Friday update

The Tin Roof has opened The Green Room in a space next door to its main building. Traditionally a Green Room in a live music joint is a place for musicians to relax offstage, but the Tin Roof’s Green Room is open to everyone. There are big TVs, ping pong, shuffleboard, foosball, arcade game, a full bar and menu, and a backyard patio. Thursdays through Saturdays the room will have a DJ, and on Fridays and Saturdays they will be grilling burgers on the patio.

Those who have purchased a seat in the Redbird Club ($75) for the Memphis Redbirds vs. St. Louis Cardinals “Battle of the Birds” exhibition game next Thursday, March 30, will receive an additional benefit. John Mozeliak, general manager of the Cardinals, will speak prior to the game. Redbird Club tickets include an all-you-can-eat buffet, pool tables, couches, televisions, and beer and wine. Tickets are still available.

Mike Pence, the man who will become president after Donald Trump is committed to a mental asylum, was rumored to be coming to Memphis today. His wife went to Butler, playing today in the NCAA South Regional at FedExForum. However, Pence has canceled his trip because a vote on health care is expected to take place today.

South Main Sounds Songwriter Night #50 is tonight at 7 at 550 S. Main. Bud Summers, Steve Lockwood, Meredith Grace Koch, “Piano Man” Tim Plunk, and Phil Cox will perform, as will Anna Jordan from Nashville. Nikki’s Hot Ass Products has donated 50 bags of chips for the songwriter night.

Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary Tour comes to the Orpheum for four shows tonight through Sunday.

Paula Raiford has announced that in honor of her hero and father, Robert Raiford, Paula & Raiford’s Disco will be OPEN tonight and tomorrow.

That’s it for now! Back tomorrow.