Old Dominick Distillery’s Pure Memphis Music Series – Win Tickets!

Posted by Holly Whitfield | January 9th 2018 8042 0

Sip on local spirits and listen to Memphis music? Hell yes! Old Dominick Distillery is taking it to the next level this month by starting up a new music series called Pure Memphis.

Downtown Memphis’ distillery announced the lineup for Pure Memphis performances, which will happen twice a month in their rooftop bar area. More love for Memphis music always gets me excited, so I have two pairs of tickets to give away to the very first show: John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers on January 25th.

Read on for the full lineup.

** Giveaway ended! Congrats to our winners. The blog comment drawing winner will be announced on the OLD DOMINICK FACEBOOK PAGE at 10 a.m. on Jan. 19. The Instagram contest favorite entries and winner will be announced below **

Old Dominick’s commitment to Memphis goes beyond the Canale family’s long history in our city and it’s locally made spirits – the live music series will feature only musicians and bands with strong ties to Memphis.

The shows will happen on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the music starts at 7:30 p.m. Your $25 ticket includes one Old Dominick cocktail. (There’s a cash bar in case you want to sample all three of their liquors.)

Here’s the Pure Memphis lineup for January through March 2018:

January 25: John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers

February 8: Pistol & The Queen

February 22: Jim Lauderdale

March 8: Talibah Safiya

March 22: Luther Dickinson

So get over to olddominick.com and get your tickets for the first show.

HOW TO WIN TICKETS!! Giveaway ended. Congrats to the winners!

 We have two ways to win. They’re very simple, both as easy as 1-2-3.

Blog/Facebook Method

1. Leave a comment on this here blog post telling me why you want to go to #PureMemphis
2. Go “like” Old Dominick on Facebook
3. On Jan. 19, head to Old Dominick’s Facebook page, where they will announce the winner at 10 a.m.

Instagram Method

1. Go “like” Old Dominick on Instagram
2. Post a photo that expresses your definition of “Pure Memphis” at tag it #PureMemphis AND tag Old Dominick
(yes it can be a photo that you’ve taken previously – just make sure you add the tags – and no it doesn’t have to Old Dominick related)
3. On Jan. 19 at 10 a.m., I’ll update this blog post with some of the best photos and announce the winner! If it’s really good, OD might share it on their Insta, too…

Here are some of our favorite entries for the Instagram #PureMemphis contest. Congrats to our winner, Ellen M.! >>

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Go There:

Pure Memphis Music Series
Old Dominick Distillery
305 S. Front Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

Tickets to the John Nemeth Show 

2nd and 4th Thursdays
doors 6:30 / show 7:30 p.m. yes they will start and end on time

Show Comments




  2. John Cole says:


    It would be amazing to win tickets to the Old Dominick Pure Memphis event! My wife and I live just across the street at the Farrington, and we purchased several bottles for friends and family at Christmas- but have never had a bottle ourselves, attended a tour or music event!

    I have wanted to go for almost 2 years since Tom Archer told me about the renovation of the building, and it would be great to finally visit with my wife! A local treasure in Downtown Memphis!

    John Cole

  3. Jessica Barron says:

    Hi Holly!
    We just moved to Memphis early last year and falling in love with our new town. We are always trying to find cool places to go in Memphis. Great music and amazing drinks are a couple of our favorite things. Can’t wait to check out Old Dominick’s Distillery!

  4. Hallie says:

    I want to go to #PureMemphis because the line-up is an outstanding showcase of Memphis music – and because Old Dominick Distillery drips Memphis history and delicious, handcrafted liquor.

  5. Kiersten says:

    I am new to Memphis from Brooklyn NY, moved not knowing what to expect. But the greatest thing by far that I have come to love about this place is the raw, unfiltered, soulful sounds reverberating from hidden streets, lighted rooftops, backyards and porches. This is the most vibrant corner of any state I’ve been to and every day it gives places like New York a run for their money–because here, the rhythms run true and the soul is always authentic. I would love the chance to attend yet another series that puts Memphis music on display and bring along a couple out-of-towners to show them the way this bluff city plays.

  6. Jan Cornaghie says:

    My husband and I need to check this place out, to make sure it is “cool” enough to bring our 27 and 25 year old kids to, when they come back to Memphis for a visit, from what we hope are their “temporary ” homes in Washington DC and Houston, respectively!!! Besides I bet I am the only person entering this contest to win tickets with an aol.com email address:).

  7. Megan says:

    Because live music, a Memphis toddy, and my South Main neighborhood are three of my favorite things!

  8. Robby Reeves says:

    I’d love to go to the John Nemeth show. I’ve seen him with the Lovelight Orchestra and the Blue Dreamers. The man moved to Memphis from California because he loves this city and its music. He fits right in with his soulful rocking blue and there’s no better setting than a rooftop in downtown Memphis.

  9. Sally Thornhill says:

    Why do I want to go to #PureMemphis @ OId Dominick- because it will be a unique event at one of the coolest places in Memphis and Memphis I my hometown.

  10. Sandi Hughes says:

    Why do I want to win? Great music and fabulous cocktails to celebrate moving downtown – a dream since I worked downtown in the ’80’s!

  11. Katherine says:

    I want to go to PureMemphis because I believe Memphis should be celebrated and I’m so excited about this series that highlights the greatness of Memphis music and local Memphis business. We have a fantastic city, and we should celebrate its culture and spirit!

  12. Mark Morris says:

    I’d love to go see John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers, one of my favorites!

  13. Ellen Morris says:

    #PureMemphis – we are huge local Memphis music fans and ❤️ John Nemeth music!
    Eager to see the Old Dominick venue.

  14. Michele D. says:

    Because I need to get out after this long holiday weekend/snow event…

  15. Jessica Miller says:

    I would love to go to #PureMemphis !! The Memphis music scene is my absolute favorite. I love any opportunity I get to listen to live music, especially at such an awesome venue! There is nothing like listening to live music with a great group of people in the best city ever!

  16. Buddy says:

    Yes, I want to go to the Pure Memphis series at Old Dominick. I like the lineup a lot. It’s always a treat to see local favorites, like Dickinson. Beyond that, it’s great to have the chance to discover new artists who, while not local, have a connection to Memphis. Besides, I have never seen Jim Lauderdale and it’s about time. Yes, I’ll take the tickets. Thank you.

  17. Sarah Stramel says:

    This girl is pure Memphis

  18. Courtney says:

    Love that space, love the music. It’s better than peanut butter and chocolate.

  19. Amanda says:

    I am a stay at home mom to 3 girls, just lost pregnancy #2 this year (yes, adding my sob story), and I need to get out of the house Momma needs a break, and a drink

  20. Eric says:

    I love my city and all the great places and inspiring music that define #PureMemphis. Nothing better than enjoying the sweet tunes and sipping on an #olddominick cocktail.

  21. Amy says:

    Absolutely love the PureMusic series @Old Dominick Distillery!!!!

  22. Allison Spencer says:

    We went on the tour a few weeks ago and fell in love with the Honeybell Vodka and their Memphis Toddy! Can’t wait to see the new listening room and are crazy about this lineup!

  23. Rachel says:

    #WhyIWantTickets #MakingMemphisMemories #OldDominicksIsOnTheList

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