Southern Heritage Classic weekend kicks off with festivities Thursday night

Tennessee State and Jackson State will take the field at the Liberty Bowl on Saturday, but the festivities kick off Thursday night.

  EXCLUSIVE: Behind the scenes of ‘Christmas at Graceland 2’

  China trade war raising concerns over zoo pandas

New rooftop lounge coming to the iconic Pyramid

  Yo Gotti gives back to Grandview Heights Middle School

  EDGE Board approves incentive for ‘Bluff City Law’

  Candlelight vigil held remember to 'The King’

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  The Woman’s Exchange helps others help themselves

  Bidding underway for Elvis Week’s Auction at Graceland

Maciel’s on Highland closing to make way for axe throwing, rec room

WWE brings NXT Live to Landers Center in September

’Lucille’, other memorabilia from B.B. King’s estate going up for auction

  ‘Hamilton’ actress has Memphis ties

  Major filming projects kick off in Memphis

It’s a historic week for Memphis as the filming of two big projects kicks off simultaneously highlighting the best of the Bluff City.

  Single-day tickets for Mempho Music Fest on sale July 31

One-day passes for the music festival go on sale starting Wednesday, July 31.

  ‘Bluff City Law’ looking for extras here in Memphis

Extras will earn $75 for an eight-hour shift, plus overtime. Food will also be provided if working a full day.

  Jerry Lawler reaches out to victim of alleged art scam

Wrestling legend Jerry Lawler reached out to one of his biggest fans who says Lawler’s former podcast partner scammed him out of money.

  WMC goes overseas to dig up Hamilton musical’s roots

Tina Turner, Charlie Musselwhite among 2019 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees

  Memphis actress performs at the Kennedy Center

  'A Makers’ Studio’ offers workshops and support for creatives

  NBC announces ‘Bluff City Law’ premiere date

Johnny Cash statue unveiled in Cooper-Young

PAW Patrol exhibit coming to Children’s Museum of Memphis this fall

The 3,000-square-foot exhibit comes to CMOM Aug. 17, 2019 through Feb. 2, 2020.

  Governor Lee excited for ‘Bluff City Law’

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee spent most of Tuesday in Memphis attending multiple events.

  Mid-South ’The Voice’ alum to host performing arts camp

After an incredible run on NBC’s “The Voice” last year, 14-year-old Collierville native Reagan Strange has big plans this summer, and you’re invited.

  First look: ‘Anastasia’ opens at the Orpheum

Anastasia, the new Broadway musical, opens at the Orpheum Theatre Wednesday.

  NBC’s ‘Bluff City Law’ to film in Memphis

The pilot for the newest NBC legal drama filmed in the Bluff City earlier this year. The show stars Jimmi Smits and Caitlin McGee.

  Bluff City Law could begin filming in Memphis soon, reports say

The final decision will be announced soon.

Orpheum holding digital lottery for chance at $25 ‘Anastasia’ tickets

Enter now through 9 a.m. Monday, June 3. If you’re selected you’ll receive an email or text message giving you 24 hours to buy up to two tickets at $25 each.

  City council adds to push for filming incentives for Bluff City Law

The Memphis City Council is weighing in on NBC's new legal drama "Bluff City Law."

Memphis in May organizers release Celebrate Memphis schedule

The full schedule for this year’s Celebrate Memphis is official.

  Hallmark and Graceland host fan celebration ahead of new movie

Graceland and the Hallmark channel teamed up to throw a fan celebration this weekend.

  Memphis 200: The history of Beale Street

Memphis, Tennessee: The home of the blues and the birthplace for rock 'n' roll thanks to Beale Street.

  Governor Lee, Mayor Strickland weigh in on Bluff City Law filming push

It’s crunch time for NBC producers as they decide where to shoot the new legal drama Bluff City Law.

  Pressure increases to get Bluff City Law filmed in Memphis after NBC releases trailer

The pressure is on now that NBC Universal has released the first trailer for the new show “Bluff City Law”.

  Memphis MOJO Festival announced in honor of Omar Higgins

In honor of the late Omar Higgins, a new Memphis music and arts festival has been announced.

  Day 3 of Beale Street Music Festival becomes a sold-out success

The third and final day of Beale Street Music Festival has come to a close. Officials say this weekend has been one of their most successful.

  Day 2 of Beale Street Music Festival brings surprise guests

Music superstar Miley Cyrus brought the party to the Beale Street Music Festival Saturday in a surprise performance sponsored by Facebook.

Facebook brings Miley Cyrus to Beale Street Music Festival

As part of the launch of their new campaign, Facebook has announced that Miley Cyrus will be giving a special performance Saturday night at the Beale Street Music Festival.

  Rapper BlocBoy JB all set to hit Beale Street Music Festival stage

BlocBoy JB walked out of 201 Poplar Friday, with his attorneys who had been working to get him released.

  Gates open for 2019 Beale Street Music Festival

The gates have opened for the 2019 Beale Street Music Festival, the official kick-off of Memphis in May.

Memphis in May, Memphis Tourism announces ‘social media giant’ as new sponsor

Organizers with Memphis in May are announcing a major sponsor of the 2019 festival.

  Memphis musician to be laid to rest Tuesday

Funeral arrangements have been set for a Memphis musician and activist after his sudden passing last week.

  Beale Street Music Festival preparations underway

Beale Street Music Festival workers are preparing Tom Lee Park for 30,000 people.

  The 5th annual Mississippi Music Awards kick off Saturday

Mississippi native musicians will put on a show Saturday at the Landers Center.

  Register now to buy tickets for ‘Hamilton’ at the Orpheum

The Orpheum has announced ticket information for “Hamilton" the musical, which visits the Bluff City this summer. Performances are July 9 through 28.

Hollywood actors with Arkansas ties filming new movie in Jonesboro

Filming started just this month, and this one film is really part of a bigger push to bring movie-making to Arkansas.

  Memphis musician Omar Higgins dies at 37

The Memphis music community is mourning the loss of an icon.

‘Black Panther’ costume designer set to dress cast of ‘Coming to America 2’

Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter confirmed she is clothing the cast of the upcoming sequel to “Coming to America.”

  Resorts Casino Tunica to close in June due to ‘increased competition’

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced plans to close Resorts Casino Tunica soon, citing increased competition from gambling in Arkansas as a reason.

Memphis Botanic Garden’s ‘Live at the Garden’ concert series announced

The lineup for 19th annual Live at the Garden concert series has been released.

  Memphis landmark Ashlar Hall opens for theater production

Ashlar Hall, one of the most famous and sometimes infamous buildings in Memphis, is open to the public again.

Memphis-based Malco announces new President and COO

David Tashie has been named the new President and Chief Operating Officer for the Memphis-based Malco corporation.

Celine Dion brings ‘Courage Tour’ to Memphis in 2020

Let the rain come down and wash away my tears – global icon Celine Dion is bringing her "Courage Tour" to the FedExForum.

Beale Street Music Festival performance times announced

Daily Line ups and stage time for bands have been released

  Southland Gaming gets new name, begins full casino operations

Southland Gaming will now be known as “Southland Casino Racing” on Monday.

Avengers: Endgame will be more than 3 hours long

Reports say highly-anticipated Avengers movie will run more than 3 hours

Memphian Savannah Brister performs Adele hit on ‘The Voice’

Memphis’ own Savannah Brister performed Monday night on “The Voice” in the battle rounds against Maelyn Jarmon.

  Memphis native competes on ‘The Voice’ tonight

Memphian Savannah Brister will perform in Monday night’s battle rounds on "The Voice."

  Aretha Franklin receives brass note on Beale Street

A second line, New Orleans style, carried a brass note with Aretha Franklin's name on it down Beale Street.

  Thousands flock to downtown Memphis for North American Bridge Championships

Thousands of bridge players are in town for the North American Bridge Championships.

  Bakery provides hands-on lesson in making Challah for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

A Tony Award-winning musical is making its way to Memphis this week at the Orpheum Theater.

  Memphis in May willing to compromise to keep event at Tom Lee Park

Compromise is still the hope in ongoing discussions between Memphis in May organizers and the Memphis River Parks Partnership about the future of the festival in a redesigned Tom Lee Park.

  ‘Bluff City Law’ cast visits St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The cast of the NBC pilot "Bluff City Law" spent some time at St. Jude Children's Hospital over the weekend.

  Country Music Hall of Fame names class of 2019 inductees

The next three inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame were announced Monday.

Bridge card game championships come to Memphis

The American Contract Bridge League brings its Spring Championships to town March 21 through 31 when with as many as 6,000 players and an economic impact on the city estimated at $3 million.

  Communities mourn the loss of Memphis musician John Kilzer

Music and ministry communities mourn the loss of Memphis musician John Kilzer.

  TV extras wanted: Filming for NBC pilot ‘Bluff City Law’ begins this month

Filming is March 16 through 27. Complete your free talent application to be an extra.

  Memphis Grammy winners celebrate at Lafayette’s

The Who's Who in Memphis Music converged in Overton Square on Tuesday to celebrate their Grammy wins.

  Filming for 'Bluff City Law’ pilot takes over Oxford

A TV production crew has taken over the Oxford Square, bringing with them giant lights, trailers full of equipment and a large team.

  ‘Bluff City Law’ filming next week in Oxford

The NBC pilot "Bluff City Law" is filming next week in Oxford, Mississippi and will use the courthouse as a backdrop for the show.

  New movie theater now open in Downtown Memphis

From recliner seats to reserved seating and a full service restaurant, the Malco Powerhouse Cinema Grill is making a statement in Downtown Memphis.

  Rare photographs of famous musicians on display at Stax Museum

A man known as one of the founders of the Memphis sound that came out of Stax in the 1960's had another talent – taking pictures of his famous friends.

Jerry Lee Lewis suffers minor stroke

Entertainer Jerry Lee Lewis suffered a minor stroke Thursday night.

Baddour Center hosts fifth annual ‘Dancing For Our Stars’

Baddour Center will host its fifth annual “Dancing For Our Stars" March 9.

  Strickland: Moving Memphis in May to AR a ‘silly thought’

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says there needs to be compromise in the controversy over redesigning Tom Lee Park.

  Rapper BlocBoy JB released on bond

James Baker, also known as BlocBoy JB, posted a $50,000 bond Thursday.

  Memphis Zoo celebrates International Polar Bear Day

In observation of International Polar Bear Day, the Memphis Zoo celebrated its two polar bears.

  Report shows years of fire code violations at New Daisy Theater

WMC Action News 5 investigators uncovered serious fire code violations at the New Daisy Theater on Beale Street. The problems went on for years, even as acts continued to be booked.

Memphis contestant advances on ‘The Voice’

The Mid-South was represented on the Tuesday night’s episode of "The Voice."