SB 30 Episode 63: Discussing Memphis’ vital, and struggling, live music scene. Part I

“These venues provide a laboratory for growth. I’ve played some big gigs and a small gigs, but honestly some of the most substantial exponential growth…

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SB 30 Episode 62: Puppies bringing happiness & light to dark times, in a new children’s book from new author Candace Echols

“Sometimes they see things I don’t see, like in this book. . . where the children know something the adults don’t. In this story that…

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SB 30 Episode 61: Mental health help, with Laurie Powell of Alliance Healthcare Services

In a time of historic need, AHS’ new CARE program provides immediate help for those struggling with issues of mental health or substance abuse “We’ve…

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A Season of Safety – Ballet Memphis brings THE NUTCRACKER to your living rooms for the holidays

A filmed version of the holiday classic, Nutcracker: a Gift from Ballet Memphis, premiers this Friday December 11th at 8pm on WKNO and WKNO2 In…

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SB 30 Episode 60: The magic and majesty of the Orpheum’s Mighty Wurlitzer, with historian and organist Vincent Astor

“I became very verklempt. It was such a wonder to play it and hear it again. It’s hard to describe. When I was down here…

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Tracking History: Hi Records, which brought the music of the people to the people during the Civil Rights Era

By Shannon Seaton, for SoundBoard In the height of 1960’s, the beacon of Memphis Soul Music shone bright.   Multiple stand-out labels cut vinyl records during…

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SB 30 Episode 59: From the outside looking in – America from an Aussie’s point of view, with Christina Day

“I think I’ve asked every person that I’ve met here. Where do you find your truth? What do you read? What do you watch? Most…

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