KEY EVENTS

Events are compiled from a variety of sources. If there is an event you're interested in attending, we recommend you call (we try to provide a phone number with every listing) and make sure the event hasn't been cancelled or the date changed.

 

THEATRE

Aug. 2 - Bring It! Live

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Miss D and her Dancing Dolls, the stars of Lifetime’s hit series Bring It!, will be coming to the Orpheum with an all-new Bring It! Live 2018 summer tour. 

7:30pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

MUSIC

Aug. 1-31 - Hi-Tone - Music Venue

412 N Cleveland 

The Hi-Tone is a hip local music venue and bar featuring two stages and live bands most nights of the week.

Aug. 2 - Pearl Charles - 9:00pm

Aug. 3 - The Night of Sh*tty Musicians - 8:00pm

Aug. 4 - SKINDO-G and The Family - 9:00pm

Aug. 6 - Charlie Belle - 8:00pm

Aug. 8 - Nickelus F - 7:00pm

Aug. 8 - Cave of Swimmers - 9:00pm

Aug. 9 - Sherman Ewing - 7:00pm

Aug. 9 - Deceased - 8:00pm

Aug. 10 - H.A.R.D - 9:00pm

Aug. 10 - Bones Owens - 9:00pm

Aug. 11 - HEALY - 9:00pm

Aug. 14 - Shefolks - 8:00pm

Aug. 16 - Auspicious, Nu-95, Ardent - 7:00pm

Aug. 17 - Dire Hatred - 8:00pm

Aug. 22 - Monolord, Onus, Namazu - 8:00pm

Aug. 24 - IDONTKNOWJEFFERY - 9:00pm

Aug. 25 - The Kickback - 9:00pm

hitonecafe.com

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Eddie Smith

Neil’s Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd 

Repeats weekly on Friday. 7:00pm

Aug. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 - B.B. King’s All Stars

B.B. King’s Blues Club

143 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Thursday and Friday

7:00pm

 

Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Memphis Jazz Orchestra

Alfred’s, 197 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Sunday

7:00pm

Weekly on Thursdays from Apr. 12 - Aug. 16

Peabody Rooftop Parties

The Rooftop Parties take place on The Peabody’s Plantation Roof every Thursday evening during the summer season. The tradition continues with cocktails, dancing, live music and great views of the Mississippi River. Entertainment from top local and regional entertainment acts. Ladies get in free until 7 p.m. The Peabody Rooftop Parties are hosted by Q107.5 FM and feature the best live music in Memphis. $10-15, 6-10pm, 21 and up. peabodymemphis.com

 

Aug. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 - Elvis Tribute Feat. Michael Cullipher

Rock-n-Roll Cafe , 3715-5 Elvis Presley

Repeats weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturday 

7:00pm, 901-398-5692

 

Aug. 5 - Band of Horses

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Band of Horses has been a mainstay of indie rock for a decade with four studio albums in total, including 2010’s Grammy-nominated Infinite Arms and Mirage Rock. 8:00pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Aug. 10 - Elvis: Remembering the King

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

Southern California native Elvis Tribute Artist Jacob Roman and 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner Bill Cherry will kick off KWICK Production’s 2018 Memphis E-Week Concert Series.

12pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Aug. 11 - 3 Kings

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

The King’s reign in the rock and roll world is often referred to as the 1950s, leather, and concert eras. 3 Kings will take you on the musical journey of exactly that through the performance of three Elvis Tribute Artists. 3pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Aug. 12 - Elvis: Ultimate Gospel

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

2015 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Grand Champion David Lee will bring you the best of Elvis Gospel. Elvis often said that he loved singing Gospel the most. 10am

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Aug. 13 - Elvis: Hollywood to Vegas

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

Elvis Presley’s career took him to Hollywood and Vegas, and two Elvis Tribute Artists will highlight the songs from these two incredible eras in the King’s life. 12pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Aug. 13 - Cody Ray Slaughter: Live in Memphis

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

Cody Ray Slaughter, star of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, will perform Elvis Presley’s different career hits in this stage show that pays tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time. 7pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Aug. 14 - ‘68 Miles to Vegas

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

Award-winning Ted Torres Martin has been performing his tribute to Elvis Presley for many years. Ted’s identical moves along with his astounding vocals continue to mesmerize audiences all over the world. 3pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

ACTIVITIES

Fri/Sat Year Round - Salsa and Bachata Dancing at The Rumba Room

303 S. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays: free bachata and salsa lesson and dancing until 3:00 a.m. 

www.memphisrumba.com

no partner needed

Sat Year Round - COOPER-YOUNG COMMU- NITY FARMERS MARKET

1000 South Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104

The Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market

is the homegrown and handmade market of Midtown Memphis in the heart of the historic Cooper-Young Arts and Food District. Open every Saturday all year round. The market offers a variety of fresh seasonal produce and special artisan fares, featuring work by local artists. 901-725-2221

Sat Year Round at 12pm - Wiseacre Brewery Tour and Tasting

2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112, (901) 888-7000, wiseacrebrew.com

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our brewery. We’ll discuss how we got started as a brewery, how beer got started in general and all the ingredients and processes that go into making delicious beer. While touring the brewery, we will talk about and sample four different styles. $15 includes the hour tour, 4 beers and a take home logo glass. These are open for booking one month in advance and on-line bookings given first priority. For information on private tours and gifts, please email crebs@wiseacrebrew.com.

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Rock Star Karaoke

P&H Cafe, 901-726-0906

1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

Fun Karaoke in a laid back dive bar with pool and cheap drinks.

Repeats weekly on Friday, 7:00pm

 

EXHIBITIONS

DIXON GALLERY & GARDENS

4339 Park, Memphis 38117; 901-761-5250, dixon.org

Late nineteenth and early twentieth century French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscapes, still life, portraits, and figure paintings form the core of the Dixon’s paintings collection.

Jul. 8 - Sept. 30 - In the Garden 

George Eastman House presents In the Garden, an exhibition that discusses the relationships between photography, botanical images, and the cultivated landscape.

MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART

1934 Poplar in Overton Park, Memphis 38104; 901-544-6200, www.brooksmuseum.org.

Selections from William Eggleston’s Portfolios - 

The photographs come out of two of William Eggleston’s large portfolios in the museum’s collection, Eggleston’s Egypt and The Louisiana Project.
Drawing Memory: Essence of Memphis - Victor Ekpuk, a Nigerian American artist, painted a mural for the new African art galleries in March 2017. His art is inspired by nsibidi, a sacred means of communication among male secret societies in southeastern Nigeria.

Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror:

A Tribute to John Ashbery (1927-2017) - This artist book highlights the Pulitzer-prize winning work of poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017.

 

SPORTS

BASEBALL

Memphis Redbirds 

AutoZone Park, 198 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103;  901-721-6000, www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t235

Date Opponent Time

Aug. 1 Sacramento 7:05 pm

Aug. 2 Sacramento 7:05 pm

Aug. 3 Sacramento 7:05 pm

Aug. 4 Fresno 6:35 pm

Aug. 5 Fresno 2:05 pm

Aug. 6 Fresno 6:35 pm

Aug. 7 Fresno 6:35 pm

Aug. 13 New Orleans 6:35 pm

Aug. 14 New Orleans 6:35 pm 

Aug. 15 New Orleans 6:35 pm

Aug. 16 New Orleans 7:05 pm

Aug. 17 Round Rock 7:05 pm

Aug. 18 Round Rock 6:35 pm

 

 

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