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Backbeat Tours

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Address: 140 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-272-2328
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Description: Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience...
Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the best of Memphis, including sightseeing bus tours and walking tours such as the popular Memphis Ghost Tour in the evenings and the Memphis History Tour in the daytime.
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The BEST guided tour I have ever taken...

I decided to take a week and spend in Memphis earlier in March. It was not my first time visiting, but in the six years since I had been there, many friends had recommended to me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Annandale, Virginia
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Annandale, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I decided to take a week and spend in Memphis earlier in March. It was not my first time visiting, but in the six years since I had been there, many friends had recommended to me the Backbeat Mojo Tour o the city's musical landmarks. Though it was rainy, on Monday - my first full day in town - I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We arrived at BB Kings over an hour early and checked in for the tour. The company employee definitely knew we were there. 10 mins before the bus was scheduled to arrived we used the restrooms inside and went and stood outside to wait but the bus never came. 3 mins after expected departure we asked if the bus was... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A fun walk starting on Beale Street, it is two hours of history and stories of the afterlife in Memphis.Emily our guide is pleasant and friendly. Meet at BB Kings. It is best book online to reserve a spot. This will get even better as they learn even more about the city.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We booked three tours from them while in Memphis, Extended Mojo, Graceland and Ghost Tour. I would highly recommend all three. I may review each later. This review is more about one major issue we had , that seemed to be more of the online booking company's, Zerve, problem. S that's why I have still given a good rating for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is great , a nice tour. Food is good and the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly (Larry) Truly a good experience.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

For the perfect Memphis tour - look no further.....We took the tour on Sat. March 14, 2015. Lead by the incredible talented Eric Hughes! Eric really made the Memphis Scene and the Memphis Sound come alive. He spun great tales of Elvis, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Otis Redding, Aretha and more. It was a gray day but the bus lit... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was one of the most entertaining things I have done in Memphis -- and I've lived here all my life. I learned so many things I never knew about Memphis history and Memphis music. Eric Hughes is a gifted musician and talented storyteller, who kept us all engaged and entertained for the entire hour and a half. All Memphians... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We spent a few days in Memphis and enjoyed many wonderful things but the Backbeat Mojo Tour was definitely the highlight of our trip. The historic facts paired with the musical aspect of this attraction made for an hour and a half of pure delight. Kathryn was a wonderful guide, singer and musician!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was a very good intro to the Memphis music and civil rights scene. The tour guide Larry was very personable and knew his city well.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Yep, I admit it..I love ghost tours and haunted places and I found something in Memphis my aunt had never done and was excited to try..a ghost tour! We met our delightful guide Jennifer on Beal Street. Our group of about 20 with drinks in hand..head off for a fun adventure (during hot months like June it is highly suggested... More 

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