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Levitt Shell

Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
+1 901-272-2722
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Who Doesn't Love the Shell?!

The shell is great. It is so great, in fact, that it is not very difficult to park and get a seat... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Memphis, Tennessee
Had a quick tour

Had a brief tour of the shell on our Elvis tour. I found it interesting and I know they do a lot of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
LMargaret W
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  • Average5%
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Overton Park, Memphis, Memphis, TN 38112
+1 901-272-2722
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

The shell is great. It is so great, in fact, that it is not very difficult to park and get a seat if you do not come early or at least get dropped off. This place is good for people with children too. The best...More

Thank Midtownie
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Had a brief tour of the shell on our Elvis tour. I found it interesting and I know they do a lot of free events there but unfortunately we didn't get to see any while in Memphis.

Thank LMargaret W
Reviewed 2 October 2015

it's a sound shell, what more can you say, it was a nice spot though :-) Would be nice to see a concert there.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Levitt Shell is a fully restored art-deco 1930's era outdoor band shell along the lines of the Hollywood Bowl. It is the best outdoor music venue in the Memphis area and as far as I'm concerned in the whole country. It's in Overton Park, a...More

Thank fetzerm
Reviewed 13 September 2015

here it is where on July 30, 1954 the young Elvis Presley stole the show before headliner Slim Whitman.The music historians call it the first-ever rock and roll show. And it happened at the Shell which was built , in Overton Park,in 1936, one year...More

Thank aargyroo
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Levitt Shell has awesome outdoor concerts. Most of them are free. You will enjoy the family like atmosphere and the outside venue is beautiful.

Thank MsNabi
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Summer Star Concerts - the options for music are vast. Come enjoy the best weather in the south now that its cooling done a bit.

Thank j-mMemphisTN
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I attended a concert at the Shell recently with friends. My son has been there many times, but this was my first visit. What a lovely little outdoor theater with excellent sound quality for musical events! The facility is wonderful, the crowd was fantastic, and...More

1  Thank MemphisLawyer
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Shell is a delightful park to hang out in the summer and fall. It's one of the safest places to hear music outdoors. You can pack a lunch, bring your coolers, lawn chairs, blankets, pets and enjoy hours of great music.

1  Thank stovcye
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I attended the Moon River Music Festival hosted by Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors. This was a great experience with acts like: Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors (and his wife Ellie), Switchfoot, Needtobreathe, Colony House, Judah and the Lion and more. The festival lasted from...More

Thank Ryan H
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