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Levitt Shell

Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
+1 901-272-2722
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Concert and food trucks

My friends and I were visiting and there was a concert and food trucks - nice place to chill out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cathyandpete
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Boulder, Colorado
Interesting

Visited as part of a tour so no music but interesting to know that Elvis performed here and a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
janicejanroxy
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dumfriesshire
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“free concerts” (32 reviews)
“overton park” (25 reviews)
“concert series” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
Midtown
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Reviewed yesterday

My friends and I were visiting and there was a concert and food trucks - nice place to chill out and listen to some music. Cool to learn that Elvis played his first concert here.

Thank cathyandpete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a tour so no music but interesting to know that Elvis performed here and a nice park too

Thank janicejanroxy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a tour so no entertainment. would be nice when a concert is happening. In a lovely park.

Thank Karen5056
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The free concert series here during the summer is amazing. I hope the people of Memphis can appreciate how fortunate they are to have the support of weekly, or more often, concerts from top-rate artists. If you live in Memphis and haven't been, GET OUT...More

Thank ks-bike-rider
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a magical place! Too bad there are only 50 free concerts. The place to be June thru October. Have seen great local Memphis bands and internationally known groups such as Nora Jones, Roseanne Cash and St Paul and the Broken Bones.

Thank lookingfor28s
Reviewed 10 October 2017

In Overton Park, this is where Elvis played his first paid concert, July 30th, 1954, opening for Slim Whitman. Just did a drive-by on the way to St Jude's.

1  Thank Paulette V
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited "the Shell" as part of a guided tour - hot sunny day & the area was being set up for a concert - interesting history & how it's still a popular entertainment venue

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Although I’ve never attended a performance at the LS, it continues to be a true historical icon simply due the fact that it’s the site of Elvis’s first billed performance on July 30, 1954. I visited a week or so ago with an old buddy...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 14 September 2017

because of the the shell and the sound system, you can hear the music without distortion to the back of the amphitheater. Also, because of the angle of the ground you can easily see the stage from anywhere in the venue. Further, although it can...More

1  Thank mznia
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The spirit of Elvis was all around this site you can sit up on the hill and take in the energy of this site you can just imagine Elvis playing to his screaming fans here, there were also some friendly locals there who were more...More

1  Thank karenandsteven
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