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Concord, Soulsville Foundation, Stax Music Academy, and Stax Records hold Songwriting Workshop

NOVEMBER, 2020 –  Concord, in partnership with Stax Records, the Stax Music Academy (SMA) and the Soulsville Foundation recently held a six-week virtual event that paired high school students from the Academy with some of the top songwriting and publishing experts in the music business and a who’s who of renowned songwriters and producers. The […]
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Soulsville Foundation launches 2020 End of Year Giving Campaign

On the Soulsville campus at the original site of Stax Records, the Soulsville Foundation operates the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Stax Music Academy, and The Soulsville Charter School. Like you, 2020 has forced us to face many challenges. We have been blessed to find hope and inspiration through every challenge and wanted to […]
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Stax icon, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award winner Booker T. Jones going “Green Onions” to support Stax Music Academy

Stax Records icon, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award winner Booker T. Jones of Booker T. & the MGs has teamed up with the London, UK/Austin, Texas-based Soundwaves Art Foundation to help raise funds for the nonprofit Stax Music Academy, an afterschool and summer music institute at the original site […]
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Virtual Grand Finale via Levitt Shell Facebook Live September 4 at 7:30 pm

As a grand finale of our #MusicMustContinue campaign, Stax Music Academy has partnered with The Levitt Shell for a virtual broadcast of a renowned Stax Music Academy live show, previously filmed at the Levitt Shell in June 2018.  The Stax Music Academy live show is an annual event normally performed to one of the largest […]
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