is an independent, regionally touring, ever-evolving, Memphis-based
musical ensemble who celebrated their 30th Anniversary in 2017. Drawing from
influences as diverse as Booker T. & the M.G.s, John Coltrane, Frank Zappa,
The Grateful Dead, Steely Dan, and The Meters, these brothers under one
multicultural groove have remained a consistently entertaining and informed
voice on the Memphis music scene since the group’s inception.
FreeWorld was honored to receive a Brass Note on the Beale Street Walk of Fame
in 2012, and they’ve also had the honor and privilege of sharing the stage
with a wide variety of musical legends over the years, including Levon Helm,
The Memphis Horns, Billy Preston, Bootsy Collins, Richie Havens, Blues
Traveler, Widespread Panic, Derek Trucks, Hot Tuna, Los Lobos, Merl Saunders,
Dr. John, Timothy Leary, John Sinclair, The Bar-Kays, Ann Peebles, Steve
Cropper, James Cotton, Mojo Buford, Jimmie Vaughan & Double Trouble, Susan
Tedeschi, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, & Jonny Lang just to name a few.