South by Southwest
Each year Memphis artists head to South by Southwest Music Conference to showcase their talent, network with industry movers and shakers. The event is the largest music conference in North America and recent years they have expanded to include film and interactive. For music acts, the goal is to raise your profile and meet people who can help you move your career forward.
Spring forward and join us at Memphis’ newest restaurant, Ecco on Overton Park, for an afternoon of fun and music to beneﬁt two wonderful local organizations that support animals in the Mid-South, The Savior Foundation and SOS (Save Our Shelter) Memphis.
The historic Greensward of Overton Park is being destroyed by overflow parking. Let’s stop it now. Our park deserves better!
Producer Joanne Fish will be in Memphis the first week of April to do more filming for “Mr. Handy’s Blues: A Musical Documentary” about W.C. Handy. The crew will spend the week doing interviews with Mayor Wharton and Bobby Rush, among others and shooting a performance of ‘Memphis Blues’ by the Ghost Town Blues Band.
OAK COURT MALL CONTINUES “IT SOUNDS LIKE MEMPHIS” COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
WITH THE MEMPHIS CULTURAL ARTS ENRICHMENT CENTER
Whether we talk about the trailblazers like Lucie Campbell or Memphis Minnie who are still influencing musicians and fans alike or the contemporary acts who are showing folks that Memphis music is here and now. Let’s not forget those powerful forces behind the scenes that were vital players in our music legacy.