-Free All-Stars are at the Blue Monkey.

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