Put on your blue suede shoes and visit the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll - Sun Studios! Tour the recording studios where Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins created the sounds that changed the world. Take a seat at B.B. King’s Blues Club. Catch a concert at one of the foremost live Blues venues in the country and have some good old-fashioned Southern soul food. Learn the history of soul music at the Smithsonian Institute’s Rock ‘n’ Soul museum, located on the plaza of FedExForum. Visit the Gibson Beale Street Showcase, a living history exhibit of B.B. King’s instrument of choice, the Gibson guitar. And visit the world famous Memphis home of The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Take a tour of Elvis’ private residence and view his private automobiles and airplanes. Then take a walk on Beale Street, the center of Blues music, and find Elvis’ own star on the Walk of Fame. There’s always a piece of the South waiting for you in Memphis!

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Visit Memphis and learn about legendary Blues electric guitarist B.B. King. Known for his distinctive sound, unmistakable Southern style and his 40-year devotion to his Gibson model guitar, Lucille, B.B. King puts the soul in Memphis. Visit B.B. King’s Blues Club when you visit Memphis!


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s visit to Memphis in 1968 would forge history. Marching in support of the Memphis Sanitation Worker’s Strike, he delivered his legendary I Have Been to the Mountaintop speech. Hear it at the National Civil Rights Museum. Visit Memphis and tour the museum which chronicles the Civil Rights struggle.