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Beale Street

Memphis, TN 38103 (Midtown)
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Ranked #4 of 57 Nightlife in Memphis
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Mysterious Sites
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the "Home of the Blues." Flashy music clubs and restaurants abound.
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Made the trip back to Memphis, and had as good as time as before, so much history here, so much of the culture and way of life in the Mississippi Rivers Valley.

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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Went to Memphis for my birthday. Had family and friends from as far as Chicago and Austin to come celebrate. We stayed right in the heart at the Hampton Inn. We walked and visited the few restaurants and clubs that Friday night on Aug 22nd. Had plan to go back to club 152 Saturday night to ring my birthday in.... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Great Experience, lively, colorful and and friendly . We were there on Wednesday, which was "show your Harley Davidson" night., My husband had a blast checking out all of the bikes. Liked the different balls in front of the Fed-Ex Forum around the corner from Beale street . Had some great food at O'Sullivan's . It's much nicer at night... More

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
31 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Even on a Sunday evening, Beale St has such a buzzed, fun vibe. Music pouring out of every other door and plenty of cool little nooks and crannies to explore. We stumbled across two great bands, the first of which featured three seriously talented musicians. No cover charges either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The street to visit when in Memphis. Lots of live music, bars and of course BB kings. Only a five minute walk from Hilton double tree

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Centerton, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I just love that you can get a beer or drink, walk around, listen to a variety of music as you hop from place to place. Great way to spend an evening! We heard some REALLY good music!

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I loved Beale! I've been to many cities with streets like this and the city of Memphis clearly cares about safety, which I greatly appreciated. There were many cops around and at one point they blocked the street to screen people before they got on the street. The stores were cool, and there are many bars to choose from. The... More

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Arnold, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you are an Elvis fan a trip to Beale St during Elvis week is well worth it. The performers are good Dean Z Cody Slaughter and Ben Portsmouth are very good. BBq is great on Beale St Alfreds has excellent ribs. A lot of fun and music on Beale St. Of course a trip to Graceland is a must... More

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Massillon, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Mind you, I am from a small town, but I have never been bombarded with so many panhandlers. All kinds, drunk, kids, old, handing out the pamphlets from hotel lobbies and charging for the leaflets... No plans on returning to Memphis for anything.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The people, shops, acrobats, and landmarks were fascinating as usual. I even had the opportunity to meet a up and coming actor/singer, whose movie will be playing on Sept. 5, 2014 nation wide, The Identical. He put on an awesome performance at the park on Beale Street. It was a lot of fun!!!!

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