Shows Archive

Michael Farris Smith’s prequel to Gatsby: Nick! with Lucky 7 Brass Band and rockers, Monsters At Large!

From the Threefoot Festival in Meridian, MS at the historic Temple Theater

May 29, 2021 Listen

Juke Joint Fest – Ladies of the Blues! From Clarksdale, MS!

A celebration of real-deal blues with an all Delta Ladies show!

April 24, 2021 Listen

The Bravest Writer in America!

Season Finale! 'Long Division' with Kiese Laymon plus African rock with Songhoy Blues and Memphis Creole Funk with Marcella Simien!

April 17, 2021 Listen

Paris in the 1980s in ‘The Committed’!

Viet Thanh Nguyen's astonishing sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning, 'The Sympathizer' plus soulful Texas blues and acoustic roots guitar!

April 10, 2021 Listen

The Sweet Taste of Muscadines!

A dazzling debut of Southern fiction with Caribbean jams from New Orleans and Memphis neo-soul jazz!

April 3, 2021 Listen

Grammy winner Bill Ferris, acoustic trio The Wildmans plus soul legend, Don Bryant!

Focus on the South in photos, history, songs and truth!

March 27, 2021 Listen

Happy Spring! Surf’s up with Impala, Cedric’s blues and the hazards of… shopping!

Rock the Equinox with a debut story collection, Memphis noir rock and the blues of Cedric Burnside!

March 20, 2021 Listen

Celebrating books with ‘Made To Explode!’

Poet Sandra Beasley, cool Memphis jazz band, the City Champs and Austin, TX punk popsters, Parker Woodland!

March 13, 2021 Listen

Everybody loves ‘The Rib King!’

Red hot 'Rib King' plus rockin' blues and fiddling boots!

March 6, 2021 Listen

Milk Blood Heat!

Debut story collection set in Florida plus hard rock grooves from New Orleans and Memphis Americana!

February 27, 2021 Listen

Pappyland – A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last

Wright Thompson in bourbon country, the return of a British folkie and offbeat Memphis jazz!

February 20, 2021 Listen

A Place Like Mississippi

Ralph Eubanks takes us on a literary road trip from Ward's Gulf Coast to Faulkner's hills

February 6, 2021 Listen