Experience Blues on the Bluff in Memphis, TN
This July 19 Memphis will host the Blues on the Bluff. The festival is set to be held on the bluffs along the Mississippi River, and will offer a festive time that puts Memphis’ two biggest draws in the spotlight: barbecue and blues music. Blues on the Bluff is set to showcase numerous local legends including The Bo-Keys, Kenny Brown Band, Robert “Wolfman” Belfour, and Blind Mississippi Morris & The Pocket Rockets. From enjoying the taste of authentic Memphis barbecue and sounds of home-grown blues to immersing yourself in the beautiful scene of the Mississippi River, there’s no better way to enjoy the blues in Memphis this summer than with Blues on the Bluff.
Those interested in attending the event can find numerous lodging options throughout Memphis, TN online.
Of course, if you’re a fan of music you’re sure to find much more than Blues on the Bluff to fill your time in Memphis. Located directly in Memphis, visitors will find the historic Sun Studio open to visitors! Sun Studio is well-noted for the numerous recordings Elvis Presley made in the tiny studio throughout the 50′s, though Elvis is far from the only household name to have graced the legendary Sun Studios. From Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and BB King to newer acts such as U2, Tom Petty and Def Leppard, Sun Studio defined an era throughout the 50′s and 60′s, and has continued to bring in star talent to this day.
Another great way to uncover the musical heritage of Memphis is through the extremely unique Memphis Mojo Tour. You’ll ride in a vintage 50′s bus as you discover the gems of Memphis including Beale Street, Sun Studio, Stax Museum and much more. And the best part is that you’re tour will be guided by an authentic local musician! From gaining insight into the sites of Memphis from a true local with a passion for the music scene to simply exploring all the Memphis music scene has to offer, you’re sure to have a unique experience with the Memphis Mojo Tour.