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Levitt Shell

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Address: Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
Phone Number: 9012722722
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50 Free Concerts per year = HUGE Community Asset

Wow, can't even begin to describe how vital this place is to the current Memphis Music Community. 50 free shows per year....and now the Moon River Fest! Love all of this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wow, can't even begin to describe how vital this place is to the current Memphis Music Community. 50 free shows per year....and now the Moon River Fest! Love all of this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Really Enjoyed the Free Summer Concert Series! I was really pleased to see how everyone came together and enjoyed the music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have been to several music events at this fine place.. they showcase all types of music in a great atmosphere.. the other day i saw raw oyster cult.. an offshoot of the radiators.. great musicians!! and it was so hot earlier that day that i was wondering if i should go.. but the shade and the breeze with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I attended the Levitt Shell on a Friday evening when a Brass Band was playing. Best to arrive early (at least an hour before the show) to get good parking on the street (one can park free along the side streets, but it does get crowded) and to get a good spot on the lawn which also gets quite full.... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There is sooo much history behind the shell. It was originally built in 1936 by Roosevelt's WPA program. It was modeled after band shells in Chicago, NYC & St. Louis. The first "rock & roll" show was Elvis Presley in 1954. There are over 50 "free" shows that run spring thru late summer with acts local, national & international. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Nice big grounds, the sound was great at the free concert. Free parking was easy and close by. Would like go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

On a day that you just want to sit back and enjoy the music, Levitt Shell, which offers free concerts throughout the summer, is the place to go. Bring a blanket and your own picnic, or buy snacks from one of the food trucks. Warning -- a lot of people bring chairs so you may lose your view on a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I was here July 2, Patriotic Pops played some patriotic music. I can say I was pleasantly surprised. It is very pretty, there is a lot of space, some seats, and the company of some art in the area. The only thing that keeps me from giving it an excellent review is that sometimes I found that the crowd could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Get there early for the concerts. Bring a blanket, chairs, food and drink. Sit on the lawn or the bank directly across from the stage. A midtown Memphis treat in the middle of Overton park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A great spring, summer, and fall venue for music. Bring your coolers, chairs, loungers, and anything else you need to be comfortable. Do a search for dates and performers.

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Additional Information about Levitt Shell

Address: Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
Phone Number: 9012722722
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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