News

Stax Music Academy and Bar-Kays legend James Alexander on WREG

Last week the Stax Music Academy appeared on CBS affiliate WREG’s Live at 9 morning show with the legendary James Alexander, one of the original members of Stax icons The Bar-Kays, to promote our upcoming Staxtacular fundraiser happening Friday, February 8 at 7 pm at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. It’s the largest […]
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Support the Arts with an Arts License Plate for Gift-A-Tag

BUY AN ARTS LICENSE PLATE OR GIFT-A-TAG 70% of state arts funding comes from the sale of arts and collegiate license plates.  And now you can buy a GIFT-A-TAG voucher for the purchase of any of Tennessee’s Specialty License Plates.  (There are over 100 designs to choose from!)  GIFT-A-TAG vouchers are just $35 each, and you […]
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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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Performances

Black History Month Show: 200 Years of Memphis Music

To help celebrate Memphis’ bicentennial this year, the Stax Music Academy will present its 8th annual Black History Month show on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Rose Theater at University of Memphis. This ultimate musical experience for families will include music from classical and blues to gospel, R&B, and rock and roll. The evening […]
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