Happening This Weekend In Memphis


Friday, August 24, 2012


FedExForum. 191 Beale. (901) 205-2525. 7pm. $20.50 – $67.50. In Your Hands tour. More..


Jerry Seinfeld
Orpheum Theatre. 203 S Main. (901) 525-7800. 7pm. $64-$79. With Tom Papa. More..


Collage dance Collection Summer Social
Bridges. 477 N Fifth. (901) 672-7504. 6 – 9pm. $40. Live music by Lila, food ,cash bar, and a silent auction to benefit Collage dance Collective. More..


Bad: Birthday Party for the King of Pop
LUXE Penthouse. 45 GE Patterson. (901) 949-8257. 10pm – 2am. $10 cover. Must be 21+. A celebration of the life of Michael Jackson in song, dance, and video hosted by Sheila “iluvmichaeljackson” Guerrero and featuring music inspired by MJ and mixed by DJ ZWAN. Compete in the Wii Console dance game, “Michael Jackson: The Experience”, and connect with other MJ fans!. More..


Memphis Redbirds vs Albuquerque
AutoZone Park. Third and Union. (901) 721-6000. 7:05pm. Redbirds hat giveaway for the first 3,000 fans. Block party from 5 – 7 with live music by New Era. More..


David Castro Band and Keith Moody
Hard Rock Cafe. 315 Beale.. (901) 529-0007. 10pm. $5. More..


Memphis Trolley Unplugged: Deering and Down
Riverfront Loop Trolley. Riverfront Loop Trolley. 5 – 7:30pm. Live entertainment by local musicians aboard the Main Street Trolley Line. More..


Live Jazz
Bleu Restaurant and Lounge. 221 S Third. (901) 334-5950. 7-11pm. More..


40th Anniversary Celebration
Spaghetti Warehouse. 40 W Huling. (901) 521-0907. 11am – 8pm. Ride the trolley to the Spaghetti Warehouse stop and enjoy samples, live music, and a chance to win fun prizes!. More..


Tuxedo Flamethrower
Club 152. 152 Beale. (901) 544-7011. 7pm. More..


Eskimo Brothers
Blues City Cafe. 138 Beale. (901) 526-3637. 8:30pm. Nashvegas rackabilly. More..


Pam and Terry
Rum Boogie Cafe. 182 Beale. (901) 528-0150. 5:30 – 8:30pm. More..


Taylor Bothwell
The Brass Door. 152 Madison. (901) 572-1813. 5pm. $5 cover. More..


Joe Guyton and Kris Aklen
Center for Southern Folklore. 119 S Main. (901) 525-3655. 7 – 10pm. Free. More..


Bob and Susie Salley
Kudzu’s. 603 Monroe. (901) 525-4924. More..


Saturday, August 25, 2012


HeartLight 2012 featuring Maya Angelou
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. 255 N Main. (901) 576-1269. 7:30pm. Benefit for Agape Child & Family Services featuring Dr. Maya Angelou with Kirk Whalum as emcee. More..


Memphis Redbirds vs Albuquerque (Fireworks Game)
AutoZone Park. Third and Union. (901) 721-6000. 6:05pm. Special appearance by St. Louis Cardinals’ Fredbird. More..


Memphis Farmers Market
Central Station Pavilion. GE Patterson and Front.. 7am – 1pm. Free. More..


Albert Paley Exhibit Reception
Metal Museum. 374 Metal Museum Dr. (901) 774-6380. 4 – 6pm. Free for Metal Museum and Brooks Museum members; regular museum rates for non-members. Meet the artist, hear about his process, and see his dynamic new work before his exhibition, Forged Sculptures of the Steneby Collection, closes on September 9th. More..


Classic Thunderbird Showcase
Beale Street. Beale Street. (901) 833-6006. 2 – 5pm. More than 250 classic models on display and available for tours.


Sin City Scoundrels, Reverse Apache, and Special Shoes
Kudzu’s. 603 Monroe. (901) 525-4924. 8pm. More..


Jeff Crosslin
Rum Boogie Cafe. 182 Beale. (901) 528-0150. 5:30 – 8:30pm. More..


Onix Restaurant and Jazz Lounge. 412 S Main. (901) 552-4609. 8:30 – 11:30pm


The Classics in the Black Community
Hattiloo Theatre. 648 Marshall. (901) 525-0009. noon – 2pm. Free (reservations are encouraged). A panel discussion featuring Hattiloo’s Ekundayo Bandele, University of Memphis professor Lawrence Blackwell, and author/activist Miriam DeCosta-Willis. More..


Barbara Blue
Silky O’Sullivan’s. 183 Beale. (901) 522-9596. 5 – 9pm. More..


Prosevere Acoustic
Hard Rock Cafe. 315 Beale.. (901) 529-0007. 9pm. $5 in advance; $10 at the door. More..


Sunday, August 26, 2012


End of Summer Farm to Fork Dinner
eighty3. 83 Madison. (901) 333-1224. 7pm. $59 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Executive chef Connor O’Neill has designed a five-course menu showcasing the best crops of summer’s end, such as local lettuces, nuts, corn grits, peaches and watermelon, as well as area farm-raised catfish and grass-fed beef. Reservations are highly encouraged.. More..


Summer Film Series: The Pianist
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art. 119 S Main. (901) 523-2787. 12:15pm and 2:45pm. Included with regular museum admission: adults: $6; seniors: $5; students: $4; under 5: free. A special screening in the Dynasty room. More..


Lee Taylor
Itta Bena. 145 Beale. (901) 578-3031. 6:30 – 9pm. More..


Blake Ryan Band
Rum Boogie Cafe. 182 Beale. (901) 528-0150. 8pm – midnight. More..


Live Pianist
Paulette’s. 50 Harbor Town Sq. (901) 260-3300. 11am – 2pm. More..


Sax on Sundays Jazz Series
Bleu Restaurant and Lounge. 221 S Third. (901) 334-5950. 6 – 10pm. No cover. Jam session begins at 7:30. More..


Jeffrey and the Pacemakers
Huey’s Downtown. 77 S Second. (901) 527-2700. 8:30pm – 12:30am


Memphis Redbirds vs Albuquerque (Fireworks Game)
AutoZone Park. Third and Union. (901) 721-6000. 7:05pm. Fan Appreciation Night – giveaways all night long!. More..


Gary Hardy and the Memphis 2
Blues City Cafe. 138 Beale. (901) 526-3637. 6pm. More..


Alternative Nation Night
Sky Grille. 668 Union. (901) 521-9778. 8pm. No cover. Alternative/Indie/Electronic Body Music/Post-Punk/Futurepop/Nu Rave/Indietronica/Dark Wave by DJ David the Worm. More..


Artistik Lounge
Rumba Room. 303 S Main. (901) 525-0009. 8 – 11pm. More..


II Deep Blues Band
B.B. King’s Blues Club. 147 Beale. (901) 524-5464. 12:30 – 4:30pm. More..


Memphis Jazz Orchestra
Alfred’s. 197 Beale. (901) 525-3711. 6 – 9pm


Cowboy Neil
Kings Palace Patio. 162 Beale. (901) 521-1851. 4 – 8pm. More..


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