VOL. 129 | NO. 125 | Friday, June 27, 2014
Stax Music Academy, Stax Museum and Memphis Public Library will host Steve Cropper, guitarist for Booker T. & the MGs, for a Soul & Blues Brown Bag Series concert and Q&A Friday, June 27, at noon in the amphitheater behind the academy, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Visit staxmuseum.com.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOPE (Homeless Organizing for Power & Equality) will host its first art show Friday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the KOART Gallery, 10 S. Main St. The show will feature the work of members who have formerly or are currently experiencing homelessness. Visit midsouthpeace.org.
Memphis Jams on Beale Friday night concert series will feature Marcella and Her Lovers Friday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Handy Park, at Beale and Third streets. Cost is free. Visit bealestreet.com/memphisjams for a series schedule.
The Levitt Shell will present Cloud Cult as part of its 2014 free concert series Friday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Visit levittshell.org for a series schedule.
Memphis Farmers Market will be open Saturday, June 28, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Station, at the corner of South Front Street and West G.E. Patterson Avenue. Visit memphisfarmersmarket.org.
Hattiloo Theatre will hold a free season nine community grand opening Saturday, June 28, from 8 a.m. to midnight in its new Overton Square theater, 37 S. Cooper St. Events include performances, tours, concerts and more. Tickets to each event are on a first-come/first-served basis. Visit hattiloo.org/grand-opening-season-9.php for a schedule.
The Levitt Shell will present Stax Music Academy’s summer grand finale concert as part of its 2014 free concert series Sunday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Visit levittshell.org.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will host a federal procurement fair for businesses Monday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Small-business owners will learn about doing business with the federal government, and vendors ready to apply for government contracts can meet with procurement officials. RSVP to email@example.com or call 202-225-3265.