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Contribute to the MBS Papa Don McMinn Musician Fund:

MBS Donation:



Due to COVID19 restrictions, many venues offering live music remain closed or are open with limits on occupancy and food service.  If you plan to attend a live event, it’s advised to contact the venue ahead of time to verify the event(s) and the social distancing guidelines in place.


• Brad Webb & Friends Blues Jam,
Thursdays, 7:30-11pm, Sponsored by the Memphis Blues Society, 
RockHouse Live Memphis, 5709 Raleigh-Lagrange Rd, Memphis, TN 38134
Bring your instrument and sign up to participate in the Jam!! Support live music! Remember to tip the band.

• Royal Blues Band Big Jam, Jack Rowell, Jr., *3rd Tuesday each month, 7-10pm, Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave. (*the day of month is subject to change, call Lafayette's ahead of time to verify).


‘Mr. Handy’s Blues’ DVD For Sale. All Sales Benefit the Memphis Blues Society!!

Several years back producer/director Joanne Fish finished filming the non-profit “Mr. Handy’s Blues: A Musical Documentary”. The Memphis Blues Society assisted Ms. Fish with this important project and much of the Memphis and midsouth portions of the film. Local Memphis and midsouth Blues musicians are featured. The film is now available for purchase on DVD. All sales benefit the Memphis Blues Society! Please purchase a DVD and support the MBS!


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Here’s your chance to become a part of the Memphis Blues Society! As a 501(c)(3)nonprofit arts organization, The MBS relies on the financial support of Blues fans. Donations and memberships are tax deductible. Your membership provides great opportunities to meet new friends who share your love of the Blues. Attend MBS events, get discounted concert tickets and merchandise and contribute through reviews and articles and more.



o MBS Musician Compilation CD (MP3s) for new members
o Monthly eNewsletter (via E-mail)
o Member musician promotion through the website/social media pages; e-mail message blasts (1,100+ distribution)
o Listing of musician, band gigs in MBS Gig & Events Calendar
o Attend jams & other activities with other Blues lovers
o Tunica’s Gateway to the Blues Museum: $2 off regular priced adult museum admission
o Killer B Guitars: 20% discount on in-stock guitars 
o Opportunity to contribute to reviews, articles
o Share your talents by volunteering on MBS committees and at MBS events


Annual Membership:

Family: $35
Band: $50
Small Business: $100
Lifetime: $300
Corporate: $500


  • Check the MBS Gig & Event Calendar (on the MBS website homepage) for other jams and appearances by MBS Member Musicians
  • Support and promote the blues by listening to a LIVE blues band tonight and remember to tip the musicians!
  • Purchase artist CD's and merchandise
  • Tell your friends!
  • Register your Kroger's Plus Card free with the Kroger Community Rewards Program ( Register your card with the Memphis Blues Society (NPO #35818). Kroger's donates a percentage of each registered user's purchase to the Memphis Blues Society. There is no cost to the consumer for this Kroger's program.   



Partners in Kind: Ellen Klyce, Rattlebone Jones, Angela Ghoreishi, Excellent Roofing