Center For Southern Folklore, Memphis

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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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  • We game for a show on Saturday night and they did not disappoint. The only issue was that we came hungry expecting food (based off of the other reviews) however they do not have food at night. Only de...  more »
  • Several months before our wedding anniversary, and our renewal of vows ceremony, we spoke to Judy about holding a family type blues/jazz evening, at the center, the evening after the ceremony. She ask...  more »
  • My wife and I visited this little gem when we were stuck for a light lunch, particularly as my wife is a vegetarian. Although its primary function is not a restaurant but an arts centre, there is a sm...  more »
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  • Might be best with a planned tour guide. Someone to tell about all the interesting art.
  • 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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