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Rodd Bland and the Members Only Band is an all-star tribute to the vast musical repertoire of the late Blues and Soul legend Bobby "Blue" Bland. From deep cuts to well-known classics, this sonic journey is curated and led by Bobby's son and drummer Rodd Bland and features musicians who played with Bobby during his storied career.
$40 GA Seated, $20 GA Standing
Music Export Memphis Presents Pure Memphis Happy Hour featuring performances by: Cory Branan, Rachel Maxann, Oakwalker, Alexis Jade, and Rodd Bland and the Members Only Band at Americana Fest
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🎇 Join us for Memphis' Largest Fireworks Festival Celebrating 🌟 LIBERTY FOR ALL 🌟 Featuring Fireworks, Food, & Fun! 🎇 Join Memphis Parks and City of Memphis—in collaboration with Downtown Memphis and the Oak View Group at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium—for an Independence Day festival and the City's official fireworks show in Liberty Park Memphis on SUNDAY, JULY 3, from 5-9p. 🇺🇸 This event is FREE for ALL, so gather your friends and family for an evening they won't forget. EVENT DETAILS 🌟 Free parking and admission in any of the Liberty Park lots, including Tiger Lane 🌟 Live Music from Life, Explicit, Marcella Simien & Her Lovers, Rodd Bland and the Members Only Band, and more 🌟 Kids inflatable play area, face painting, and carnival games 🌟 Local food trucks, Pronto Pups, Uncle Lou's Fried Chicken, Coletta's Italian Restaurant, and Adult Beverages 🌟 Family-friendly Movie Showing of National Treasure at 5 p.m. 🌟 Biggest Fireworks Show in town starting at 9 p.m.
The evening's highlight will be the all-star ensemble band featuring vocalists Ashton Riker, Jerome Chism and a few special guests, keyboardist Chris Stephenson, guitarist Harold Smith, bassist Jackie Clark, a three-piece horn section led by trumpeter Marc Franklin along with trumpeter Paul McKinney and saxophonist Kirk Smothers and anchored by Bland on drums performing selections from the EP along with deep cuts and well-known classics. All hosted by Jared "Jay B." Boyd, a multimedia journalist, a reporter at The Daily Memphian, an artist, a humorist, the program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM, an on-air personality, a co-host of Beale Street Caravan, and DJ.
There will be exclusive merchandise on hand, along with one of your first chances to purchase a physical copy of the EP and maybe even get yourself an autograph. A must-attend for the Bobby "Blue" Bland fan, Blues enthusiast, or just a Memphis music fan!
This event is for all ages. Music - B.B. King's Blues Club - https://www.bbkings.com/memphis/music