The Pure Memphis Music Series presents Americana icon Jim Lauderdale on February 22! Lauderdale is a “songwriter’s songwriter” who’s written or co-written many modern classics for iconic artists, as well as an intuitive sideman, who’s enhanced the music of a bevy of esteemed musicians. As a solo artist, since 1986 up until now, he’s created a body work spanning 29 albums of imaginative roots music, encompassing country, bluegrass, soul, R&B and rock, as well as helping pave the way for the current Americana movement. His 29th album, London Southern, released in June of 2017, was recorded in London at Goldtop studios and produced by Neil Brockbank and Robert Trehern. He’s also been cooking up some new sounds at Memphis’ own Royal Studios.
The Old Dominick Pure Memphis Music Series is made possible in part by grant support from the Downtown Memphis Commission.