Come enjoy “Maybe, a Mouse,” an original children’s story featuring audience participation and musical accompaniment by members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Created by MSO principal oboist Joseph Salvalaggio, Babu Press performances use classical music to help kids develop an appreciation for the arts and foster a love of reading. The performances are entertaining for audiences of all ages, from toddlers to adults.
This performance features MSO musicians Barrie Cooper (violin), Mark Wallace (cello), and Joseph Salvalaggio (oboe) and will be narrated by Todd Berry.
Divas of Jazz tribute celebrating the songs of Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday, Ruth Brown, Shirley Horn, Abbey Lincoln, and Peggy Lee, and “The Women of Jazz!”
Featuring Lisa Nobumoto (vocals) & Her Sizzling Six (Dominic Focso on piano, Nathan Wilensky on trumpet, Lance Williams on acoustic bass, and Jim Pettit on drums).
The Crosstown Jazz Series, presented by Strictly Jazz Entertainment in collaboration with Crosstown Arts, is designed to salute classic jazz music as contemporary musicians perform the work of the legends.
Join the Troika String Trio for a concert featuring works by Franz Schubert, Franz Joseph Haydn, John Harbison, and Scott Joplin in the Green Room at Crosstown Arts. The Troika String Trio features Memphis Symphony Orchestra musicians Jessie Munson (violin), Beth Luscombe (viola), and Mark Wallace (cello).
The Spotlight Concert Series showcases members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra in the intimate Green Room at Crosstown Arts. The series provides the Memphis community the opportunity to get to know and learn more about the talented musicians that make up the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Each month will feature a different musician or small chamber group as soloist or featured ensemble. Regular symphony-goers and those who are new to classical music are all welcome.
An original play written and performed by the Crosstown Youth Theatre
Into the Hoods is an adaptation of Into the Woods tailored to address real issues that students in Memphis face. Ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old, Crosstown Youth Theatre students come from schools across the city. The student devise, write, and perform in their own plays.
Free and open to the public
Hear Crosstown Arts resident artists Natalie Hoffmann (Optic Sink) and Yazan Fahmawi in a special performance at the Green Room.
Optic Sink is a new post-punk/electronic collaboration between Natalie Hoffmann of Nots and Ben Bauermeister of A55 Conducta / DJ Damp Velour.
Yazan is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter originally from New York, playing a blend of country blues, folk, and psychedelia.
A live monthly DJ series at Crosstown Arts
This month: DJ Witnesse (disco/funk/roller boogie)
Location: The Green Room at Crosstown Arts
The SPINS series will feature music as diverse as the City of Memphis. Each month, a rotating line-up of DJs will play everything from old-school Hip-Hop and House to Ultra Lounge and Afrobeat. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, come chill. Come hang. Come party!
Treat yourself to the gift of Restorative Yoga with Live Music. This workshop focuses on the breath, supported yoga poses, and gentle somatic movements. Live music, vibrational sound, and healing touch will sustain and deepen your experience.
Free and open to the public. This event is made possible by Lifeworks.
The Mystic is a catalyst; through music, story, silence and dialogue, we hope to strengthen our attachment to hopes and dreams. In the mystic, diversity is a prerequisite for all creativity, which is why Crosstown Concourse is the perfect home. In The Mystic, the world is far-better served by different beliefs than it could ever be if limited by rigid uniformity. The Mystic is hosted by a rotating panel including Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Chris Miner, Dr. Scott Morris, Dr. Sonia Walker and Kirk Whalum.