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Memphis Concrète Festival: Making Synthesizers Weird Again

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

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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

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

Red Hot! A homegrown tribute to Sun Records

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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.

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

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

Black Magic

Black Magic

Amy Black comes to Memphis and soaks in the Hi groove.
The Hi Rhythm Section conjures up 50 years of Memphis history with every groove they lay down. Perhaps it's the drive — elemental, relentless

Spaceface release one of spring’s essential albums

Spaceface release one of spring’s essential albums

Jake Ingalls couldn't help being a little late calling me for our interview — he got hung up trying to survive sound check with

Beale Street Music Festival 2017: Friday

Beale Street Music Festival 2017: Friday

FedEx Stage Taking Back Sunday • 6:20 p.m. Taking Back Sunday is the epitome of a hook-y, New York punk-rock band — resilient

Beale Street Music Festival 2017: Saturday

Beale Street Music Festival 2017: Saturday

FedEx Stage Amy LaVere • 2:30 P.M. This local heroine up and got hitched to Austin's Will Sexton, and now they're inseparable, both onstage

Beale Street Music Festival 2017: Sunday

Beale Street Music Festival 2017: Sunday

FedEx Stage Machine Gun Kelly • 3:30 p.m. Machine Gun Kelly is not just another rapper-turned-actor. His catalog of hits, including "Wild Boy," "Invincible," and

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End of an Era

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Bonnaroo 2017: The Wrap-up

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Memphis Music Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

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