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Levitt Shell

Address: Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112 (Midtown)
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Ranked #2 of 42 Activities in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Performances
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Type: Parks, Performances
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Memphis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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
29 helpful votes 29 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went to see the Memphis Dawls on a Friday night in September. We sat on the lawn and enjoyed a fun and relaxing evening of music.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My wife and I visited Memphis for the weekend. Looking up things to do I found Overton Park and Levitt Shell. We had never been there visiting before so we decided to check it out Saturday evening. The stage is a seashell shape and it looks out to a grassy hill where everyone sits and enjoys. You bring your own... More 

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Hernando, Mississippi, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been to Levitt Shell several times, once to watch the Grizzlies play and once to see a Lucero concert. Both experiences were great! It is very family friendly and wonderful for people watching. It's right beside Overton Park and this is a very trendy, safe, family friendly area in Memphis.

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