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Levitt Shell

Address: Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112 (Midtown)
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Ranked #5 of 61 Activities in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts, Nature & Parks
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts, Nature & Parks
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Memphis
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Memphis
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

LOVE that this site has been renovated and is in use again. There's a great family atmosphere here. It is a great place to go and see music with the family and friends. The diversity of shows here is great, and it's nice that you can bring a picnic along if desired. Really wonderful asset to midtown Memphis - one... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It's iconic and a great venue. They also offer free concerts. What could be better? Definitely check it out!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The concerts at the Levitt Shell are one of my favorite summer and fall activities. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and some cash to enjoy food truck cuisine and listen to a great concert.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Duncan Williams has supported this project with great generosity t the benefit of the community. You will enjoy this historic Memphis gem and outdoor concert venue.

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