What To Do This Week In Memphis

Posted by Holly Whitfield | August 21st 2017 10121 1

Looking for something to do in Memphis this week? Here are a bunch of events, including lots of live music.


AUGUST 21 – 27
To see farther in advance, head to the blog’s calendar.

Ongoing
Trivia at Huey’s various locations
Cerrito Trivia & Bingo at multiple locations
Karaoke at multiple locations
Farmers Markets around town
9 to 5  at Playhouse on the Square
Horn Island 33 Exhibit & Sale at MCA

Monday, August 21

It’s Eclipse Day!!!!!! Click here for a big list of all the Memphis-area events and watch parties; there are many.

Caffeine Run with Breakaway Running
Memphis Redbirds v. New Orleans Baby Cakes at AutoZone Park (during eclipse)
The Word: Open Mic Night at The Den
Memphis Music Monday at Hard Rock Cafe
Sushi Jimmi Food Truck + MEMPops at Miss Cordelia’s
Devil Train at Bar DKDC
Basic Bike Assessment Class at Revolutions
Cornhole Tourney + Game Night at Wiseacre

Tuesday, August 22

Samurai Elvis at Hard Rock Cafe
Memphis Redbirds v. New Orleans Baby Cakes at AutoZone Park
Downtown Yoga in the Park
Fam Jam at Railgarten
Dave Cousar at Bar DKDC
Drinks, Diversity, & Dialogue at Jack Robinson Gallery
5-Course Wine Dinner at Coletta’s
Live Recording at B.B. King’s
Reggae Pint Night at Growlers

Wednesday, August 23

Sunrise Yoga at the Dixon
Memphis Farmer’s Market Squared at Court Square
Peace Is Possible talk at Central Library
Indie Wednesday Film Series: The Reagan Show at Studio on the Square
Bicycle Tune-Up Class at Revolutions
Stanley Sweet Street Treat + Sobie’s Hen House at Miss Cordelia’s
Game Night at 901 Comics
Urban Arts Commission Office Hours on Marshall
Pilates in the Park at Shelby Farms
French Wine Dinner at Amerigo
Bike Night on Beale Street
Bobbie & Tasha at Dirty Crow Inn
Breeze Cayolle & New Orleans at Lafayette’s Music Room
Ellis Dyson & The Shambles, Grandpa Grew Trees, Candy Company at Growlers
Bohemian Wednesdays at The Den
Elmo & The Shades at Neil’s

Thursday, August 24

– Food Truck Thursday at Court Square
Back-To-School Bash at Overton Park Community Farmers Market
V.I.B. Open House + Tasting at Whispering Woods
Cooper Young Landmarks District Meeting & Vote
August Wine Tasting at Bleu Restaurant
Best in Black Awards at the National Civil Rights Museum
I AM A MAN Plaza Workshop #2 at the Orange Mound Community Center
Pack Skills Clinic at Shelby Farms BMX
15 Film Series: 100 Lives at Clayborn Temple
2017 Focus Awards at Clark Opera Memphis Center
Impala at Railgarten
Chris Johnson Duo at Hard Rock Cafe
Paul Thorn at Lafayette’s
Jack Rowell at Neil’s
The Early Show Comedic Open Mic at The Den
Pinky Doodle Poodle at the Hi-Tone

All Weekend
ASICS Warehouse Sale 
The Flick opens at Circuit Playhouse
Just Larry’s MAHEM at Evergreen Theatre (Friday + Saturday)
9 to 5 at Playhouse on the Square
Mid-South Renaissance Faire at USA Stadium (Saturday + Sunday)

Friday, August 25
Food Truck Friday at the Dixon
Walker at Railgarten
Crosstown ‘Clectic crafts show at Crosstown Arts
South Main Trolley/Art Night 
 Rocky Horror Picture Show film screening at the Orpheum
Movie Mania: Sing at Carriage Crossing
Paint The Block Party in Downtown Memphis
Alex Butler at The Bluff
Three Star Revival at Lafayette’s
Ali Retires From Karaoke at Dru’s Place
Big Barton at Lyfe Kitchen downtown
Rusty Pieces at The Front Porch
Brandon Cunning Band at Hard Rock Cafe (rooftop party)
Ghost River Dock Party (dance party!) #1
John Paul Keith at Lafayette’s
Super T Returns at Newby’s
– The Margins w/ The Hermits + Alexalone at Murphy’s
Marcella & Her Lovers at Bar DKDC

Saturday, August 26

Germantown International Festival at The Great Hall in Germantown
Ballet on Wheels Summer Dance Saturdays
Hollywood Feed dog wash fundraiser at Erin Way location
Community Grand Opening at Ballet Memphis Overton Square
Forrest Spence 10th Annual 5K Run at the Memphis Botanic Garden
2017 Mug Club Party at Bosco’s
Suds & Stories at Elmwood Cemetery
Shop Small Saturday at Ghost River
Bay Watch Pop Cart at Peabody Hotel
Hip Hop Poetry Workshop at Cordova Library
The Rusty Pieces at The View Rooftop Bar
Kickdown Kickoff w/ Members of Snowglobe at Memphis Made
Memphis Matters from Theatre South at First Congo
Tori Tollison at Hard Rock Cafe
Live At The Garden feat. Seal at Memphis Botanic Garden
Mustache The Band at The Bluff
8th Annual Summer Social Gala w/ Collage Dance at Guest House at Graceland
Great American Bar Crawl (starts at the Tin Roof on Beale)
Hyper Fury + more at The Hi-Tone Cafe
Housewarming at Ballet Memphis in Overton Square
Meritan Midnight Classic Bike Ride (will block traffic in major thoroughfares in town)

Sunday, August 27

BrunchSunday Evening Slowdown at Ghost River Brewing
Jeffrey & The Pacemakers at Newby’s
The Ostrander Awards at the Orpheum
– Jazz-A-Fire Living Legends Series feat. Kurl McKinney at Memphis Black Arts Alliance
Hot Foot Honeys Company Auditions at Evergreen Theatre
Game Night at Memphis Made Brewing
– Sean “Bad” Apple at Hard Rock Cafe
A Drag Salute to Divas and Devos at New Daisy
Live Music at all the Huey’s


Submit your events to the blog’s calendar here.


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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