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

Mar. 1 - The Price is Right Live

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and “Come On Down” to win. 7pm

 

Mar. 8 - 31 - 1776 The Musical

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

A seminal event in American history as the nation is ready to declare independence... if only our founding fathers can agree. 1776 puts a human face on the pages of history as we see the men behind the national icons, determined to do the right thing for a fledgling nation. Thurs. 7:30pm, Fri. and Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm

MUSIC

Mar. 1-16 - 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.

Mar. 1 - Generation Gap - 8pm

Mar. 2 - Katy Rea - 10pm

Mar. 3 - The City Fathers - 7:30pm

Mar. 4 - The Trouble Notes - 9pm

Mar. 5 - 156Silence - 8pm

Mar. 6 - Thelma & The Sleaze - 10pm

Mar. 7 - Lee Bain’s III - 10pm

Mar. 8 - Gouge Away - 10pm

Mar. 10 - Karen Waldrup - 7:30pm

Mar. 11 - Taking Meds - 10pm

Mar. 12 - Open Mic Comedy - 8:30pm

Mar. 13 - Afrobear - 9pm

Mar. 14 - Rythym Of Fear - 8pm

Mar. 15 - Pro Wrestling Trainwreck - 9pm

Mar. 16 - Eric Hutchinson - 8pm

hitonecafe.com

Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Eddie Smith

Neil’s Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd 

Repeats weekly on Friday. 7:00pm

Mar. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 - 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

Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Memphis Jazz Orchestra

Alfred’s, 197 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Sunday, 7:00pm

 

Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Sunday Brunch with Joyce Cobb 

Boscos, 2120 Madison Ave.

A long beloved Memphis singer, Joyce Cobb is adept at many styles such as jazz, soul, blues and rock n’ roll.

Brunch is served from 10:30 am until 3:00 pm and our Sunday Brunch Menu includes fresh omelets, benedicts, waffles, sandwiches, and much more.

Repeats weekly on Sunday, 11:30am-2:30pm

 

Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Bluegrass Brunch

Crosstown Brewing Co., 1264 Concourse Avenue

Come and get your brunch on. Crosstown Brewing Co. will have live bluegrass music. $3 “beermosas” and food from a rotating list of food trucks and pop-up cafes. Repeats weekly on Sunday, 1:00-4:00pm

Mar. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 28, 29, 30 - Elvis Tribute Feat. Michael Cullipher

Rock-n-Roll Cafe, 3855 Elvis Presley

Repeats weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturday 

7:00pm, 901-398-6528

Mar. 1 & 2 - John Paul Keith

Blues City Cafe, 138 Beale St.

Memphis Rock n’ Roll & Soul. 9:30pm

Mar. 2 - Dustbowl Revival

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

Dustbowl Revival is an Americana and soul band with eight full-time members who mash the sounds of New Orleans funk, bluegrass, soul, pre-war blues, and roots music. 7:30pm

orpheum-memphis.com

Mar. 3 - Memphis Knights Big Band

Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave

Big Band and Swing music with a dance floor! 6pm

Mar. 8 - Marcella & Her Lovers

Bar DKDC, 964 Cooper St

Classic Memphis Soul Music and New Orleans funk blended together. 11:00pm

 

Mar. 13 - The Memphis All-Stars

Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave

 From R&B, to Rock n’ Roll, to any music your ear can imagine, the Memphis All-Stars will keep you on the dance floor all night long! 8pm

 

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.

Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - 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

 

Mar. 2 - Swing Dance with live music by

The Side Street Steppers

The Rumba Room, 303 S. Main Street,, Memphis, TN

Come learn to lindy hop with Red Hot Lindy Hop this March! The Side Street Steppers will be providing live music for our dance 7-9 p.m. with an hour beginner lindy hop lesson 6-7 p.m. No experience or partner needed; $10 gets you in the door.

 

Mar. 2 - Oct. 20 - Making Memphis - 200 Years of Community 

The Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave.

The Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community bicentennial exhibit interprets events of the past 200 years that have shaped Memphis’ past, present, and form the basis for our future. 

 

Mar. 3 - Beale Street Art Crawl

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street & on Beale St.

The Beale Street Art Crawl (BSAC) will include live painting, kid’s activities, live entertainment and a special artist award ceremony curated by Founder and Executive Director, Vicky Love. Beale Street Merchants along Beale Street will accommodate hungry and thirsty ARTCRAWLERS. $25

1:00-7:00pm

 

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.

Jan. 20 - Apr. 14 - Eye to Eye: A New Look at the Dixon Collection

Come see your favorite works from the Dixon’s collection in a new light. The works of art you love and cherish will be organized by theme, highlighting some of the major ideas that influenced the art produced in Europe and the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Jan. 20 - Apr. 07 - Annabelle Meacham: The Stories We Could Tell

Memphis artist Annabelle Meacham’s work is most often a visual recording of her vivid dreams. Using bright colors and detailed patterns, she depicts familiar objects like fruit, animals, insects, and human figures, but in surprising combinations and always with a sense of the surreal. Meacham is a gifted and eager storyteller, a quality that is made manifest through her fantastical paintings.

MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART

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

Now - May. 12 - American Haiku: The Woodcuts of Ted Faiers

Memphis artist Ted Faiers (1908-1985) is featured in an exhibition of woodcuts, selected from the permanent collection. 

Now - Mar. 20 - Ernest Withers: A Buck & a Half Apiece

A survey of works by the noted Civil Rights era photographer that have become an indelible part of the American music psyche, this exhibition includes photographs taken on Beale Street, in Memphis recording studios, nightclubs and churches, and on city streets—as well as portraits of famous musicians in their heyday.

SPORTS

BASKETBALL

Memphis Grizzlies 

FedExForum, 191 Beale, Memphis, 

www.nba.com/grizzlies 

Date Opponent Time

3/5 Portland 7pm

3/8 Utah 7pm

3/10 Orlando 5pm

3/20 Houston 7pm

3/23 Minnesota 7pm

3/25 Oklahoma City 7pm

3/27 Golden State 7pm

 

Memphis Tigers Basketball

335 South Hollywood Street, 901-678-2331

Division I NCAA Basketball Team. gotigersgo.com

December Schedule:

3/9 Tulsa 8:30pm

 

 

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