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Levitt Shell

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Address: Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
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I don't even want the word to get out any more than it has about this little gem in Memphis. What a great evening spent listening to a wonderful blues band, fun food offerings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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COLLIERVILLE
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116 reviews 116 reviews
24 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I don't even want the word to get out any more than it has about this little gem in Memphis. What a great evening spent listening to a wonderful blues band, fun food offerings from local food trucks and a fun, family-friendly vibe. Moved by the music, people stand up and dance or just sit and enjoy the atmosphere. If... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This spot is a bit hidden but when you get there you will be like OMG. It is an awesome outdoor stage. I love sitting in the lawn listening to live music. This spot hosts some really dope artists. I love it

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to see a show and enjoy the great outdoors right in the heart of midtown Memphis! Located in Overton Park along with the Memphis Zoo, Brooks Museum and Memphis College of Art.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Most of the concerts are free or inexpensive to attend. Levitt Shell is located in beautiful Overton Park. It is a great place to bring small children, because they can are not confined to seats. You bring your own chairs, blankets and coolers.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice, not very interesting now the rainbow has gone and seating on the grass. Only went because of Elvis's connection, otherwise it is just a stage with grass to sit on, although I am sure it would be better if there was a concert to see.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This fees like a classic midtown venue offering a wide variety of artists during the free concert series. Bring a blanket and cooler with friends and enjoy.

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Helston
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Okay, so its just a shell! It costs nothing to visit, there's nothing there other than the auditorium (unless they're hosting a concert when you visit). What you get is a chance to say you've seen the actual stage where legends like Cash and Elvis Presley once performed! Its not everyone's idea of an attraction but its on the official... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

52 Free concerts a year! How can this not be awesome??? Bring you lawn chair and enjoy the music. Like sitting in your backyard with a live band playing!

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Noble, Oklahoma, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We visited the Levitt with a tour guide who told us the story of Elvis' first performance there, opening at the Hillbilly Hoedown. If you weren't with a tour guide or had any information, I don't know if you would know the significance of it or not. I don't think the bathrooms were unlocked because there wasn't a concert or... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Fantastic to see where the young Elvis Presley used to perform. You can feel the history of the place and you wish you had been there then to see it all happening!!

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