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

Oct. 12 - Oct. 28 - Dracula

Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis 38117; 901-682-8323, theatrememphis.org.

From Bram Stoker’s Novel, Adapted by William McNulty. Wild and Shocking. Professor Van Helsing and his brave comrades hunt to destroy the profoundly evil Count Dracula.

Thurs. 7:30pm, Fri. and Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm

 

MUSIC

Oct. 1-22 - 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.

Oct. 16 - KEN mode - 7:00pm

Oct. 17 - Bobby Sparks - 8:00pm

Oct. 18 - The Impulsive - 8:00pm

Oct. 19 - Ward Davis - 8:00pm

Oct. 20 - Birdtalker - 8:00pm

Oct. 22 - CT-X: Lina Tullgren - 7:00pm

Oct. 24 - Titus Andronicus - 8:00pm

Oct. 26 - Tiny Moving Parts - 8:00pm

Oct. 27 - Holy Gallows - 8:00pm

Oct. 27 - The Subteens - 8:00pm

Oct. 28 - Blac Rabbit - 8:00pm

Oct. 29 - The Last Ten Seconds of Life - 9:00pm

Oct. 30 - The Collection - 8:00pm

Oct. 30 - Seckond Chaynce - 9:00pm

hitonecafe.com

Oct. 4-21. - Levitt Shell 2018 ORION Free Music Concert Series

Levitt Shell, 1555 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN, 38104

Hosted at the historic and newly renovated circa 1936 WPA built Levitt Shell amphitheater in Overton Park, the Fall Free Music Concert Series is an experience for all ages. Watch bands play on the stage where Elvis performed the first rock and roll show ever and eat food and drinks from the vendors on site or bring your own picnic. Chairs and blankets can be brought as well.

October 18 – Crystal Shrine

October 19 – John Fullbright

October 20 – Film and Music Night

October 21 – Nefesh Mountain

Most concerts start at 7:00pm 

www.levittshell.org

Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Eddie Smith

Neil’s Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd 

Repeats weekly on Friday. 7:00pm

Oct. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 - 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

Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Memphis Jazz Orchestra

Alfred’s, 197 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Sunday

7:00pm

 

Oct. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 - Elvis Tribute Feat. Michael Cullipher

Rock-n-Roll Cafe , 3855 Elvis Presley

Repeats weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturday 

7:00pm, 901-398-6528

 

Oct. 19 - A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Alice Cooper pioneered a grandly theatrical brand of hard rock that was designed to shock. 8:00pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Oct. 19 - The Pink Note featuring Equoia Coleman

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

American Idol alum Equoia Coleman will kick off her second annual event entitled The Pink Note, which is a cancer research benefit concert she will headline as a one-woman show. Equoia has her own personal story after losing her God-great-grandmother to breast cancer and other family members who are survivors. 8:00pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Oct. 21 - Marcella & Her Lovers

Huey’s Germantown, 7677 Farmington Blvd, 

Germantown, TN 38138

Classic Memphis Soul Music and New Orleans funk blended together. 8:00pm

Oct. 23 - In Dreams: Roy Orbison In Concert - The Hologram Tour

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Through breathtaking state-of-the-art cutting-edge digital and laser technology and extraordinary theatrical stagecraft, this live concert sees Roy Orbison brought to life on stage to perform his classic tracks as well as newly recorded and never-before-heard arrangements of his originals. 7:30pm

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.

Sun., Mon. & Tues. Year Round at 8pm - 

KARAOKE with KB

Rockhouse Live, 5709 Raleigh LaGrange

Venue is not that crowded, so you can get multiple songs in for the night. They even have a full restaurant in the back. You really never know what you are going to see or hear! Personally recommended by the editor of Key Magazine. 8:00pm

facebook.com/RockhouseLiveMemphis

 

Oct. 17-31 - Mid-South Corn Maze

7777 Walnut Grove Rd.

In October, it’s open Wednesdays through Sundays. It is haunted on October 19, 20, 26, 27, 31 and November 3. The Haunted Maze starts at sunset. It’s $7 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger during daylight hours. When the maze is haunted, it’s $15 for everybody. Only accepts cash or check.

www.midsouthmaze.com

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.

Oct. 13 - Jan. 6 - El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte 

Through the production of posters, pamphlets, books, and newspapers, the artists who worked in El Taller de Gráfica were committed to their craft and sought to bring social and political awareness to mass audiences.

Oct. 13 - Jan. 6 - From Marne to the Rhine: Forain and World War I 

This fall, the Dixon will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with a selection of Jean-Louis Forain’s striking press illustrations of the Great War. With more than 200 war cartoons published in weekly and daily newspapers, Forain became the spokesman for the common soldier on the western Front, the main theatre of war approximately located between the Marne and the Rhine rivers. 

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’s 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

BASKETBALL

Memphis Grizzlies 

FedExForum, 191 Beale, Memphis, 

www.nba.com/grizzlies 

Date Opponent Time

Oct. 19 Atlanta 7:00 pm

Oct. 27 Phoenix 7:00 pm

Oct. 30 Washington 8:00 pm

Memphis Tigers Basketball

335 South Hollywood Street, 901-678-2331

Division I NCAA Basketball Team. 

October Schedule:

Oct. 25 LeMoyne-Owen (exhibition)

7:00 pm CT

 

www.gotigersgo.com


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