Memphis Musical Scene: Private Tour of Beale Street's Hidden Gems

5 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Immerse yourself in the worlds of Elvis Presley, B.B. King, and Johnny Cash, and discover the Memphis music scene in one of America's great music cities - famous for soul and rock 'n' roll influence and for being the birthplace of blues. On your Private Tour of Beale Street, you'll learn the musical history of Memphis, the stars of the show and their stories. You'll find out who W.C.Handy was and the influence that Sam Phillips had on the journey of rock'n'roll, the blues and the many famous musicians associated with these influential strains that have made Memphis famous for its music.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Travel Curious

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Beale Street

Stroll down Beale Street - an iconic street in the heart of downtown Memphis, and snap a photo under the famous Beale street gate arch. During your walk, see the Elvis Statue, a tribute to the king of rock n' roll, and the W.C.Handy statue, the father of the blues.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At:

Learn about the heritage of the historic Orpheum Theatre, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Memphis Music Hall of Fame

Walk past the Hard Rock Cafe, and the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, while also discovering the WDIA-WHRK Radio Building, home to the first radio station in the US programmed entirely for the black community since 1947.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At:

Walk past B.B King's Blues Club, a favourite of locals and visitors alike.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Peabody Ducks

Pop into The Peabody Hotel to see the iconic Peabody ducks (only during morning tours).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

Finally, your guide will hand you tickets for your tour at the Rock n'Soul Museum, to learn more about the huge musical impact that the community had on the entire world.

Duration: 30 minutes
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