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Pop icon, GRAMMY© Award winner, and Academy Award nominee Huey Lewis shares “The Power of Love” to support Stax Music Academy

Pop icon, GRAMMY© Award winner, and Academy Award nominee Huey Lewis 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 of Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Soundwave’s Tim Wakefield has created an original […]
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#MusicMustContinue fundraiser to support students affected by COVID-19 hardships more than halfway to its $50,000 goal

Music and Community have always been sources of hope and inspiration during trying times. Our youth need that now more than ever.  The Stax Music Academy is happy to announced that we have raised $39,959 toward our $50,000 goal in our current #MusicMustContinue campaign. The funds will help close the tuition gap for students and […]
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As Stax Music Academy Turns 20, Memphis School Reimagines Curriculum for COVID

By Phil Gallo: The Stax Music Academy isn’t participating in the debate about whether schools should open their classrooms and risk the further spreading of COVID-19. They’re going online, choosing to create solutions to the pandemic that broaden the Memphis academy’s offerings rather than curtail the usual curriculum. When the doors open Aug. 17 at […]
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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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