• 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!

  • Chris Milam in-store

    Hey everybody- come join us in the store on Friday, October 5 at 6 p.m. sharp for a FREE performance by local singer-songwriter Chris Milam.  He’ll be playing tunes off of his hot-off-the-presses new record, Young Avenue. Get involved!  Here’s the facebook event page.

  • Rock for Love

    Hi, everybody- hope y’all had a fun (or, at least, restful) Labor Day! Rock for Love (a benefit festival for the fantastic Church Health Center) is coming up this weekend, and though the store isn’t directly involved this year, we’re still big supporters.  To top it off, Shangri-La staffers Jared (Wuvbirds) and J.D. (the Modifiers, […]

  • 901 Day Festivities!

    On Saturday, September 1 (a.k.a. 901 Day) from 3 – 5 p.m. we will be hosting a special show in the store featuring 3 great local songwriters:  Jeff Hulett, Caleb Sweazy and Chad Nixon.  Come be a part of our part of the celebration! We are proud to be participating in this event!  Check out […]

  • Vote for Shangri-La!

    At the risk of shameless self-promotion, we humbly request that you consider hopping over to the Memphis Flyer’s website and voting for Shangri-La Records in all record store categories in the Best of Memphis 2012 poll.  We appreciate you in advance!

  • Bon Voyage, Andrew!

    We bid a fond farewell this week to one of the best co-workers in the history of Shangri-La Records, Andrew McCalla (a.k.a. DJ Buck Wilders). Andrew has been an instrumental and unsung part of the Memphis music scene – as a drummer/musician, DJ, radio host for WEVL, soundman for the Hi-Tone, and producer for countless […]

  • Megan Reilly show

    This Friday night (05/11), Memphis ex-pat and friend of the store Megan Reilly will play the Hi-Tone Cafe. Add bonus: Jared’s band, Wuvbirds, opens the show!  We suggest you go. We have her excellent new album in the store . . . as well as a bunch of cool and new-to-us used vinyl.   Stop […]