• 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!

  • Memorial Day Weekend Hours

    Friday, May 24: OPEN Noon – 7 pm Saturday, May 25: OPEN 11 am – 6 pm Sunday, May 26: OPEN 1 – 5 pm Monday, May 27: CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY Tuesday, May 28: OPEN Noon – 7 pm Everybody be safe this weekend. . . Go Grizz!

  • Otis Redding Listening Party

    Hey, everybody!  We’re gearing up for the big Record Store Day/Record Swap weekend April 20/21 (more info to come. . . see also the previous post).  But in the meantime, please join us THIS THURSDAY, April 4, from 5 – 7 p.m. for a FREE listening party for the new Otis Redding CD/LP titled The […]

  • RSD and Record Swap

    Now that the biggest sale in store history is over (thanks for being a part of it, everyone!), we’re on to the next big thing. . . SAVE THE DATES: April 20/21 for Record Store Day and the Shangri-La Records Spring Record Swap (respectively). More details to come!

  • Shangri-La Turns 25!

    For immediate release: Shangri-La Records Celebrates 25th Anniversary Shangri-La Records is proud to announce that this March marks the company’s 25th year in business at 1916 Madison. “We couldn’t do it without you, Memphis,” says Shangri-la owner Jared McStay.  “We’re so grateful to all our customers, co-workers (past and present), bands that have played here, […]

  • Happy Holidays!

    Thanks to everyone who came out to the Shangri-La Christmas show on Friday – a great time was had and we raised a nice amount of food and money for the Mid-South Food Bank. SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS (Please take note.) Friday, Dec. 21:  11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22:  10 a.m. – 6 […]

  • Christmas Party & More!

    Hi-ho, everybody. . . just want to invite you out to the annual Shangri-La Records Christmas party.  This year it’ll be Friday, December 14 @ the Hi-Tone  Cafe.  The line-up features Shangri-La owner Jared’s band Wuvbirds, the newly re-united Ultra-Cats, and the ever-popular Tiger High.  Come on out! Shangri-la Christmas party Facebook event page Also, […]

  • Thanksgiving/Black Friday RSD

    Hey everybody!  As the holidays start to rev up, we just wanted to remind you of two things: 1.  We will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving.  We hope you all have a good one! 2.  We will be  open at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 23 – a.k.a. BLACK FRIDAY! – for […]

  • Upcoming Events!

    Hello, friends- we have two big events coming up that we’d like to invite you to. 1. Shangri-La Records stage @ River Arts Fest – Saturday, October 27 Schedule: 11:00 a.m. – In the round:  Mark Edgar Stuart, Chris Milam, and J.D. Reager 12:30 p.m. – the Memphis Dawls 2:00 p.m. – Kenny Brown Band […]

  • Record Store Day – Black Friday

    Hey y’all- Shangri-La will be participating in the special “Black Friday” Record Store Day event on 11/23/2012.  This year we’re doing things a tad differently.  Instead of just “getting what we get,” we’re giving our friends/customers a chance to request items that will be coming out.  Keep in mind, this does not guarantee that we […]

  • Fall Record Swap

    Hi, everybody- Lots of folks have been asking about it, and we finally have a concrete answer. . . the Shangri-La Records Fall Record Swap will be Sunday, Nov. 5 from 12-5 p.m. Dealers: Still just $10 to set up your own table.   Call 901-274-1916 for more info. More details to come!