Monday, July 10, 2017

CANADA: SUMMER 2017

 MEMPHIS JONES WILL PERFORM FOR 
THE COLLINGWOOD JAZZ & BLUES SOCIETY ON JULY 26.


 MEMPHIS JONES WILL PERFORM AT 
HARBOUR STREET FISH BAR IN COLLINGWOOD ON JULY 27.


 MEMPHIS JONES WILL PERFORM AT 
BLUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE ON JULY 29.


 MEMPHIS JONES WILL MAKE MULTIPLE APPEARANCES AT COLLINGWOOD ELVIS FESTIVAL, 
INCLUDING A TRIO PERFORMANCE, CENTRE STAGE, ON JULY 29.


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Memphis Jones: Speaking Engagements

Memphis Jones has done more speaking engagements in 2017 than ever before, from hospitality to leadership and history to church student groups. Memphis is a people person who loves to bring unity to every situation. His success as a keynote speaker lies in his own ability to be authentic with every audience. He inspires and motivates but also delights audiences with his comedy and humor. Memphis Jones is a storyteller and an encourager.  He has the unique ability to connect dots from one individual to another, one place to another, and one experience to another through story and song. Each time he presents to an audience, he receives rave reviews and excellent feedback. He is an international artist, recognized Delta music historian, keynote speaker and Christian minister who grew up immersed in the rich heritage and culture of  Memphis, Tennessee. 

"Our first Memphis Jones experience! OUTSTANDING!!!"
~ Lesa

"I have seen and try to see Memphis Jones every time he is in Tupelo - he is SUCH an entertainer but, more than that - he is SUCH and inspiration."
~ Tracie

"Your ability to share music history with the crowd flowing right into a great song is unreal and we applaud you for sharing your talent. In the world we live in today, we need more people like you."
~ Clint

"You're so great at involving the audience and sharing your knowledge...Thank you so much - you really made our visit to Memphis awesome!"
~ Steve

"Tell Memphis to keep on brightening the lives of the many people he does by sharing his incredible gift."
~ Andy Greenwood

Photo credit: Creation Studios

Memphis has reached audiences from around  the world with different backgrounds and influences, from children and teens to adults and seniors. As a weekly performer on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, he entertains thousands of internationals in BBKing’s Blues Club weekly and has spoken on stages around the USA and the world from the Philippines to Holland and the Caribbean to Canada as well as student and church events around the mid-south. His message of pursuing personal passions and authentic excellence resonates with all audiences.

Memphis explores the Purpose, Passion, and Identity with a student group from Camp Shelby.

Memphis addressing town officials in the Netherlands for the opening of an annual music festival.



In addition, Memphis has served as emcee and been featured as video host for Elvis Presley Enterprises at Graceland and KLove Radio Events and cruises. As a recognized Delta music historian, Memphis serves as social media expert for Tupelo, Mississippi, birthplace of Elvis Presley, and for Tunica, Mississippi, Gateway to the Blues. He has been featured as a music historian on Sirius Elvis Radio and on British Broadcasting Company, alongside Sir Trevor McDonald. 


Book Memphis as a personality, video host or key note speaker for your event HERE.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Memphis Jones at Ol Man River Moonshine Ball

Memphis Jones will celebrate BB King's birthday in style, performing at the Ol Man River Moonshine Ball on September 16th. Following the successful end to the long-running Blues Ball, creator and Memphis music patron, Pat Kerr-Tigrett, has announced the Ol Man River Moonshine Ball to bring attention to all that is happening in Memphis, including the recent filming of the Million Dollar Quartet CMT series, Gibson naming Memphis as the first GuitarTown of 2017, the new "Take Me to the River" documentary and the upcoming opening of the new Guest House at Graceland as well as the effort to save Aretha Franklin's birthplace.

The high-profile event will take place at Gibson Guitar Factory. Memphis will appear alongside artists such as Jason D. Williams, Eddie Floyd and Al Kapone. Moon walking Buzz Aldrin is an honored guest of the night as well as EPE's Jack Soden



Memphis is presented with the Encouragement Award at the final Blues Ball in 2015.




Book Memphis to perform or emcee at your event HERE.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Can't get enough of you, Collingwood!

“ Once again, Collingwood, Ontario, you were gracious hosts to my family and me and my trio. I am honored to be a part of your fantastic festival each year and enjoy every minute I get to spend in that beautiful town! Bringing my Beale Street-based but INTERNATIONAL Memphis Music Review made 2016 extra special for me. My trio was able to perform on three of your stages and we can't wait to do it all over again!

Impromptu JailHouse Rock at the Grand Finals
Video credit: Meri Calder

I hope to come back again and again and every time in-between! 
I can't get enough of you, Canada! ” 

Awesome Street Party, Hurontario
Awesome fans!
Backstage with the boys at the Street Party
With Her Worship at the Grand Finals
Congratulations, Oliver Steinhoff!
At the Eddie Bush Memorial Stadium, Downtown Collingwood

THANK YOU, COLLINGWOOD!

❤️❤️❤️
~ Memphis Jones


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Memphis returns to Elvis Week 2016 as performer and host!

Following his appearance at Collingwood Elvis Festival in Ontario, Canada, Memphis Jones returns as the online host Elvis Week 2016 in Memphis Tennessee!

Memphis shows you around Graceland for Elvis Week 2015.

Memphis interacts with fans around town during Elvis Week 2014.

Memphis and Ultimate host Joey Sulipeck wow the crowd 
during a temporary power outage at Elvis Week 2012.

Join Memphis as he goes behind the scenes this year at Graceland for Elvis Week 2016 AND catch him in THREE special Elvis Week performances:

BB King's Blues Club: Monday & Wednesday dinner show
Photo credit: James Wessels

Graceland Main Stage: Friday, August 12th, 7p
 Photo credit: Buitink Fotografie

See more of Memphis as online/video host at Elvis Weeks past here

To book Memphis to emcee or perform at your event, contact the office at mphsjones@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

All musical roads lead to Memphis.

Memphis Jones is spending his summer doing a little globetrotting. His appearances in the Netherlands at the Memphis Heart & Soul Festival were a hit with Europeans. He will follow up those crowd-pleasing performances with an appearance at the TCI Food and Culture Festival in the Turks & Caicos Islands in July

Then, it's on to Ontario, Canada as a VIP performer and emcee for the Collingwood Elvis Festival. He'll be back in Memphis just in time for a special performance at 2016 Elvis Week.
(Watch for more Memphis Jones info on Elvis Week here on Twitter or Facebook.)


Memphis' globetrotting performance schedule. (What IS this shape???)
With all this traveling, Memphis still chooses 901 (see video) as his home base! All musical roads lead to Memphis!  See him show you what Memphis has to offer:


Next up is a Memphis Jones-produced show and performance on the FairPark stage in Tupelo, MS. You can purchase tickets for Memphis Jones' FairPark appearance, while they last, HERE.


You can purchase tickets for Memphis Jones' Elvis Week main stage performance HERE.
Photo credit: Buitink Fotografie

Book Memphis Jones directly to emcee or perform for your festival or event! 

Give him a date, he'll give you a rate!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Memphis Jones in Europe


Memphis Jones will perform 2 concerts as well as emcee at the upcoming Memphis Heart & Soul in the Netherlands. The city of Enschede, which has a strong historical connection with Memphis, Tennessee, will hold the 3rd annual festival, honoring the late BB King, on May 14-16 this year.  




Earlier this spring, Willy Berends and Raymond Nijenhuis, ambassadors from Enschede, visited Beale Street and asked Memphis to present BB King's Blues Club with a portrait of its namesake by Dutch artist Sonna Krom. 







Left: Memphis with festival founder, Willy Berends. Right: Dutch newspaper article featuring BB King portrait.

As the ad hoc ambassador of Memphis, Tennesse, Memphis Jones is a fantastic addition to sister-city Enschede's music festival which honors the roots and culture of both towns so well!



Book Memphis Jones directly to emcee or perform for your festival or event! 

Give him a date, he'll give you a rate!