Historic Site · Downtown Memphis · 106 tips and reviews
Memphis Travel: 2012 International Blues Challenge competition will be held Jan 31 - Feb 4 in the Beale Street entertainment district. Blues artists and bands from across the globe compete for prizes, cash and more.
Memphis Travel: If you're here for the Regions Morgan Keegan tennis tournament, there are lots of great places to eat within walking distance- Napa Cafe, Luchessi, or vegan smoothie bar, Cosmic Coconut.
Memphis Travel: New Daisy is a fantastic venue to see established music acts and future stars. Credit cards are not accepted at the venue, but you can purchase tickets with a credit card online in advance.
Memphis Travel: If you're visiting Memphis for the Region Morgan Keegans Tennis Championship, make sure to park in designated parking areas, and don't park in the Sanderlin Center parking lot-you will be ticketed.
Music Store · Downtown Memphis · 21 tips and reviews
Memphis Travel: The 45-minute Gibson factory tour follows the path of music in Memphis over the last 100 years. See how Gibson has grown as a brand and how the quality of their instruments has influenced musicians.
Music Venue · Evergreen Historic District · 30 tips and reviews
Memphis Travel: 1954, Elvis played his first paid gig at the Shell. The headline act that evening and big star at the time was Slim Whitman. Elvis stole the show and Whitman went on to sell over 100 million albums.
119 S Main St (at Peabody Place Trolley Stop), Memphis, TN
Music Venue · Downtown Memphis · 6 tips and reviews
Memphis Travel: Learn about the heritage of Southern music, art and photography. The Center for Southern Folklore also features live music on its center stage and an excellent multimedia archive of aural history.
Memphis Travel: Cash and the King made it popular, but did you know the first rock 'n' roll song was recorded at Sun by Jackie Breston and the Delta Cats in 1951? "Rocket 88" had Ike Turner on the keyboards.
Memphis Travel: Rock 'n' Soul tells the story of how rock and soul music came to be and highlights the music from Sun Studio and Stax Records. Pay with your AMEX Delta Skymiles Credit Card and get 2 for 1 admission.
Memphis Travel: Visiting for Black History Month? Check out the temp exhibit, For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, which examines the visual aspect of Southern race struggles
Monument / Landmark · Midtown · 2 tips and reviews
Memphis Travel: Visiting Memphis for Black History Month? Make sure to check out W.C. Handy's Home and Museum on Beale. Handy was known as "Father of the Blues" and may have written the first ballad in history
Memphis Travel: Visiting Memphis for Black History Month? Stax is an excellent source of history about the rise of black music in Memphis. Stax artists include: Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, Jean Knight and Sam & Dave.
255 N Main St (at Poplar Ave & N. Front St), Memphis, TN
Convention Center · Downtown Memphis · 11 tips and reviews
Memphis Travel: Welcome BankTravel conference-goers! You'll find tons of local flavor just a few blocks from the convention center. Visit http://www.memphistravel.com/ for information to help you navigate the city
Memphis Travel: Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice roars into CMOM February 11-May 13, 2012. Enjoy interactive exhibits and activities focusing on the climate range of dinosaur habitats during the Cretaceous Period
Memphis Travel: Don't miss Million Dollar Quartet, a musical about a jam session with Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins & Jerry Lee Lewis. Runs February 14-19, 2012. 901-525-3000 or www.orpheum-memphis.com for tickets
Memphis Travel: There is a huge stage set up at the front of the bar for live bands. Reasonable prices and a wide beer selection makes Young Avenue Deli one of the best music venues outside of Downtown Memphis.
Memphis Travel: If you're in town for BankTravel (Feb 7-9), you can get to Beale St. and other dining and entertainment options by heading south on the Main St. Trolley http://www.matatransit.com/trolleyService.aspx