Beale Street Walking Tour
Memphis has been mentioned in over 2000 songs and there's a reason why. Memphis is one of America's greatest music cities.
Known for our Blues, the birthplace of Rock N” Roll and soul music. We had the biggest artists in the business get their start right here in Memphis. From Elvis to B.B. King to Otis Redding we had the biggest stars in the world. Visit the streets they walked and get an insider's look at the city they made famous.
On your private walking tour of Beale Street, you will:
Meet your guide at the Orpheum Theatre which is known to have some of the biggest stars perform on its stage
Find out who is responsible for bringing the blues to Memphis and visit the house they lived in
Visit the hotel that was once considered the finest hotel in the Mid-South and discover a tradition that has been going on there for almost 100 years
See the radio station that was the first all-black radio station in the country and hear about its impact on the Memphis music scene
Take a stroll down Beale Street and discover the hidden history of Beale Street, see where clubs such as The Domino Lounge are hidden in plain sight and hear about the characters that made up Beale Street like Robert Church and his impact on the black community of Memphis.
You will finish your tour at the Rock N' Soul museum on a self-guided tour and hear about the birth of rock and soul music and the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the entire world.
While on this tour you will also hear about the early history of Memphis and how the city began over 200 years ago. There is so much to know in Memphis but this tour will give you the reason why Beale Street is so important to the music that was made here.
Book your walking tour of Beale Street today with Meteor Tours.