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Saturday, September 30 2017

8 PM
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 8 p.m.
Ticketed

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Take Me to the River presents a live performance experience based on the award-winning film and record that brought together multiple generations of iconic Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians to record a historic new album and re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender and generational collaboration of Memphis (Stax, High records) in its heyday.

This historic show features a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see legends William Bell (2017 Grammy Winner), Bobby Rush (2017 Grammy winner), and Charlie Musselwhite (2014 Grammy winner) share the stage and perform classics and new TMTTR collaborations. Backed by an ALL-STAR Memphis band, the event includes the HiRhythm Section (27 Gold and Platinum records, All of Al Green’s classics) and Grammy award winner Boo Mitchell, award-winning director and Grammy Nominee Martin Shore, alumni from the STAX Music Academy, and special appearances from Academy Winner Frayser Boy and Critics Choice Award winner Al Kapone.

TMTTR believes that the power of positive expression – through music, film or other art forms – leads to a permanent foundation of community, and strives to bring together those from all political, racial and generational backgrounds to communicate, cooperate, collaborate and create together as a community.

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This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30 AM-1:00 PM. If tickets remain at 1:00 PM, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill. The shows goes on rain or shine.

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When it comes to entertainment, this one's a real breath of fresh air.
And it's absolutely FREE.