• Covid-19

    We hope that all our friends and customers are in good health as we face the uncertainty of this Coronavirus. We are being as diligent as possible: washing our hands, cleaning the shop daily, etc. We also ask our visitors to use our washroom to thoroughly clean their hands before shopping.  Despite these precautions, there […]

  • 30th Anniversary Party!

    Shangri-La is turning 30 this year and we’re going to celebrate with a big show at the Levitt Shell on Thursday, October 18, featuring Kelley Anderson & the Crystal Shrine! If you have somehow missed Kelley’s performances at the shop or recently at Cooper York Fest, then this is your last chance to catch her before […]

  • 30th Anniversary Party at Levitt Shell

    With Sweat Fest 4 recently in the books, we’re ecstatic to announce as part of our ongoing 30th anniversary celebrations that we’re sponsoring Kelley Anderson‘s Crystal Shrine show at the Levitt Shell for the fall concert series! Kelley is one of our absolute favorites and this show is not to be missed! We’re so pumped […]

  • Sweat Fest 4

    Hey hey, it’s that time o’ year again! Blazing Tunes and Scorching Deals! Check out our amazing SWEAT FEST 4 line-up (and killer poster from Tripp Lamkins): 2:00 pm WESLI SNYPES : Khari Wynn’s Punk/Prog/RnB nightmare! These guys tore up CANVAS earlier this month for their one-and-only show. We talked them out of retirement! Not […]

  • Memphis Concrete Festival brings together some of the best new electronic and experimental acts from Memphis and across the country. This year we’re hosting a pre-fest live show in coordination with festival founder Robert Traxler’s release of a compilation of artists from both this year and last year’s fests. The live performance will be at […]

  • Holiday Events!

    ‘Tis the season and we’re ready to celebrate the holidays with you! This week we’ve got a couple events that you can participate in – one at the shop on Thursday, December 14, and another on Saturday, December 16 at Memphis Made Brewery on Cooper. Join us at Shangri-La at 5:30 pm on Thursday, December […]

  • 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 […]