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Memphis Music Scene: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

4.5 (5)
Memphis, US

Memphis Music Scene: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

4.5 (5)
Memphis, US
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Immerse yourselves in the worlds of Elvis Presley, B.B. King, and Johnny Cash, and discover the vibrant Memphis music scene on this private half-day walking tour. Explore Beale Street, the heart of the city's musical history, and learn about the influential musicians who have shaped Memphis into one of America's great music cities. Your knowledgeable and friendly tour guide will share stories of the stars and their journey, from the birth of rock 'n' roll to the soulful blues that have made Memphis famous. This tour includes tickets to the Rock n' Soul Museum, allowing you to delve deeper into the rich musical heritage of the city. With plenty of time for photos and a daily trolley pass included, this is the perfect way to experience the Memphis music scene firsthand. Food, drink, gratuities, and hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included, but your guide will be happy to assist with any travel arrangements. Don't miss out on this unforgettable musical adventure!

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 3 hours
  • Suitable for 2-12 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Rock n' Soul Museum tickets
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
  • A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group
  • Daily Trolley Pass
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

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Experience the soulful melodies and vibrant history of the Memphis music scene on the Memphis Music Scene: Private Half-Day Walking Tour. This immersive tour takes you on a journey through the birthplace of blues, rock 'n' roll, and soul, where the legends like Elvis Presley, B.B. King, and Johnny Cash made their mark.

What to expect?

During this 180-minute tour, you can expect to stroll through the iconic Beale Street, a vibrant hub of music and culture. Explore the rich heritage of the historic Orpheum Theatre and learn about its significance in the world of performing arts. Walk past the Memphis Music Hall of Fame and discover the WDIA-WHRK Radio Building, which played a pivotal role in shaping the city's musical landscape. Make a stop at B.B. King's Blues Club and experience the electric atmosphere loved by locals and visitors alike. If you join the morning tour, you'll also get to witness the famous Peabody Ducks at The Peabody Hotel. Finally, conclude your tour at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, where you can delve deeper into the profound musical impact of this iconic community.

Who is this for?

This tour caters to music enthusiasts, history buffs, and anyone who wishes to delve into the heart and soul of Memphis' music scene. Whether you're a die-hard fan of Elvis Presley or simply curious about the cultural heritage of a city known for its musical prowess, this tour offers a unique and immersive experience for all.

Why book this?

Uncover the fascinating stories behind the rise of rock 'n' roll and the blues with an expert guide who shares their passion and knowledge. As you walk the same streets once trekked by music icons, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the immense influence Memphis has had on shaping the world of music. From the lively energy of Beale Street to the soul-stirring exhibits at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, every step of this tour immerses you in the rich and vibrant musical tapestry that is Memphis.

Good to know

Please note that the tour duration is 180 minutes, and the meeting point is at the entrance to the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. The tour includes stops at various iconic locations, such as B.B. King's Blues Club and The Peabody Hotel (morning tours only). Your knowledgeable guide will be happy to assist you with any questions or travel advice at the end of the tour. Get ready to groove to the rhythm of Memphis and create unforgettable memories in the heart of America's music capital.


Customers have raved about the Memphis Music Scene: Private Half-Day Walking Tour, praising the expert guides for their in-depth knowledge and engaging storytelling. Participants have been thrilled with the opportunity to explore iconic landmarks and gain a deeper understanding of the city's musical heritage. From the lively atmosphere of Beale Street to the soul-stirring exhibits at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, this tour has left visitors with a newfound appreciation for the vibrant music scene of Memphis. Prepare to be transported through time as you traverse the footsteps of musical legends and discover the authentic soul of this remarkable city.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Beale Street

Stroll down Beale Street - an iconic street in the heart of downtown Memphis.

Orpheum Theatre

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

Admission Not Included

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.

Admission Not Included

B.B. King's Blues Club

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

Admission Not Included

The Peabody Ducks

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

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

End your tour at the Rock n'Soul Museum, to learn more about the huge musical impact that the community had on the entire world.

Admission Included



4.5 (5)


Enjoyed the hidden gems of the city with our guide Brandon. He was very knowledgeable, funny and passionate about Memphis Great tour!


Our tour guide, RJ, was fantastic. He knew a lot of interesting things to share, was willing to skip around based on what looked interesting, and was genuinely interested in showing us the best possible time. He did a fantastic job and we would love to join him on a tour again!


Grahame was excellent so informative, very easy to chat too, really good fun and made the tour a very memorable experience


Tour was private on Beale Street. Learned some about music scene, however was not worth the price. Guide was flexible as we were late getting into town.


R.J. Was very knowledgeable about Beale St., walked over to the Mississippi saw the city lights and we enjoy dinner at City Cafe which we had ribs very good.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-13 06:39