Recommended Arts Events October 5th - 9th
From Rock to Chamber, from Downtown to Germantown, it's a weekend full of MUSIC with a few of our favorite local ARTISTS sprinkled in.
Grand Opening of "The 101" presented by Downtown Memphis Commission
This new downtown venue will be highlighting local artists Carl Moore, Dwayne Butcher, Lawrence Matthews, and Tad Lauritzen Wright plus have live music from The Pocket, an acoustic guitar duo that specializes in groove based music, and complimentary wine + hors d'oeuvers.
Thursday, Oct 6, 2016 | 6:00PM | Downtown Memphis Commission/The 101 | FREE | Read More>>
Brantley Ellzey: SWEET presented by Crosstown Arts
Crosstown Arts is pleased to present SWEET, an exhibition of 20 new works by Memphis-based artist and architect, Brantley Ellzey. Throughout SWEET, Ellzey returns to the origins of his process by focusing on elements of color, form, and composition. In paring down the recent works to their basics, Ellzey also simplified his inspirations and returned to his past.
Friday, Oct 7, 2016 | 6:00PM | Crosstown Arts | FREE | Read More>>
Moon River Music Festival at Levitt Shell
This year’s lineup includes sets from Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Wade Bowen, JOHNNYSWIM, The Oh Hellos, Kris Allen, and more – plus Memphis natives Gedeon Luke and the People and Stax Music Academy! The extensive lineup was curated by Drew Holcomb, who was born and raised in Memphis.
Friday, October 7 - 9, 2016 | Noon - 10:00PM | Levitt Shell | $45/$70/$250 | Read More>>
IRIS in Bloom Presented by IRIS Orchestra at Germantown Performing Arts Center
Like the concert hall, southern gardens are places of respite and inspiration. As befits an orchestra named for the state flower, IRIS takes this opportunity to celebrate the tradition of horticulture in and around the mid-South with a program that reflects the variety and wonder of the natural world.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 8:00PM | IRIS Orchestra | $45/$55/$65 | Read More>>
Kaleidoscope presented by The Memphis Chamber Music Society
The Prizm Ensemble brings an exciting array of works by Felix Mendelssohn, Paul Moravec, and Jean Françaix, ending with Schubert's ever popular Trout Quintet. Performers are Adrienne Park, piano, Carina Washington, clarinet, Lecolion Washington, bassoon, Daniel Gilbert and Yennifer Correia, violins, Derek Reeves, viola, Iren Zambor, cello, and Scott Best, double bass. Enjoy!
Sunday, Oct 9, 2016 | 3:00PM | Prizm | David Lusk Gallery | $55 | Read More>>