Singer DiAnne Price, who passed away a few months ago, will receive a Brass Note on Beale Street to honor her contribution to Memphis music. The ceremony will be at 3 PM Sunday in front of B.B. King’s. It’s a shame she didn’t receive this honor while she was alive, but it will be a good opportunity for her many friends and fans to come together to remember her.
The first 3000 fans through the gate tonight at AutoZone Park will receive an Allen Craig replica jersey T-shirt. Craig is a former National League All-Star and Redbird. First pitch vs. Oklahoma City is tonight at 7:05, but the gates open at 5 for the Friday block party.
Rocky Horror Picture Show is tonight at the Orpheum. Highly recommended if you’re a fan of audience-participation movies. Even if you’ve seen it a dozen times, there is no experience like seeing this movie at the Orpheum.
The annual Bardog 5K benefitting St. Jude is less than a month away. The Girls Run the 901 blog has a list of 10 reasons to run the Bardog 5K. It’s Sunday, August 18 and there will be a huge all-day party after the run.
The MBJ reports that Downtown could get a new hotel at the site of the former Greyhound station across Union from AutoZone Park.
Time to grab a quick lunch. Normally I’m not a huge fan of fast food but those new Hot Shot Bites at KFC are really good. Few more hours at work after that and then I’ll be out at the usual spots.