5 Things To Do This Weekend: 2/22 – 2/24
Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend, plus a few extras.
1. South Main Trolley Night, South Main, Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
You know the drill. Shops and galleries host open houses, exhibit openings, live music, and more. There’s usually plenty of free drinks and a couple snacks.
2. RISE Memphis, GPAC, Friday at 7:30 p.m. / Saturday at 2:30 p.m,, $25, all ages
Local professional dancers from the Collage Dance Collective perform their winter concert this Friday night and Saturday afternoon at Germantown Performing Arts Center.
3. Black History Month Celebration Artists Market, Slave Haven Museum, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., $12, all ages
Local vendors and artisans will showcase handmade items, jewelry, and art inside the Slave Have Underground Railroad Museum (826 N. Second Street). Your $12 entry fee includes tours of the museum and access to the market.
4. The Music of Roy Hargrove, Crosstown Arts East Atrium, Saturday, 7 p.m., $15, all ages
“Jazz tribute to American musician Roy Hargrove featuring The Knights of Jazz with Paul McKinney (trumpet/flugelhorn), Keenan Shotwell (piano), Kelvin Walters (alto/ tenor sax), Jeremy Wright (guitar), Alan Maguire (acoustic bass), James Sexton (drums), and Tonya Dyson (guest vocalist).”
5. Ameripolitan Awards Showcase, 1884 Lounge + B-Side, Sunday, 8 p.m.- ’til, cover TBA, 18+
Ameripolitan music is a mix of Americana, rockabilly, classic country, bluegrass, and more, and they now come to Memphis each year to honor its own and treat our city to a slew of great live music in the process. Catch shows across town all weekend – in particular, the showcase at Minglewood on Sunday.
For more, see the blog’s calendar.