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

Sept. 21 - Oct. 7 - Heisenberg

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

In this recent Broadway and London hit, an electric encounter opens the door to a theatrical give and take that is tender and funny and a master class on the thrill of uncertainty and unpredictability.

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

 

MUSIC

Sept. 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.

Sept. 1 - The Dead Boys, Ten High - 8:00pm

Sept. 2 - Rock Eupora, China Gate - 8:00pm

Sept. 4 - Extortionist - 9:00pm

Sept. 6 - Ethan Parker, David Francisco - 9:00pm

Sept. 7 - Small, Wesley Wolffe - 7:00pm

Sept. 10 - Youth & Canvas - 9:00pm

Sept. 12 - Ryley Walker - 8:00pm

Sept. 13 - Handsomebeast, Louise Page - 8:00pm

Sept. 14 - Dirty Streets - 9:00pm

Sept. 15 - Cryptic Void, Dawn Patrol - 9:00pm

Sept. 21 - Thief’s Hand - 7:00pm

Sept. 22 - Jacuzzi Boys - 9:00pm

Sept. 23 - MDC, PEZZ, Negro Terror - 7:00pm

Sept. 26 - Eve Minor, Ego Slip - 7:00pm

Sept. 27 - Gonerfest 15 - 5:00pm

Sept. 28 - Gonerfest 15 - 5:00pm

Sept. 29 - Gonerfest 15 - 5:00pm

hitonecafe.com

Sept. 1-30. - 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.

September 6  – Devon Gilfillian

September 7 – Orquesta Akokan

September 8 – Meta and the Cornerstones

September 9 – The Mulligan Brothers

September 13 – Black Umfolosi

September 14 – Snowglobe with Star & Micey

September 15 – Rhodes Jazz Night with Joyce Cobb

September 16 – Those Pretty Wrongs

September 20 – Low Cut Connie

September 21 – Memphis Renaissance

September 22 – North Mississippi Allstars

September 23 – Opera Memphis

September 29 – Lake Street Dive (ticketed event)

Most concerts start at 7:00pm 

www.levittshell.org

Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Eddie Smith

Neil’s Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd 

Repeats weekly on Friday. 7:00pm

Sept. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 - 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

Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Memphis Jazz Orchestra

Alfred’s, 197 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103

Repeats weekly on Sunday

7:00pm

 

Sept. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 - Elvis Tribute Feat. Michael Cullipher

Rock-n-Roll Cafe , 3855 Elvis Presley

Repeats weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturday 

7:00pm, 901-398-6528

 

Sept. 19 - Ben Rector

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

You know magic when you see it, touch it, or hear it. You’ll instantly recognize the sensation on Ben Rector’s appropriately titled seventh full-length offering, Magic. 8:00pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Sept. 21 - Marcella & Her Lovers

Bar DKDC, 964 Cooper St

Memphis Soul Music. 11:00pm

Sept. 24 - Nine Inch Nails w/ Jesus & Mary Chain

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Nine Inch Nails will bring their “musical, visual, emotional sensory onslaught,” as hailed by The New York Times, to some of the most iconic venues in the USA this fall with special guests The Jesus and Mary Chain and TOBACCO. 7:00pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Sept. 29 - Dennis Quaid and the Sharks

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks have been performing in front of thousands of people receiving rave reviews. He is not just another actor turned rock star, he is a rock star. 7:30pm

orpheum-memphis.com

 

Sept. 29 - Steve Martin and Martin Short

Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street

Legendary actors and comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short are teaming up for a very special night of live comedy and music. 8:00pm

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.

Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 - 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

 

Sept. 16 - 30 - Opera Memphis’ 30 Days of Opera

Intersection of Cooper Street & Young Avenue

This annual event features dozens of TOTALLY FREE opera performances across Memphis and the MidSouth, turning the opera house inside out and taking the music to you! To top it all off, we’ll present a concert at the Levitt Shell on Sept. 23. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR DAILY POP-UP EVENTS! facebook.com/operamemphis

www.operamemphis.org

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

FOOTBALL

Memphis Tigers Football

335 South Hollywood Street, 901-678-2331

Division I NCAA Football Team. Tickets start at $20 and go up to $70 for the prime seating.

September Schedule:

9/1/2018 Mercer v. Memphis 

ESPN3 6:00 pm CT

 

9/14/2018 Georgia State v. Memphis

ESPN 6:00 pm CT

 

9/22/2018 South Alabama v. Memphis WMC-TV/ESPN3 7:00 pm CT

www.gotigersgo.com

 

 


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