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Keeping Music in Memphis Classrooms

May 28, 2015

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BY: MAGGIE RIPPETO Schools across the nation have recently been forced to continually make major budget cuts, and when schools around the U.S. are forced to make such financial sacrifices, the Arts programs, deemed unnecessary, are usually the most impacted. Most school administrators do not see the importance of arts programs, but instead they see […]

Featured Artist: Blue Day Band

May 28, 2015

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BY: ASHLEY DILL & ANNA SINGLETARY   “People identify Memphis with music, and with the future of Memphis is the future of music, and when tourists come to town, they expect live music with Graceland. We like to be a part of this as one of Memphis’ best kept secrets.”- Blue Day Band Blue Day […]

Summer Rooftop Parties at the Peabody

May 28, 2015

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BY: PRENTISS SMITH Summertime in Memphis is an exciting time because it means Rooftop Party season at The Peabody Hotel is finally here! There is no better way to spend a warm summer night than with cool drinks and a sky-high view of the sun setting over the Mississippi River. The motto at the Peabody […]

Star & Micey: Memphians & Musicians

April 28, 2015

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BY: ADRIAN WILLIAMS It wasn’t until the end of the song that I snapped out of my daze, confused about where the tear on the end of my lower eyelash came from. I was listening to “No Pets Allowed” by Star & Micey. The sound was ethereal and nostalgic and the lyrics were fitting. Nick […]

Featured Artist: The Local Saints

April 28, 2015

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BY: ISABELLE NELSON “Our pop’s were preachers and we grew up in the Bible-belt, but they aren’t going to be putting us up for sainthood anytime soon. We sing about life and love. Sometimes whiskey and we might throw in a dog or a train, or an angry girl…. We’re from the south and that’s […]

Memphis in May: Hidden Gems of the 38th Annual Beale Street Music Festival

April 28, 2015

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BY: MAGGIE RIPPETO It’s almost that time of year again; the Beale Street Music Festival is just around the corner! For Memphians and music lovers all over the world, this is a much-anticipated event. The Beale Street Music Festival, the World Championship Barbeque Cooking Competition, and the Sunset Symphony combine to create what is known […]

The Alabama Shakes: A Story of Soul and Success

March 27, 2015

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By Ashley Dill More than a month out from their show at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tennessee, the Alabama Shakes have sold out their show twice. Tickets had been on sale for just three days before eager fans snatched all of the tickets. Due to this immense popular demand, Minglewood added additional tickets that have, […]