Spotlight: Valerie June

Sanders Soundstage

To celebrate GRAMMY® Week 2023, GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi is thrilled to welcome Valerie June to the Sanders Soundstage for a performance and conversation about her career and latest GRAMMY nominated album titled Call Me A Fool as well as her first children’s book titled Somebody To Love: The Story of Valerie June’s Sweet Little Baby Banjolele.

Tickets are now on sale! $15 for Museum Members and $30 for Non-Members


Valerie June is a GRAMMY-nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Memphis, Tenn. She’s been chronicled by the New York Times, which hailed her as one of America’s “most intriguing, fully formed new talents.” She has recorded four critically acclaimed, best-selling solo albums and has also written songs for legendary artists such as Mavis Staples and The Blind Boys of Alabama. June has performed on “The Tonight Show,” “The Late Show,” “Austin City Limits,” the “Rachael Ray Show,” and CBS Saturday Morning, and she’s also graced some of the world's most prestigious stages, from Carnegie Hall to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. June is part of the Turnaround Arts program, which was originally started by former First Lady Michelle Obama. Also a poet, June’s first collection, Maps for the Modern World, was published in April 2021 by Andrews McMeel Publishing. When she’s not touring, June splits her time between Tennessee and New York.

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