News

Stax alumnus Singa Bromfield interview on ABC prior to opening for classic soul acts

Stax Music Academy alumnus Singa Bromfield opens Saturday, July 21 for Stokley of Mint Condition, Tony Toni Tone, and others at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis. Bromfield graduated from the Stax Music Academy in 2009. After numerous performances around the country and in Memphis at festivals such as Memphis In May and the Center for […]
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Stax Music Academy performance in new film The King garners $25,000 donation

In Eugene Jarecki’s new film The King, the Stax Music Academy is featured in a scene in which they pile into Elvis Presley’s 1963 Rolls Royce and sing Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools” in front of the house in which she was born in Memphis. TIME magazine called the students “royalty.” The film, which debuted […]
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PBS: Memphis youth carry on the legacy of Stax Records Soul Music

On Saturday, July 7, 2018, PBS NewsHour featured a national story on the Stax Music Academy, filmed the day of our Spring Concert at historic Clayborn Temple in Memphis, ground zero for the organizers of the 1968 Sanitations Workers Strike that brought Dr. Martin Luther King Junior to Memphis. The concert featured Stax “message” songs […]
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Performances

Stax Music Academy Alumni Band, 926, at B.B. King’s in July!

Join us at world-famous B.B. King’s Blues Club on Beale Street each Monday and Friday in July,  12:30 – 4:30 pm,  for live music by the hottest new musicians in Memphis, 926, the Stax Music Academy Alumni Band. These are singers and musicians who have graduated from our world-renowned Stax Music Academy and now either attending college or […]
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