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Located on the Mississippi River waterfront and stretching eastward, Downtown Memphis is home to Beale Street and numerous other attractions. Explore blues bars, jazz clubs and look for Elvis souvenirs or check out some classic Southern cooking at the numerous restaurants in this area. Free Weekend concerts are often held W. C. Handy Park, with its monument to great blues artist. The Memphis Rock and Soul Museum is also located here along with the historic Sun Studio, offering insight into the Memphis’ rich musical history. In May, check out the renowned Beale Street Music Festival. Downtown is also home to corporate offices and artists’ lofts, many with a river view.

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Bus Tours

Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour

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The Home of the Blues comes alive aboard Memphis' only Music Bus! Real Memphis musicians will show you the sights, make you laugh, and perform the music that has made Memphis famous throughout the world. Audience participation is encouraged!

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Justin Timberlake

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 • 7:30pm

Fedex Forum

Bus Tours

Graceland Tour: Platinum Pass with Round-Trip Transportation from Memphis

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Travel from downtown Memphis on a vintage-style bus for a fun and convenient visit to Graceland, Elvis Presley's stately mansion. The informative self-guided audio tour of Graceland Mansion illuminates Elvis' life and your Platinum Pass grants you access

Attractions

Graceland Tour Including Automobile Museum and Sincerely Elvis Museum

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Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ???n??? Roll on this tour of Memphis??? Graceland Mansion, Elvis Presley???s former home. Journey from the icon???s humble beginnings through his rise to stardom as you browse photos, personal mementos and costume

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YFN Lucci

Thursday, June 7, 2018 • 8:00pm

New Daisy Theater

Hotels

Madison Hotel

79 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103

The Madison Hotel, a new spot occupying a gracious, hundred-year-old landmark building, bills itself as "half Southern, half European." High, graceful beds come appointed with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens, colorful duvet covers and room-complimenting

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The Illusionists

Friday, June 8, 2018 • 8:00pm

Orpheum Theatre - Memphis

Attractions

Memphis Music Attraction Discount Pass

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The Memphis Music Attraction Discount Pass is your passport to the music history of Memphis. You will get entry into four of the most popular attractions in Memphis including Graceland, the famous home of Elvis Presley.

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Memphis Coach Tour including Rock and Soul Museum

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Explore downtown Memphis on a guided tour with fascinating commentary from a local guide. The city???s history comes to life as you learn about sights such as Cotton Row and Victorian Village and see highlights of Memphis' musical legacy including Beale S

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Elvis Presley Graceland VIP Tour

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In the annals of American pop culture, Elvis Presley is the King, and Graceland is his palace. This 3-hour tour puts VIPs virtually in Elvis??? footsteps: Explore Graceland, the top attraction in Memphis, with an audio-guided tour, including a VIP-only ex

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Elvis Presley's Graceland Tour

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Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ???n??? Roll at Elvis Presley???s home, Graceland Mansion, in Memphis, Tennessee. The full Graceland experience will take you from Elvis??? humble beginnings through his rise to superstardom. See how a rock ???n??

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Big Boi

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 • 8:00pm

New Daisy Theater

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