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Wild Bill's

1580 Vollintine Ave, Memphis, TN 38107-2942
+1 901-726-5473
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The real Blues

This chicken-nudgets-and-beer place is the one place to go in Memphis if you want to experience... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
phaedra o
Superb local blues venue in the 'hood

If you are looking for something a little more authentic than Beale Street and a genuine 'bad... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
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Old-fashioned blues bar with great drinks and lots of ambiance.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“real blues” (2 reviews)
“beale st” (3 reviews)
“byob” (2 reviews)
1580 Vollintine Ave, Memphis, TN 38107-2942
+1 901-726-5473
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This chicken-nudgets-and-beer place is the one place to go in Memphis if you want to experience some real blues. It seems to remain a well kept secret, there were mainly locals there when we went (on a Saturday night - entrance fee was 10$). There...More

1  Thank phaedra o
Reviewed 27 August 2017

If you are looking for something a little more authentic than Beale Street and a genuine 'bad' (meaning 'good') blues venue then look no further tha this excellent venue. By the end of the evening (1am!) we had celebrated the blues and made friends with...More

1  Thank FreqTravW
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wild Bill's is in an up and coming yet still sketchy area of town. I recommend an uber or lyft. Taxis are terrible here. Music is always fun and ranges from classics to dance to, jammy blues, and even local originals. BYOB for liquor and...More

Thank cy w
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. Good music, good people, faaaaaar away from the Disney sheen of Beale Street. BYOB!!! If I am ever in/or around Memphis, I will always make this a destination. If Beale St. is your thing, Wild Bill's is obviously not for you....More

Thank earllee
Reviewed 24 August 2016

we really loved this place! the music is great, with a (house)band playing and different people that were in the audience coming up to perform, many of them very impressive. we felt like joining in on a regular saturday evening of very talented friends that...More

Thank fonkdrspock
Reviewed 8 July 2016

For some of that old school Memphis blues club, good time you must stop by this place, especially on a Friday or Saturday night. Show runs from 11PM until 3AM. It's a non-stop swinging, good time. Cover charge $10 and all they serve are 40's....More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a true juke joint experience with down home blues, look no further than Wild Bill's. It's a about three miles from downtown and the music doesn't start until 11 and goes until 3 am. The neighborhood may put off some folks....More

Thank mikejefe23
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Let me start off by saying this was my favorite place in Memphis. This is where you go if you want a real Memphis experience. Beale Street is fine and fun but get away from it and find a real juke joint. And this is...More

1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This was like showing up to a friends house and having a keg party. The coldest 40 oz beer if ever had and probably the most second hand smoke since partying at the Goat bar in Mammoth Lakes, California circa '95. This place is definitely...More

2  Thank mike c
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Wild Bill's is the quintessential hole in the wall club. It will have you saying, " Let's go to the hole in the wall... I had my best time y'all at that hole in the wall." The Kitchen selection are limited... The wing were fresh...More

Thank Alex W
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27 March 2017|
Response from jeffmgarland |
We went last night, a Friday and they had Cash McCall sitting in for the regular house guitarist. Joyce Houston rocked the place.
13 September 2016|
Response from mikejefe23 | Reviewed this property |
It's in a suburb of Memphis. Plenty to choose from there.