Regional Rap at 1884 Lounge at @MinglewoodHall at On Location Memphis @olm_trailer @PeeteyWeestro @PreauXX

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1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall was the scene for the Saturday night rap showcase during the 15th Annual On Location Memphis International Film and Music Festival in Midtown Memphis. Acts on the stage included D’Mario, Abe, a Memphis rapper who is producer H. Potter’s brother, veteran Memphis rapper Dulaa whose recent work takes on a strong country influence, St. Louis rap artist Peetey Weestro who has been getting some attention with his single “Pull Up, Shut It Down”, and Memphis conscious hip-hopper Preauxx, whose label and publisher Great South Bay Music was the sponsor of the showcase.

Memphis Music Holiday Party at @MinglewoodHall @MemMeansMusic

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On Tuesday December 16, the Memphis Music Foundation and the Memphis Chapter of The Recording Academy sponsored a Memphis Music Holiday Party at the 1884 Lounge of Minglewood Hall in Midtown. The event featured some great barbecue and desserts, as well as live music from the Steven Lee Trio featuring trumpeter Johnny Yancey and his son, drummer Nigel Yancey, and the Hill Country blues inflected rock band Turchi. Over a hundred people came to get in the festive spirit, including legendary producer Boo Mitchell and Elizabeth Montgomery of Ardent Records.

A Cool History of Memphis Live Music On The Walls @MinglewoodHall

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It seems like yesterday that Minglewood Hall opened as an exciting new live music venue in Memphis, the venerable old music city where live music has often been hard to find, surprisingly. One of the coolest thing’s about Minglewood’s more intimate space, the 1884 Lounge, is their decision to record the venue’s history by framing and displaying posters from many of the most memorable gigs in the building. Nobody has time or gigabytes to photograph every poster (and some are too high to get good photos of unless you’re on a ladder), but I spied posters from DJ Lil Larry, Yo Gotti, North Mississippi All-Stars, Trombone Shorty, Cedric Burnside, Lightning Malcolm and Jimbo Mathus. The diversity of genres is itself a tribute to the vision of Minglewood’s owners and management, against the backdrop of a city where there is often too much division. Support live music in Memphis, and the people like Minglewood that support it and keep it going.