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Blues Hall Juke Joint

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

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One night in Memphis

We were traveling from Arkansas to Georgia and took a stop over in Memphis to have a rest and experience some of the local music, and Beale street . It was a Tuesday night and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling from Arkansas to Georgia and took a stop over in Memphis to have a rest and experience some of the local music, and Beale street . It was a Tuesday night and not a lot seemed to be going on in Jan. but we walked up down beale street for a stroll . On our way back... More 

1 Thank ReeB71
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were at Rum Boogie Cafe and heard the amazing voice of the singer at Blues Hall through the connecting door. We walked in with our drinks. The music was great and the audience was lively. Good fun!

1 Thank DMulan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were tired of the walking and touring and found that the sidewalk bar was for us instead of sitting inside. Their special was 32 oz bucket of citrus rum and lemonade for &10.00.. I stopped and got one every night on the way back to the hotel. I took that bucket to the hot tub with me.

Thank Darlene H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Rude place, but warm ! Wonderful music: as all other places of the street has live music almost every night. The walls are pregnant of signature and words left on the bricks. The style is the one you find all around the area: every single wall, chair, table, lamp, frame, board etc... Is pregnant of life and witnesses the passage... More 

Thank Antonino O
Torrance, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

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 

Thank r j
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 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 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 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.

2 Thank krisbob
San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 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.

Thank kimprim
Hamptons, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 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.

Thank Lee W

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