Music and Overview
Exposure to Elvis, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond's music development and Memphis innovators who changed the world.
9:00 Meet in the lobby of The Peabody Hotel for a tour including behind the scenes exposure to the Peabody Duck tradition and stories about the American Pop music born within sight of the hotel.
10:30 Walk to Beale Street, hearing stories of music legends who began careers there, visit iconic A. Schwabs Store and have Memphis cuisine for lunch.
12:30 Ride by Elvis's early homes, Johnny Cash's first apartment and their first performance venues and arrive at Sun Studio for a guided tour of the famous spot where the Million Dollar Quartet held forth and each recorded their hit songs. In route, if there is time we'll Roll by the riverside, see St Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Great American Pyramid.
3:30 Arrive back at hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The lobby of your hotel, I'll have a lanyard around my neck.
End location: Your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
Your bus and some walking.
My time, transportation, and historical expertise.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 us dollars - Entrance to Graceland, Sun Studio, lunch
Entry fee for Sun Studio and lunch.