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Blues Hall Juke Joint

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Address: 174 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714

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Live Blues close up

This space, like many others, is tiny, but full of cool stuff. The walls hold some old photos, paintings, memorabilia, and vibrations from many years of live blues... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
r j
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Torrance, California
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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This space, like many others, is tiny, but full of cool stuff. The walls hold some old photos, paintings, memorabilia, and vibrations from many years of live blues performances. Take a seat, if you can find one, have a beer (and a cigarette if you'd like), and get a real close-up musical blues experience. The food is even pretty good.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We walked up and down Beale Street trying to decide which place to hang out and listen to music. We walked by this place several times and each time the band was playing another good song. The friendly bartender chatted with us through the serving window so we went on it. Good choice! We stayed for a couple of hours... More 

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We were just wandering around Beale St, looking to grab a beer and the music drew us in. No AC so it was warm inside, but the beer was cold and the band was very good. The atmosphere has that old-time smokey bar look and feel. I have only seen pictures of juke joints, but this seems more authentic than... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were cruising Beale Street and the Hall took our ear due to the great music from the McDaniels Band coming out the door. Two BABBs and a couple of hours later and we left feeling thoroughly entertained in a lively atmosphere.

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San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Walked in here on accident and was thrilled. The band was incredible. The space legit. Yes, it was smokey so I didn't last all night but had a great time. Probably my fav place in Memphis.

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Hamptons, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

It doesn't get more authentic than this place. The older, absolutely phenomenal bluesmen and women playing and singing away in a smokey old bar will absolutely tickle your soul if you're into the blues. Do not miss this one. It's beyond incredible.

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Livingston, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The music was very good bet the service was just average, I'm guessing it was just because it was so packed on a weekend. We will certainly be back!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We went to a few blues clubs in Memphis, this was by far our favorite. In fact we went two nights in a row. * This bar allows smoking. The smell will 100% linger on your clothes. * Smaller but wasn't over packed. * Staff was fast - Beer was reasonable * Bathrooms are on the other side, your will... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

What a place !!! Been there many years in a row & will always make it my first stop. Best music & bartenders in memphis. Dont miss this stop your in for a real treat & a fantastic time. Alone or with a date

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

IMHO was short-changed on the cocktail, based on similar I had elsewhere. And the beer because it is in a small plastic cup is expensive.

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