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Levitt Shell

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

Reviewed 4 November 2017
janicejanroxy
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We visited on a tour so no entertainment. would be nice when a concert is happening. In a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Karen5056
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Edmonton, Canada
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Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

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

Thank Karen5056
Reviewed 29 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 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 4 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 marcelle n
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
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Levitt Shell is a staple here in Memphis. They offer a free concert series in the summer. There are usually food trucks, seating on the lawn, drinking, dancing, and fun.

1  Thank mrandmrsarndt
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