Bring out your lawn chairs for free blues music every Tuesday night this summer at The Tower Courtyard in Overton Square.
Join Overton Square the last Thursday of every month through October for an evening of live music in The Tower Courtyard. Bring your lawn chairs and listen to the acoustic melodies of Memphis musicians in the heart of Midtown, Memphis.
Details coming soon!
The Andrews Sisters are coming to The Circuit Playhouse! Sisters of Swing brings to the stage the story of LaVerne, Maxene, and Patty Andrews, better known to the world as one of the first best-selling “girl groups,” The Andrews Sisters. From their meteoric rise to the top to their bittersweet demise, Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters explores the fascinating lives of these American icons all set to the music of some of their biggest hits like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree.”
One Day of Music, Love, and Gardening: Bristerfest is an annual independent festival showcasing music and culture, benefiting the environment in Memphis, TN. Since 2011 Bristerfest has raised and donated over $5000 to a nonprofit, GrowMemphis, to help build urban community gardens and support local food sustainability. For more information please visit www.bristerfest.com
Outside the concentrated cool of Cooper-Young, Uber will be helpful for bouncing between the city’s more scattered standouts, from groovy craft suds maker Wiseacre Brewing’s singles-baiting taproom off Broad Avenue, a revitalizing arts district, to the dim lo-fi dive that is Midtown’s Buccaneer Lounge, where live bands jam in what feels like a cheap beer-soaked ashtray. (That’s meant as a compliment.) Fussier tastes may prefer the big-budget vibe of Lafayette’s Music Room in nearby Overton Square, a historic multi-floor music hall and Southern restaurant reopened in 2014 after nearly four decades gone dark. There’s Memphis in a nutshell: a pop of electricity in a quiet corner of the South.
Schweinehaus’ Oktoberfest features the annual Preztel Eating and Stein Hold Contest, food and drink specials, and live music from the Po Boys from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Presenting the sixth serving of the Tasteful List, updated for 2016 – alphabetical local favorites in one decidedly local man’s opinion – the only things easy to swallow in an election year.
Overton Square is a thriving retail, restaurant, excercise, and entertainment district in the heart of Midtown Memphis, TN.