Memphis, TN is known as the home of the blues, so it’s not surprising that they are hosting the biggest blues event of the year. The 2010 Blues Music Awards play a huge part in the blues industry, and you can go to Memphis and be a part of it all. Artists, fans, and industry leaders gather for this award in anticipation of seeing special talents recognized, so you get the chance to see some of the biggest names in the blues industry. This is an event you won’t want to miss!
While you’re in the city to celebrate blues music, visit the Blues City Cafe. The cafe is located on historic Beale Street where blues musicians gather to play and dance together. This cafe offers great dining in that uniquely Memphis setting. A delicious meal in the heart of Beale Street is the perfect way to honor blues music in your own special way while you’re visiting Memphis.
Memphis is also where rock ‘n’ roll began, so take the time to recognize its special place in the culture and history of Memphis. Visit the home of the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll with Elvis Presley’s Graceland Platinum Experience. See Elvis’ mansion, two museums devoted to Elvis, and his private jets. As the king of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis lived in a style that was all his own, and you will love your exploration of it.