News

Stax Music Academy Receives $50,000 Grant from Kohl’s

MEMPHIS – The Soulsville Foundation’s Stax Music Academy announced that it has received a $50,000 grant from Kohl’s, the Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin-based retailer with more than 1,100 stores, including 19 stores in Tennessee. The grant was announced to the Stax Music Academy during Kohl’s leadership meeting in Nashville on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, where nearly […]
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Stax Music Academy graduate and The Four winner Evvie McKinney’s new interview with Parle magazine

Evvie McKinney, a 2015 graduate of the Stax Music Academy and The Soulsville Charter School (our academic sister program) who won the first season of the Fox TV show The Four, sits down with Parle magazine for a lengthy interview about her inspiration, childhood, challenges, stardom, and her future as a Republic Records recording artist […]
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Christian Science Monitor features Stax Music Academy in cover story on activisim

In this week’s cover story in the international newspaper the Christian Science Monitor, writer Jessica Mendoza sets off on a cross country trip examining activism in America from 1968 through the present. In addition to visiting Los Angeles, Birmingham, Washington, D.C. and several other cities with Civil Rights history, she and a photographer/videographer spent two […]
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Performances

Save the Date! Stax Music Academy Holiday Concert December 6th

This year’s Stax Music Academy Holiday Concert, “It’s Christmas Time Again,” will be at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts next door to Memphis’ Orpheum Theater downtown on Thursday, December 6th at 7:30 pm. Tickets, which will sold through the Halloran Centre Box Office, will go on sale November 19th.

Napa Cafe’s HEART FULL of SOUL!

For the seventh year in a row on Monday, November 12, 2018, Memphis’ ultra-popular Napa Café in Sanderlin Center will become home to one of the hottest fundraisers of the year, Heart Full of Soul to benefit the Stax Music Academy. The  event begins with a reception at 5:30 pm, followed by a multi-course dinner […]
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