Stax Museum 15th Anniversary with the Bo-Keys feat. Percy and Spencer Wiggins and a Tribute to Stax legend Floyd Newman

6:00 PM, May 03, 2018

Anniversary of the Grand Opening of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music and to celebrate, we have some grand plans to commemorate our birthday.

In a special ceremony beginning at 6 pm, Stax Records and Satellite Records icon Floyd Newman will donate his 100-year-old saxophone to the Stax Museum. Floyd has played this particular sax with The Mar-Keys, Otis Redding, Booker T. & the MGs, Eddie Floyd, Arthur Conley, Isaac Hayes, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Wilson Pickett, Etta James, and B.B. King. Floyd holds the distinction of being the first person ever to join B.B. King’s first band is and now one of only two living members along with tenor saxophonist George Coleman.