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Stax Music Academy gears up for Virtual Black History Month 2022: SOUL OF AMERICA: An Exploration of Black Music

Join Stax Music Academy students as they prepare for their Black History Month 2022 production “Soul of America: An Exploration of Black Music,” presented by the Soulsville Foundation. Travel through time in search of the people, places, and culture that gave birth to Black music that continues to be relevant decades later. In year two […]
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STAX MUSIC ACADEMY ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF CONCORD STAX SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2021-2022  

Earlier this year, Stax Records owner Concord announced the Concord Stax Scholarships. The scholarships will provide full tuition for at least 20 students of Stax Music Academy (SMA) in each year over the next five school years. Every scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and merit and will be presented to each student […]
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ArtsMemphis Awards New Round of Grants, Welcomes New Leadership, Releases New Data

ArtsMemphis has announced a new round of grant distributions totaling close to $1 million, introduced new Board leadership and appointees, welcomed a new Chief Financial Officer, and released new data on the state of the arts. New Grant Distributions ArtsMemphis has granted $2.2 million this past year to 64 arts organizations and hundreds of artists. Today, […]
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Performances

Stax Music Academy Alumni Band, 926, to play Levitt Shell Saturday, October 2, 7-9 pm

The Stax Music Academy Alumni Band, 926, will perform at Levitt Shell Saturday, October 2, from 7-9 p.m. 926 was formed in 2013 as a way to engage Stax Music Academy graduates who were in college but home on summer break. Since then, they’ve played festivals throughout the country and regularly at B.B. King’s on […]
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