This weekend in Memphis music
It’s so hot that meteorologists are warning people to stay indoors, America’s debt problems are getting worse and Memphis City Schools are indefinitely closed. Take a break from worrying about all of these problems and go see some great music this weekend! Don’t forget to look for our staff recommendation in bold.
- Tonight at Dan McGuinness Pub, Almost Famous.
- Tonight at Escape Alley Sundry, “The Takeover!” featuring the Chinese Connection Dub Embassy, Sanga and Agori Tribe. The show starts at 10 p.m.
- Tonight at the Hi-Tone, Minivan Blues Band. Doors open at 9 p.m. and cover is $7.
- Tonight at Neil’s, Big City Circus and One Word. The music starts at 10 p.m.
- Tonight at Minglewood Hall, don’t miss what is sure to be a fantastic homecoming for everyone’s favorite ambassadors of Aristokrunk, Lord T and Eloise. They’ll play with the Eric Gales Band and you’ll also see Kaleidophonix, Tanks, Glitch Doctor and Memphis Feel-Harmonic. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m.
- Tonight at Kudzu’s, Bob and Susie Salley.
- Tonight at Blue Monkey Midtown, Kirk Smithhart of Hill Country Revue.
- Tonight at The Buccaneer, Papa Top’s West Coast Turnaround plays their own brand of country.
- Saturday at Mud Island Amphitheatre, check out K. Michelle at the K97 Summer Jam.
- Saturday at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, FreeWorld.
- Saturday at Blue Monkey Midtown, Dova Grove gets their funk on late into the night.
- Saturday at The Buccaneer, Alicja Trout and John Wesley Coleman.
- Saturday at Dru’s Place, Carol Plunk plays at 9 p.m.
- Saturday at Doc Watson’s, Afterglow.
- Saturday at Half Shell, Craig Davis Band.
- Saturday at Club 5112, Naughty Dog.
- Saturday at Dan McGuinness Pub, RustenHaven plays their mix of country and oldies.
- Saturday at P&H Cafe, Fille Catatonique and Paulus Bunion.
- Saturday at Neil’s, Vexmas in July Fundraiser for Tommy Ruble’s Brassnote featuring The Fast Mothers, The Mondophonics, Tori Lollison and J.W. Williams.
- Saturday at The Poplar Lounge, Fates Undertaking, McKenzie Harmon, Sukr Punch and Sins of Cain.
- Saturday at Newby’s, Electrocity takes over Newby’s.
- Saturday at Bookhaven Pub & Grill, the Sofa Kings Band plays your favorite songs from the ’60s and ’70s.
- Sunday at National Ornamental Metal Museum, The Bo-Keys play at the WEVL Blues on the Bluff festival.
As always, if you have a show you think we should be talking about, send us an email at pat (at) memphismeansmusic (dot) com or leave a comment here.