News

Stax Music Academy now offering Stax 101 Beginner Lessons

  Have you ever wanted to learn to play an instrument? Well, NOW is the TIME. Stax 101, generously funded by the Memphis Music Initiative, is a beginner lessons program that seeks 5th-9th grade students who are interested in learning the piano, lead guitar, and bass guitar. The instruction lasts over the course of a […]
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Now Accepting Performance Requests!

SMA Ensembles begin their season in October — check out “the Sound / Ensembles” to request a performance for your event today!

Stax Music Academy: The story behind 1967’s revolutionary Stax Records tour, and why it’s coming back in 2017

The renowned Britain-based music magazine NME discusses the original 1967 Stax/Volt European Tour and how the new generation of soul artists from Memphis’ Stax Music Academy are preparing to wow crowds in England and France with a tour of their own. The story behind 1967’s revolutionary Stax Records tour, and why it’s coming back in […]
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Performances

Former Memphis Grizzlies star and Staxtacular co-founder Shane Battier returns to Memphis as special guest at Staxtacular 2018

The Memphis Grizzlies are at it again, with former Memphis Grizzlies star and Staxtacular co-founder Shane Battier and his wife Heidi gearing up to Grit, Grind & Groove as special guests of Staxtacular 2018 for the Stax Music Academy. BUY TICKETS BY CLICKING HERE. The upcoming event is scheduled for Saturday, January 27, 2018, 7 pm – […]
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