Memphis International Guitar Festival Feb 8-10, 2019
Concerts, Competition, Master Classes with Lily Afshar, Iliana Matos, Andrea Dieci, and Nicholas Ciraldo.
WHEN: Friday, February 8 – Sunday, Febraury 10 until 10:00 PM
WHERE: Harris Concert Hall Music Building
New Orleans Suspects w/ Marcella & Her Lovers at 1884 Lounge
WHEN: Friday, February 8 at 9:00 PM
WHERE: Minglewood Hall
3 Course Comedy
Three Delicious Comedy Shows in One! Stand-up comedy by First Runner-up “Funniest Person in Memphis” and 2-time Best of Memphis nominee Ben Frederick. Plus, the hilarious improvised lounge music of Lorna Midori and Jacques DuCourvoisier fresh off their tour of the La Quinta Inns of the Tennessee Valley. An improv jam open to everyone! Always waned to try improv? This is your chance to join members of Memphis’ premier improv troupe, The Bluff City Liars, on stage.
WHEN: Friday, February 8 at 10:00 PM
WHERE: Midtown Crossing Grill
The largest fundraiser of the year for the Stax Music Academy will be held at the Stax Museum with live music by the Stax Music Academy and legendary Bar-Kays! Also food stations, open bars, free valet parking, auctions, dancing, and more. Hosted by Memphis Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks.
WHEN: Friday, February 8 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Stax Museum of American Soul
GRB's Valentine's Market
Join Ghost River Brewing for a special edition of Small Shop Saturday. Every week, Ghost River has a local vendor/artist/maker set up shop in the tap room from 12-4. There will be four vendors selling their Valentine’s Day goodies. Come by and learn about their craft, buy your sweetie something, or treat yourself!
WHEN: Saturday, February 9 at 12:00 PM
WHERE: Ghost River Brewing Company
Flowers and Chocolate Beer Tour and Pairing
Are hops and roasted barley the kind of flowers and chocolate you’d like from your sweetheart? Join Wiseacre for a tour of the brewery and an in-depth look at these two bitter ingredients that make beer oh-so-sweet. The day will end with a beer and chocolate pairing because, well, it is almost Valentine’s day, and we like actual chocolate too. Your ticket will include the tour and multiple beer samples paired with chocolates from Dinstuhl’s Candy Co. of Memphis. The cost is $20 per person. This class sold out quickly last year, so be sure to get your tickets soon! Offered at 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm.
WHEN: Saturday, February 9 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Wiseacre Brewing Company
Whiskey, Wine and Chocolates at the Garden
Up your Valentine’s chocolates this year with perfect pairings from Phillip Ashley Chocolates with select whiskeys from Old Dominick Distillery, wines, and craft beer. Forgo the dinner reservations and experience a unique Valentine’s alternative date with live music by Nick Black, hors d’oeuvres from Strano by Chef Josh, A Moveable Feast, Draper’s Catering of Memphis and Club Windward, a cigar bar and fireside cocktail lounge.
WHEN: Saturday, February 9 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Memphis Botanic Garden