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Chicago’s South Side in the mid 1970s was a far-out party scene that brimmed over with style and free expression to the sounds of blues, disco, funk, and soul. New...

Demetrius Robinson, who serves as the Director of Choral Activities and Music Department Chair at The Soulsville Charter School (TSCS), recently had the honor of taking the Soulsville Chorale to...

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD) and Travel South announced the addition of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. With this new inclusion,...

The Stax Music Academy is in full swing preparing for our in-person Summer Music Experience 2022. Students will enjoy collaborative music opportunities, live performances, off-site learning, choreography training, audio engineering,...

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today that the Stax Museum of American Soul Music is among 30 finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and...

Rickey Fondren is a 15-year-old 10th grader with an old soul. Growing up in Memphis, he says his childhood was shaped around “older soul music.” One of his biggest influences...

HBO Documentary Films is currently in production on STAX, a multiple-part documentary series exploring the legendary Memphis-based record label, Stax Records, responsible for some of the greatest soul hits of the...