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Black Flag: Seminal Punk Group Hits Memphis

Black Flag: Seminal Punk Group Hits Memphis

Outside of legendary founding guitarist Greg Ginn, Black Flag has been the metaphorical axe of hardcore punk over the last five decades. The various

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The Brophy Sisters are a testimony to what can be accomplished when a family embraces music deeply. Though there's a nine-year gap between them,

MonoNeon's Straight Up Funky Take On Re-inventing Yourself

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From the first few notes of the lead track, "Feel So Bad," you know everything you need to about Willie Farmer's 2019 release, The

Bluesman John Németh Moves to Memphis — and Fits Right In

Bluesman John Németh Moves to Memphis — and Fits Right In

An Idaho transplant has been adding his voice to the Memphis sound of late, and the Boise-born bluesman fits right into the Bluff City.

An All-Star Tribute to Mose Allison

An All-Star Tribute to Mose Allison

There's sweet irony in the fact that Mose Allison of Tippo, Mississippi, ascended the heights of jazz and blues acclaim with the humblest of

Ruthie Foster Brings Her Multi-genre Music to Memphis

Ruthie Foster Brings Her Multi-genre Music to Memphis

It's fine to call Ruthie Foster a blues artist. She has seven Blues Music Awards sitting on the shelf at home, and she's been

Never-Heard Material & Killer Riffs On Jesse Mae Hemphill's Latest LP

Never-Heard Material & Killer Riffs On Jesse Mae Hemphill's Latest LP

While some carry the torch of the North Mississippi blues tradition, no one on the scene now really compares to the great Jessie Mae Hemphill

Kirk Whalum’s New Album, <i>Humanité</i>, is a Global Effort.

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Kirk Whalum is a native Memphian, and, although he's lived around the world and traveled widely as a star saxophonist, he's living back in

RIP Zeke Johnson: Performer and Teacher Extraordinaire

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