• 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 […]

  • new news!

    Man, oh, man – Record Store Day was a blast this year!  Thanks to everyone who came by and made it such a great day for us! We have a bunch of new vinyl in the store right now – stuff from Jack White, Dr. Dog, Howlin’ Wolf, the Smiths, Turn-it-offs and more!  We also […]

  • RSD Announcement!

    Yes, Shangri-La will be participating in the Record Store Day event scheduled for April 21, 2012.  No word yet on what we’ll have, specifically – but it’ll be lots of cool/exclusive vinyl releases.  You gotta come check it out in person to see . . . we will open at 10 a.m. sharp.  Get involved!

  • GrowMemphis benefit – 03/31

    This Saturday night (03/31/12), come on out and see Shangri-la owner Jared and staffer J.D. in live rock action at the Hi-Tone to support a really good cause. GrowMemphis is a new non-profit in Memphis that supports urban farms and gardens in the area and also advocates for local food policy changes. www.growmemphis.org Again, the […]

  • Best Sellers of 2011

    Top Ten LOCAL Best Sellers of 2011 (in no particular order). 1.  Memphis Heat DVD 2. Amy LaVere Stranger Me CD/LP 3. Jack Oblivian Rat City CD/LP 4. The Bo-Keys Got to Get Back! CD/LP 5. Charles “Packy” Axton Late Late Party CD/LP 6. Dirty Streets Movements CD 7. Limes Tarantula CD/LP 8. Big Star […]

  • New Vinyl In Stock!

    Hey there, folks – we’ve got TONS of hot-off-the-press vinyl in stock right now, and more new stuff is arriving daily.   Here’s a small sample of what’s in the bins: Louivin Brothers Satan Is Real, Magnetic Fields Holiday, She & Him A Very She & Him Christmas, Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Two, Florence + […]

  • STAFF free in-store Dec. 9

    Yes – the mighty STAFF (Tim, Geoff and Tripp) will be playing a FREE show at Shangri-La Records on Friday, December 9, 5 – 7 p.m. As an added bonus, everything in the store will be 20% off during the show. Come see a great Memphis rock band for free and save money on your holiday […]

  • Happy Holidays

    Hello, hello!  We hope everybody had a terrific Thanksgiving and is surviving the Christmas season so far.  We have just a few quick store updates to pass along. The Black Friday Record Store Day event was a huge success!  Thanks to everyone who came out and bought records.  We still have a few RSD items […]

  • Record Store Day – Black Friday!

    First off – happy Thanksgiving, everybody! Now, as you may have guessed, we are participating in the Record Store Day “Black Friday” event.  Here are just a few of the exclusive titles we’ll have for sale starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 25. . . Wheedles Groove 45s box set Black Keys “Lonely Boy” […]