Another Shot at Glory for the Masqueraders

Another Shot at Glory for the Masqueraders

The Masqueraders, America's Got Talent, Memphis Soul

Wild Magnolias!

A New Orleans “tribe” brings NOLA funk to Cooper-Young.
A trip to New Orleans is a regular pilgrimage for many Memphians in search of novel music, cuisine, and culture. Visiting the Big Easy

Steve Earle: Outlaw Attitude

Steve Earle is a country-rock singer with an attitude, both poetic and angry, perceptive and stark, often in the same song. Having just released

Pezz: Hardcore Survivors

In the age of Trump, the only Memphis band that matters.
What is Pezz fighting for? In the liner notes of their new album More Than You Can Give Us, they tell you: "Honor, dignity,

Memphis Concrète Festival: Making Synthesizers Weird Again

Just up the river from Memphis, in 1944, one of the first compositions known as musique concrète was presented, The Expression of Zaar, using


Teaching young people of color to embrace classical music.
It's fitting that the current PRIZM International Chamber Music Festival is not taking place during Black History Month. "That always upsets me because I'm

End of an Era

Bar-Kays singer Larry Dodson bids farewell.
When the Bar-Kays take the stage at the Cannon Center this Friday night, June 16th, their show will mark the closing chapter of lead

Red Hot! A homegrown tribute to Sun Records

Sun Records' legacy has been on the rise. Occasionally eclipsed by other luminaries of rock-and-roll, these days it would seem to be at high

Bobby Whitlock talks Memphis, Stax, "Layla," and more.

Bobby Whitlock talks Memphis, Stax, “Layla,” and more.
Talking to Bobby Whitlock, best known as a keyboardist for Eric Clapton, George Harrison, and others, it's easy to summon up that era when

Graham Winchester and the Ammunition Return with New Record

The multi-talented Winchester may be the hardest-working man in Memphis music.
Graham Winchester may be the purest embodiment of what it means to be a Memphis musician. Hardworking (he currently plays anywhere from three to

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The Swinging Sixties

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