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CONCORD MUSIC GROUP AND RHINO ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE CAMPAIGN TO CELEBRATE STAX RECORDS’ 60TH ANNIVERSARY

YEAR-LONG JOINT SALUTE FEATURES MULTIPLE ALBUMS, BOXED SETS AND LIVE PERFORMANCE RELEASES April 24, 2017, Los Angeles, CA – Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment, Warner Music Group’s catalog division, are proud to announce a joint campaign celebrating the 60th anniversary of iconic soul label, Stax Records. This unique partnership marks the first marketing collaboration […]

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A CENTURY OF FUNK: Rufus Thomas at 100

OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 7 PM LIVE MUSIC BY THE STAX MUSIC ACADEMY AND VANEESE THOMAS PANEL DISCUSSION WITH WDIA’S BEV JOHNSON & OTHERS Had it not been for Stax Records founder meeting Memphis music icon Rufus Thomas soon after he started his fledgling Satellite Records in 1957, Stax Records might never have become […]

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Stax Museum named one of the most fun things to do in Memphis

According to funthingstodo.io, “Amongst the bluffs on the Mississippi River sits downtown Memphis. This city located in southwestern Tennessee is an urban mecca that continues to grow and expand. Most widely known for Elvis’ Graceland, Beale Street, and The National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis also has plenty of culture, music, and southern food to keep […]

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IN LOVING MEMORY: WAYNE JACKSON 11/24/41 – 6/21/16

Wayne Jackson, Stax and Memphis Horns Legend, passes at age 74. Wayne Jackson loved to fly small airplanes. He loved to cook his special chili for the many bands with whom recorded. He loved to collect memorabilia. He loved the Stax Music Academy and often performed with the students. He loved giving private tours of […]

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