Situated in southwest Tennessee, Memphis is among the most highlighted contemporary cities. It is popularly known for its contributions to the evolution of music. Interestingly, it is also labeled the "Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock' n' Roll." All the top hit albums from pop to jazz have originated from this musical city of Memphis.
Memphis is just a perfect destination for all you music-driven souls! Elvis Presley, one of the famous music idols, has also recorded his hits from the studios of Memphis. On account of this, one must not miss out on a visit to the Sun Studio - a place where the world's first rock 'n' roll was recorded.
Sun studio was formed via a combination of Memphis Recording Service and Sun Records. The studio got its current standing fame because it was the sole bearer of the world's first rock 'n' roll, "Rocket 88" (April 1951), where it underwent production.
Another similar globally-acclaimed studio is Stax Records. Gospels, funk, and the "Delta" Blues have their roots here in Stax.
There are museums and cafes, restaurants and clubs, all of which have a unique, thorough establishment for music. Even better, hubs and sites are dedicated to Elvis Presley; for all those die-hard Elvis fans reading this. Expect a perfect ambiance with the hand-crafted foods and soul-piercing music here in Memphis. What's more, expect an ideal blend of hospitable restaurants with exciting karaoke opportunities.
You are sure to pass celebrities often paying a visit to entertain their fan base. Hey, watch out! Who knows who you may bump into. Memphis radiates this constant festive tone, and the city soaks itself in the continuous hues of slow jazz or distant thumping of Presley's hits.
It was once scripted by the Smithsonian Institution, "In the quest to identify the roots of rock 'n' roll, all roads lead to Memphis." The authentication of this is carved in the Streets of Beale. Even more, this place is populated with 125 brass plaques of world revolutionizing musicians from Justin Timberlake to the old school likes of Jerry Lee and W.C. Handy.
American music can never be complete without the mention of the old soulful city of Memphis. With its rich history owing to famous musicians and their work embedded into the town, there is hardly any competition to Memphis. Don't wait long - book your seats for Memphis concerts and events today!