Stax Music Academy & Stax Museum present “SOLID GOLD SOULSVILLE,” a free indoor/outdoor event with live music, an exhibition opening, and more to celebrate Soulsville USA

On Friday, August 6, 2021, from 6 – 8 p.m., the Stax Museum of American Soul Music and its expansive, secured parking lot will be abuzz with activities as the Soulsville Foundation’s Stax Museum and Stax Music Academy present “SOLID GOLD SOULSVILLE: A Celebration of the Music and Community at the Global Capital of Soul,” […]
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Pop and Pop Culture Icon KESHA signs original “Praying” artworks and signed limited-edition prints to support Stax Music Academy

Singer, songwriter, actress, popular podcast host, and all-round pop culture icon Kesha 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. Soundwaves has created an artwork based […]
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Justin Timberlake ‘proud’ of Stax Music Academy students as 2021 mentorship program ends

Bob Mehr Memphis Commercial Appeal This week, Justin Timberlake was back in Memphis — at least via computer — as he video conferenced into a workshop with students of the Stax Music Academy. Timberlake and a team of his associated producers, musicians and industry figures helped guide a two-month creative class and mentorship program, called […]
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Justin Timberlake grooves along as Stax students present ‘Lab’ results

By Chris Herrington, Daily MemphianUpdated: June 17, 2021 10:10 PM CT | Published: June 17, 2021 8:17 PM CT Justin Timberlake worked with a group of Stax Music Academy students on a “Song Lab” writing and production project. Students presented their completed songs to Timberlake, and their parents, via Zoom. (Courtesy of Justin Timberlake/Imprint Projects) “Traditionally, […]
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