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Center For Southern Folklore, Memphis

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3.7/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
Center hosts customized cultural programs for groups of all ages. Maintains an exhibit hall that presents music, photographs, and media that showcase Memphis's rich cultural heritage. The voices and music of hundreds of men and women form the basic of the Center's Multimedia Archives. The Center is engaged in digitizing elements of the Archives so that this information can be available in cds, dvds, and photographs. Selected portions of Center's work is available in the Center's Folklore Store at 123 S. Main. The Center presents music programs on Friday and Saturday evenings. The Center's major public event is the Memphis Music & Heritage Festival held the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend.
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  • This is a terrific spot on Main St. If you want to get a feel for the music, culture, history and preservation of the past don't go anywhere but here first - before you hit Beale Street, Graceland or ...  read more »
  • During the day this serves as a learning center of sorts and a great resource for information on the Memphis area and its history. But we stopped in at night. A small cover charge paid for the bad - D...  read more »
  • The Center for Southern Folklore has a passion for preserving history in its genuine forms. Music, stories, art convey the rich tapestries of life in the south. So much of our past would be totally go...  read more »
  • I particularly like the ambiance filled with Memphis history of recording artists including Al Green & Elvis ... food is awesome!
  • Great place to hear live music, look at some great art, and eat some great southern food. Stop in if you're visiting Memphis!
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