Events, Upcoming Events

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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We want YOUR NAME in the Stax Museum of American Soul Music! As many of you know, next year is the 50th anniversary of the famed 1967 Stax/Volt European Tour. In February 2017, the Stax Museum will open a brand new exhibition celebrating the landmark tour across Europe. We have seen the film, heard the […]

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Soulsville Charter School graduate returns as teacher

SIMPLY THE BEST From mentee to mentor, former Soulsville Charter School student Jameel Best comes home to be a teacher It’s late July and relatively quiet on the Soulsville campus except for the music playing from the speakers in the parking lot and the busloads of visitors unloading in front of the Stax Museum. The […]

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