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

4 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Wander through the most famous street in Memphis, with your private guide, where you will immerse yourself in the history of Memphis, the stars of the show, and their stories. Visit the classic Peabody Hotel and see where Elvis first signed his first album. See one of the city’s most loved radio stations. Beale Street is in Downtown Memphis and runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of nearly 2 miles. Your tour finishes with a drink at a local haunt, where your guide will get you a drink (beer, house wine, coffee, or soda) and give you insight into the best place to indulge in Memphis’s music scene.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Handy Park

Meet your guide at W.C. Handy Park, which commemorates William Christopher Handy a composer and musician who saw himself Father of the Blues and whose music paved the way for America's Rock n’ Roll.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Peabody Ducks

Visit the legendary Peabody Hotel , where history was made with the signing of Elvis' first contract with RCA and where Sam Phillips started his musical journey with the likes of Glen Miller.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Beale Street

Stroll down Beale Street - a must-see attraction during your tour of Memphis as it's one of the most famous streets in America. Your guide will point out to you the legends hidden in plain sight, including the Domino Lounge, Pee Wee’s Saloon and BB King's nightclub

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Memphis

See WDIA Radio Station, which has been continuously open since 1947, programmed entirely for African Americans. B.B. King and Rufus Thomas started their work at WDIA and it had a huge impact on Elvis .

Duration: 30 minutes
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