Singer-songwriter Valerie June performs at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2014.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church is on Old U.S. Hwy. 61 near Estill, Mississippi.
Contact Memphis, Tennessee, photographer Mike Kerr at f8inmemphis at gmail.

Mike Kerr

I’m a former reporter, copy editor and website editor at the daily newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee, and forever a journalism junkie. I like to explore Memphis and the Mid-South, looking for elements of the past that have somehow survived to collide with the present. I’m also a big fan of the music of this region; I enjoy attending concerts big and small to document the efforts of Memphis-area musicians and others who perform in this storied music city.


Any time I can combine two of my favorite things -- good live music and photography -- I'm there.


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