While Memphis ’69 doesn’t break any new ground in the documentary, there’s nothing wrong with being allowed to just sit back and enjoy the music. During the late 1960s, the Memphis Country Blues Society held an annual blues festival. As implied in the film’s title, the concert footage is taken from the June 1969 music festival. These blues musicians gathered together at the Overton Park Shell for three days in celebration of Memphis’ 150th birthday. …"Slamdance 2019: Memphis ’69"