Everything About Music In Memphis

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Hello and welcome to this post on everything about music in Memphis. There is obviously a lot to discuss on this topic and we will do our best to cover the full scene for you today.

To get us going we will list the best musical instrument stores in Memphis. There will also be lists for where to buy guitars in your area as well as the top drum shops in town.

Expect there to be some crossover in those sections as some stores will have the leading guitar brands for sale like Gibson, Fender, or Keisel as well as all the keyboards, synthesizers, pedals, amps, or pretty much any supplies you may need.

Then we will fill you in on where to go for quality instrument repair because whether you need a piano tuned, a guitar repaired, or work done on other band instruments there is somebody out there that can help.

Up next we will talk about where to get the best music lessons for kids or adults. Local stores for music lovers with vintage CD’s and records will have their own section also.

Following that we will list the best concert halls and live music venues near you. Plus we will also discuss the best bars and restaurants that have live music around the city.

And our last section will talk about the best festivals on the Memphis music calendar. At the end there will even be a map to help you figure out where the wide variety of stores and venues we are discussing are located. You may also want to click this link to read more of our guides for other cities in the region.

Musical Instrument Stores In Memphis

For the best instrument stores in Memphis head to:

Find the instrument of your choice at Amro’s great collection with over 100,000 products in store and over 400 pieces on exhibit including band and orchestra, pianos, and organs that are also available for rent. They are also known to be excellent for repairs.

Where To Buy Guitars

If you are specifically trying to buy a guitar or guitar accessories head to:

Yarbrough’s is one of the largest privately owned local music stores and has been repairing guitars since 1973.

Repair, restoration, lamination, and custom services for all types of instruments including classical, traditional, and electric are offered at The Guitar Spa.

Guitar Center is home to one of the largest selections of popular guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, workstations, drums, percussion, microphones, PA systems, DJ equipment, stage lighting, recording software, studio gear, and more.

Since 1997 Martin Music has been selling a diverse range of guitars, basses, amplifiers, pedals, and accessories as well as offering maintenance, trade ins, deliveries, lessons, and a variety of other services.

Drum Shops Near You

Memphis Drum Shop at 878 Cooper Street sells high quality acoustic and electronic sets, snares, cymbals, gongs, and hand percussions featuring six showrooms and the world famous Gong Chamber that have become a destination for both pro and recreational drummers in your area.

Instrument Repair

For instrument repair in your area try out Rowdy Room Musician Services at 5134 Helene Road. You can also have instruments repaired at Amro, Martin Music, Yarbrough’s Music, and The Guitar Spa from some of our other lists.

Music Lessons

When you want to improve your skills you can take music lessons at:

School of Rock offers web based learning programs for guitar and bass, piano, drum as well as singing classes for children, teenagers, and adults.

You can also get lessons at Martin Music from our instruments list.

CD & Record Stores

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Some of the best local stores for music lovers with lots of vintage CD’s and records are:

Memphis Live Music Venues

If you are itching to see a concert or performance these Memphis live music venues are where to go:

Lafayette’s is open seven nights a week and serves great food with some of the greatest live music in Memphis.

Various events are hosted at Minglewood Hall from concerts to boxing matches and major celebrations for some of the city’s top corporations. They are also available to rent for weddings, receptions, and anything else that you can think of.

Restaurants With Live Music

Want to be entertained while you eat? You will be at these restaurants with live music in your area:

Perignons Restaurant & Event Center offers banquet rentals for special occasions as well as tasty Southern cuisine with live entertainment and concerts.

Since 1992 Boscos Squared has been offering casual dining, delicious food, and award winning handcrafted beer with jazz music and a large patio.

Bars With Live Music

And for bars that play live music try out:

Newby’s is a bar and restaurant that provides a large selection of beers and features live local music in an intimate setting. They also have pool and concert halls as well as a full sized patio that is always available for private gatherings.

Indulge in Mollie Fontaine Lounge’s small plate menu with delectable dishes while listening to relaxing piano pieces and DJ’s.

Music Festivals In Your Area

The Mempho Music Festival usually takes place in October and we bet just about everyone reading this post would have a lot of fun if they went.

By the way we have also written about these towns in the past:

Enjoy The Memphis Local Music Scene

Well guys, we did our best to cover the scene as well as we could. We listed the best musical instrument stores, drum and guitar shops, instrument repair services, where to go for lessons, vintage CD and record stores, concert halls and other live music venues like bars and restaurants, plus the best festivals near you.

Anyone that is still around might just know a little bit about the local music scene themselves. If so feel free to tell us if we got anything incorrect, if we left any cool spots out, or just share your own thoughts in the comments at the end of the post.

No matter if you are trying to buy a new instrument, wanted some live entertainment, needed a vintage CD and record, or just wanted to learn more about music in Memphis we hope you enjoy yourself.

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