Happening This Weekend In Memphis!!

January 22 – January 28, 2015 DowntownMemphis.com

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Lots more fun going on than listed below!  Check our calendar for more events.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE.  The world’s largest gathering of blues musicians featuring more than 250 blues acts!  Beale Street.  Through Saturday.  Visit the website for the complete schedule.

INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE QUARTERFINALS.  Hard Rock Cafe.  5 pm.  More. MARCELLA & HER LOVERS.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More. ERIC HUGHES JAM SESSION.  Wet Willie’s.  10 pm.  More. SILLY GOOSE 6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY.  Silly Goose.  10 pm.  More. GHOST TOWN BLUES BAND CD RELEASE PARTY.  Rum Boogie Cafe.  11:30 pm.  More.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

TOM COLVIN BAND.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  Noon.  More. WOMEN IN BLUES SHOWCASE.  Center for Southern Folklore.  Noon.  More. DREAM CARVER.  Orpheum Theatre.  6:30 pm.  More. BACHATEAME FRIDAY.  Memphis Rumba Room.  9 pm.  More. JOHN PAUL KEITH, ELIZABETH WISE.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More. MEMPHIS BLUES SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL JAM.  Kings Palace Cafe’s Tap Room.  10 pm.  More.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24

BACKBEAT TOURS FAMILY DAY 2015.  Backbeat Tours.  11:30 am and 2:30 pm.  More. INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE FINALS.  Orpheum Theatre.  Noon.  More. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS.  FedExForum.  7 pm.  More. JOHN SHAW’S MAGNOLIA TRIANGLE.  The Dizzy Bird.  7:30 pm.  More. AMY HART BAND.  King’s Palace Cafe.  8 pm.  More. TERRY SYLVESTER: HOLLIES GREATEST HITS SHOW.  Hard Rock Cafe.  8:30 pm.  More. BOB MARGOLIN’S VIZZTONE BLUES PARTY ON BEALE.  Rum Boogie Cafe.  10 pm.  More.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 25

SOUP SUNDAY.  FedExForum.  11 am.  More. RISE.  Cannon Center.  2:30 pm.  More. BRAD BIRKEDAHL.  Hard Rock Cafe.  6 pm.  More. WILL GRAVES AND SOUL.  Memphis Sounds Lounge.  7 pm.  More. PRESTON SHANNON.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  7 pm.  More. METROPOLITAN AVENUE.  Huey’s.  8:30 pm.  More.

MONDAY, JANUARY 26

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS. ORLANDO MAGIC.  FedExForum.  7 pm.  More. THE WORD.  Memphis Rumba Room.  7:30 pm.  More. SONNY MACK AND THE MACK 2 BAND.  Kings Palace Cafe’s Tap Room.  8 pm.  More. DEVIL TRAIN.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27

KING BEEZ.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  7:30 pm.  More. DON VALENTINE.  Kings Palace Cafe’s Tap Room.  8 pm.  More. THE MCDANIEL BAND.  Rum Boogie Cafe’s Blues Hall.  8 pm.  More. DAVE COUSAR.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

SECRETS IN OILS: PAINTING SEMINAR WITH MATTHEW HASTY.  River Inn of Harbor Town.  10 am.  More. TIMELESS ROMANCE.  Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum.  10 am.  More. A DOLLAR GOES A LONG WAY AT THE JAMES LEE HOUSE.  The James Lee House.  6 pm.  More. MEMPHIS TIGERS VS. EAST CAROLINA.  FedExForum.  8 pm.  More.

NEWS

The International Blues Challenge continues through Saturday on Beale Street.  Read more about this blues extravaganza in the Commercial Appeal.

EAT

The Green Beetle is the place to go for mouth-watering sandwiches like chicken parmesan sliders and meatball subs or homestyle fare like hamburger steak with gravy and mashed potatoes.  Be sure to save room for homemade cake fresh from the kitchen!  The Green Beetle 325 S Main (901) 527-7337 Website

SHOP

The Ivory Closet has a wide selection of fashionable women’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and cosmetics at affordable prices.  Stop in to check out the new Pico tunics and sweaters now in stock.   The Ivory Closet 103 Harbor Town Sq Website
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