Event Details

STAX/VOLT Tour: Part 1 "Celebrating Stax History"

Stax Music Academy Presents

STAX/VOLT Tour: Part 1 "Celebrating Stax History"

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Fri, February 24, 2017

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Minglewood Hall

Memphis, TN

$5.00 - $20.00

This event is all ages

Stax Music Academy
Stax Music Academy
In Soul Train fashion, the Stax Music Academy celebrates the 60th anniversary of the opening of Satellite Records--the record company that later developed into Stax Records--and the 50th anniversary of the Stax Volt Tour. We will take a look at the music produced and performed at Stax during this time as well as the issues that impacted society then and now.

• USA Today Feature for the 2016 Opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUUfN4mAV4I
• 2015 SMA Black History Month Production at Minglewood Hall, Chaka Khan “Tell Me Something Good”
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc4qbm7KGfs
• 2015 SMA Black History Month Production at Minglewood Hall, En Vogue Free Yo Mind https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yjp5L2_2pg
• SMA Black History Month Production at Minglewood Hall, Commercial “Ladies Night”
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHJr8CHpZFI
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a program of the Soulsville Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee, which also operates the Stax Music Academy and The Soulsvillle Charter School.

Located the original site of Stax Records, The Stax Museum is a 17,000 square foot museum offering a tremendous experience that includes state-of-the-art interactive exhibits, music videos, instruments, items of stage clothing, records, filmed interviews, vintage recording equipment, and other items of memorabilia that tell the story, from beginning to present, of American soul music, with particular focus on Stax Records.

From the award-winning introductory documentary film to an authentic circa-1906 Mississippi Delta church that reflects the gospel roots of soul music, the museum winds and twists through a labyrinth of exhibits that entertain, inform, and engage visitors of all ages from all walks of life from all over the world. Permanent exhibits include Otis Redding’s favorite brown suede jacket; Albert King’s purple Flying V guitar; Isaac Hayes’ restored, peacock-blue 1972 Cadillac Eldorado complete with television, refrigerator, and gold trim; a near-exact replica of the original recording studio; a dance floor wrapped with vintage dance videos from the television show Soul Train; and nearly 800 45 single records and 300 LPs in a special display.
Venue Information:
Minglewood Hall
1555 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN, 38104
https://www.minglewoodhall.com/