• SWEAT FEST III @ the Hi-Tone

      This Saturday, July 1st, join us for Shangri-La’s third annual Sweat Fest Extravaganza! Normally this event takes place at the famous Shangri-La Stadium (the parking lot), but we’ve been keeping a “weather-eye” on this weekend and it’s looking very dicey – right now a 90% chance of rain Saturday. NOT TO WORRY THOUGH! Skinny […]

  • Soulsville Record Swap

    Come join us as our friends at Goner Records and the Stax Museum present the Second Annual SOULSVILLE RECORD SWAP on Saturday June 17, at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, ground zero for much of the great Memphis music. We’ll be on site with a bunch of classic soul gems and a wide array of […]

  • Chris Milam In Store

    Chris Milam‘s new album, “Kids These Days” is now available via Namesake Records and we’re celebrating with a special in store performance. This acoustic performance will also feature special guest cellist extraordinaire Elen Wroten. So May 26th, stop by after work and grab your copy of the record about which Bob Mehr praised “a song […]

  • Fool Fest 2017

    This year’s PURGEFEST has been renamed FOOL FEST for obvious reasons, not the least of which, it falls on APRIL FOOL’S DAY! Assuming we’re all still around in a few weeks (a big assumption), we’ll have a HUGE SALE including THOUSANDS of BARGAIN LPs, 45s, CDs and more. The awesome FREE MUSIC starts at 2 […]

  • Memorial Day

    FYI, everybody – we’ll be closed on Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day.  We’re open regular hours otherwise – come on by and see us!  Lots of killer new arrivals in the store. Also, we’re having a huge event in the store on June 14. . . big sales, free live music, and other fun […]

  • Luther Dickinson in-store performance

    Hi there- just wanted to make sure everyone out there knows about the FREE show this Sunday, March 30, 3:30 p.m. @ the store to celebrate the release of Luther’s new CD/LP, “Rock ‘n’ Roll Blues.”  Everything in the store will be 10% off during the event. . . come on by!

  • We’re back!

    Hi everyone. . . it’s been a while, but we’ve finally wrangled our website troubles and the site/store is back to normal.  We’ll be posting news about upcoming store events and updating the store in the coming days, so please stay tuned!

  • Our Top 10 (plus one!) Local Bestsellers for 2013

    (in no particular order): John Paul Keith – “Memphis Circa 3 AM” cd/lp Various Artists – “Rock For Love: A Compilation” cd Mark Edgar Stuart – “Blues For Lou” cd Motel Mirrors – “self-titled” 10” ep Oblivians – “Desperation” cd/lp Dead Soldiers – “All the Things You Lose” cd North Mississippi All-Stars – “World Boogie […]

  • Record Swap – October 27

    Hey all!  We’re happy to announce that the Shangri-la Records 25th Anniversary Record Swap will take place on Sunday afternoon, October 27 at 12 noon. We’ll have TONS of LPs, 45s, CDs, and etc. on sale and FREE LIVE MUSIC from the great Mark Edgar Stuart! And as always, it’s only $10 to set up […]

  • Califone tickets now available!

    Hey everybody – quick announcement. . . Tickets for the August 29 living room performance in Memphis by Chicago’s very own Califone are now ON SALE!!!  This is a return engagement for Califone since the last one went so well.  Get your tickets here: http://www.undertowtickets.com/product/califone-living-room-show-memphis-tn-august-29-8pm

  • July 4th

    Hey everybody – just fyi, we will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 4th.  We’ll be back open regular hours on Friday and beyond. Be safe and have a good holiday!