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Your Weekly Guide to Downtown Memphis!

June 26 - July 2, 2014
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EVENTS THIS WEEK

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

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 26

 
FOOD TRUCK RODEO.  Court Square.  11 am.  More.

Downtown Alive!  MEMPHIS MUSIC FOUNDATION SHOWCASE: LUKE WHITE.  Court Square.  11:45 am.  More.

JACOB FLOWERS ROAST & TOAST.  National Civil Rights Museum.    More.

TACOS & TUNES.  Felicia Suzanne's.  6 pm.  More.

PEABODY ROOFTOP PARTY.  Featuring Transit.  6 pm.  More.

TRIVIA NIGHT WITH KEVIN CERRITO.  Green Beetle.  7 pm.  More.

HEATH & DANNY.  Double J Smokehouse. 7 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS REDBIRDS VS. ROUND ROCK EXPRESS.  AutoZone Park.  7:05 pm.  More.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

 
ISLAND PLAY @ BEALE STREET LANDING RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY.  Beale Street Landing.  10 am.  More.

BUILD A PARK.  Nettleton at Tennessee Street.  1 pm.  More.

SOUTH MAIN TROLLEY TOUR.  South Main between Vance and St. Paul.  6 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS JAMS ON BEALE.  Shangri-La Records presents Marcella and Her Lovers.  WC Handy Performing Arts Park.  6:30 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS REDBIRDS VS. ROUND ROCK EXPRESS.  AutoZone Park.  7:05 pm.  More.

MANCONTROL.  Cafe Keough.  8 pm.  More.

GRAND THEFT AUDIO.  TJ Mulligan's Irish Pub.  8 pm.  More.

JACK OBLIVIAN | THE SHEIKS | TROPHY BOYFRIEND.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

 
MEN'S HEALTH SUMMIT.  Church Health Center Wellness Center.  8 am.  More.

SESAME STREET LIVE.  FedExForum. 10:30 am.  More.

UPTOWN BBQ COOKING CONTEST.  Greenlaw Park.  Noon.  More.

BEALE STREET LANDING GRAND OPENING COMMUNITY CELEBRATION.  Beale Street Landing.  Noon.  More.

BELZ MUSEUM SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: BALLAD OF NARAYAMA.  Belz Museum of Judaic and Asian Art.  12:30 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS REDBIRDS VS. ROUND ROCK EXPRESS.  St. Jude Fundraiser.  AutoZone Park.  6:05 pm.  More.

NEO SOUL SATURDAY.  Purple Haze Nightclub.  7:30 pm.  More.

ZACK HORVATH & DANNY EDWARDS.  Double J Smokehouse.  8 pm.  More.

RIVERTOWN BREAKDOWN.  Kudzu's Bar & Grill.  9:30 pm.  More.
 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

 
BELZ MUSEUM SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS.  Belz Museum of Judaic and Asian Art.  12:30 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS REDBIRDS VS. ROUND ROCK EXPRESS.  AutoZone Park.  6:05 pm.  More.

REGGAE SUNDAYS.  Brinson's.  7 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS BLUES SOCIETY JAM.  Hosted by Mark Muleman Massey.  Rum Boogie Cafe.  7 pm.  More.

DOWN 2 FIVE.  Huey's.  8:30 pm.  More.
 
 

MONDAY, JUNE 30

 
STAX MUSIC ACADEMY ALUMNI BAND.  B.B. King's Blues Club.  12:30 pm.  More.

OPEN MIC AND PINT NIGHT.  Featuring Nathan Kalish.  8 pm.  More.

THE MCDANIEL BAND.  Rum Boogie Cafe's Blues Hall.  8 pm.  More.

DEVIL TRAIN.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 1

 
FARMERS MARKET.  Church Health Center Wellness Center.  10 am.  More.

PAULETTE'S WINE TASTING DINNER.  Paulette's.  7 pm.  More.

STAR SPANGLED BANNER DINNER.  Chez Philippe.  7 pm.  More.

DAVE COUSAR.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2

 
BIKES ON BEALE.  Beale Street.  6 pm.  More.

TRIVIA NIGHT.  Tamp & Tap.  7 pm.  More.

TEAM TRIVIA WITH CHARLES.  Blind Bear Speakeasy.  8 pm.  More.
 
 
 

NEWS

Hard Rock Cafe Memphis is moving!  Their last day at the 315 Beale Street location will be Sunday, June 29, and the new location at 126 Beale will open on July 3 at 11 am - just in time for lunch!

Nashville-based Tin Roof will move into HRC former space at 315 Beale and will open later this year.  Read more in the Memphis Business Journal.

Want better places to park Downtown? Give feedback on proposed guidelines for Downtown parking facilities!  Clear here to find out how.

 
The U.S. General Services Administration has leased the fifth floor of Brinkley Plaza.  Read more in the Memphis Business Journal.

Dr. James R. Downing has been named the new CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Read more in the Commercial Appeal.
Kick off your weekend with Memphis Jams, a new Friday night outdoor summer concert series on historic Beale Street.  Coming up this Friday night:  Shangri-La Records presents the smooth sound of Marcella Simien and Her Lovers!  The series will continue through August with free shows every Friday night in Handy Park.  Visit the website for the complete schedule.
Dogs in Downtown Memphis are howling out against their negligent owners who refuse to pick up their droppings in public.  Perturbed pooches have lodged a campaign called “Canine Confessions”, a six-part web series featuring dogs who are tired of being humiliated by owners leaving their defecation behind in parks, streets and public spaces.  Click here to get the scoop on poop.

EAT

Double J Smokehouse and Saloon is is a steakhouse and smokehouse combined. Try the babyback ribs and center cut pork steak...you'll be in love!

Double J Smokehouse and Saloon
124 E GE Patterson
901.347.2648
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SHOP

The 477 Store displays and sells artwork, jewelry, and pottery from Memphis College of Art students, faculty, and alumni.  Whether you need something nice for your home or a gift for a friend, the 477 store has what you need and everything is one of a kind.  And, your purchase helps support local artists!

477 Store
477 S Main
901.272.5198
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