What Memphis concerts are planned in November? Luke Combs, Millennium Tour and more

Bob Mehr
Memphis Commercial Appeal
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The fall concert season in 2021 might be a bit slower than in past years due to COVID-19. But there is still a strong selection of shows, featuring national touring artists, that are set to hit the Memphis area in November.

Here's a look at what's on tap in the coming weeks. 

Nov. 4-5: Arlo McKinley, Hernando’s Hideaway

Cincinnati singer-songwriter Arlo McKinney — who’s recorded extensively in Memphis with Grammy-winning producer Matt Ross-Spang — is set to play two shows at Hernando’s, an acoustic set on Nov. 4 and a full band performance on Nov. 5. Tickets: $20. Go to worldfamoushernandoshideaway.com

Grammy-nominated classical-meets-hip-hop duo Black Violin Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus, on the right. The group will play the Orpheum in November.

Nov. 5: Black Violin, Orpheum

Viola player Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus bring their Black Violin project — a unique merger of classical music and hip-hop — to the Orpheum. The pair are joined in the ensemble by DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. Tickets: $25 to $45. Go to orpheum-memphis.com.

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Nov. 6: Foreigner, Landers Center

Classic rockers Foreigner come to Southaven on their “Greatest Hits” tour. FM radio staples from “Feels Like the First Time” to “I Want to Know What Love Is” will be part of the set, as the band — led by founding guitarist Mick Jones — hits the Landers Center. Tickets: $29 to $150. Go to ticketmaster.com

Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck bring their banjo expertise to GPAC this month.

Nov. 6: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, GPAC

Banjo masters Béla Fleck — a 15-time Grammy winner — and Abigail Washburn bring their dynamic duo show to the stage of Germantown Performing Arts Center for a journey across the music of America and the world. This is an indoor show, and masks are required Also, patrons must show proof of COVID-19 vaccine or negative test for entry. Tickets: $35 to $50. Go to gpacweb.com.

Nov. 11: Edwin McCain, Lafayette’s

Atlanta singer songwriter Edwin McCain — who achieved ‘90s immortality for his hit “I’ll Be” — plays a show at Lafayette’s. The show is general admission, first come, first serve-style seating. Tickets: $32.50. Go to lafayettes.com/memphis.

Nov. 12: Gangstagrass, Railgarten

Best known for providing the theme to the TV show “Justified,” New York combo Gangstagrass blends bluegrass and rap into a singular sound. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Go to 901tix.com.

Nov. 12: The Wood Brothers, Crosstown Theater

Soul-folk combo The Wood Brothers — featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin & Wood — bring their tour to Memphis with a stop at the Crosstown Theater, for a show presented by Mempho. Tickets: $30 to $45. Go to crosstownarts.org

Nov. 12: The Marshall Tucker Band, Graceland

Southern rock icons The Marshall Tucker Band come to Graceland, playing the venue’s Soundstage on Nov 12. The group — led by founding member and singer Doug Gray — will stop in the Mid-South as part of its Southern Rock Roundup tour. Tickets: $19.50 to $69.50. Go to Gracelandlive.com.

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Nov. 13: Marc Ribot at The Green Room, Crosstown Arts

Hailed as one of the great guitarists of his generation, Marc Ribot has worked with everyone from Tom Waits to Elvis Costello, the Black Keys to Solomon Burke, and created an impressive solo discography. Ribot will play an intimate show at The Green Room. Tickets: $20. Go to crosstownarts.org.  

Ledisi plays the Horseshoe Casino in Tunica this month.

Nov. 14: Ledisi, Horseshoe Casino

Neo-soul songstress Ledisi comes to the Mid-South for a concert in Tunica. She will perform at Bluesville, inside the Horseshoe Casino. Only a handful of tickets remain at $36. Go to Ticketmaster.com.

Dwight Yoakam will perform at the Gracealnd Soundstage on Nov. 14.

Nov. 14: Dwight Yoakam, Graceland

One of the all-time country music greats will bring his catalog of hits to the home of the King, as Dwight Yoakam plays the Graceland Soundstage. This is a reserved seating show, and tickets are $59.50 to $125. Go to gracelandlive.com.

Nov. 16: BoDeans, Lafayette's Music Room

Milwaukee roots rock band the BoDeans make their way back to the Bluff City for a performance at Overton Square’s Lafayette’s. This show is general admission, first come, first serve-style seating. Tickets: $40. Go to lafayettes.com/memphis.

Country sensation Luke Combs plays FedExForum in late November.

Nov. 20: Luke Combs, FedExForum

Country star Luke Combs brings his “What You See Is What You Get” tour to Downtown’s FedExForum. Combs will headline a package that also features Ashley McBride and Ray Fulcher. The show is sold out, although verified resale tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com

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Master P is part of the No Limit Reunion tour that stops Nov. 20 at the Landers Center in Southaven.

Nov. 20: No Limit Reunion Tour, Landers Center

Master P leads an all-star cast of rappers as the No Limit Reunion tour stops at the Landers Center in Southaven. Silkk the Shocker, Mia X, Mystikal, Fiend, Jeezy, Mr. Serv-On and Mercedes are among the other acts set to appear. Tickets: $49 to $99. Go to ticketmaster.com

Nov. 21: The Millennium Tour, FedExForum 

Hip-hop and R&B stars Omarion and Bow Wow lead a group of acts — including Pretty Ricky, the Ying Yang Twins, and Lloyd — as part of the Millennium Tour, which stops at FedExForum. Tickets: $59.50 to $279. Go to ticketmaster.com

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