BSC announces I Listen to Memphis platform!

 

I Listen to Memphis is about Memphis music today, the musicians who make it, and the places and culture that fuel it. We are here to inform and inspire by sharing the best of Memphis music.

* Memphis and Delta artists included in the series are Hippy Soul with Ra’id, Cedric Burnside, Dirty Streets, Liz Brasher, Motel Mirrors, HEELS, Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys, Negro Terror, Spooner Oldham with Marcella & Her Lovers, and Rev John Wilkins with his Three Daughters.

*I Listen to Memphis is sponsored by Arts Memphis, Hyde Family Foundation, Firefly, and Anonymous.

For more information or to sign up to become an ILTM donor, please click here.

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