World Famous Beale Street

Row 1

Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 526-0115
Historic Site, Entertainment, Music Venue

Foursquare Tips

  • Have a big ass beer when on Beale Street.
  • Lined with bars and clubs where Memphis music legends often played, Beale St. was officially declared the Home of the Blues by an act of Congress in 1977. (From Aerial America)
  • Watch out 4 them "money hungry women"!!!.... They b takin over tha street!.... Lol
  • The heartbeat of Memphis' nightlife! Definitely recommend B.B. Kings Restaurant & Blues Club for great music and excellent food. Every bar has live music, so grab a drink and enjoy a stroll.
  • Come to Club 152 any & every Monday-Wednesday & watch Brimstone Jones tear it up. Zack Mack, Chris Johnson, Kelly McDonald, & Rodd Bland. Always surprise special guests too!!
  • Check out the Absinthe room. Very nice spot.
  • try "getacab" on wet willys
  • Alfreds 4karaoke/good balcony seats. SilkyOSullivans 4 dueling pianos, WetWillies for frozen drinks, 152 4 dancing, BlueCityCafe 4 BBQ, KingsPalace for ambience, RiverfrontLoopTrolley 4 sightseeing
  • WC Handy had been performing on Beale Street when he penned "Memphis Blues." It was the first published (in 1912) Blues song of the soon to be popular genre.
  • Beale Street is an awesome place to hang out from time to time. Great bars and great environment. Def a must do.
  • Must visit Silkys and purple haze
  • Watch the Beale street flippers
  • 2012 International Blues Challenge competition will be held Jan 31 - Feb 4 in the Beale Street entertainment district. Blues artists and bands from across the globe compete for prizes, cash and more.
  • Wednesday is bike night. An experience to set the least!
  • Party lasts till 5am on the weekends!
  • Get wasted and stumble back to the westin
  • Find Vince Johnson and the plantation allstars to hear the BEST band on Beale!!!
  • Love the oldschool neon...walking in Memphis :-)
  • If you want to be harrassed by black thugs then saturday night is your night.
  • There is nothing like a warm Saturday night on Beale!