To provide programs and services that foster career development for Memphis musicians regardless of genre, while encouraging community interaction to promote and preserve the Memphis Music culture.


Memphis Music Matters is dedicated to the growth and development of Memphis’ creative culture utilizing marketing and branding strategies that promote Memphis music locally, nationally and to the world.


To be recognized as the primary authority for professional music creation, artist development, music marketing, music business and management.


  • To nurture and grow the Memphis music community
  • To build tourism, attract conferences and music related events that assist in boosting our musical heritage, local economy and music creation agenda
  • To serve as an independent advocate for Memphis music and Memphis musicians
  • To preserve Memphis’ rich musical heritage and its significant diverse musical legacy through creative expression and education