What to See
The heart of Memphis’s downtown entertainment district is historic Beale Street. This bustling, pedestrian-friendly area is lined with venues with rock and roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, and soul music emanating from every corner. The area is also home to a park named in honor of Memphian and “Father of the Blues” W. C. Handy.
Learn how Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many other legendary musicians began their careers at Sun Studio, which is still an active recording studio.