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B.B. King's Blues Club

143 Beale St, Memphis, TN (Downtown)
901-524-5464
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Ranked #2 of 57 Nightlife in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Blues Bars
Activities: Nightlife, Dining
Description: Chow down on some fried pickle chips while listening to some of your favorite blues music.
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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate lunch here on our recent trip to Memphis. It was hopping even at 1 PM on a Sunday afternoon. The band was great and I discovered how much I really liked blues music. Our table was against the railing on the balcony overlooking the band and was a great place to soak in the atmosphere... More

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Best house band on Beale street. The staff exudes the spirit of Memphis. You can't visit Memphis and miss out on this experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The music was really good as well as their specialty drinks. Will definitely return and recommend as a must see!

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Antalya, Turkey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We couldnt see BB King, but its fantastic place. Its the favourite place of Beale street, and no neccessary to go other places. Go there and eat steak and drink beer and listen blues and make your own dance, I love BB...

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Memphis Jones is not only a talented singer/musician, he is a treasure trove of Memphis history. (He is also good-looking!) Very entertaining. And the gumbo and ribs were amazingly good. But if you're having a bourbon on the rocks, ask for a call brand.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The renowned club is worth the visit. The house band is fantastic, food and drinks come quickly and are reasonable priced. You want to dance all the way home.

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Lancashire, England
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere and quality of the music more than compensate for the mediocre food, poor service and standing in line. Worth doing once on your trip to Memphis.

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Alderney, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

On our first visit had a full night there including a meal. The music was brilliant with the food not quite matching. If music is your reason to go please visit. If food is first priority perhaps try somewhere else. This is not to say the food was below standard just music so good.

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new zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

B B Kings is a stunning club, the music and decor is out of this world, probably the best on our music travels through the southern states. One thing though, and I recognize it was partly our fault,- when we arrived on a Monday night and asked if we could go upstairs we were waved on up with a friendly... More

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great music as expected. Terrible service- could not get anyone to seat us for dinner. Finally asked a busboy would found a waitress who got us seated and promptly forgot us. Flagged down a waiter who took out order and was very attentive. Food was okay but would probably not go back for the food or service.

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