Staxtacular 2017 coming Saturday, February 11th!
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Soulsville Foundation, Grizzlies guard/forward Vince Carter and the Memphis Grizzlies host Staxtacular 2017 Presented by SunTrust at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the largest fundraiser of the year for the Stax Music Academy. The event will be held from 7 p.m. until midnight. Tickets are $175 per […]
Editorial: Stax students spice up ‘Freedom Sounds’ celebration
From The Commercial Appeal Tuesday, September 27, 2016 A dozen young Memphians over the weekend added a special Memphis flavor to a momentous event. The students from the Stax Music Academy performed as part of the weekend-long “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration” on the National Mall, the grand-opening festival for the Smithsonian’s new Museum of […]
USA TODAY: Stax Music Academy wows crowd at Smithsonian Event
Students from the Stax Music Academy just performed for three days in September at “FREEDOM SOUNDS: A Community Celebration, the grand opening festival for the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The performances included a show on the Freedom Sounds main stage on Friday, September 23, and on […]